Education

Applications for the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy approaches the final stretch with the deadline of June 30, 2016. Engineering students from all disciplines will have the chance to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One™ and automotive engineering, with a factory F1® team and the premium Japanese vehicle manufacturer.

Summer vacation is a long-awaited break when kids look forward to finally kicking back, sleeping in and watching endless amounts of television and playing on tablets. But who wants to stay cooped in when there’s the whole world to explore out there? So, this summer get your kids to pack their bags and travel around the world on an exciting, adventurous odyssey that will enrich their experiences and help develop interpersonal skills. Give them the chance to discover different ways to travel, a variety of foods, culture, languages, nationalities, popular landmarks and create lifelong memories – all at the British Orchard Nursery Summer Camp from 26th June to 18th August, 2016.

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) celebrated accession of three of its learners to the Dubai Youth Council (DYC), which was formed to serve as the executive arm of the UAE Youth Council in Dubai and aimed at engaging young people in the making of the future. Mansour Al Balushi, Jawaher Salim Bilal Al Muhairi and Aisha Saeed Hareb have been named as newest members of the Council. The achievement is a welcome addition to the key number of pioneering achievements from the university--a first for smart and distance learning in the UAE and the Arab world and a pioneer center to prepare young generations capable of building a competitive economy based on knowledge as part of ‘UAE vision 2021’.

As part of its strategic plan to empower the UAE’s youth by providing them with advanced skills in the marine and maritime sciences, Emirates Classification Society "Tasneef" graduated 10 engineers after completion of an advanced training course in the engineering field from Genoa University. The university, one of the biggest in Italy, was established in 1481 and has main majors such as Naval, Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering. This accomplishment, fully organized by Tasneef, represents an important step towards the framework of its vision that aims to transfer advanced knowledge and technology in the maritime field to the young national calibers.

In line with the wise leadership’s vision of making the UAE the world's happiest country, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that it has renamed the Staff Services and Relations Section of its Institutional Resources & Services Division to the Staff Happiness Section. The move is part of plans to adjusting the section activities and tasks in accordance with the objectives of Dubai Plan 2021 to ensure the happiness of human resources. It is also in line with the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to make the people of the UAE among the happiest in the world. The University is currently conducting a study to identify internal performance indicators and align them with government indicators for community happiness.