Education

The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement to build the second phase of its campus in Dubai - in the presence of the UAE Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills.

A new species of puddle frog (order: Anura, family: Phynobatrachidae, genus: Phrynobatrachus), has just been discovered by NYU Abu Dhabi researchers at the unexplored and isolated Bibita Mountain in southwestern Ethiopia. The research team named the new species Phrynobatrachus bibita sp. nov., or Bibita Mountain dwarf puddle frog, inspired by its home.

Amy Willetts, who graduated from Brighton College Abu Dhabi in June 2018, has been awarded the highest A Level grade in the world for Geography.

Pearson Middle East today officially launched ‘bilArabi’, an innovative Arabic learning programme designed to help students aged 4-13 learn and reconnect with the language in a fun and engaging way. The new learning programme was introduced at a launch event in the Al Faisaliah Hotel attended by more than 95 education professionals.

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, met with representatives from Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea to discuss possibilities of an international partnership.