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UAE's Student Entrepreneurs Presented Innovations at INJAZ UAE's Annual ‘National Company Program Competition'

The event featured over 100 school and university students presenting their revolutionary business ideas to the elite judging panel Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2024: INJAZ UAE, a member of INJAZ Al-Arab and Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, the world’s largest non-profit business education organisation, hosted the 15th edition of its annual ‘National Company Program Competition’ at the Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The competition which celebrates the achievements of student companies demonstrating sound knowledge in business planning, marketing, sales, and financial literacy, saw over 100 students this year, representing schools and universities across the UAE. A total of 14 teams were qualified to compete for several prestigious awards and showcase their innovative projects, entrepreneurial ......read more

Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed attends Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence 2024 commencement ceremony

Abu Dhabi, 6 June 2024: His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has attended Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence's (MBZUAI) 2024 commencement ceremony. The cohort comprised 101 graduates, including three PhD graduates in Machine Learning (ML) and 98 master's degree graduates in Computer Vision (CV), ML, and Natural Language Processing (NLP), highlighting the university's leading position in the higher education landscape and its scientific research efforts in artificial intelligence (AI). The graduation also represented a key milestone in the university's journey towards qualifying UAE National talent in AI to identify AI-powered solutions that address key global challenges. His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Climbs 79 places in the 2025 QS World University Rankings

UAE, Abu Dhabi, 05 June 2024: In recognition of its many recent achievements, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has advanced in 79 places in the 2025 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, ranking 501 globally. This places the university among the top 33 percent of universities worldwide, achieving the highest ranking since 2014. ADU has maintained its place among the top five universities in the world in the International Faculty category, reflecting the diversity and inclusion of its faculty members. Additionally, the university achieved a significant improvement, rising by 100 places in Employer Reputation ranking 390 on a global level, as well as improving 45 places in Academic Reputation reaching 556 globally. The institution’s continued commitment to impactful research was also recognized with a global ranking of ......read more

ADFD and AIIB host knowledge exchange workshop, Paving way for enhanced climate action initiatives

Abu Dhabi, 4 June 2024 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held a knowledge exchange workshop at the Fund's headquarters in Abu Dhabi. This workshop, which focused on climate action, brought together experts from both institutions to discuss critical themes including climate finance, climate assessment for development projects, climate transition, and emerging trends in the field. A series of interactive presentations were delivered with the participants sharing experiences and practices derived from their strategies, policies, and investment operations. The sessions highlighted shared best practices; lessons learned; innovative approaches in climate financing and project development; ways to strengthen the partnership between ADFD and AIIB, explore new areas of ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Announces the Winners of Its Fifth National Inter-School Public Speaking Competition

UAE, Abu Dhabi, 30 May 2024: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) - Al Ain campus, announced the winners of its fifth annual National Inter-School Public Speaking Competition, held between 18-19 May, in collaboration with Liwa International School – Falaj Hazza, aiming to advance public speaking and communication skills of middle and high school students across the UAE. The 2024 edition of the competition welcomed 300 participants in groups of three to five from 40 private and public schools across the UAE. Topics of discussion for middle school students were focused on sustainability, resilience, bullying, and online safety for the youth. High school students tackled more advanced subjects, including the fossil fuel crisis, the impact of diversity and inclusion in schools, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s vision for future leaders, and ......read more

New Fellowship Established in Honor of Tarek Al-Ghoussein

In collaboration with the Farjam Foundation, NYU Abu Dhabi has launched the Tarek Al-Ghoussein Fellowship to honor the late artist’s career and achievements. Adele Bea Cipste,  a first-year MFA student at NYUAD, is the inaugural recipient of the prestigious fellowship. Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 22, 2024: With generous support from the Farjam Foundation, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has established a new fellowship in honor of the late Tarek Al-Ghoussein, professor of visual arts and first program director of the Master of Fine Arts program at NYUAD. The Fellowship will be awarded every academic year to an outstanding student in the MFA program. The first recipient of the Tarek Al-Ghoussein Fellowship is Adele Bea Cipste, a first-year MFA student at NYUAD who completed her undergraduate degree in 2022 at NYUAD and is currently ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Boosts Awareness Through Two Educational Events Focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 08 May 2024: As part of its commitment to the provision of inclusive education, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted two impactful events in collaboration with the Emirates Autism Society (EAS), aimed at raising awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). These events included the eighth ‘ADU Art for Autism Competition’ and the fourth ‘Autism Spectrum Disorders Symposium,’ designed to educate the wider community on the often-overlooked talents of people with autism while dispelling prevalent myths. These events were held in April, coinciding with Autism Awareness Month. In partnership with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF), the eighth ADU Art for Autism Competition received more than 80 artworks from 18 special needs centers and schools across the UAE. The competition provided ......read more

Students Road Test AIREV's ON DEMAND platform at NYUAD AI Plugin and Product Development Hackathon

Teams from NYUAD competed to develop applications and plugins using the ON DEMAND tool in a two-day event in Abu Dhabi ON DEMAND has been developed by UAE entity AIREV to reduce the time needed to develop AI-driven applications Muhammed Khalid, CEO and Founder of AIREV: “The Hackathon not only underscores our commitment to advancing AI within the UAE but also highlights our ambition to position the nation as a leader in AI innovation globally.” ABU DHABI – May 7, 2024: Students at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) gained hands-on experience of a groundbreaking new platform used to develop AI applications during the NYUAD AI Plugin and Product Development Hackathon this week – and learned just how quickly they can transform their ideas into real-world tools. ON DEMAND is a large language model ......read more

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation participated with a distinguished stand at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

With the latest book’s release in the “Stories from Our Environment” series. Relentless pursuit of instilling the values of preserving species and enhancing the connection to the natural and sustainable heritage of the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi, April 7, 2024: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation participated with a distinguished stand in the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, organised from April 29 to May 5, 2024 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The exhibition is an exceptional platform that brings together different cultures to promote the love of reading, spreading culture and knowledge locally, regionally and globally, and promote cultural exchange and dialogue between peoples. During the event, IFHC proudly presented its latest educational book from the “Stories from ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Library concludes its 3rd participation at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5 May 2024: For the third consecutive time, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library participated in the 33rd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, from 29 April to 5 May 2024 with remarkable success and a wide attendance of visitors and culture enthusiasts from around the world and across different age groups, to explore its prominent initiatives, outstanding services, and a selected range of its valuable first editions, which include titles and books by world-renowned authors translated into Arabic. Dr. Mohammed Salem Obaid AlMazrooei, Board Member at Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Foundation, said, "We are proud of the great success of our participation in this year's Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which reflects our firm commitment to spreading culture and knowledge, in addition to exchanging experiences and ......read more

ECAE Invited Aspiring Educators to Campus 'Open Day' to Explore Future of Learning

Abu Dhabi, UAE. 27 April 2024 - The Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) held its ‘Open Day’ event on April 25, inviting prospective students and their families to explore the college’s diverse range of academic programs and state-of-the-art campus facilities. The event took place both on the ECAE campus and virtually, ensuring a flexible and convenient way for prospective students to explore what the college has to offer. ECAE’s ‘Open Day’ provided an opportunity for the college to meet and engage with prospective students, showcasing the diverse range of programs offered, and allowing visitors to explore the campus and the facilities, such as the labs, library, innovation hub, and virtual classrooms. Additionally, the event served as a platform for the college to gain insights into ......read more

Nobel Laureate Ouided Bouchamaoui to speak at NYU Abu Dhabi's 2024 Commencement

Peace advocate Ouided Bouchamaoui was recently appointed Professor of Practice of Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at NYUAD Abu Dhabi, UAE – April 24, 2024: Nobel Peace Prize winner Ouided Bouchamaoui will be the keynote speaker during the NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) 2024 Commencement ceremony on May 22. Bouchamaoui is a revered leader in international business and peace advocacy. She played a key role as a member of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, which was instrumental in the country's democratic transition, and was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015. In April 2024, she was appointed Professor of Practice of Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at NYUAD. Bouchamaoui's leadership in the peace arena long preceded her Nobel Prize. She was the first woman to serve as president of the Tunisian Union of ......read more

UAE-Based Aclaimed explorer, Julie Lewis, publishes second Life-Leadership Book

Upcoming Abu Dhabi International Book Fair chosen as launchpad for Uncharted Waters UAE, April 23 2024: UAE-based second time author, Julie M Lewis, has chosen the upcoming Abu Dhabi International Book Fair as the global launch pad for her latest book, Uncharted Waters. The title is a metaphor for stepping into unfamiliar, unknown, and unexplored territory providing the perfect channel for Julie – an acclaimed explorer and an expert on resilience, natural wellbeing, and strength-based leadership - to offer practical guidelines in the navigation of everyday realities. The cross-genre page turner carries the sub-title 'discover your hidden depths' in a nod to Julie's belief that water holds the answers to many of life's challenges, and she should know as she attempted the English Channel open-water swim ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Improves in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024

ADU ranked first in the UAE in Social Sciences, Management and Business subjects Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 April 2024: In reflection of its excellence across various academic programs, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) featured amongst the high ranks published by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2024. The University showed significant advancement in the Social Sciences and Management in broad subject areas, ascending 163 places, now ranking first in the UAE and 288 globally. ADU has also demonstrated remarkable growth across several narrow subject areas, achieving an outstanding advancement of 100 places in Business and Management Studies, ranking 151-200 globally, first in the UAE, and a rise of 50 places in Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing ranking 401-450 globally. For the ......read more

Distinguished Author and Academic Lydia Goehr Leads Diverse April Lineup at The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

Ranging from insightful talks on space activities to climate change and oceans to the film industry, the April lineup offers attendees a range of topics   Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 1, 2024: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute has announced a series of in-person talks and conferences for its April lineup. Attendees will gain valuable insights into a wide range of topics, which include the latest breakthroughs in tobacco research, the future of space activities, the evolving role of technology and music within the film industry, the lasting effects of climate change towards the world’s oceans, and a journey through the history of Jerusalem. Among some of the talks will be Romance and War/Music and Technology: From David Lean's Brief Encounter to His Lawrence of Arabia, which will take place on April 17 in ......read more

MBZUAI appoints Professor Timothy Baldwin as the university's provost

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 1, 2024: Professor Timothy Baldwin has been appointed as the Provost of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI). Professor Timothy Baldwin is a distinguished figure in the field of natural language processing (NLP), renowned globally for his ground-breaking contributions. Having served as the Department Chair of the NLP Department, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, and Acting Provost, Professor Baldwin has played an indispensable role in the rapid advancement of MBZUAI during the past two years. During his tenure, Professor Baldwin has spearheaded numerous initiatives that have significantly contributed to MBZUAI's growth and reputation. Some of his notable accomplishments include the establishment of three new academic departments namely robotics, ......read more

Abu Dhabi School of Management launches Bachelor of Science in Management with a focus on AI

 The program serves as a strategic response to the rapid developments in the business sector It aims to drive the School's objectives to become a leading hub for entrepreneurship, management, and innovation in the region 26 March 2024 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), one of the higher education institutions affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), announced the launch of its Bachelor of Science in Management (BScM) program. This comes in line with the School’s vision and goals to become a leading hub in entrepreneurship, management, and innovation in the region. The new program, which will commence in September, provides an exceptional and rich academic experience that contributes to developing the knowledge and skills necessary to make ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Forges 3 Strategic MoUs with International Partners to Foster Unique Learning Opportunities for Students

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 March 2024: In line with its ongoing efforts to foster an exceptional academic journey for students, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has forged three new partnerships with leading international academic institutions focused on nurturing students’ educational experience through providing innovative teaching and learning approaches as well as dynamic exchange programs. The partnerships were confirmed through the signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with each of the universities including the University of Essex, the Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon (NDU) and Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada) (CU). Over the past years, ADU has continued to offer students and community members cutting-edge and internationally accredited programs in reflection of its commitment to academic excellence. Through ......read more

NEW SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP BOARDING PROGRAM TO EMPOWER STUDENTS TO DISCOVER NEW ACADEMIC AND CAREER PATHWAYS IN SPORTS

Abu Dhabi-first sports scholarship, tailored for Emirati students in grades 9-11 (Year 10-12) from public, private, and Charter Schools contributes to Abu Dhabi’s thriving sports ecosystem. Distinguished Emirati talents in football, basketball, and golf join program’s first cohort at IMG Academy in Florida, USA. Professional scouts will identify future talents from Abu Dhabi Sports Championship and summer sports programs.   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 February 2024: Recognizing the vital importance of sports education in building well-rounded individuals, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a new scholarship program targeted at Emirati students from Abu Dhabi schools in grades 9-11 (Year 10-12) to join some of the world’s leading sports programs and ......read more

ZAYED AWARD FOR HUMAN FRATERNITY AND NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI SIGN MOU AHEAD OF LAUNCH OF JOINT PROGRAM ‘SOUNDS OF HUMAN FRATERNITY'

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2024: Secretary General His Excellency Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam and New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Vice Chancellor Mariët Westermann have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen mutual cooperation and establish joint projects and activities to promote the values of human fraternity. The MoU marks the launch of the joint program ‘Sounds of Human Fraternity’, as a music-driven platform aimed at empowering creative expression centered around the pillars of human fraternity. The MoU was signed following the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity 2024 ceremony, which featured artistic performances from English musician Tokio Myers and the Abu Dhabi Youth Choir, and which had an audience that included university students from around the ......read more

Zayed Award for Human Fraternity Convenes Young Leaders and High-Level Experts from Around the World in Second Annual Roundtable

The second edition of the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity Roundtable served as a platform for the award’s honorees and judging committee members to engage with the future generation of leaders on how best to overcome human fraternity challenges in communities around the world. 2024 honorees – Indonesian organizations Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah, world-renowned cardiac surgeon Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, and grassroots leader Sister Nelly Leon Correa – shared their insights on advancing the values of human fraternity.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 08 February 2024: The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity hosted its second annual roundtable on Tuesday with high-level experts from various fields and youth leaders from around the world to discuss advancing human fraternity at all levels of ......read more

ADU's College of Engineering Hosts the First RoboCar Maze Competition in its Al Ain Campus

Translating its commitment to nurture critical thinking and innovation among its student body,   • The competition was sponsored by Technology Innovation Institute (TII)   UAE, Abu Dhabi, 29 January 2024: In a bid to foster innovation among school students, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering – Al Ain campus hosted its first ever RoboCar Maze Competition under the theme ‘Mechatronics: The Future of Mechanical Engineering,’ with the participation of over 72 students representing 18 schools from Al Ain City. The competition sponsored by the Technology Innovation Institute (TII) and was attended by TII representatives who were impressed by the students’ innovation and creativity.   Through the competition, students had the opportunity to enhance their ......read more

ADU's College of Law Collaborates with Contractus House LTD to Advance Legal Education

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 22 January 2024: Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Law and Contractus House LTD UK, a consultancy company specialized in legal and strategic services, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing students’ knowledge, skills, and capabilities in the legal field. The MoU will witness both parties collaborate to train future lawyers and enhance their educational experience to prepare them for their future careers.  The agreement was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, Chancellor of ADU, and Nayla Sleiman Al-Obeidli, Partner and Director at Contractus House LTD UK, in the presence of Professor Dr. Talaat Mohamed Dowidar, Acting Dean and Professor of Private Law at ADU’s College of Law, Dr. Dina Imad, Chair of the College of Law and Assistant Professor of Public Law, and ......read more

NYUAD Open Campus Day Returns with Exciting New Program of Talks, Exhibitions, and Tours

 On January 20, the University will be hosting the second edition of its Open Campus Day  The one-day free event will introduce visitors to the full scope of what NYUAD offers   Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 12, 2024: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will host the second edition of its Open Campus Day on January 20 from midday. With activities and drop-in sessions taking place all day for free, visitors will be able to tour the NYUAD campus, visit learning spaces and facilities, engage with art and artists, attend talks with the University’s world-renowned faculty, and experience interactive exhibitions.    Among the activities available on the day will be a tour of the exhibition Horizon by Blane de St. Croix in The Art Gallery, which showcases large-scale sculptures and installations depicting the ......read more

Abu Dhabi University and Universiti Sains Malaysia Cement Strategic Partnership to Advance Health Science

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 January 2024: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) ongoing efforts to provide students with a world-class academic experience, the University’s College of Health Sciences signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Sains Malaysia’s (USM) School of Health Sciences, a leading Malaysian research university, to further enhance research, educational programs, and training in the field of health science. The MoU aims to foster mutual understanding and cooperation by facilitating students, staff, and faculty exchanges while promoting high-quality teaching and learning through knowledge and experience transfer. The agreement will see both entities collaborating through expanding opportunities for joint research and publications and establishing joint academic and research ......read more

SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi's Interactive Submersible brings an Ocean of Fun to Students of Yas American Academy

The Marine Life Theme Park combines awe-inspiring visuals and interactive learning to provide a novel experience for the younger generation. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 January 2024: SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the region’s first Marine Life Theme Park, introduced an innovative and immersive activation that aims to inspire and educate young minds. In a creative endeavor to drive interest and promote education about marine life, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi brought its miniature submersible to Yas American Academy on Yas Island. Offering a unique experience designed to engage students, the submersible is equipped with an educational component, allowing participants to embark on a simulated underwater adventure right within their school’s courtyard. Up to six children can board the submersible at a time for a ......read more

MBZUAI contributes to World-leading GenAI, Open-source Initiatives, and a Pipeline of Talented Practitioners in 2023

Record high-quality research output catapults CSRankings to 18th globally      United Arab Emirates, December 27, 2023: The impact of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) has continued to positively impact industry throughout 2023, and Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) has played an increasingly prominent role as part of the global research community.   Delivering a state-of-the-university address this month at the university’s Masdar City campus, President and University Professor, Eric Xing, highlighted MBZUAI’s success in increasing the diversity of its faculty and graduate community in 2023, as well as the progress made in building industrial capabilities by working on major application projects in collaboration with leading global ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Surpasses 3,000 Research Publications in the International Scopus Index

• ADU has published 3,000 publications in Scopus Index Journals • Prof. Qasymeh: “At ADU, we are committed to fostering and enabling innovative research initiatives to ensure that our faculty and students have access to world-class opportunities.”   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 December 2023: Abu Dhabi University (ADU)’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), announced that the University has achieved 3,000 research publications in the international Scopus Index, with exponential growth in the past five years. With 80% of ADU’s publications issued in the Q1 and Q2 categories, the research represents a hallmark for top-tier universities around the world. The 3,000 publications cover multidisciplinary themes, including engineering and technology, health science, business, finance, and ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Signs an MoU with Creed & Bear Network to Advance Innovation and Research

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 December 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) dedication to fostering innovation, the University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Creed & Bear Network L.L.C (C&B), a DataTech company that specializes in providing secure and cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) software solutions penetrating in the finance space. The MoU aims to establish a solid international collaboration in the fields of research, academics, and Fintech.  The MoU was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, Chancellor of ADU, and Flavio Villa, Founder and CTO of C&B, in the presence of leadership representatives from both entities. Through this collaboration, ADU and C&B will provide students with world-class educational and industrial experience in the field of Fintech and Artificial ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi's Research Center on Climate and Environment Renamed Mubadala ACCESS Center

The Mubadala Arabian Center for Climate and Environmental Sciences will continue its leading efforts in cutting-edge scientific research  Abu Dhabi, December 6, 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has received a commitment from Mubadala to sponsor its Arabian Center for Climate and Environmental Sciences (ACCESS). Through the strategic partnership, the center has officially been renamed the Mubadala ACCESS Center. The Mubadala ACCESS Center is a leading research center on the climate and environment of the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf region. It will support keeping scientific research on local and regional climate change and the environment at pace with the rapid development of the societies and economies that dwell in the region.  “Mubadala’s commitment to creating long lasting partnerships is an unwavering ......read more

ADEK's Khotwa Program Strengthens College Associations in Australia and New Zealand

• Khotwa (RizeUp) program adds seven esteemed Australasian community colleges, increasing the scholarship partner college network to 45 global education institutions • Community college partners offer majors in significant areas including science, engineering, agriculture, environment, and more   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 29th Nov 2023: Khotwa (Rizeup), the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge’s (ADEK) fully funded scholarship program, has strengthened its global scholarship partner network after collaborating with prestigious community colleges in Australia and New Zealand for the first time.   Designed to propel the program’s mission forward by providing education pathways across the globe, the inclusion of community colleges from both countries will strengthen Emirati ......read more

ADU Launches Pioneering Academic Initiatives to Promote Sustainability in the UAE and Beyond

• Ali Bin Harmal: Over the past 20 years, ADU has dedicated its efforts to protect the environment and shaping the future of climate action • Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, ADU will host the ‘International Conference on Advancing Sustainable Futures (ICASF 2023),’    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 27 November 2023: In line with the UAE’s Year of Sustainability and the directives of His Highness President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) launched an integrated system of academic and community initiatives, aimed at fulfilling the UAE’s directions and vision to host the 28th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP28) Climate Change Conference.    These initiatives are ......read more

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi attends Infantry School's Golden Jubilee Ceremony

Abu Dhabi, 10 November 2023: His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has attendethe Land Forces Command’s ceremony to celebrate the Infantry School’s Golden Jubilee and the graduation ceremony of three mechanised infantry platoon commanders’ courses, held today at the Land Forces Institute in Abu Dhabi. The ceremony was also attended by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Office of Development and Martyrs Families Affairs at the Presidential Court, His Excellency Lieutenant General Engineer Issa Saif bin Ablan Al Mazrouei, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, and a number of senior officers and officials from the Ministry of Defence. The ceremony began with the UAE national ......read more

Abu Dhabi University and Unilabs Collaborate to Boost Students' Health Sciences Knowledge

In conjunction with the University’s 20th Anniversary, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 09 November 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) commitment to delivering high-quality educational experiences to its students, ADU’s College of Health Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Unilabs, one of Europe’s leading medical diagnostics companies, offering a complete range of laboratory, pathology, genetics, and imaging services to patients across four continents. Through this collaboration, ADU’s College of Health Sciences seeks to empower its students with significant opportunities to enhance their educational and practical experiences as well as knowledge in the healthcare sector. Furthermore, leveraging their distinctive expertise, both parties will roll out training programs for ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Announced as Vernewell Academy's Primary Partner in the Quantum Innovation Summit Dubai 2024

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 October 2023: In a groundbreaking stride towards defining the future of region’s quantum technology landscape, Vernewell Academy proudly unveils the inaugural Quantum Innovation Summit Dubai, scheduled for February 28th and 29th, 2024. This momentous event, exclusively conceived, coordinated, and brought to life by Vernewell Academy, is set to be a turning point in quantum advancements. Vernewell Academy is collaborating with Abu Dhabi University (ADU) as the summit's distinguished primary academic partner.  This collaboration between ADU and Vernewell Academy is set to elevate the Quantum Innovation Summit Dubai to unprecedented heights and delve into the quantum frontier. This marks a pivotal juncture where academic expertise amplifies the discourse around quantum technologies and its impact on ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Inaugurates its First on Campus AirFarm in Collaboration with Midbar and RBK

• The milestone serves in line with Abu Dhabi's vision for sustainable development and economic diversification   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 October 2023: As part of Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Innovate Strategy (ADUi) efforts focused on accelerating sustainable and innovative agricultural solutions, ADU inaugurated its first on-campus AirFarm, an inflatable and portable farm, in collaboration with Midbar, a smart ag-tech South Korean company and H.E. Rashed Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri Holding company (RBK). This inauguration is a result of a recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between ADU, Midbar, and RBK, to establish a business framework for delivering supply and Research and Development (R&D) solutions to the UAE market across several sectors. These sectors include but are not limited to ......read more

Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi Sets New Standards in Premium Education with Innovative Metime and Enrichment Programmes

25th September 2023: Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi (NAS Abu Dhabi) proudly announces the launch of its pioneering educational experience that is designed to enhance student well-being and foster holistic development.    Located on the modern Al Reem Island, NAS Abu Dhabi is redefining premium education by offering innovative programmes that prioritise student happiness, flexibility and enrichment.   "At Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi, we've crafted an educational journey that goes well beyond academics. Because we believe that a happy, well-rounded child is a successful one, we've designed an adaptive school day that allows a more personalised learning experience, where every child’s emotional, as well as academic needs are met,” said Liam Cullinan, Executive Principal ......read more

Abu Dhabi University and Al Nahda National Schools Join Forces to Boost Academic and Research Cooperation

• The partnership will provide ANNS students with firsthand exposure to university life   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 September 2023: Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) and Al Nahda National Schools (ANNS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enrich students' understanding of university life and academic disciplines. The collaboration will involve a range of initiatives designed to enhance students’ awareness of their academic interests and preferences. Through the collaboration, both entities aim to launch joint projects of mutual interest, as well as organize and host events that focus on research, culture, social activities and sports. The MoU was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, Chancellor of ADU, and Ms. Basema Saeed Al Junaibi, Director General of Al Nahda National Schools in the presence of senior ......read more

International Fund for Houbara Conservation Launches ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model' Portal in Line with the UAE's National School Curriculum

• The portal is an edutainment platform that instils the values and foundations of species conservation among future conservationists   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 September 2023: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, has launched the conservation education online portal, as part of its ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model’ programme. The new portal was unveiled at IFHC’s pavilion today at ADIHEX, held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).    Intended for teachers and students of public education in the UAE, the portal offers an entertaining range of educational lessons, interactive games, and information about Al-Sana’a which focuses on Emirati heritage, social traditions, and etiquettes. The ......read more

Adek's Khotwa Opens Registration for Second Intake Bound for Overseas Studies

• 600 Emirati students to be selected for Khotwa (RizeUp) Program's second intake for the academic year 2023/24 • Registration window closes on 31 December 2023 • Successful candidates to spend two years in USA and Canada before progressing to obtain their bachelor’s degree   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 04 September 2023: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has opened registration for the second Khotwa (RizeUp) Program intake for the academic year 2023/24. The program aims to create sustainable academic and personal accomplishments for students while enriching their access to educational opportunities through a customized broader pathway.   The second intake will encompass 600 Emirati students qualifying for overseas studies, set to commence in January and ......read more

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Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Declares 2024 as the Year of Francophonie…

Abu Dhabi, 4 February 2024 - Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (SUAD) is thrilled to unveil its initiative: the commencement of the Francophonie Year in 2024, themed "A Symphony of French Voices", (Un singulier pluriel). This celebration, dedicated to the French language(s) and Francophone cultures, aims to highlight the rich diversity within the Francophone world and foster dialogue ......read more

Building on its successful track record in research, Abu Dhabi University's Faculty Member Granted ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 January 2024: Reflecting its continuous excellence in research and innovation, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Professor Montasir Qasymeh, Associate Provost for Research and Academic Development and Professor of Electrical Engineering, received a patent in the field of quantum technology from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent titled ......read more

Liwa College Unveils Open Week Showcasing Abundant Opportunities for Future Success…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 30 August 2023: Liwa College proudly announces the commencement of its highly anticipated open week, operating under the inspirational banner "Success begins with opportunities." With a strong commitment to its mission and objectives, Liwa College invites students to explore its diverse range of academic programs that seamlessly align with the dynamic ......read more

Brighton College Abu Dhabi Celebrates Outstanding GCSE Results…

Pupils excel in GCSEs at Brighton College with the most commonly awarded grade being a Grade 9, over half of all GCSEs graded 9 or 8 and almost three quarters graded 9 - 7.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday 24th August 2023: Brighton College Abu Dhabi is celebrating another year of outstanding GCSE results today with pupils securing almost 300 top Grade 9s.  The ......read more

A UAEU Student Receives the Top Project Award in Biological Sciences from the UK's Royal Society of ...…

Al Ain, 23 August 2023: Afraa Mazen Taj Elddin, a student from the Department of Biology in the College of Sciences at UAEU, received the Top Project Award in biological sciences from the UK's Royal Society of Biology (RSB) for 2023. Her research was published in the international journal “Frontiers in Marine Science”, under the supervision of Prof. Khaled Abbas El Tarabily, and ......read more

GEMS Students, Parents and Teachers Celebrate Another Year of Excellent A-level Results…

• 1,600+ GEMS students from 20 schools in the UAE and Qatar sat 5,000+ A-levels exams • 24 per cent of all entries achieve A* to A grades, with 45 per cent recording A* to B grades • 21 per cent of GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail A-level entries awarded top A* grade   Students, parents, teachers, and staff across the GEMS Education network are today once ......read more

Abu Dhabi University and Dakila Research Social Sciences UAE Collaborate to Advance Technologies…

UAE, Abu Dhabi, 17 August 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) commitment to invest in scientific research opportunities that foster innovation and creative thinking among faculty and students, ADU and Dakila Research Social Sciences UAE (DRSS), a conglomerate of 19 Brazilian companies from different sectors, among them, Associação Dakila Pesquisas, whose purpose is to ......read more

MBZUAI Welcomes the Largest and Most Diverse Cohort of 142 Students from 34 Countries…

Leading global AI institution’s celebration of diversity seen as key to its ability to recruit and retain world’s top talent    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 15, 2023: Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) – the world's first graduate-level artificial intelligence (AI) university dedicated to research – welcomed its ......read more

42 Abu Dhabi School Opens Applications for New Students to Unlock Their Coding Potential in ...…

- the upcoming intense coding boot camp ‘Piscine’ will kick off on the 4th of September  - the school leverages its lucrative partner network to offer internships and job opportunities to students Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 August 2023: 42 Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s innovative and disruptive coding school that provides a unique peer-to-peer, gamified learning ......read more

ADU Joins the List of Academic Institutions Recommended by the National Bureau for Academic ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 08 August 2023: Building on its track record of significant achievements, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has been endorsed as a recommended university for nine bachelor majors by the esteemed National Bureau for Academic Accreditation and Education Quality Assurance (NBAQ) in Kuwait. The key milestone reflects ADU's commitment to delivering innovative learning and a competitive ......read more

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