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
• 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
• 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
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
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, 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
• 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
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
• 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
• 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
• 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
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 demands of the job market and the visionary goals of the next fifty agenda. The immersive induction program planned during the open week commenced on August 24, offering an array of exciting prospects for students, including a comprehensive scholarship portfolio and an exclusive waiver of registration fees for the upcoming academic year of 2023/2024.
Distinguished by its two campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, Liwa College regards the open week ......read more
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 College’s pupils have exceeded themselves this year and have achieved exceptional results with 31% of pupils scoring Grade 9s, 51% of pupils achieving Grade 9 - 8 (A*), 71% of pupils awarded Grade 9 - 7 (A*-A), 87% Grade 9-6 (A* - B) and 95% Grade 9-5 (A* -B/C). These impressive grades highlight the inspirational teaching and exceptional academic support that the pupils have received from their teachers. A resulting factor of this ......read more
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 Prof. Synan Abu Qamar, both from the Department of Biology.
The research titled "Using beneficial bacteria living in the roots along with seaweed extract to enhance mangrove growth and efficiency in the UAE" was published in the internationally renowned journal Frontiers in Marine Science. This journal is ranked first in the world with an impact factor of 5.24, and is among the top 5% of journals in this field.
She received a ......read more
• 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 again celebrating excellent A-level results, despite the widely publicised expectation that grades would be pushed back down to 2019 levels after teacher-assessed grades replaced exams during the Covid pandemic.
More than 1,600 pupils from a total of 20 GEMS schools in the UAE and Qatar completed in excess of 5,000 A-level exams this year, with 24 per cent of entries achieving A* to A grades and almost half – 45 per cent – ......read more
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 promote economic and social development, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further advance students’ knowledge in research and technology.
Through this MoU, ADU’s College of Engineering and DRSS seek to establish an advanced superconductivity research laboratory to allow the college students and faculty to work on experimental tasks that aim to advance and discover new developments in science. In addition to working ......read more
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 largest and most diverse class since its 2019 establishment.
Academic seats were competitive, with more than 4,000 applications received and an admission rate of 4.6 per cent. This latest batch has doubled the university’s student body count, reaching close to 300 students. This growth is a true testament to the university’s position as a leading institution in the AI landscape worldwide.
“The ......read more
- 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 methodology, has opened applications for candidates to register and join its upcoming intense coding boot camp called ‘Piscine’, which will be held on the 4th of September, with the aim of selecting candidates to enroll in its tuition-free coding school.
The Piscine, derived from the French word for "swimming pool," is an intense and immersive 25-day boot camp that tests candidates’ computer programming skills as ......read more
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 academic experience that will support Kuwaiti students in pursuing their academic endeavors at a world-class institution.
The nine approved bachelor majors include business administration, civil engineering, information technology and computer engineering as well as electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, architecture, and public health.
This recognition is a testament to ADU's dedication in maintaining ......read more
• 87 Abu Dhabi private schools assessed in first phase, with further inspections to cover Abu Dhabi private schools in next academic year
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 August 2023: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has revealed the results of the first phase of evaluations for the National Identity Mark which covered 87 of the emirate's private schools.
The National Identity Mark is the UAE’s first annual school evaluation system designed to empower parents with valuable insights into the quality of national identity programs and related activities within the emirate's private schools.
Following the launch of the inspection framework in May 2023, ADEK dedicated a team of Emirati inspectors to evaluate 87 private schools with the highest number of Emirati students. 8 ......read more
34 leading STEM applicants selected from Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, and the MENA region enhance their AI skills in computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing
Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 24 2023: Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) has welcomed 34 of the world’s most promising STEM undergraduate students to its Abu Dhabi campus for a one-month research internship as part of the inaugural edition of the university’s Undergraduate Research Internship Program (UGRIP).
Drawn from a large pool of applicants, aspiring researchers from the USA, Canada, Italy, India, and Singapore joined their counterparts from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Morocco. Together, they built foundational artificial intelligence (AI) knowledge and skills by participating in ......read more
Granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office,
• ADU’s College of Engineering Dean: These milestones reflect ADU’s commitment to fostering a culture centralized around innovation and scientific research to drive collective global impact
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 July 2023: Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Montasir Qasymeh, inventor and professor of electrical engineering professor, was granted two patents in the field of quantum technology from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). As part of the university’s efforts in fostering innovation and research across various industries, ADU has supported Prof. Montasir across the different stages of his project development where the U.S. based federal agency awarded the patents as a result of two breakthrough ......read more
• One hundred Emirati students prepare for travels to the USA, Canada, India, South Korea, and Turkey as part of Rize Summer Program
• IIT-Delhi Summer Program to equip students with key STEM skills
• Rize Summer Program aims to upskill, prepare, and empower aspiring Emirati students to pursue their post-secondary academic pathways, shaping their personal growth
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 10 July 2023: With an unwavering commitment to nurturing students’ educational experience, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) selects one hundred of the top-performing Emirati students as part of ADEK’s enrichment programs, including Rize UPCG, Rize Honors, Sports program and more. Students in grades 10 – 12 across private, public, and Charter schools will experience and explore the ......read more
- The 42 Network was ranked number 6 among most innovative universities in the world and ranked as the most ethical university in the World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI) -Top 50
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 July 2023: 42 Abu Dhabi, the first GCC campus of the internationally renowned 42 Network of coding schools, celebrates the 42 Network’s international recognition as the 6th Most Innovative University in the World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Global Top 100 Most Innovative Universities ranking. The 42 Network also ranked number one in the Ethical Value Category of the WURI Top 50.
With this recognition, the 42 Network joins other esteemed institutions in the WURI rankings, including Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Stanford University. The World's ......read more
• ADU maintains its ranking among the top five universities in the international faculty category
• In reflection of its continuous efforts to advance research among students and faculty, ADU improved remarkably in the citations per faculty indicator score in comparison to last year’s cycle
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 July 2023: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has been named as one of the world’s top universities, according to the twentieth edition of the world’s most-consulted university rankings. Reinforcing its position as a leading academic institution, ADU ranks in the 580th place globally and seventh in the UAE according to the 2024 edition of the QS World University Rankings, released by the global higher education rankings agency QS Quacquarelli Symonds. The University has risen in ......read more
• ADU is ranked as the 59th best university in all of Asia competing with over 669 universities from over 31 countries
• ADU ranks among the best 4 universities and the 1st for teaching in the UAE
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 June 2023: Engraving a national success story, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) announced as the 59th best university in Asia according to the Time Higher Education Asia University Rankings (THE) for the year 2023. Solidifying its position as a leading academic institution in the region, ADU has also been ranked among the top four universities and first for teaching in the UAE in recognition for its excellence in academia, research and educational experience. The University is amongst the top academic institutions in all of Asia, competing with over 669 universities from over 31 ......read more
The campus tour followed the students’ participation in AlReyada Energy Seminar, organized by TotalEnergies in the UAE and held in Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 June 2023: 42 Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s innovative and disruptive coding school that provides a unique peer-to-peer, gamified learning methodology, organized a campus tour for students of prestigious universities across the UAE, following their participation in AlReyada Energy Seminar, organized by TotalEnergies in the UAE.
42 Abu Dhabi also took part in a hackathon during the seminar, alongside students from other universities and institutions, to develop technologies which can reduce individuals’ carbon footprint. The seminar was held in Khalifa University, and comes in line with the government’s efforts to foster a sustainable ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 June 2023: The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering, hosted the first 5ire Web3 and Blockchain Hackathon in collaboration with 5ire, a fifth-generation blockchain ecosystem, and in partnership with MetaDecrypt, an industry-leading Metaverse and Blockchain development company. Witnessing the participation of 50 teams representing nine universities across the UAE, the event comes in a bid to further enhance students’ knowledge of blockchain technology and innovation and to strengthen blockchain education, research and entrepreneurship.
ADU’s faculty members and 5ire trainers introduced students and academics to Web3 and blockchain technology, fostering innovation in the next generation of developers through the utilization of ......read more
This year’s UAE National Finals will be biggest in competition history with more than 1,000 students competing at Yas Marina Circuit between 15th to 21st June
The 2023 edition of the Yas in Schools programme has featured record numbers, with over 23,000 students taking part across the academic year
The winners will earn opportunity to take part in the F1 in Schools World Finals in 2024
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 June 2023: This week, Yas Marina Circuit is set to host the record-breaking 13th edition of the Yas in Schools National Finals, with students and teams from schools across the UAE capping off a successful academic year at the final event of the Yas in Schools season.
In a record year that saw more than 23,000 students taking part, the largest Yas in Schools National Finals in the competition’s ......read more
• The Competition was held under the theme ‘Earthquake Bridge Building for a Sustainable Future’
UAE, Abu Dhabi, 15 June 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) community engagement strategy and the Year of Sustainability initiatives, ADU’s College of Engineering, Civil Engineering Department hosted its second Bridge Competition under the theme ‘Earthquake Bridge Building for a Sustainable Future’ with the participation of over 120 students from both private and public high schools across the UAE. Held at ADU’s Al Ain campus, the Competition was hosted with the sponsorship of El Race Construction.
During the Competition, students had the opportunity to present their advanced skillset and knowledge in building sustainable earthquake-resistant bridges which ......read more
- the upcoming intense coding boot camp ‘Piscine’ will kick off on the 10th of July
- the school leverages its lucrative partner network to offer internships and job opportunities to students
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 14 June 2023: 42 Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s innovative and disruptive coding school that provides a unique peer-to-peer, gamified learning methodology, has opened applications for candidates to register and join its upcoming intense coding boot camp called ‘Piscine’, which will be held on the 10th of July, with the aim of selecting candidates to enroll in its tuition-free coding school.
The Piscine, derived from the French word for "swimming pool," is an intense and immersive 25-day boot camp that tests candidates’ computer programming skills as well ......read more
• The University celebrated a total of 839 undergraduate and 677 postgraduate students
• H.E. Dr. Ali Bin Harmal: “Abu Dhabi University further solidifies its position amongst the leading academic institutions locally and globally.”
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate, 08 June 2023: In reflection with its academic excellence, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted its 17th graduation ceremony and celebrated 1,516 graduates from the class of 2023. The University has welcomed family and friends who celebrated a total of 839 undergraduate and 677 postgraduate students that have walked for their graduation. Since its establishment in 2003, ADU has graduated over 26,000 students, many of whom have achieved prominent positions in several sectors and industries at national, regional and global ......read more
● New deployment to fast-track NYUAD’s UAE led scientific projects
● NYUAD established as one of seven global Dell Technologies’ Centers of Excellence to support advancement of science and society
● Convergence of HPC, AI, and analytics to create opportunities that aim to position Abu Dhabi as a premier hub for research and innovation
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has selected Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) to transform and build an advanced computing environment to fast-track research projects and drive measurable scientific results.
NYUAD chose Dell PowerEdge Servers powered by AMD EPYC™ processors which enable faster adoption for HPC customers, due to high core counts in CPUs (up to 64 cores per socket), ......read more
The School has expanded its innovative Master’s Programs to stay at the forefront of the technological landscape
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 07 June 2023: His Excellency Abdulla Mohamed Al Mazrui, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), said: “The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM) is one of the Chamber’s leading institutions, which was established in 2011. The School is considered one of the most distinguished educational institutions, which focuses on fostering innovation and scientific research in the field of economy and development, and nurturing human capital in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, and the Arab Gulf region. It is building a generation of qualified entrepreneurs equipped with all the required tools to drive economic growth, according to the best ......read more
• Through this MoU, ADU and Danat Al Emarat Hospital will exchange knowledge and expertise to equip students with valuable skills and enhance their employability prospects
UAE, Abu Dhabi, 31 May 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) commitment to providing students with a well-rounded educational experience, ADU and Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the University’s College of Health Sciences in enhancing the training programs in the field of health sciences as well as the students’ employability.
The MoU aims to facilitate student placements, offer training programs and enable the exchange of expertise. It will also provide the students with the opportunity to gain practical experience and industry exposure at ......read more
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 ......read more
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, ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
• 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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
• 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 ......read more
• 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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
• 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 ......read more