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NU-Q hosts event for distinguished students

Doha, Qatar – November 20, 2018 –   NU-Q students named to the Dean’s List last year were honored at an awards luncheon hosted by the dean. Nearly 100 students received a certificate to mark their success at the event. “Being named on the Dean’s List is an academic honor and a demonstration of the consistent effort and bold creativity students exhibit in their classwork and beyond,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of NU-Q. “We congratulate these outstanding students for this success and look forward to seeing them put the knowledge they gain here into practice so that they can become contributors and innovators in the world of media and communications in the future.”  To be considered for the dean’s list, communication majors must have achieved at least a ......read more

QFBA signs MoU with Qatar Association of Certified Public Accountants (QCPA)

With an aim to enhance academic & professional performance of staff Doha, Qatar, November 19, 2018:  With a view to continuously hone the skillsets of its staff, Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA) is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum, of understanding (MoU) with Qatar Association of Certified Public Accountants (QCPA).  The MoU was signed by QFBA Chief Executive Officer Dr. Khalid Al Horr and QCPA’s Chairman  Mr. Hashem Al Sayed at QFBA premises on November 15, 2018. With this tie-up, QCPA and QFBA intend to collaborate on the development of the academic and professional performance of their staff and QFC firms to go hand in hand with the social and economic development state-wide. This MoU entails both the parties to implement joint and specialized training programs in the fields ......read more

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation's successfully concludes ROTA Youth Challenge training programme

Doha, Qatar, November 12, 2018:   Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), has successfully concluded its four-day ROTA Youth Challenge training at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University. The ROTA Youth Challenge aims to enhance the capabilities and potential of the youth, thus creating an enabling environment for effective citizenship and leadership to contribute towards the progress and prosperity of their nation and the world. More than 45 Male and female students in universities and high schools between the ages of 16 to 26 years’ old who are willing to attend all events, partake actively, and strive for the success of the participating projects, attended the Youth Challenge training. The 42 chosen participants went through a learning journey that enabled them to discover their ......read more

Book Explores Mobile Media Disruption in Middle East

Doha, Qatar – November 7, 2018 –   How mobile media are changing the communication landscape in the Middle East is explored in a new book published under a research grant at Northwestern University in Qatar. The book, Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East, co-authored by John V. Pavlik, Everette E. Dennis, Rachel Davis Mersey and Justin Gengler and published by Routledge, offers lessons from the Arabian Gulf, notably Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, and draws on data collected as part of a $726,000 award from the Qatar National Research Fund. Pavlik, a professor of journalism at Rutgers was formerly associate dean for research at NU-Q where Dennis is dean and CEO. Mersey is an associate professor at NU’s Medill School while Gengler is assistant research professor at the Social and Economic Survey Research ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy receives proud Membership of The CPD Certification Service

DOHA, Qatar –06 November 2018 -   Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) has announced that it has recently received the most acclaimed membership of The CPD Certification Service. The accreditation is to acknowledge that QFBA courses comply with universally accepted principles of Continual Professional Development (CPD) and have been structured to meet the criteria of personal development plans. The CPD certification means that the content and structure of the courses have been independently assessed and approved for multi-disciplinary and industry-wide continuing personal and professional development purposes. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the holistic commitment of professionals towards the enhancement of personal skills and proficiency throughout their careers. The foundation of CPD is based on ......read more

al Khaliji Bank organizes session on Corporate Banking for Northumbria University students

In collaboration with Qatar Finance and Business Academy Doha, October 31, 2018 –    Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in collaboration with Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) recently organized an lecture on corporate banking and  it’s contributions the Qatari  economy,  to students of Northumbria University in Qatar. The session comes as part of the banks continued efforts to provide comprehensive information to students about the various functions and departments within the banking industry. The session was hosted by Mr. Paul Maguire, al khaliji’s Group Chief Business Officer, who discussed in detail  how al khaliji’s is a ‘trusted advisor’ to its corporate clients as well as how the corporate team, work ......read more

NU-Q Forum Weighs Impact of Social Media on Culture of Majlis

Doha, Qatar – October 30th, 2018 –   How the traditional majlis in Qatar and the Gulf region is influenced by social media was explored and analyzed by a panel of communication experts during a session of the Qatar Media Industries Forum on Monday.   The forum, convened twice annually by Northwestern University in Qatar, reported that the Majlis, long the most important source of communication in Qatari society, is alive and well, but greatly enhanced and made more cosmopolitan by the use of social media thus shaping discourse at the family, community, social, and political level – and provided clues as to how this key feature of public life, and its influence, will evolve in the future. The panel, moderated by Banu Akdenzili of NU-Q, agreed that the Majlis is changing and in different ways. ......read more

NU-Q Forum to Address Role of Social Media in the Qatari Majlis

Doha, Qatar – October 27, 2018 –    Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q)’s upcoming Qatar Media Industries Forum will discuss the role of social media and its effect on influencing political debate and conversations in contrast to the traditional Qatari majlis. The forum – Social Media and the Majlis, Technology Confronts Tradition – will also address how digital platforms and messages are influencing communication in Qatar from social conversations to business communication, from entertainment to day-to-day life in general. “Qataris are spending a substantial amount online and are among the most digitally-connected citizens in the region,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of NU-Q. “Their media habits and online activity are heavily driven by political and economic ......read more

NU-Q Professor Publishes Novel

Doha, Qatar – October 15, 2018 –   A new book by Northwestern University in Qatar Professor Sam Meekings uncovers the story behind a painting by Vincent van Gogh of his personal doctor, Paul Gachet. The book explores the history of Gachet’s life as well as the painting itself and brings nuance to this doctor’s melancholy character. Meekings, an accomplished novelist and poet, is launching his new novel “The Afterlives of Doctor Gachet,” at the London Review of Books Bookshop in Bloomsbury, as well as delivering a live reading and talk at Oxford University in the U.K. “It follows Dr. Gachet’s life, from his work in asylums and cholera wards to the controversial exhibitions of the first Impressionists, from the battlefields of the Franco-Prussian war and its bloody aftermath ......read more

Qatar's Unique Use of Digital Media

Doha, Qatar – October 13, 2018 –   A recently released five-year retrospective report examining media use in the Middle East found that Qataris are among the most digitally connected citizens in the Arab Region. In terms of internet penetration, Qatar has one of the highest internet use rates of any country in the world, approaching saturation at 95 percent. “With the goal of understanding the communication ecosystem in the region better, NU-Q launched the first of five Media Use in the Middle East studies in 2013. Now with this rare longitudinal study moving into its sixth year, we are able to evaluate lessons learned comprehensively and understand the value of both relative stability and media shifts – whether incremental or more significant,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of ......read more

Northwestern Students Study on Doha Campus

Doha, Qatar – October 9, 2018 –  Undergraduates from Northwestern’s Evanston campus are spending a semester on the University’s international campus in Qatar.   The students – Bryan Lee, Dylan Gresik, and Liming (Adrian) Wan – are spending the Fall semester at NU-Q where they are exploring the Middle East and learning first-hand about the region’s culture, as well as enrolling in classes that range from political science and public policy to journalism and strategic communication.  “Cross-campus learning offers a unique opportunity for students from our home campus to physically and academically explore the dynamic Middle Eastern region,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Students explore and learn about media, communications, and ......read more

NU-Q Professor Elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Doha, Qatar – October 6, 2018:   Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) Professor Marco Williams has been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, best known for awarding the film world’s Oscars. Williams, who holds a joint appointment as professor of communication at NU-Q and on the University’s home campus in Evanston, Illinois, has been named to the documentary branch of the Academy. NU-Q Dean Everette E. Dennis called the election “well-deserved recognition for a renowned professional known for his work as a documentary film artist, mentor and master teacher. He has done important and pathfinding documentaries and this is the latest of his many honors and awards he has received.” He added, “it is a privilege for our students and faculty to have such a ......read more

Virtual and Augmented Reality Executive Speaks at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – October 1, 2018 –   As part of the recently opened Media Innovation Lab (The MIL) at Northwestern University in Qatar, an expert on virtual and augmented reality spoke at the University. Mia Tramz, Emmy-winning producer and editorial director of enterprise and immersive experiences at TIME Inc., spoke about virtual reality as a new tool for storytelling.  In line with the MIL’s theme for the year, “Virtual and Augmented Reality in Storytelling and Media,” Tramz spoke at a public lecture and held several workshops for the NU-Q community to learn more about the components of creating VR and AR content.  “Mia’s work in AR and VR is at the forefront of futuristic storytelling,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “To be able to get a glimpse into ......read more

How To Ensure Your Child's Safety Online

The information age has brought with it unparalleled access to information, and the incredible ability to communicate freely with people from all over the world. Few could benefit more from this than our children, exposed as they are to any knowledge about the world that they could ever want to discover for themselves. However, such free and open access to knowledge and communication has its drawbacks. A child may be naďve, or otherwise ill-equipped with the perceptiveness necessary to protect themselves from online threats, such as scammers – or worse! On top of that, the addictive nature of social media can lead to the development of problematic behaviour that could lead to very real consequences if left unchecked. To ensure your child's safety online, here at Swiss International School in Dubai, we've prepared a ......read more

QFBA in collaboration with the Ministry of Education hosts Development and Innovation in the work environment workshop

DOHA, Qatar – 27 September 2018–   In the objective to foray into varied upcoming business domains, Qatar Financial Business Academy (QFBA) is proud to conduct yet another continuous development workshop in collaboration with the Ministry of Education & Higher Education (MoE).  The workshop hosted the graduation ceremony on the last day, in the presence of Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh bin Khalifa Al Nuaimi, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al-Horr, CEO, QFBA. This workshop was managed and coordinated between QFBA and the Training and Development department, under the ministry’s HR division.   The training provided the participants with the skills of development and administrative innovation to contribute to the positive change of their ......read more

NU-Q Symposium Explores Challenges and Opportunities in a Digital World

Doha, Qatar – September 26, 2018:  At the inaugural event to celebrate its 10th anniversary, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted a symposium – The State of the Internet and Digital Future – inviting international media scholars and faculty members to comment on the implications of digitization and interconnectivity on a local, regional, and global scale.   The conference started with the launch of a special edition of NU-Q’s signature study, a five-year retrospection of its annual Media Use in the Middle East survey. (To view the full report, click here.)   The study is the only one of its kind in the region and one of the few such efforts in the world. It offers extensive and valuable intelligence about the changes and trends in the media that people adopt, use, and ......read more

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar graduates showcase diabetes-related research at CUDOS 2018

Qatari CMU-Q alumni are making an impact in medical investigation  Doha, Qatar, September 26, 2018:   Graduates of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) showcased their work at the Conference series on Understanding molecular mechanisms in cardiovascular biology, Diabetes, Obesity and Stroke (CUDOS 2018), organized by Sidra Medicine. The conference, which featured leading diabetes specialists from around the world, explored current research innovation, health care challenges and treatment options for mothers and children with type 1 diabetes.  The theme of the CUDOS 2018 conference was “Childhood Diabetes: From Novel Discoveries to Clinical Practice," and served as an informational touchstone for health care professionals, doctors and experts. The conference also featured the work of Qatari ......read more

UCL Qatar welcomes record number of new students for 2018/19 academic year

Doha, Qatar, 26 September 2018:   UCL Qatar has started its new academic year by welcoming one of the biggest MA student intakes since the London-based University set up its operations in Qatar in 2010 in partnership with Qatar Foundation. Forty-nine graduates from over 25 countries will now begin full or part-time studies on UCL Qatar’s renowned Library and Information Studies MA and Museum and Gallery Practice MA. UCL’s President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur visited the UCL Qatar campus in Education City, Doha last week and meet the UCL Qatar community and welcome new students. Welcoming them to Education City, Sam Evans, Director of UCL Qatar, said: “We hope our new joiners are as excited as we are for the term ahead. It’s an incredible intake this year and we’ve got high ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy spins off “Coffee with CEO” series to inspire youngsters

Doha, Qatar, 25 September 2018:   Qatar Finance and Business Academy proudly announces the launch of “Coffee with CEO” series for the 2018 Cohort of KAWADER. The first session was held with Mr. Fahad Abdullah Al Khalifa, GCEO of al khaliji Bank who is an inspirational leadership figure. Mr. Fahad Al Khalifa shared his invaluable life and career lessons, providing the Kawader members with unparalleled inspiration and guidance on their ambitious path. The event series is intended to engage leadership figures in the financial services sector in Qatar with Kawader young motivated members in a casual setting where the CEOs share professional insights and wisdom with them. The Kawader program was kicked off on September 2 and will continue until February 2019. On the launch of this series, Dr. Khalid Al Horr, Chief ......read more

Media Scholars to Discuss Digitization and State of the Internet at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar –September 22, 2018:   In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) is organizing a symposium – The State of the Internet and Digital Future – to address emerging trends and the socio-economic implications of internet use around the world.   “The symposium is a platform for the discussion of important issues related to global media development and Internet use while giving our community a chance to hear from experts and leaders in the field,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO at NU-Q. “It also bridges between NU-Q and the World Internet Project of which we are a proud member institution and work closely with on a number of research projects.”    The speakers will include Jeffrey Cole, director of the World ......read more

New Faculty, Courses, and Programs Offered at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – September 11, 2018:   As Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) celebrates its 10th anniversary and welcomes its largest class – it is also announcing two new faculty appointments and new programs. The University, which is now home to more than 300 students, is offering new courses in literature and writing, as well as executive education programming, the launch of a Media Innovation Lab (MIL), and plans to open the first digital university museum in Qatar – The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar.   “NU-Q has seen many successes in its 10 years in Doha,” Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO said, “and we are looking forward to building on that success with our new academic programming and faculty – along with a growing student ......read more

QFBA flags off the first academic year of Northumbria University in Qatar

Doha, Qatar, September 10, 2018:   Armed with enthusiasm and a strong vision in place, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in partnership with Northumbria University, started its first academic year 2018–2019 Sunday, September 9, 2018.  More than 60 students have enrolled so far, with up to 60% being Qatari students for the first academic year, with the faculty visiting from the main campus in Northumbria New Castle, students are set to acquire global accounting practices,  In line with Qatar National Vision 2030 of creating a knowledge based diversified economy, QFBA is delivering full academic education and training solutions starting from the early years, and reaching to C-executive levels, promoting a career in the financial sector. With this tie-up, QFBA envisions to enhance the standards of ......read more

NU-Q Establishes Media Innovation Lab

Doha, Qatar – September 9th , 2018:  Students, faculty, and staff at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) will have access to a new Media Innovation Lab (MIL), which will bring innovative ideas together with theory and technology to develop original concepts and solutions to address challenges in the media world.    “The MIL is designed to stimulate curiosity, encourage interdisciplinary conversations, and enable our students to create tangible change in the media industry around them,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO at NU-Q. “It will also serve as a springboard to turn big ideas into practical products and processes.” The MIL was the result of a working group created at NU-Q to explore how students, faculty, and staff could use the new building as a platform for innovation ......read more

Hollywood Producer/Northwestern Alumnus Speaks at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – September 4, 2018:  Speaking at Northwestern University in Qatar’s annual Convocation, Hollywood producer and Northwestern alumnus Jordan Horowitz advised the University’s incoming class to forget about their expectations and to focus on the process.  The Convocation – an annual event that marks the beginning of the academic year – was attended by NU-Q faculty and staff, along with members of NU-Q’s incoming class, family and friends.  At the ceremony, NU-Q Dean Everette E. Dennis said that Horowitz “exemplifies great achievement and excellence” and is “known for his leadership in creative industries where he has achieved notable critical and commercial success.”  In his remarks to the students, Horowitz explained the most important ......read more

NU-Q Welcomes Its Largest and Most Diverse Freshmen Class

Doha, Qatar – September 2, 2018 –   As Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) marks its 10th anniversary in Education City, it welcomed its largest class with a week of orientation that culminated in the Northwestern tradition of “March Through the Arch.”  This year’s class - the Class of 2022 – includes more than 100 students and is the most diverse class to enroll at NU-Q. More than 40 percent of the class are Qatari, and 30 nationalities are represented from countries as varied as Ethiopia, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, Russia, and Rwanda.  “The breadth of experience and diversity that our incoming class brings to NU-Q adds dynamism and excitement to our student body,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Their enrollment goes beyond the walls of NU-Q, as ......read more

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Skyline University College Economics Day 2018: One Step towards Tomorrow…

Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the 3rd Economics Day event on April 9, 2018 at SUC Campus. During the event, SUC Macroeconomic students showcased their depth of economic knowledge on topical issues affecting the global economy through visuals, posters, and videos. This year’s theme focused on the global economy and the recently introduced VAT in UAE ......read more

Admitted Students from Around the World to Explore NU-Q…

Doha, Qatar – April 16, 2018 –    Applications to Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) this year were the highest in its history, increasing by almost 50 percent, with applications coming from more than 60 countries around the world. The percentage of students accepted also fell by seven percent due to increased selectivity and the competitiveness of the ......read more

NU-Q Students Showcase Film Projects at Studio 20Q Premiere…

Doha, Qatar,  April 9, 2018:  A celebratory red carpet event at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) showcased five student films before family, friends, and members of the local film industry. The films explored themes including identity, mental illness, friendship, tradition, and the urgent need for societal change.  “It’s great to see students making time ......read more

NU-Q Students Intern at Forbes, AJ+, Al Jazeera…

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Skyline Celebrated UN World Water Day 2018…

Skyline University College has successfully conducted the UN World Water Day celebration in cooperation with SHUROOQ and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) on March 22, 2018 at Al Majaz Waterfront Park, Sharjah UAE. Competitions on painting, poster-making, video jingle were organized for children in line with this year’s UN World Water Day theme, “Nature of Water,” ......read more

NU-Q Students Awarded for Outstanding Work…

Doha, Qatar – March 26, 2018 –  Students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) were recognized for their work at the school’s annual Media and Research Awards ceremony. The event highlights the best student work in areas of research, documentary, creative writing, fiction, news, and multimedia content. Prior to the awards ceremony, the university hosted a public ......read more

Skyline University College Organized 11th CEO Lecture Series…

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  Skyline University College Corporate Affairs Office has organized the 11th edition of CEO Lecture Series with keynote speaker, Mohamed Amine Belarbi, Co-Founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions on March 14, 2018.  As the featured CEO, Mohamed Amine shared how he started as a serial entrepreneur who created his own publication and co-founded the ......read more

SCTDA Marhabtain-Renewal Training Program…

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) was conducted at Skyline University College on March 7, 2018.  The resource speakers of the training were Student Affairs Head, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh and Associate Professor, Dr. Mohit Vij who discussed topics such as, Tourism Phenomenon Role ......read more

Three CMU-Q alumni honored by Emir for academic excellence…

DOHA, QATAR, March 14, 2018:  Three Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) alumni received the Education Excellence Award from His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at a recent ceremony. Omar Al-Emadi received the platinum award, while Noor Al-Mana and Alanood Al-Muftah received the gold award.  The dean of CMU-Q, Michael Trick, remarked, “It is a deep ......read more

NU-Q Students Launch Website on Qatar's Education System…

Doha, Qatar – March 13, 2018 –   A website developed and designed by journalism students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) provides users access to an array of multimedia projects addressing issues about Qatar’s education system.  The Q-Taa’leam website features videos, statistics, articles, and infographics that cover topics that include ......read more

Award Winning Filmmaker/Journalist Obaid-Chinoy NU-Q's Graduation Speaker…

Doha, Qatar – March 10, 2018 –  Renowned journalist, filmmaker, and activist, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, will address Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) graduating class in May.  Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary films and projects, which focus on inequality among women, have received international recognition, earning her two Academy Awards, six Emmy Awards, ......read more

NU-Q Students Intern at Global Media Operations…

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Skyline organized Career Counselling Workshop for Non-Arabic and Arabic Schools…

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Alumni Lecture Series with Ms. Cheryl Pinto…

Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:  Ms. Cheryl Pinto a graduate of BBA in Information Systems in the year 2003 at Skyline University College, stood as a true inspiration and a role model to the students during the Alumni Lecture Series organized by SUC Corporate Affairs Office on February 19, 2018 at SUC campus. Ms. Cheryl shared the Five Ingredients to Success such as: Education, Building ......read more

3rd CrossFire Inter-School Debating Competition…

Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:  It’s the battle of mind, of prowess, and of gut. Skyline University College and the Young Vision magazine are back with the third edition of Crossfire Inter-School Debating Competition from February 6-7, 2018 at SUC campus. Team NG-11 from Al Ansar International School (Girls) was declared the winner of the competition with more than 100 participants from ......read more

NU-Q Students Recognized for Academic Distinction…

Doha, Qatar – March 01, 2018:  Students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are being honored for their academic acheivements. Each semester the university recognizes students who have done exceptionally well in their course work by naming them to the Dean’s List. NU-Q has just announced the students who have achieved this prestigious honor for the Fall 2017 semester. ......read more

Seib announces successful completion of the internship program…

Five Kawader students gain experience of international best practice in insurance services February 10, 2018 – Doha, Qatar –   Seib Insurance & Reinsurance Company LLC (Seib), one of Qatar’s leading insurance and reinsurance company, is pleased to announce the successful completion of internship program for Qataris.  The internship program reaffirms ......read more

Skyline University College Organized One-Day Refresher Course in Management for Government, ...…

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Northwestern University Provost Visits Qatar Campus…

Doha, Qatar – February 5, 2018 ---   A delegation of senior administrators, including Northwestern University Provost Jonathan Holloway, visited the University’s campus in Qatar. During the visit Provost Holloway held a Town Hall with the NU-Q community.  “Provost Holloway is a strong advocate for NU-Q and this visit provides an opportunity for the NU-Q ......read more

QFBA honors 32 KAWADER graduates in the program's fifth Cohort…

DOHA, Qatar – 5 February 2018 –   Marking the completion of yet another successful term of its renowned national development program, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) recently held the graduation ceremony for the fifth cohort of the ‘Kawader’ program under the patronage of the Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mr. Ali Shareef Al ......read more

The Importance of Business News at NU-Q…

Doha, Qatar – January 30, 2018 –   In a special conversation at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), faculty and students learned how serendipity and the connection between a business leader and a journalist resulted in the founding of one of the most respected business and financial news organizations in the world – Bloomberg News. The co-founder and emeritus ......read more

Skyline University College organized a 3-Day Boot Camp for GIFT University, Pakistan students…

Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018:  Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully awarded the Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Trends in Information Technology to GIFT University, Pakistan students after completing a three-day Boot Camp at SUC from January 16-18, 2018. The Boot Camp that consisted of lectures, workshops, and presentations ......read more

CMU-Q welcomes the first members of the Class of 2022…

Qatar, January 27, 2018:  Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) honored the first students of the Class of 2022 at a dinner for students, parents and members of the faculty. The 17 students were admitted through CMU-Q’s Early Decision process, applying in advance of the regular deadline to secure a place in the first-year class.  This is the third year that CMU-Q has ......read more

Northwestern Education Scholars Visit Doha…

Doha, Qatar – January 22, 2018 –  The dean of Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy, David Figlio, and his colleague Professor James Spillane, will visit the University’s Qatar campus in Education City to discuss collaboration opportunities in education, research, and academic development.  “Dr. Figlio and Dr. Spillane are among ......read more

CG of India declared Champion at the 2nd Diplomat Cricket Cup by Skyline University College…

Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018:  Following the success of the inaugural Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup last year, under the permanent patronage of Consulate General of India-Dubai, Skyline University College has organized its second edition hosted by Consulate General of Bangladesh on January 19-20, at SUC cricket ground. The CG of India beat CG of Sri Lanka by 44 runs making them the new ......read more

Bloomberg News MENA Editor Speaks at NU-Q…

Doha, Qatar – December 27, 2017 – Riad Hamade, executive editor of Bloomberg News MENA, shared his insight on how one of the world's leading news and financial news information companies gathers and breaks news. Hamade was the first speaker in a series of presentations on media companies in context of their overall operations and content production that is being hosted by ......read more

Skyline Signed MoU with Jaipuria Institute Management…

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SUC Conducted the 10th CEO Lecture Series…

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SUC signed MOU with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah…

Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah on November 28, 2017 at SUC Innovation Lab. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah General Manager, Mr. Alan Stocker signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. ......read more

UAE National Day celebrated in Skyline Carnival 2017…

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College held its 5th Edition of Skyline Carnival on December 1, 2017 at Skyline Campus in University City of Sharjah. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri welcomed the Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Mohammed Diab Al Musa, Education Advisor of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah ......read more

SUC conducted Tour Guide Training Program for SCTDA…

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College conducted the Marhabtain - Renewal Tour Guide Training Program for Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) on November 27, 2017 at SUC Campus. Mr. Mohammad Youssef, Senior Consultant - Tourism Affairs & Acting Manager - IPTD of SCTDA briefly introduced SCTDA and its role to the participants. A well-structured ......read more

Skyline Conducted Women of Substance: A Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment…

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College in cooperation with DANUBE Group has organized Woman of Substance: A Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment on November 27, 2017, at SUC Campus. The panel discussion was aimed at raising awareness on the obstacles women are experiencing today as well as to encourage them to make their own decisions, stand up for themselves, and ......read more

Six pairs of Emirati siblings marched together at Skyline's 27th Graduation Ceremony…

Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling ......read more

Meet and Greet with Jasmine Brett Stringer Held at SUC…

Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2017:  In line with the university’s effort to engage students with experienced people from the industry, Skyline University College Library Department organized an “Author Meet and Greet” with Jasmine Brett Stringer on November 7, 2017 at SUC campus.  Jasmine is a renowned American author, lifestyle expert, and motivational speaker. She is the ......read more

Carnegie Mellon Qatar formally installs Dean Michael Trick…

Operations research expert takes helm as third dean in school’s history Doha, November 6, 2017:  Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) formally welcomed its new dean, Michael Trick, in an installation ceremony at its Education City campus. He is the third dean since CMU-Q opened in 2004. Trick has been a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University’s main U.S. campus ......read more

Skyline University College and Sharjah Police launched Diploma in Travel and Tourism Program for ...…

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  As a part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College (SUC), Diploma in Travel and Tourism was launched for the selected inmates at Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 29, 2017. This program was a joint initiative of SUC and Sharjah Police as stated on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) ......read more

Skyline University College Blood Donation Camp 2017…

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  Skyline University College (SUC) Services Committee organized the annual Blood Donation Camp in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sharjah at SUC campus on October 26, 2017. The students, faculty, and staffs have participated in the event and generously poured out their blood donations during the camp.  This yearly activity at SUC aims at ......read more

40 schools joined the 4th Young Business Talent Hunt 2017…

Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017:  The 4th Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2017 (YBTH) organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine has received an overwhelming participation of 40 schools from across the UAE during the 3-day event from October 16-18, 2017 at SUC campus. A total number of 247 teams are competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New ......read more

SCTDA ‘My Destination' Program Kicked Off with SUC Students…

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  In continuation of the World Tourism Day celebration, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has initiated a program under the Industry Professional Training Department (IPTD) of Marhabtain Training Program called, “My Destination – University Student Orientation Program.” SCTDA Senior Consultant for Tourism Affairs, Mr. ......read more

Skyline University College Signed a MoU with Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional…

Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2017:  As part of strengthening the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 6, 2017, at Sharjah Police Headquarters to provide training and development program for the selected inmates of Sharjah ......read more

Skyline University College Toastmasters Club Conducted Orientation for Freshmen Students…

Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2017:  Skyline University College (SUC) takes pride in joining hands with Toastmasters International (TM) to develop the soft skills of the students in professional grooming. The Toastmasters Club Freshmen Orientation was conducted on October 1, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall mainly to introduce the club and its importance in developing the skills and potentials of ......read more

Skyline University College Signed a MOU with Orient Tours LLC…

Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Orient Tours LLC on September 7, 2017, at SUC Innovation Lab, SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communication, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Orient Tours Senior Officer for Human Resource, Ms. Beenish Salman signed the MoU on behalf of their respective ......read more

Focusing on Entrepreneurship among Skyline University Students…

Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2017:  Skyline University College (SUC) is setting the bar high for its students in the new academic year 2017-2018 by enforcing several changes in the university. Skyline Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club (SEIC) is an existing club at SUC established in 2013, which has continuously aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, training students to be ......read more

NU-Q Holds Session on Sports Media Law and Ethics…

Doha, Qatar – September 6, 2017:   Connections between business, law, and media make the sports industry unique, according to an expert on sports media law who spoke at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). Mark Conrad, author of The Business of Sports and a professor at Fordham University in New York, spoke at a session at NU-Q where he discussed issues that make the sports ......read more

Largest Class of Freshmen Bring Talent and Ambition to NU-Q…

Doha, Qatar – August 16, 2017:  The energy levels were high on the first day of orientation at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) as 95 freshmen started their undergraduate careers.  The incoming class – NU-Q’s 10th – is the largest and most diverse with students from more than 25 different nationalities. Fifty-six percent of the class is Qatari and there ......read more

NU-Q Welcomes Largest Class in New Building…

Doha, Qatar – August 9, 2017:  Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) will welcome its largest class of undergraduate students to the University’s new building in August. NU-Q’s 10th class will attend a week of orientation sessions that are designed to help prepare them for their undergraduate experience, as well as introduce them to Northwestern traditions that are a ......read more

SUC Has Partnered with IELTS-IDP Education Ltd, UAE…

Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IDP Education-UAE as an Authorized Testing Venue of IELTS Examination for Academic and General Modules on July 30, 2017 at SUC campus. SUC Head of Academics Dr. Mohammad Hasan Saleh Inairat and IDP Education Ltd. Country Director for Gulf States Ms. Rashi Bhattacharya signed ......read more

Skyline University College Organized 5-Day Free IELTS Workshop for School Students…

Dubai, UAE, July 5, 2017:  Skyline University College English Language Center (ELC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 5-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” on June 11-15, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. More than 125 students have registered online to attend the free workshop.  SUC ELC Head, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough ......read more

Skyline University College Gathered Diplomats and Officials for Suhoor…

Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017:  Skyline University College has successfully gathered diplomats, government officials, corporate and media partners in an exclusive Suhoor Night in this auspicious month of Ramadan on June 5, 2017, at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.  The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation Director of Labour Offices Department H.E. Sheikh Abdulrahman ......read more

The Alpha School, a School with a Difference…

Dubai, UAE, July 2, 2017:  The Alpha School is set to become a leader in innovative educational excellence in  Dubai. Its Founding Principal, Rachel Cashin is a certified Apple Education Trainer and renowned for being at the forefront of innovation. Her proven success in leading outstanding technology-driven schools includes most recently Ajman Academy.  Delivering a ......read more

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