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Abu Dhabi University Publishes 2,125 Research Papers and Obtains 11 Patents

• The university has invested in around AED 27,000,000 million in funds from internal and external sources to support faculty and students research activities • ADU faculty has published over 2,000 high-impact Scopus journal articles • With a growing focus on scientific research, ADU collaborates with an expanding network of leading academic institutions from around the world   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 September 2022: In line with its commitment to support Abu Dhabi’s 2030 Vision and position the emirate as a forerunner in the globally competitive environment, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) vigorously supports the international academic sector by adhering to the highest standards of research and innovation. Accordingly, ADU promotes national and international competitive research and enables ......read more

30 High Achieving Emirati High School Students Successfully Completed NYUAD's Summer Academy Program

● The program equips Emirati students with intellectual resources and skills necessary for success at top-tier universities through an 18-month curriculum ● Over its 12-year run, program alums have been admitted to prestigious global universities such as Yale, Princeton, London School of Economics, George Washington University, King’s College London, and The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, among many others   Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 03, 2022: Thirty high-achieving Emirati high school students have completed the rigorous 18-month NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) 2022 Summer Academy enrichment program. The program is designed specifically for academically outstanding UAE-based Emirati high school students and seeks to prepare students for admission to the world's top tier ......read more

ADRO and Abu Dhabi University Partner to Offer Scholarships and Educational Benefits to Outstanding International Students in Abu Dhabi

• Possibility for outstanding students to apply for Abu Dhabi Golden Visa • Priority for scholarships, reduced tuition fees for Abu Dhabi Golden Visa holders  Abu Dhabi, UAE, 31 August 2022: Abu Dhabi University, in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Residents Office (ADRO), part of the Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi, announced the allocation of 100 scholarships to outstanding international students, with the possibility of obtaining an Abu Dhabi Golden Visa, as well as other exclusive educational benefits. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by His Excellency Hareb Al Mheiri, Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Residents Office, and Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University, in the presence of representatives from both sides and members of the University's faculty and ......read more

Hamdan Bin Zayed Grants 20 Scholarships at Abu Dhabi University

• Offered since 2009, the "HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed" scholarship is a prominent national initiative dedicated to empowering outstanding students and inspiring them to pursue their educational objectives • Dr. Al Dhaheri said: ADU’s programs aim to supply the labor market with specialized cadres that meet the requirements of the general policy agenda of the government of Abu Dhabi and its 2030 economic vision to meet the aspirations of our wise leadership for the next fifty years   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 28, August 2022: HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representitive of the Ruler in Al Dhafra Region and President of the Board of Trustees at Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) grants 20 scholarships to the top high school students in recognition of their outstanding academic ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Collaborates with Advance HE to Elevate its Employability Strategy

As part of the collaboration 28 faculty members received Advance HE Fellowship certificates  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 August 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced its collaboration with Advance HE to invest in faculty development and ensure successful implementation of ADU’s employability strategy. A UK-based, member-led, sector-owned charity, Advance HE partners with higher education institutions across the world to improve higher education for staff, students and society. Together, the two entities will enact a strategy focused on embedding graduate attributes valued by employers in the curriculum. This will then be reinforced through student participation in co-curricular activities to ensure students develop the necessary future work skills that will serve to enhance their employability.  ADU ......read more

AGDA Concludes the Enrolment for its First Public Opening of its Master of Arts Programmes

Abu Dhabi – 22, August 2022: The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) announced today that it had concluded the enrolment for its first public opening of its MA Programme in Global Affairs and Diplomatic Leadership (MAGAD) and the MA Programme in Humanitarian Action and Development (MAHAD).    The significant number of applications received by AGDA reflects the Emirati youth’s interest in acquiring knowledge and skills in diplomatic leadership and international affairs to convey the UAE’s message to the wider world and raise the nation’s status on the global front.    Launched for the first time in 2017, MAGAD balances thematic courses, practical courses and diplomatic skills courses, which aim to solidify students' knowledge on global and regional issues, particularly those relevant ......read more

Abu Dhabi-Based Khalifa University Develops 3D-Printed Glasses to Help Correct Color Blindness

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16, August 2022: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a consistently top-ranked research-intensive university based in Abu Dhabi, has developed a new method to manufacture customized glasses using 3D printing that could help people with color blindness. Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) is an inherited ocular disorder that manifests itself in limiting the retina cones’ ability to transmit the whole spectrum of colors. With red-green color blindness being the most prevalent form of CVD, the most common way of dealing with everyday difficulties is in wearing tinted glasses. Now, a team of researchers from Khalifa University has developed lenses using transparent resin mixed with two wavelength-filtering dyes to provide a tinting effect. To customize the lenses and make them as similar as possible to ......read more

Shaping Future Engineering Leaders: Abu Dhabi University Graduates 4,770 Engineers to Date

• Of these graduates, 32% are female and 36% are Emiratis, which reiterates ADU’s diverse body of students and its commitment to working in line with the UAE Government’s National Agenda  • 94% of the CoE graduates said that they were satisfied with their educational experience at ADU and 86% noted that they are currently working or studying in an area relevant to their studies   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 08 August 2022:  As of 2022, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), one of the largest engineering colleges in the UAE, has awarded 4,940 degrees and graduated 4,770 engineers. Of these graduates, 32% are female and 36% are Emiratis, which reiterates ADU’s diverse body of students and its commitment to working in line with the UAE Government’s National Agenda in ......read more

The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Partners with Middle East Institute

The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Partners with Middle East Institute to Launch its Commemorative Books: Portrait of a Nation II and The Art of the Emirates II in the United States The two seminal publications by ADMAF map the cultural and artistic landscape of the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, UAE; July 29, 2022:  In collaboration with the Middle East Institute (MEI), the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) launched its latest publications: Portrait of a Nation II and Art of the Emirates II with an art talk entitled “From Local to Global, The Transformation of the UAE Arts Scene” held at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC, followed by a book signing. Melissa Gronlund, editor of Art of the Emirates II, and established Emirati artist, Ebtisam Abdulaziz, whose work is featured in Abu ......read more

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy Rolls out Region's First Integrated Maritime Logistics Certificate

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy Rolls out Region's First Integrated Maritime Logistics Certificate    Certification is recognised by the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) and the UK Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS)      Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 July 2022: Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), the maritime education and training arm of AD Ports Group, announced today that it has rolled out a Maritime Logistics Certificate, the region's first integrated certificate allowing trainees to work on a broad spectrum of maritime economics and shipping industry modules.  This certificate comprises four core/mandatory units, including the Introduction to Shipping, Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade, Shipping Business, and Legal Principles in Shipping Business. These core units prepare the ......read more

The Abu Dhabi School of Government Partners with Arkan to Bolster the Skills and Expertise of Abu Dhabi Government Employees

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 29 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has partnered with the Retired Military Personnel Association, represented by Arkan training, research and management consultancy company, as part of efforts to enhance the skills and expertise of Abu Dhabi government employees by developing training and educational programs and sessions. The MoU was signed by Brigadier (Rtd.) Khalifa Mohamed Al Zaabi, Security Consultant and International Expert in Neuro-linguistic programming, Chief Director of Arkan and Her Excellency Amal Al Jabri, Director General of the ADSG in the presence of top officials from both sides. As part of the agreement, the two parties will collaborate to develop and organize specialized training and educational programs in both leadership and general government fields. In addition, both ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Inaugurates its Venture Lab to Elevate the UAE's Sustainability-Oriented Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 27 June 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) innovation strategy (ADUi), ADU announces the launch of its Sustainable Development Venture Lab in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED). The Lab, open to students, researchers, external entrepreneurs and innovators, seeks to grow sustainability-oriented entrepreneurial and innovation skills through tackling complex challenges in industry, services, primary sector and the government. The Venture Lab will offer an innovative space designed to help spin-offs, startups, companies and government agencies find more sustainable solutions to create or improve daily operations.  The new Sustainable Development Venture Lab was inaugurated in the presence of Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, Dr. Alberto ......read more

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Offers ADU's Interior Design Students a Unique Learning Experience

• As part of an MoU signing between the two entities, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City provided students an opportunity to apply their skills in a practical environment, under the guidance of SSMC’s engineering team • The collaboration will see further designs to be implemented across SSMC departments following the initial first phase   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 June 2022: As part of a partnership agreement between Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) and Abu Dhabi University (ADU), ADU’s Interior Design students were given a firsthand educational experience to learn, apply their skills and express their creativity by applying their innovative design ideas in the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation. In addition to empowering students and creating positive spaces for patients, this ......read more

The Abu Dhabi School of Government Celebrates the Graduates of the Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 24 June 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the pioneering platform for accelerating human capital in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, held a graduation ceremony for the graduates of its prestigious Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program.  The ceremony was attended by Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support, Her Excellency Sumaya AbdulAziz Al Hosani, Dean of the Abu Dhabi School of Government and a number of representatives of government entities participating in the program. During the ceremony, 25 graduates from 17 different government entities were honored for their efforts in specializing and acquiring key skills, most notably strategic consulting. Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support said: “Today, we celebrate the graduates of the Abu ......read more

School Administrator Achieves Dream of Walking Unassisted after Ten-Year Battle with Multiple Sclerosis

Previously ‘Undiagnosed’ Emirati Benefits from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s ‘Patient-Centered’ Approach Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. June 22, 2022: After a decade of seeing her balance deteriorate, a sister’s urge to get a second opinion for ongoing health issues led to the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), an effective treatment, and a new lease of life.  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune condition that affects the brain and spinal cord, and, according to a scientific study conducted in the UAE, there is a growing incidence of MS in the region. Ameena had been living with undiagnosed MS for many years, working as a school administrator, struggling with organizational and clerical duties. Having already endured years of loss of balance resulting in having to use a cane to ......read more

Abu Dhabi Art Wraps Up the 2022 Art + Tech Programme on NFTs for UAE Students

Abu Dhabi, 22 June 2022: This year, Abu Dhabi Art’s annual Art + Tech programme brought NFTs, Digital Art and the Metaverse to the fore in Abu Dhabi Art’s programming. Art + Tech’s 2022 edition comprised a Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme that brought university students together with experts from the NFT industry. The initiative aimed to accompany students as they delve into the rapidly evolving and emerging world of digital art and NFTs and discover their relevance in the region.  The Art + Tech Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme, which took place between 6-15 June, was organised in partnership with MORROW collective’s social enterprise partner, the Fatima Bint Mohamed Initiative. University students studying art as well as technology streams came together with NFT experts MORROW ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Recognizes Four Winning Creatives during its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition Award Ceremony

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) recognized the winners of its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition which witnessed the participation of eight teams consisting of 26 students from the College of Engineering (CoE), Interior Design program at ADU. Hosted in partnership with platinum sponsor Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and golden sponsor The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, the competition included three main categories focusing on furniture and artwork inspired by the UAE Heritage and EXPO 2020.  The Ceremony took place in attendance of HE Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Sultan Bin Surour Al Dhaheri, Vice Chairman of the board of Directors and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi National Hotels, Charalampos Mylonas, Deputy CEO at Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Holding rebrands to NEMA Holding

• NEMA Holding established NEMA Education as its academic arm to support the education sector over the next 50 years    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 08 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University Holding, established in 2006, has announced the rebranding of the holding company name to 'NEMA Holding,' reflecting its progress as it implements its strategy to support the growth of the national economy over the next 50 years.   NEMA Holding, formerly called Abu Dhabi University Holding, has announced the establishment of 'NEMA Education,' an academic arm that will strengthen its leading role in the education sector and consolidate its position in the higher education sector in the UAE and beyond. NEMA Education's portfolio includes several higher education institutions and professional training ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Hosts the Largest Edition of the Undergraduate Research Competition

• 813 students supported by 367 mentors from 53 universities across the MENA region including the UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and others took part in the competition • 70 teams across 27 categories were recognized for their outstanding research and awarded monetary prizes   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) held its ninth annual Undergraduate Research Competition (URC) and awards ceremony. The URC provides an opportunity for students to transform their creative ideas into research and innovation projects to support the development of their 21st century skills to produce the researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs of the future for the UAE’s knowledge economy. ADU’s URC is the largest undergraduate research event in the GCC and MENA region that encompasses ......read more

Abu Dhabi University's Career Fair Returns for Students and Alumni on June 1st 2022

• Two-day career fair returns for students and alumni to further explore career options on the 1st and 2nd of June 2022 • ADU students and alumni will be connected with 50 local/international organizations and companies    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 31 May 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Vision 2027 to provide graduates and students with the knowledge, skills and mindset to become leaders of tomorrow, ADU is hosting its annual career fair at its main campus on June 1 and 2, 2022. Organized by ADU’s Employability and Alumni Relations Office, the career fair seeks to support student and alumni career goals by best preparing them for the professional market. The event will enable current ADU students and alumni alike to explore employment and internship opportunities and ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Previews Sustainable Smart Construction and Concrete 3D Printing in the Third Edition of the ‘ADU-ASU Research Forum'

• The Research Forum is under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” • Virtual Participation was open for those unable to attend in person  • The event highlighted the importance of utilizing 3D printing and sustainable construction material under hot weather   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 May 2022: Following the success of the Research Forum in 2019 and 2021, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), the largest engineering college in the UAE, hosted the third edition of the ADU-ASU Research Forum 2022 under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” in collaboration with the School of Sustainable Engineering and Built Environment at ......read more

Abu Dhabi Festival's Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab returns to Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The 7th edition of the initiative introduces 14 new publications by Emirati authors  May 20, 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: As part of the 19th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival, held under the theme ‘Crafting the Emirates State of Mind: Creation, Innovation and Joy’, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) presents the 7th edition of its Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab programme at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 23 to 29 May, 2022. The initiative aims to strengthen and support the Emirati publishing industry by cultivating and presenting the achievements of Emirati and Arab creative writers. This year, the programme is collaborating with local publishing houses Dar Nabati, Hamaleel and the Emirates Writers Union to publish 14 books by Emirati writers ......read more

Abu Dhabi University hosts the fifth Educational Forum

Abu Dhabi University organized the event in collaboration with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and the Queen Rania Teacher Academy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2022: Under the patronage of H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the Minister of Education in the UAE and in partnership with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted the fifth Educational Forum, under the theme “Re-imagining Education.” ADU faculty members in addition to members from the World Bank, UNESCO, QRTA, and USA’s Drexel University attended the Forum as speakers. The Forum discussed the challenges facing schools and explored post-COVID-19 educational opportunities such as taking education out of the confinements of ......read more

Abu Dhabi University refreshes its Innovation Strategy to Optimize the Impact of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the UAE

• ADUi aims to contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UAE’s innovation agenda • Abu Dhabi University appointed Dr. Alberto Peralta as the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the lead for its innovation strategy  • The Strategy builds on research to empower aspiring and seasoned innovators as they pursue new ways to create, deliver and capture value for a more sustainable and inclusive world   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 9 May 2022: Under the theme of “powering a more sustainable world”, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) refreshes its innovation strategy titled Abu Dhabi University Innovate (ADUi). ADUi is focused on three main pillars including innovation, research and incubation which will serve as the engine for the advancement of ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Announces Collaboration with the University of Toronto

In a bid to elevate its Public Health Programs,   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 28 April 2022:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced a collaboration with the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health (DLSPH), Canada's largest public health school. ADU continues to collaborate with prestigious international institutions such as DLSPH to provide students with an exceptional educational experience and elevate its Public Health program. The agreement provides both institutions with the opportunity to partner across a range of academic programs based on knowledge and experience exchange. ADU and DLSPH plan to initiate collaboration between faculty, undergraduate, and postgraduate students through exchange programs, joint courses, internships, and exchange of materials and ......read more

Adek Announces Five-Day Eid Holiday for Private and Public Schools Students across Abu Dhabi

• Five-day break starts on Monday May 2 until May 6, with students returning to school a week later on May 9 • Students must be symptom-free on return; Green Pass requirements remain in place according to age categories   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 27 April 2022:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced the Eid break for Private and Charter Schools students across Abu Dhabi. Schools will be closed on Monday, May 2-6, and reopen the following week, on Monday, May 9.    All students must be free of any COVID-19-related symptoms and maintain their Green status on Al Hosn app in accordance with their age category.

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GEMS International School becomes first in UAE to partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

• Partnership offers CP students access to ERAU Dual Enrolment Programme • School’s offering of personalised pathways now includes Aviation and STEM • Students able to secure equivalent of one year’s worth of US university credits   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS International School – Al Khail (GIS) has become the first school in the UAE to partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), one of the most prestigious and in-demand universities in the world for aviation and aeronautics.    Thanks to the partnership, students studying the IB Career-related Programme (CP) are now able to select the ERAU Dual Enrolment Programme as their Career-related Study (CRS). It gives students the equivalent of a year’s worth of US university credits upon successful ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Honors Winners of the 6th Edition of the “Arts for Autism” Competition

On the sidelines of 2nd Autism Spectrum Disorder Symposium,    • Abu Dhabi University lights up blue in honor of Autism Awareness Month • Abu Dhabi University organizes the second Autism Specrtrum Disorder Symposuim in collaboration with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and the Emirates Autism Society • The sixth edition of the “Arts for Autism” competition draws over 15 education institutes in Abu Dhabi and the UAE   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 22, April 2022:  In line with its continuous efforts to raise awareness on autism, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized the second Autism Spectrum Disorder Symposium which was attended by HE Mahra Al-Mutaiwei, Director of Regional Center for Educational Planning (RCEP), where the winners of the ......read more

UAE's GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis named Winner of Otis' Made to Move Communities Challenge in the EMEA Region

- Students from 20 schools across 14 countries took part in the challenge - Winning UAE team proposed creative mobility solutions for UAE’s elderly population - Otis mentors worked with this next generation of innovators to develop new solutions    Dubai, UAE - April 21, 2022 – Otis Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: OTIS), the world’s leading company for elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service, has named GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis as the EMEA region winner of its second annual Made to Move Communities™ global challenge.   Otis’ Made to Move Communities challenge partnered with students around the world to inspire and build creative solutions to their communities' mobility issues. Students from 20 schools across 14 countries and ......read more

Sharjah Ramadan Festival's Success in Revitalizing the Emirate's Economic Sectors Continues

• Preliminary indications by the SCCI show significant growth in sales and a rebound in the markets since the festival's launch • The festival drew thousands of tourists, visitors, and shoppers to the emirate raising hotel occupancy rates and retail sales to unprecedented levels   Sharjah, 19th April 2022:  The 32nd Sharjah Ramadan Festival is currently underway, with preliminary indications from the event's organizer, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), showing significant growth in sales and a rebound in the markets since the festival's launch two weeks ago.   The festive atmosphere, various promotions, and entertainment events drew thousands of tourists, visitors, and shoppers to the emirate, eager to take advantage of the fantastic deals and heavy discounts of up to ......read more

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Flying High with Record Results for 2022

Dubai, UAE, 19 April 2022: The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, one of the world’s leading literary events, is celebrating the success of its 14th edition (3-13 February 2022), which showed recovery from the effects of the pandemic and record numbers of competition entries. In total more than 105,000 people engaged with the Festival, in person or through its virtual offering.    Over the 11 days of the Festival, a total of 181 authors representing 47 nationalities took to the stage at the Habtoor City Hotels, evenly split between Arab and non Arab writers and with a 100 per cent increase on author numbers from the previous year. The number of Emirati authors included in the programme was also double the number featured last year. Onsite audience feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Survey results show that ......read more

Ramadan Editathon to bring all the Facts of Ramadan to a Global Audience

 Emirates Literature Foundation and Wikimedians of the UAE User Group celebrate the holy month by compiling and sharing Ramadan traditions on Wikipedia    Dubai, UAE, 14 April 2022: The Emirates Literature Foundation and the Wikimedians of the UAE User Group are co-creating the ultimate guide to Ramadan in the UAE together with members of the Wikipedia community on the 16 April. The editathon will bring together and shed light on key aspects of Emirati traditions in Arabic, and the article will later be translated into English for a wider audience.    Covering important aspects of the culture in the UAE, the article will include Hag Al Laila, the Ramadan crescent moon sighting, Iftar, worship, and traditions such as charity tents, sharing a meal with family, and much more.    The ......read more

ADU College of Business Dean Professor Barry O'Mahony Receives ‘Dean of the Year Award'

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13 April 2022: Professor Barry O’Mahony, Dean of Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Business (CoB) received the esteemed ‘Dean of the Year Award’ as part of the 2022 Beta Gamma Sigma Awards (BGS). BGS is the international honor society of the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Nominated by the Abu Dhabi University Beta Gamma Sigma chapter, Professor O’Mahony was recognized from a pool of over 615 Deans from leading universities in 38 countries.  Professor Barry O’Mahony was awarded the ‘Dean of the Year Award’ in recognition of his commitment to providing students with an exemplary educational journey and continuous support in building a world-class curriculum.  The Beta Gamma Sigma Dean of the Year Award ......read more

The Abu Dhabi School of Government Launches the ‘Future Shapers' Program

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13, April 2022:  The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the leading government platform for enhancing human capital in the emirate, has announced the launch of the Future Shapers program, which seeks to unlock the digital career and leadership potential of Abu Dhabi employees.  The development of this program comes as part of ADSG’s efforts to strengthen the digital capabilities and skills of Abu Dhabi employees and support the digital agenda of the Abu Dhabi government. Targeting both Abu Dhabi Government employees and Abu Dhabi residents, the program offers unrivalled access to a community of like-minded peers and specialized tech-industry members, as well as in demand digital content and exclusive certifications for graduates who complete the program. The program has adopted a ......read more

Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and Abu Dhabi University Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Innovation in the Utility Sector

Abu Dhabi, UAE- 7, April 2022: The Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA Group), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi University (ADU) to accelerate technical, societal and environmental solutions in the energy sector through research and development. The cooperation aims to promote ties between both entities through training programs and knowledge exchange.  The agreement was signed at ADU’s main campus by H.E Saeed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor, Abu Dhabi University. H.E. Saeed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, commented: “There are many mutual benefits to collaborating with academia, which is why we are so thrilled to enter ......read more

St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, Appoints New Director of Transnational Education

SGU School of Medicine appoints Jade Pearson as Director of Transnational Education to empower aspiring medical students with international education     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 April 2022: St. George’s University (SGU), Grenada, has appointed Jade Pearson as the Director of Transnational Education (TNE). TNE encompasses a broad spectrum of collaborations between universities, ranging from exchange programs for staff and students, to study abroad opportunities, through to pathways or dual degrees.   To expand SGU’s efforts of recruiting international students and enhance its global presence as a school of medicine, Jade Pearson’s higher education experience is a perfect match to the School of Medicine’s goals to further expand their collaboration efforts with universities around the ......read more

Business and Management Studies at Abu Dhabi University Receives a Global Ranking of 501-550 and a National Ranking of Four in 2022

Building on its successful track record with the QS World University Rankings,   • The College of Business at ADU received the esteemed ranking for its continued excellence in delivering Business and Management studies  • As part of its Business and Management studies, ADU offers a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with over 82 graduates since its inception in 2010, in addition to the UAE’s largest MBA program with over 900 enrolled students currently   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 07 April 2022: Building on the university’s exceptional track record, Business and Management studies at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) received a global ranking of 501-550 and a national ranking of four from the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject. The ......read more

Ideacrate Opens New Orange Wheels Campus at Dubai Silicon Oasis

Dubai - April 7, 2022: Orange Wheels, a flagship brand of IdeaCrate Edutainment Company, opened its latest edutainment centre at Dubai Silicon Oasis. This is the second location of Orange Wheels in Dubai and the fourth in the UAE. Orange Wheels is a unique one-stop edutainment destination for children, aged six months to eight years set up in a creative, nature-centric and innovative environment.  Speaking at the launch, Ms. Shifa Yusuffali, CEO of IdeaCrate Edutainment Company, said, “This is yet another step to provide wholesome education to the young and curious minds. With the motto ‘Play, Discover, Create’, Orange Wheels offers a safe, clean, fun, and nurturing environment for children to enjoy unrestrained play time with immersive activities.”  “The evolutionary concept aims at the ......read more

New Secondary Campus of GEMS Legacy School

Dubai, UAE on April 4, 2022: ‘Pupils have arrived this morning to begin attending the new secondary campus of GEMS Legacy School. Principal Asha Alexander said "This is such a big day for the school. The teachers and support staff have worked so hard to prepare the facilities ready for some 550 students who will be using the new campus today. We still have capacity to grow further.” GEMS Legacy School was until 2021-22 a primary school known as The Kindergarten Starters school before it won KHDA approval to become a through school.

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High Schools Students to Benefit from exciting Biotechnology Internships at the BITS Pilani Dubai Campus

• The on-campus internship program will spread over five working days during spring and summer breaks offering hands-on experience   • Students from grades 11 and 12 to be considered based on academic merit while the fee would be completely waived off ; biology teachers can also apply   • Students will be awarded with certificates at the end of the internship   29th March, 2022; Dubai, UAE: BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, offering Biotechnology Engineering program, has announced an exclusive internship program for high school students. The program will place interns in a meaningful training experience in diverse areas of biotechnology. The on-campus internship program will spread over five working days, initiating the students to the practical application of biotechnology while providing them ......read more

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The meeting aimed to share visions on developing the training programs in line with HBMSU’s strategic goals Dubai, UAE - June 6, 2022- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Lifelong Learning Center hosted the annual meeting for the members of its training committee. The meeting was attended by H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU, Major General Dr. Abdul Quddus ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation participates in the 31st edition of Abu Dhabi ...…

Dubai, UAE, 20 May 2022 - The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), the Global Knowledge Partner of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), will be participating in the 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, held from May 23 to May 29, 2022, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC). The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair represents an important ......read more

Abu Dhabi's Adults and Children Discover all the Tools for Financial Literacy at Ma'an's ‘Exchange'…

Workshop dived deep into the tips and tricks needed to help ensure financial independence in a rapidly changing and unpredictable world   Abu Dhabi, March 29, 2022: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s Innovation Platform, ‘The Exchange,’ hosted an interactive workshop that shed light on financial literacy for adults and children, which aims to ......read more

Zakat Fund and Abu Dhabi University Launch Annual Fundraising Initiative ‘Our Youth Our ...…

• The strategic partnership raises more than AED 71 million worth of funds in support of 3,580 students   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 28 March 2022: Zakat Fund and Abu Dhabi University (ADU) have launched the ‘Our Youth Our Responsibility, Our Zakat Our Immunity' initiative for the twelve year consecutively in support of both local and expatriate ......read more

Hirschi Climbs Final Podium at Coppi & Bartali…

3rd for Hirschi overall, Ulissi 10th on final day     Marc Hirschi completed a successful return to racing with 3rd place overall at the Coppi & Bartali stage race in Italy.     The final stage from Casalguidi to Cantagrillo (160km) was won by Josef Cerny (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) with Diego Ulissi coming home in 10th as part of an elite chasing group. ......read more

UNESCO International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) and Dubai Cares Organize a High-Level ...…

UNESCO International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) and Dubai Cares organize a high-level conference to officially present their Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) toolkit developed for Eswatini, Lao PDR and Cameroon UAE, 28, March 2022:  After four years of fruitful partnership, UNESCO-IBE and Dubai Cares, a civil society organization formally associated with the United ......read more

Press Announcement Eaton Business School Reinforces UAE's Position as a Global Education Hub in the ...…

Date: Sharjah, UAE, March 26, 2022   News Highlights:   The e-learning market in GCC countries will grow at 11 percent from 2021 to US$569.04 million in 2025;   The global online education market will reach US$585.48 billion by 2027, from US$269.87 billion in 2021;   As many as 120 students to graduate through a convocation later this ......read more

Ibtikar Enables Open Access to Digital Library during UAE Month of Reading'…

Al Diwan’s 1,000+ Arabic stories are now available without log-in throughout March Ibtikar, a UAE-based Educational Technology company, in cooperation with United Educational Publishing (UEP), a UAE-based Educational Press, has announced that 1,000+ Arabic stories on their reading platform, Al Diwan powered by Akadimi, is now available for access without log-in during the UAE Month of ......read more

National Center of Meteorology Marks World Meteorological Day…

Day marked under slogan "Early Warning and Early Action"   • Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous: Anticipating climate phenomena and providing accurate data contribute to saving our planet   Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 March, 2022 – National Center of Meteorology (NCM) marks World Meteorological Day, which falls on March 23 every year. World Meteorological Day is ......read more

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