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UN Secretary-General re-appoints HH Sheikha Moza, EAA's Founder and Chairperson, as part of the 2019-2020 class of Sustainable Development Goals' Advocates

Doha, Qatar, May 11, 2019:   Education Above All (EAA) Foundation is pleased to announce that United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has re-appointed Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, EAA’s Founder and Chairperson, along with 16 influential public figures, as part of the 2019-2020 class of Sustainable Development Goals’ Advocates. This new class of advocates is committed to raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition and pushing for faster action on the SDGs, which were adopted by world leaders on 25 September 2015.  Peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships are the principles at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which also drive the new class of SDG Advocates. To build the momentum for transformative, inclusive development by 2030, the ......read more

One of NU-Q's first graduates speaks at this year's graduation

Doha, Qatar – May 9, 2019: A graduate from NU-Q’s inaugural class, Sara Abdullah Al-Saadi, spoke to the school’s latest – and largest – graduates at a ceremony on Northwestern’s campus in Doha. In her remarks to the 68 graduating seniors, Al-Saadi told them that NU-Q had “an incredible impact on the person I am today; this school has given me a world-class education, lifelong friends, and the tools to go on and make a difference.”  In introducing Al-Saadi, NU-Q’s dean noted that while at NU-Q, Al-Saadi “was one of our most active and accomplished students, so no one is surprised by her considerable achievements since that time.” Al-Saadi is the Director of Public Diplomacy at Qatar’s embassy in Washington D.C. and concurrently a candidate for a J.D. degree at ......read more

VCUarts Qatar's Graduates Step Into the Future at 2019 Commencement

VCUarts Qatar held its 2019 Commencement Ceremony on May 6 at the HBKU Student Center, and it was by all accounts a resounding success.  May 07, 2019 - Qatar Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) recently held it’s 18th annual Commencement ceremony at HBKU Student Center in Education City to great acclaim.  It was made memorable by inspiring and touching speeches that were given by faculty, graduates, and the keynote speaker at the event that brought together families, friends, faculty and staff to celebrate the accomplishments of VCUarts Qatar’s graduates. Dr. Michael Rao, the President of Virginia Commonwealth University told the students: “You are creative scholars who embody the very best of our university and illuminate the very meaning of our humanity. I ......read more

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Officially Dedicates Region's First Museum on Media

Doha, Qatar – May 6, 2019:  Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), today officially dedicated The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar, a unique and interactive museum nestled in the heart of one of the largest and most advanced media schools in the world. The colorful ceremony at the Qatar Foundation partner university was also attended by Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation, alongside dignitaries, Northwestern administration, and media professionals. Speaking at the dedication ceremony, Her Excellency Sheikha Hind said: “At Qatar Foundation, we continue to be a platform for the expression and exploration of different ideas and perspectives, where people are ......read more

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar celebrates 78 new graduates

Twelfth graduating class represents 16 countries DOHA, QATAR - May 07, 2019:  Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) has celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2019, with 78 students receiving their degrees in front of a proud audience of family, friends, faculty members and alumni. Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, noted that the campus is celebrating 15 years in Qatar: “We have changed a lot over the past 15 years, but one thing has stayed the same: our mission to provide a world class Carnegie Mellon education to students in Qatar.”  The Class of 2019 is comprised of 10 graduates in biological sciences, 32 in business administration, one in computational biology, eight in computer science and 27 in information systems. Members of the graduating class represent 16 nations, including 46 percent Qatari ......read more

UCL Qatar celebrates new class of graduates

Qatar, April 30, 2019:  UCL Qatar hosted its fifth graduation ceremony on the 28th of April to honour thirty students who are now ready to step into the professional world. The university awarded an MA to thirteen students in Library and Information Studies and fourteen in Museum and Gallery Practice. In addition, one student attained a Postgraduate Certificate in Library and Information Studies, while two more received a Postgraduate Certificate in Museum and Gallery Practice. The graduating class, 73% of which were women, represented twenty nationalities, out of which nine were Qatari nationals. The majority of graduates have already secured employment in leading cultural organisations in Qatar or have chosen to further their studies elsewhere.  Joining the students in their celebrations, Professor Anthony Smith, ......read more

VCUarts Qatar, Qatar Foundation and Mall of Qatar Present “EDGE” Fashion Show to Great Acclaim

20th Edition of the fashion show was held at the Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar in front of 200 specially invited guests and many onlookers Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019:  Designs by fashion design students from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) and students from the University’s Richmond campus were warmly received at the “EDGE” fashion show, which was presented by VCUarts Qatar, Qatar Foundation and Mall of Qatar on April 27.  “EDGE”, the University’s 20th Annual Fashion Show, took place at the Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar in front of a crowd of 200 specially invited guests, media, and many onlookers who were visiting the Mall.  The show featured collections from sophomore, junior, and senior students from VCUarts Qatar, as well as ......read more

Student Projects Take Viewers to Stories with VR

Doha, Qatar – April 27, 2019:  Projects from students in Education City are using virtual reality and 360-degree video to transport viewers to the heart of one of the oldest cities in the world, a court hearing on blasphemy in Pakistan, the middle of Qatar’s desert, and the center of Qatar’s Philharmonic Orchestra.  The four projects were created with grants from Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) Media Innovation Lab, which is designed to support student initiatives that bring together theory and technology to develop original stories. This year, students from across Education City were eligible to apply for the grants. “The MIL was established to encourage cross-campus collaboration between students through the use of media technology available at NU-Q,” said Everette E. ......read more

Education Above All Foundation (EAA) hosts Scholarship Awarding Ceremony for resident students

Through the support of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs The first edition witnessed offering 32 scholarships Doha, Qatar, April 21, 2019:   Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme Al Fakhoora, hosted yesterday a special ceremony at Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) auditorium at Education City, to award and announce the students who have been accepted into the “Dynamic Futures Qatar” scholarship programme for the academic year 2018 – 2019. The ceremony was attended by representatives from Education above All (EAA) Foundation, Dr. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Thani, Director-General of the General Department of Awqaf, Dr. Aisha Al Mannai, from Hamad Bin Khalifa University, a member of the Shura Council, Director of the Muhammad Bin Hamad Al Thani Center for Muslim ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy Awards First Powerful Leader Certificate

DOHA, Qatar – 21 April 2019 –   With a view to empowering human capital, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) is pleased to award its first powerful leader certificate to Khalid Jassim Al Jassim, Security, Fire & Safety Manager at Al-Meera Consumer Goods Company, for taking up its highly acclaimed program, ‘The Powerful Leader’. Enrolling for this program was part of his Professional Development plan in order to enhance leadership skillsets. Falling in line with Al Meera's strategy to develop its employees professionally. It is a continuous professional development solution designed around the busy schedule of senior leaders. The program adopts an advanced methodology suited to individual needs, a tailored one-on-one private coaching approach, which employs world-class knowledge and ......read more

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar welcomes Class of 2023

DOHA, QATAR, April 20, 2019: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) welcomed more than 80 newly admitted students and their parents at the Marhaba Tartans event on April 18. The evening is an opportunity for incoming students to meet their professors and future classmates, and learn more about studying at CMU-Q.   Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, welcomed the Class of 2023 and reminded each of them that they have earned a place at the university. “When we selected you, we looked at your academic accomplishments, your extracurricular interests, and your plans for the future. We chose you because you want to learn, and you are curious and forward-thinking. We have every confidence that you will be excellent Tartans,” he said. Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological ......read more

New books from NU-Q faculty

Doha, Qatar, April 18, 2019:  Media issues in the Middle East – including the digitization of regional advertising and understanding the media and culture in the region, along with and a study of the evolution of American animation are the subjects of three new books that have been written and edited by NU-Q faculty.  “These books document a transformative and dynamic period in the media, particularly the Middle East. As a leading media and communication school in the region, it is imperative for our faculty, and students alike, engage in intellectual inquiry and contribute to literature and research on these topics and beyond,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. Ilhem Allagui, a strategic communication professor at NU-Q, has authored Advertising in MENA Goes Digital. The book explores the evolution ......read more

AEB Presents Creative Achievement and Potential, and Design Excellence Awards at VCUarts Qatar

Doha, Qatar, April 15, 2019:  Arab Engineering Bureau presented the awards for Creative Achievement and Potential and Design Excellence to junior and graduating senior students from VCUarts Qatar’s Graphic and Interior design departments during a ceremony held in honor of the students Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) presented the 2019 awards for Design Excellence, and Creative Achievement and Potential to three graduating and three junior students from VCUarts Qatar at a special event at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar’s (VCUarts Qatar’s) Libraries on April 11.  AEB’s Group CEO and Chief Architect Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah, a longtime supporter and friend of VCUarts Qatar, presented the Arab Engineering Bureau Award for Design Excellence in Graphic Design to graduating ......read more

Northwestern University in Qatar Dean & CEO Everette E. Dennis to conclude his service in 2020

      Dennis led NU-Q through period of tremendous growth and change     He strengthened the faculty, expanded the curriculum and built a research program  President: ‘He helped NU-Q foster research in Arab media with far-reaching effects’  Office of the Provost to appoint a search committee soon to find a successor  Dennis will remain a tenured, full professor on the faculty at the Medill School   Qatar - April 13, 2019:  Northwestern University in Qatar Dean and CEO Everette E. Dennis will step down as the head of NU-Q in 2020 after serving nearly a decade leading Northwestern’s 12th school to new academic achievements and greater global influence, Provost Jonathan Holloway announced.    Dennis took on the role at the helm of ......read more

VCUarts Qatar Welcomes New Students at “Hayakom” Introductory Session

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar hosted a special event dedicated to new students and their families to familiarize them with life at VCUarts Qatar Qatar - April 13, 2019:  Virginia Commonwealth University of the school of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) in Education City welcomed more than 90 new students at an exciting orientation program entitled “Hayakom”, which is the Arabic word for “welcome”. The event began with an introduction from Katherine Magnum, the university’s Director of Recruitment and Admissions, followed by a welcome note from Executive Dean Dr. Donald N. Baker. Teslim Sanni, the President of the university’s Student Government Association (SGA) took the stage to welcome the new students and to give them some insights into what university ......read more

President of the Motion Pictures Academy John Bailey and Film Editor Carol Littleton speak at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – April 10, 2019 –   Taking a NU-Q audience on a journey through Hollywood history with examples from their own work, acclaimed cinematographer and director John Bailey and his wife, the award-winning film editor, Carol Littleton, focused much of a joint presentation on present and future filmmaking.  Speaking to faculty, staff, and students at NU-Q, Bailey, who is also the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars), and Littleton noted that because it is cheaper to create content digitally today’s films have much more material for filmmakers to work with and has created new challenges. As a result, Bailey said, dramatic structure and character integrity have become the most important and challenging elements in filmmaking today. Littleton added that what ......read more

NU-Q Students Recognized at Annual Media and Research Awards Ceremony

Doha, Qatar – April 8, 2019 –   At an annual ceremony to recognize the academic work of NU-Q students, documentaries about the worth of the Lebanese Lira, fiction films on the internal struggles of women with Afro hair, investigative articles on the segregation of migrant workers, and an interview with Northwestern alumnus and producer of the Hollywood musical La La Land Jordan Horowitz, took center stage. The Media and Research Showcase and Awards recognize student work across a variety of disciplines in journalism, communication, and research. The nominees are determined by NU-Q faculty and then judged by a panel of judges from the local community. The nominated works are showcased during a poster session and media showcase, then awarded later that same day at a gala dinner and ceremony. “Every year, ......read more

QFBA starts accepting applications for the admission of 7th cohort of Kawader program

DOHA, Qatar – 31 March 2019-   Sustained by its path breaking success year on year, Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA), in cooperation with the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), is pleased to announce the roll out of 7th cohort for its Kawader program, for which the Academy has started accepting applications from Qatari prospects. Scheduled to start from September 2019, QFBA is inviting people wishing to build their capacities and hone their skills to join the program as a prelude to realizing their ambition to assume leading roles in the country’s financial services sector. Brought out in partnership with Qatar Financial Center (QFC), Kawader has been a great program for Qatari Nationals who have either just graduated from University or have recently joined the workforce. This is a fully sponsored program ......read more

NU-Q alumna Sara Abdullah Al-Saadi to be commencement speaker

Doha, Qatar – March 31, 2019 –   Sara Abdullah Al-Saadi will return to Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) to deliver this year’s commencement speech. Al-Saadi, a graduate of NU-Q’s inaugural class in 2012, is the director of public diplomacy at the Qatari embassy in Washington D.C. and a student at Columbia University’s law school in New York.  “As NU-Q marks its 10th anniversary in Qatar, it is fitting that we have one of our graduates serve as this year’s graduation speaker. Ms. Al-Saadi is an outstanding communications professional who is making her mark in public diplomacy,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO.  Al-Saadi joined the Qatari embassy in 2014 and has been responsible for the development of the public diplomacy office, as well as overseeing ......read more

Award-winning Palestinian-American author speaks at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – March 25, 2019 –   Novelist Hala Alyan discussed how her experiences and the experiences of her family inspired her to write about the struggles of identity in exile during a lecture at Northwestern University in Qatar. A Palestinian-American author, poet, and clinical psychologist, Alyan, was invited to NU-Q to discuss her award-winning novel “Salt Houses.”  The novel, which tells the story of a Palestinian family’s displacement in the 1960s and follows the intergenerational trauma they experience as a result of their constant transitory status and their lack of a sense of belonging, was selected by NU-Q for its annual reading program One Book.  “Hala Alyan’s accomplishments are very inspiring to our students, many of whom relate to her personal ......read more

NU-Q students at top global media organizations

Doha, Qatar – March 20, 2019 –   More than 20 students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are interning for 10-weeks at international communication firms and news outlets in Washington D.C., New York City, London, Berlin, Stockholm, and Doha. As part of their junior year at NU-Q, students in the Journalism and Strategic Communication Program are offered residencies at various organizations where they intern full-time and explore professional career opportunities by working onsite in a professional environment.  “The NU-Q residency program,” Everette E. Dennis, NU-Q dean and CEO, said, “based on a model from our home campus in Evanston, Illinois, allows students to get substantive professional experience under supervision at some of the world’s leading media ......read more

Preparations for 4th edition of the Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition ‘MOUSHTARAYAT 2019' in full swing

Doha, Qatar, March 18, 2019:   Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and the Ministry of Finance hosted a press conference yesterday, on Sunday March 17 at the Ministry to announce the main preparations to welcome the 4th edition of Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition ‘MOUSHTARAYAT 2019’. Scheduled to take place for three days between March 31 and April 2, the 4th ‘MOUSHTARAYAT’ will be held in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, and in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MOCI) and the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), and sponsored by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment. The Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition ‘MOUSHTARAYAT,’ invites members of the private sector, particularly small and medium ......read more

Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA) Kawader Program continues its association with MUFG

With a view to offer students global financial paradigms Doha, Qatar, 18 March 2019:   The partnership between Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA) and MUFG is growing from strength to strength. QFBA Kawader interns 2018-2019 were hosted by MUFG at its international offices in their efforts to contribute to the Qatar National Vision 2030 vision. The continued and ever-growing collaboration between MUFG and QFBA Kawader, has been working to create expansive and challenging opportunities for the program.  The program, which provides learning opportunities for those interested in developing their skill set and knowledge of the financial services arena, this year saw interns seconded to London in Structured Finance, Hong Kong in Global Markets and Singapore in Project Finance. MUFG hosted 3 interns of the ......read more

NU-Q's museum on media holds first event, plans dedication for May

Doha, Qatar – March 11, 2019 –   Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) museum – the Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar – will host its first program in collaboration with UCL Qatar.    “New Media + New Museum: Communication and Storytelling” will be a panel discussion on the evolving uses of new media in exhibitions and storytelling in museums.    Housed in NU-Q’s building, the Media Majlis will host biannual exhibitions, weekly programs, and other events that encourage the exploration, discussion, and interrogation of media, journalism, and communication through global, regional, and local lenses. Its first exhibition, Arab Identities, images in film, will explore the deep and complicated meanings of identity in film, as well as ......read more

UCL Qatar Library and Information Studies students go to India to get insights on Libraries and Librarianship in the Digital Era

4th March 2019 - Qatar UCL Qatar students have participated in the Sixth International Conference of Asian Special Libraries in India on Libraries and Librarianship in Digital Plus Era, as part of the latest international study trip organised by the university.  The conference, which took place at Ambedkar University Delhi, exposed students on UCL Qatar’s Library and Information Studies MA programme to the latest technologies and developments in Digital Libraries and Library Science.  Students also witnessed the processes behind archiving historically significant records and materials during a visit to the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.  The trip was led by Armin Straube, Teaching Fellow of the Library and Information Studies MA at UCL Qatar, who explained: “Through this visit, our students ......read more

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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…

Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jaipuria Institute Management on December 11, 2017 in Noida, India. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Jaipuria Institute Management Vice-Chairman Mr. Shreeva Jaipuria signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Both parties have agreed to collaborate on several areas ......read more

SUC Conducted the 10th CEO Lecture Series…

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  The Corporate Affairs Office of Skyline University College organized the 10th CEO Lecture Series on November 20, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall.  The Keynote Speaker and the veteran,   Mr. Rajesh Sethi, Chief Executive Officer of Noor Takaful with his vast experience in strategy, insurance, and investment banking has inspired the young ......read more

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

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