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Abu Dhabi University concludes the 4th ADU-ASU Research Forum 2023

Under the theme of: Concrete in hot weather, building for tomorrow, innovations in sustainable design and 3D printing of smart construction    • The event was sponsored by several international and national industrial companies including: Schwarzwälder Textil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH (STW) Germany, KTI Plersch Kältetechnik, Germany, VIP-Various Ice Product (UAE) and Transgulf Readymix Concrete (UAE)   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 May 2023: Building on the success of the three previous editions, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering (CoE) hosted the 4th ADU-ASU Research Forum 2023, under the theme of ‘Concrete in Hot Weather: Building for Tomorrow, Innovations in Sustainable Design and 3D Printing for Smart Construction,’ in collaboration with School of Sustainable more

NYU Abu Dhabi's Al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art Announces Book Launch for its Inaugural Arab Art Archive Publication

Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 23, 2023: al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art at NYU Abu Dhabi will launch its inaugural Arab art archive publication, Story of Water and Fire, on May 24 at 421, and May 25 at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. Authored by poet and art critic May Muzaffar, this publication is a captivating account of the life of two prominent figures in the Iraqi art scene, Muzaffar and artist Rafa Nasiri. Through vivid descriptions and rarely-seen photographs, this book offers a glimpse into the social and artistic milieu of Baghdad from the 1960s to the 1990s, as well as the couple’s travels during this period and their years of exile in Amman and Manama. This book is the English translation of the original Arabic version and is co-published by al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art and German book publisher, more

NYU Abu Dhabi Researcher Contributes to the Discovery of an Earth-Sized Exoplanet in the Habitable Zone with Volcanic Activity

The planet, named LP 791-18 d, was located and observed using data from NASA’s Tess satellite and the Spitzer Space Telescope. Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 18, 2023: – A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Montreal has recently discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet, a world beyond our solar system, that may be carpeted with volcanoes and potentially hospitable to life. Called LP 791-18 d, the planet could undergo volcanic outbursts as often as Jupiter’s moon Io, the most volcanically active body in our solar system. The team includes Mohamad Ali-Dib, a research scientist at the NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics. The planet was found and studied using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), the Spitzer Space Telescope, as well as a more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library displays rare Collectibles at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

United Arab Emirates, Dubai; May 17, 2023:  As part of its participation in the 32nd edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), to be held from 22 to 28 May 2023 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the Mohammed bin Rashid Library (MBRL) will be showcasing 18 rare items from its Treasures of The Library Exhibition and the Special Collections, for the first time outside its premises. “Being one of the most prominent regional and international book fairs and cultural events, ADIBF offers a dynamic platform for publishers, writers, and readers to engage and exchange ideas and information. The event plays a pivotal role in bridging the gaps and encouraging dialogues between cultures, as a testament of the UAE's commitment to promoting reading and learning, while providing access to knowledge more

Abu Dhabi University Hosts the Third Edition of its Annual Career Fair

• The event witnessed an attendance of over 750 current and graduate students and 55 organizations from the public and private sectors.   UAE, Abu Dhabi, 11 May 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) ongoing efforts to provide students with a well-rounded educational experience, ADU hosted the third annual career fair to allow current students and alumni to discover employment and internship opportunities in their fields. Organized by ADU’s Employability and Alumni Relations office, the career fair seeks to assist students and alumni in achieving their career goals by preparing them for the future career market by connecting with industry leaders and professionals.    The career fair serves as a testament to the University's strategic goals and objectives, which are centered on more

NYU Abu Dhabi Announces Winners of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2023

The winning submission, Shaheeq, is inspired by the UAE’s mangrove trees and their ability to inspire hope and practical solutions to the climate crisis Abu Dhabi, May 10, 2023: Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), in partnership with Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), has announced the winners of the eleventh edition of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2023.  The winning artists are NYUAD graduate Vivi Zhu, a Chinese-born award-winning documentary filmmaker, artist, and social entrepreneur whose interest lies in discovering and telling microcosmic stories that reflect bigger social-political pictures; University of Sharjah graduate Hala El Abora, a Palestinian Jordanian artist living and working in Dubai, whose practice is driven by her more

Abu Dhabi University Concludes the Fourth National Public Speaking Competition

• The competition witnessed the participation of 350 students from 68 private and public schools    UAE, Abu Dhabi, 09 May 2023: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), Al Ain Campus concludes the fourth National Public Speaking Competition in partnership with Liwa International School – Falaj Hazza to showcase and strengthen middle and high school students’ communication and public-speaking skills. The concept of the Competition is the brainchild of Ms. Amal Sharitti, a veteran English teacher at the Liwa School – Falaj Hazza in Al Ain, who has been organizing the Competition for the past few years. This Competition is a matter of pride for both institutions being one of the only two national public-speaking competitions in the UAE, which comes in line with ADU’s commitment to provide students with a more

ADEK Introduces First-ever National Identity mark for Abu Dhabi Private Schools

• Inspection framework will provide parents with full visibility on quality of education related to UAE’s traditions, customs, and values  • Ratings system will be across four-level continuum – Outstanding, Good, Acceptable, and Weak – with Phase 1 ratings set to be announced at end of current academic year • Transparent assessment framework on schools’ abilities to instill deep-rooted understanding of national identity will cover Culture, Values, and Citizenship    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5 May 2023: In-line with its ongoing commitment to boost school transparency and empower parents to select the ideal school environments for their children, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has today introduced the UAE’s first National Identity Mark – an annual more

NYU Abu Dhabi Annual Inclusion Conference Brings Together Diverse Perspectives to Address Inclusion in Education

 The conference acts as a platform for sharing knowledge and experience from multiple perspectives and seeks to advance inclusion within educational settings in the UAE   Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 3, 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in collaboration with Special Olympics UAE and the Applied & Behavioral Training Institute (ABTI) will host the Annual Inclusion Conference on Sunday, May 7 at the NYUAD Conference Center. The conference, formerly known as the Autism Inclusion Conference, is open to the public and brings together families, caregivers, educators, leading professionals, and community members interested in inclusive education for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD).   The theme of this year’s conference is advancing inclusion within educational settings in the UAE and its more

NYU Abu Dhabi Study Identifies Brain Structures that Underlie Sight Recovery in Blind Teenagers

Fast facts:  Congenital cataracts are the leading cause of treatable blindness in children worldwide. In nations where the surgery is widely available, surgery occurs during infancy and there is a good prognosis for the recovery of visual function.   It is widely accepted that the window for surgical intervention for congenital cataracts closes by the time a child reaches the ages of six to eight years old, as that is a critical period for visual brain development. Restoration of the visual input later in life is generally thought to have limited benefit because the brain will lack sufficient plasticity to adapt to and utilize input from the eyes.   Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 2, 2023: A team of NYU Abu Dhabi researchers, led by Bas Rokers, director of the NYUAD Neuroimaging Center, studied the changes in the more

Yas in Schools Begins Countdown to F1 in Schools National Finals with Launch of Online Programmes

Teams from schools across the UAE will use their STEM skills to develop their own F1 team brand and model racing car for a chance to compete in F1 in Schools National Finals in June   More than 21,000 students across the country currently enrolled for the 2022-2023 season in a historic year for the programme    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28 April 2023: Yas in Schools, presented by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has officially launched its online F1 in Schools programme for students across the Emirates, as teams across the country prepare to compete in the Yas in Schools National Finals 2023, set to take place at Yas Marina Circuit in June.   Now in its 14th year, Yas in Schools is a youth-focused, nationwide initiative offering schools a pathway into project-based STEM learning programmes, providing more

Abu Dhabi University to Regulate the use of ChatGPT in Education

UAE, Abu Dhabi, 11 April 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) continuous efforts to provide cutting-edge technology and education, ADU announces ChatGPT guidelines to assist students and faculty while using the tool. The announcement comes as part of the University’s commitment to advance students learning experience and enhance the teaching methods, as well as their research capabilities using innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. The guidelines presented to both students and faculty members emphasize responsible and ethical use of ChatGPT, in line with ADU's policies and procedures. The instructions guide students to understand that the generated content may not be accurate and should be revised accordingly, not to plagiarize texts and more instructions to ensure the proper use of the more

Adek Announces Educational Cost Index Results for Academic Year 2023/24

• ADEK approves nominal increase option for next academic year • Fee increase bracket of 2.25% to 3.94% is set based on Educational Cost Index and private schools’ Irtiqaa inspection ratings    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 April 2023:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has revealed the results of the Educational Cost Index (ECI) and announced the approved structure for optional increase of tuition fees for the academic year 2023/24. The announcement follows a three-year pause in tuition fees to support parents during the pandemic and recovery period.   The academic year 2023/24 marks the fifth consecutive year that potential private school tuition fee increases have been assessed. This is calculated based on the emirate’s Educational Cost Index (ECI) in more

ADU and Sky News Arabia Academy Sign MoU to Enable Future Media Professionals

• Through this MoU ADU and SNAA will offer students comprehensive knowledge, understanding and skills to excel in the field of mass communication   UAE, Abu Dhabi, 4 April 2023: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) and Sky News Arabia Academy (SNAA) signed a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer the College of Arts and Sciences students comprehensive knowledge, understanding and skills to excel in the field of mass communication. The main aim of the MoU is to train future media professionals in the fields of TV, Radio, digital and creative media production and enhance their communication skills in Abu Dhabi and the region.   The MoU was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, Chancellor of ADU, Dr. Sreethi Nair, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at ADU and Nart Bouran of Sky News Arabia Academy, in the more

ADCMC signs MoU with United Arab Emirates University

To boost the exchange of experiences and knowledge in support of national efforts to improve the emergencies, crises, and disasters response system in Abu Dhabi   3 April 2023, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Emergencies, Crisis and Disaster Management Centre - Abu Dhabi (ADCMC) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). The aim of the MoU is establish cooperation and boost the exchange of experiences and knowledge in support of the national efforts to improve the emergencies, crises, and disasters response system in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Nasser Humaid Al Nuaimi, Acting Director-General of the Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Centre for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (ADCMC), and  Prof. Ghaleb Al Breiki, UAEU Acting Vice Chancellor, signed the agreement. The signing more

NYUAD Researchers Create New Photographic Mars Map with Observations Made by the Emirates Mars Mission

The Mars Map displays high-resolution images of the Red Planet through the lens of the UAE’s own Hope probe, and showcases the huge scientific advances made by the UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 30, 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) group leader and research scientist Dimitra Atri from the Center for Space Science and his team have created a never-seen-before map of Mars, using images exclusively created from the Emirates Exploration Imager (EXI).  The EXI is a state-of-the-art imaging system on-board the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), also known as Hope or Al-Amal, which is currently orbiting Mars. The global photographic map not only showcases new images of the Red Planet from the perspective of the Hope probe, but is a testament to the UAE’s huge advancements in the field of science, and will be a valuable resource to more

Technology Innovation Institute Partners with Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence to Drive Abu Dhabi's Smart City Ambitions

Entities aim to develop advanced AI models for cybersecurity, smart city applications   Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 March, 2023 – The Technology Innovation Institute (TII), a leading global scientific research center and the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its AI and Digital Science Research Center (AIDRC) has joined forces with the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) to accelerate Abu Dhabi’s vision of transitioning into a smart and sustainable city by 2030 through enhancing its capabilities in AI and cybersecurity.    Under the terms of the partnership, a team of AIDRC scientists, including Prof. Mérouane Debbah, Chief Researcher, Dr. Bassem Ouni, Lead Researcher, Dr. Thierry Lestable, Executive Director, and more

Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Signs MoU with Mohammed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence

In line with its vision to invest in the development of the nation’s youth, the MoU signing took place ahead of the ‘Riwaq Al Fikr – ADMAF Talk: Music And Artificial Intelligence’ held at Mohammed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence Knowledge Center Auditorium. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 27 March 2023:  The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mohammed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) as part of its ongoing efforts to empower the nation’s youth and help develop their skills. Through the agreement, both parties aim to create a pathway to knowledge by co-curating a programme involving international professors, speakers, artists in residence, scientists, and thought leaders in the more

Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi hosts "Family day" Matches at New York University AD Campus

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 23, 2023 — Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi held friendly matches on 17 March 2023 at the New York University Falcon Pitch, Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) on Saadiyat Island, as part of the academy’s "family day" celebrations. The event saw friendly matches taking place between multiple teams across age leagues from the Juventus Academy Zayed Cricket Stadium, Khalifa A – Koora Sports, Al Reem Island , and NYU Pitch branches. Adding to the prestige of the event, the exclusive tournament was attended by multiple VIPs including Italian Ambassador Lorenzo Fanara, Ahmed Rahma Al Masaood, President of Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi, Salah Adib, CEO of Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi, along with prominent figures in the industry including Juventus Legend Andrea Barzagli, Davide Fornaca, Juventus Academy Manager, and more

Manchester City Legend Joleon Lescott Visits Cranleigh Abu Dhabi as part of Healthy Lifestyle Programme with Healthpoint

• City legend Joleon Lescott visited Abu Dhabi to take part in the Healthy Lifestyle programme at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi • As part of the programme, Manchester City and Healthpoint delivered health-focused sessions on the importance of diet, emotional well-being, exercise and self-esteem • Over 12,500 students across all Emirates have participated in the Healthy Lifestyle programme since 2017 with further sessions planned to be delivered this season in Abu Dhabi.   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21st March 2023: Manchester City legend Joleon Lescott recently shared his passion for health and fitness with the children of Cranleigh Abu Dhabi, joining classroom and practical football sessions as part of Manchester City and Healthpoint’s Healthy Lifestyle programme.   The visit to Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is the more

ADU College of Engineering concludes the UAE's first Global EEE Future Mobility Challenge

• 720 attendees including 320 students partook in the Challenge, where the top three winners were awarded and recognized for their unique designs • 21 participated teams competed in two competitions the Electric Vehicle Grand Prix for High Schools students and the Global Electric Vehicle Challenge for university students   UAE, Abu Dhabi, 19 March 2023: In line with its continuous efforts to foster innovative thinking and competitive learning opportunities for students, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) concluded the first Future Mobility Challenge. The Challenge was organized by the University’s College of Engineering along with Global EEE, a US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization for student competitions worldwide focused on education, energy and environment, 3elm Education and Training Consultancy and the more

Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup 2023 Fosters a Culture of Physical Activity across Emirate's Schools with Expanded Disciplines

• Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, the home of Al Jazira Football Club, to host the U15 Football Finals on 18 March   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 March 2023: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has kick-started the second edition of Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup, the department’s comprehensive school sports initiative for students across the emirate’s public, private and Charter Schools as well as universities.   Aimed at motivating students to practice various types of sports and raising their activity levels and overall physical health within the school community, Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup embraces important values such as sportsmanship, collaboration, resilience, and leadership. The second edition of the tournament has seen more than 8,000 students from 200 Abu Dhabi schools taking more

Louvre Abu Dhabi Concludes First Edition of ‘University Take Over the Museum' Programme

© Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, UAE – 9 March 2023: Louvre Abu Dhabi today concluded the first edition of its ‘University Take Over the Museum’ programme. Held as part of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s fifth anniversary celebrations, a group of 32 university students and alumni students (under the age of 25) gathered under the museum’s iconic dome to present a series of engaging workshops, digital interventions, and live performances.  The programme, which launched in August with activities commencing in November, saw hundreds of students from across the UAE respond to the challenge question of ‘What does it mean to be Human?’. The participants were asked to design an experience or work that engages one of the museum's key audiences (children, more

Abu Dhabi University inaugurates State-of-the-art 3D Concrete Printing Research Lab

• The lab includes 3D Concrete Gantry Lab printer, the first of its kind in a university lab in the UAE • The Lab features advanced 3D printing technologies that will contribute to the prototyping of concrete structures • The technology enables the creation of intricate shapes and designs that would be difficult to achieve using traditional construction methods.    Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 01 2023: As part of its ongoing efforts to provide students with unique learning opportunities, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU), College of Engineering (CoE), has inaugurated a 3D Concrete Printing Research Lab in its Abu Dhabi campus. The Lab features advanced 3D printing technologies that will contribute to the prototyping of concrete structures. The technology enables the creation of intricate shapes and designs more

NYU Abu Dhabi Welcomes Community to a Day of Performances, Activities, Food, Music, and More in First-Ever Open Campus Day

 The inaugural event – free and open to the public – offers a range of activities, while prospective students will learn more about the University Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 1, 2023:  On Saturday, March 18, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will hold its first ever Open Campus Day from midday. The event is free and open to the public.   NYUAD’s vibrant Saadiyat Island campus will come alive with music, food stalls, activities, and performances. Throughout the day, visitors can tour learning spaces and recreational facilities, sit in on a talk with NYUAD’s world-renowned faculty, and engage with interactive research stations on topics ranging from neuroscience and audio production to human-centered design and campus life.    Highlights include:  Guided tours of The Art Gallery more

26 UAE Students Win Prestigious Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program Scholarships

● The program offers a select cohort of talented university students unique access to specially designed courses, lectures, leadership experiences, networking, and graduate school counseling  ● Of the 60 applicants, 26 were selected as SMSP scholars by judges from NYUAD, NYU New York, and leaders from the local community   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28 February 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced the 2022/2023 class of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program (SMSP), which offers a select cohort of talented university students unique access to specially designed courses, lectures, leadership experiences, networking, and graduate school counseling.   Established by NYUAD, in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), the SMSP recruits students from the UAE’s federal institutions of more

NYU Abu Dhabi Launches Maknuune, an Open Lexicon for the Palestinian Arabic Dialect

Maknuune is designed to be beneficial to a wide range of users: linguistics experts, language learners, computer scientists, historians, heritage studies specialists, and Arabic and Palestinian culture enthusiasts. Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 15, 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi’s CAMeL Lab, a research and education lab focusing on artificial intelligence, natural language processing, computational linguistics, and data science, announced the release of Maknuune, a large and open lexicon dedicated to documenting the Palestinian Arabic dialect through a comprehensive methodology. Conceptualized and spearheaded by PhD Student of Linguistics at the University of Oxford Shahd Dibas, the aspiring project was co-led by NYU Abu Dhabi’s Nizar Habash, a computer scientist specializing in computational linguistics. The lexicon is an more

HE Sara Musallam, Minister of State for Early Education, Chairwoman of Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, receives tour of Zayed University's Abu Dhabi cCmpus

Abu Dhabi – Feb 14, 2023:  Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammad Al Kaabi, President of Zayed University (ZU), Minister of State, received HE Sara Musallam, Minister of State for Early Education, Chairwoman of Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), and an accompanying delegation from ADEK to ZU’s Abu Dhabi campus. The visit included a welcome session where HE Sara Musallam was introduced to Zayed University’s pioneering new interdisciplinary programs, which seek to graduate the future leaders, thinkers and doers of the nation. Undergraduate students enrolling in Zayed University now choose from four new interdisciplinary degree programs which are taught using pioneering active learning techniques. All students also participate in Zayed University’s unique partner challenge program which more

Abu Dhabi University appoints Ghassan Aouad as its new Chancellor

• Dr. Ali Bin Harmal: Abu Dhabi University's strategy shapes the future of education and contributes to national development goals    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 08 February 2023: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), has appointed Professor Ghassan Aouad as ADU’s new Chancellor. Prof. Aouad will spearhead ADU’s journey of excellence in academia and research nationally, regionally and globally through working closely with staff and professors to strengthen ADU’s position as a leading academic institution across all levels. Prof. Aouad will support in fostering scientific research and best practices in the field to elevate international rankings and recognition.   Dr. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi University (ADU), welcomed the appointment of Prof. Aouad as more

Living in a Violent Setting Can Result in a Shorter, But Also a More Unpredictable Lifespan, According to New Research from NYU Abu Dhabi Social Scientists

While widespread violence has long been known to exert a heavy toll on life expectancy, these findings highlight an even stronger association with lifetime uncertainty Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 6, 2023 – A team of researchers at the NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Social Science Division and Oxford University have published a new study that explores the extent that violence in a country affects uncertainty of the age at death, also referred to as lifetime uncertainty, a key – yet often underappreciated – public health indicator. After hypothesizing that violence is a key predictor of lifetime uncertainty cross-nationally, the researchers found cross-national evidence of a direct link between living in a violent setting and both a shorter and less predictable lifespan. Uncertainty about the future, specifically more

Special Olympics UAE Recognizes 99 Schools Unified Champion Schools from across the UAE

• Attended by Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Special Olympics UAE, 99 Unified Champion Schools were honored yesterday by Special Olympics UAE in a celebration held at New York University Abu Dhabi  • The ceremony was held alongside a global event titled ‘Towards a Globally Unified Education System’ that is taking place in Abu Dhabi from January 21-28 and organized by the Special Olympics International Global Center for Inclusion in Education. • International participants will make interactive visits to UCS schools across the UAE to learn more about the level of response to the Unified Champions Schools program and the challenges facing its implementation   Abu Dhabi, United Arab more

Emirates College for Advanced Education Organizes “Education First” Forum to Design Qualitative Strategies and Programs for the Future of Education

ABU DHABI, UAE: 24 January 2023 – The Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) hosted a high-level strategic event titled “Education First under the theme of ‘Power of Educators”. Coinciding with the International Day of Education, the event saw the participation of Her Excellency Sana Suhail, Director General of Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority, and Her Excellency Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Care and Capacity Building Sector at the Ministry of Education, members of the Board of Trustees of the College and strategic partners in the education ecosystem, as well as educators, teachers, professors and students. Participants in the forum discussed the design of future education strategies and programs, and the educational transformation process in the country, in addition to more

The Abu Dhabi School of Government Unveils Learning and Development Programs Agenda for 2023

The agenda includes more than 100 learning and development programs, which seek to provide a world-class educational experience for Abu Dhabi government employees Abu Dhabi, UAE - 16, January 2023: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the leading government platform for developing human resources in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, unveiled its learning and development programs agenda for 2023, which includes more than 100 programs designed to provide Abu Dhabi government employees with a comprehensive, world-class educational experience. The agenda comprises a diverse set of programs, including leadership, general, specialized, and self-paced programs, all of which focus on honing and enhancing the skills of Abu Dhabi government employees. The programs aim to support employees to excel in their career and play a pivotal role in more

Applications Open for Abu Dhabi Scholarships

• High-performing Emirati Grade 12 / Year 13 students and undergraduates aged 24 and below can apply through 31 March 2023 • ADEK introduces 30 new specializations across Elite and Creative Majors, increasing the total number of academic options to over 80 majors at some of the world’s top 150 universities • Students accepted at some of the world’s top 20 universities are eligible for a fast-track scholarship application process • Students will benefit from post-graduation internship opportunities and assistance in career placement with over 100 industry partners   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16, January 2023:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has opened applications for this year’s Abu Dhabi Scholarships, its annual program designed to provide outstanding more

42 Abu Dhabi hosts 400 Emirati Students to Explore their Potential as the Future Coders of the Emirate

15th of January – Abu Dhabi, UAE:  42 Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s innovative and disruptive coding school, has collaborated with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) to host 400 Emirati high school students to explore their potential as the future coders of the Emirate.  The event was organized as part of ADIA’s Early Preparation Programme (EPP), which identifies and develops talented Emirati high school students with an interest in subjects relevant to the future of investing, such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This aligns with ADIA’s ongoing commitment to contributing to the growth of Abu Dhabi’s talent pool by building the skills needed to excel in the future.  During the event, students were provided with an in-depth understanding of computational more

Melodica Music Centre Participates in School and Nursery Show at Abu Dhabi

December 22, 2022 – Melodica Music Centre, the region’s leading institute for music and dance, participated in the Abu Dhabi School and Nursery Show held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), along with several renowned schools from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. The participation reflects Melodica’s constant efforts to identify and nurture new creative talents, as well as foster performing arts in the UAE, especially among the youth. During the event, Melodica interacted with young students to encourage their talent as well as engaged with principals from various schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, discussing and exploring various prospects for future collaborations. Additionally, the venue offered an ideal opportunity for the institute to showcase its innovative training regimes in the performing arts to more

ADU Concludes its Annual Winter Camp with the Participation of over 500 High-school Students

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 21 December 2022:  In line with its efforts to extend expertise and knowledge to prospect students, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) completed its Winter Camp (2022-2023) with the participation of over 500 students. ADU's Winter Camp seeks to condition and best prepare high-school students on their next educational jump and provide them with the knowledge and tools required in university.  ADU welcomed grade 11 and 12 students representing 91 public and private schools in Abu Dhabi. Through similar events, ADU seeks to extend its faculty’s knowledge and expertise to prospect students in Abu Dhabi. The Camp hosted educational sessions and activities ranging from media and content production to taking a deep dive into the fields of engineering and business studies. Furthermore, the Camp more

Abu Dhabi School of Government hosts First-of-its-kind Government Talent Re-Imagined Event

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 19 December 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has hosted the first Government Talent Re-Imagined event. The first-of-its-kind event in the government sector of the emirate came as part of the ADSG’s ongoing efforts to build a pool of exceptional UAE national talents working in Abu Dhabi Government. The event was attended by His Excellency Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support, His Excellency Yasir Ahmed Al Naqbi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi School of Government, and welcomed the participation of more than 400 Abu Dhabi government representatives. The event aimed to enhance harmony and cooperation among government entities and provide a platform to serve as an incubator for ideas and effective communication among minds. By participating, Abu Dhabi Government more

Graduates of Abu Dhabi University Rated Most Employable in the Nation

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 08 December 2022:  The Times Higher Education (THE) has published its annual Graduate Employability Rankings and Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has been ranked best in the United Arab Emirates for this important yardstick for effective education. THE surveys over 1,600 institutions in nearly 100 countries and has rated ADU top in the UAE, 2nd in the GCC and 3rd in the Arab region. These results place ADU well within the top 250 universities worldwide that THE has cited for the value of its graduates an elite group of institutions led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Oxford University. ADU has ranked 179th among these world-leading institutions.  Following on the University’s business and economic subjects being ranked best in the UAE, joint 2nd in the Arab region and among more

Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship: A leading initiative for knowledge empowerment among Arab talents

To pursue higher education at Oxford University is a dream for many aspiring students across the globe. Ranked as the world’s best university for the sixth consecutive year by the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2022, Oxford University offers students unique learning experiences by leveraging the expertise of the world’s eminent researchers, which makes it the most sought-after university for acquiring postgraduate education. The Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship, launched in 2016 as part of a partnership between the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and Oxford University, is a collaborative effort between the two institutions to support aspiring students in the UAE and the Arab region to pursue higher education from the world’s most more

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The MoU aims at fortifying bilateral ties following the success of the PIN Conference Abu Dhabi, May 25, 2023, Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Geneva Centre for Security Policy, to solidify its partnership following the success of Processes of International Negotiation (PIN) Conference, which was held for the first time in Abu Dhabi from more

MBRF organizes ‘The Reader and the Arabic Fiction' session to review shortlisted novels for IPAF ...…

In collaboration with Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation 22 May 2023 - The ‘Knowledge Lounge,’ one of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) initiatives, held an interactive session titled ‘The Reader and the Arabic Fiction,’ in collaboration with the Sultan bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation, to review and discuss the Arabic novels more

Ramadan brings HBMSU learners together with the senior citizens…

Dubai, 11 April 2023: In keeping with the spirit of Ramadan and Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)'s range of CSR initiatives, the Department of General Education at the university organized a visit to the Elderly Care Home in the Department of Social Services in Sharjah as part of the " Khattar Al-Dar " initiative. The visit came to reinforce the strategic direction of more

Adek to Recruit Experienced UAE Nationals to Lead Emirate's Charter Schools…

• ADEK’s fourth UAE national recruitment initiative to boost homegrown staff and enrich capacities of Emirati school leaders across Charter Schools network • Recruits to receive specialized training and employment opportunity pathways for Principal and Vice-Principal roles at Charter Schools   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 November, 2022: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and more

Abu Dhabi School of Management Obtains International Quality Accreditation…

Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM) has become the latest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates to obtain global quality accreditation through the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the UK’s independent quality body and a global leader in quality assurance for higher education.   ADSM has obtained the global accreditation after completing more

Tadweer Conducts School Awareness Program in Abu Dhabi in Cooperation with ESE and ADEK…

- The program will be held under the theme “reusing waste is artistic and fun” to raise students’ environmental awareness - The program will run for 8 months in 31 schools, targeting around 7,623 students 07 November – Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) is conducting a school awareness program in Abu Dhabi under the theme “reusing more

Gargash Group, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute Sign MoU to Nurture Local ...…

• Initiative to fall under Gargash’s iStar Technical Apprenticeship Program  • With this collaboration underway, similar partnerships to be initiated by Gargash in the near future.    Dubai-UAE, 7 November 2022: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, announced a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and more

Ma'an Delivers Awareness Lecture on Financial Literacy at Mufleh Al Ahbabi's Majlis in Al Ain…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 October 2022 – The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, in collaboration with the Majalis Abu Dhabi at the Citizens and Community Affairs Office in the Presidential Court delivered an awareness lecture on ‘Promoting Financial Literacy’ at Mufleh Ayed Al Ahbabi’s Majlis in Al Ain.   The lecture took place on Friday, October 14, more

Abu Dhabi University Showcases Its Latest Programs And Scholarships At Najah Abu Dhabi Exhibition ...…

• ADU is participating in the Najah Abu Dhabi exhibition 2022, which will take place from the 16th to 18th October in Abu Dhabi • The University will preview its latest ranking among the top 350 prestigious universities globally, third in the UAE and 7th in the Arab region according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023  • ADU will give the opportunity more

Abu Dhabi University Ranks Third Place Nationwide In The “Times Higher Education World University ...…

Hamdan bin Zayed: Abu Dhabi University is a national success story in how it’s shaping the future •         ADU ranked among the top seven Arab universities •         ADU ranked first in teaching nationwide •         ADU amongst the top 350 most prestigious universities in the world Abu Dhabi, more

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