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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 naïve, 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

NU-Q Researchers Participate in Conferences Worldwide

Doha, Qatar, August 28, 2018:  Faculty, staff, and students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) spanned the globe over the summer presenting original research papers and participating in panels showcasing their work and that of the school’s in far flung places such as Czech Republic, Nigeria, and Washington D.C. and Oregon in the U.S.    With presentations at the International Press Institute World Congress (IPI), the International Communication Association (ICA), the International Association for Mass Communication Research (IAMCR), and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), the NU-Q conferees took up topics ranging from Middle East media use, fake news, health communication, and advertising, among others, in sessions where their work was refereed by leading ......read more

Northwestern Alumnus/Hollywood Producer to Speak at NU-Q Convocation

Doha, Qatar, July 30, 2018:   Famed Hollywood film producer Jordan Horowitz, a Northwestern University graduate, will speak at Northwestern University in Qatar’s 2018 Convocation Ceremony for its incoming class of students on Sunday, September 2. Horowitz is best known for producing the Academy-winning musical comedy-drama La La Land, which was nominated for a record 14 Academy Awards in 2017. It won six, including Best Director for Damien Chazelle and Best Actress for Emma Stone. The much-honored La La Land was also awarded Best Picture at the Golden Globes, BAFTAs, PGA, and Critics Choice Awards. NU-Q’s Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year and will welcome the Class of 2022 after a week of orientation activities. The event is the first formal occasion of the year, and this year it ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy holds the free IFRS course update in collaboration with IMA Qatar chapter

Qatar, July 29, 2018:   With a vision to upgrade and enhance the global financial knowledge landscape of Qatar’s finance professionals, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) held the IFRS free informative seminar in partnership with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Qatar chapter.  The seminar took place on July 24, 2018 at Marriott Marquis City Centre and was followed by a CMA info session in the presence of Mr. Moamen Omar, President of IMA Qatar chapter, as well as QFBA representatives. Over than 100 professionals took part of the insightful seminar from the financial sector, marking a milestone by QFBA and IMA’s Qatar chapter in supporting the development of human capital to keep up and live up to Qatar’s 2030 vision.  The session divulged on the scope and expanse of ......read more

Qatar high school students learn about careers, college life at CMU-Q summer program

Carnegie Mellon Qatar’s annual summer program helps students make informed decisions about college Doha, Qatar, July 24, 2018:   Secondary school students from across Qatar spent three weeks learning about careers in science, technology and business during the annual Summer College Preview Program (SCPP), hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q). This year was the largest SCPP in history, with 79 students participating. Throughout the three-week program, students explored the fields taught at CMU-Q—biological sciences, business administration, computer science and information systems—and learned about college life. For many students, the program is an introduction to their future careers. Nearly 25 percent of last year’s freshman class at CMU-Q attended SCPP. “The Summer ......read more

6-Day SCTDA Tour Guide Training Program Conducted by SUC

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was conducted on June 20, 2018 at the SCTDA Office while the initial 6-day Tour Guide Training Program was conducted from June 24, 2018 to July 1, 2018 at SUC Campus.  Various topics were covered during the 6-day training program such as: UAE Tourism, Sharjah History, Sharjah Tourist Attractions, Heritage and Culture, Presentation Skills, Tourism Marketing, Innovation in Tourism, Reputation, Management, First-Aid Training, Happiness, and ......read more

One Day Course in Dealing with and Managing Difficult Stakeholders

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.  The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. During their respective sessions, the speakers covered the topics of Stakeholders Requirements and Basic Concepts of Attitude, Personality, and Perception; Conflict Management and Strategies in Handling Difficult Stakeholders; and Role of Emerging Technologies and Social Media. At the end of the program, each participant was awarded with a certificate for successfully completing the course.  

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NU-Q Students Attend Research Expo on Home Campus

Doha, Qatar – July 16, 2018 –   Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) students made presentations at Northwestern University’s annual Undergraduate Research and Arts Expo, with several winning awards. The expo is held annually on the University’s home campus.   The Undergraduate Research and Arts Expo serves as a platform for Northwestern undergraduates to present their original research and creative work to the university’s community, with prizes for the best research poster, oral presentation, and creative arts entry.  Neha Rashid and Ammar Younas received first place honors for their documentary, “Kiln,” and Zaki Hussein and Nouf Al-Sulaiti won third place for their short film “Terima Kasih.” “The annual research expo held on our home ......read more

High-School Students Explore the World of Media at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – July 9, 2018 –   More than 75 high-school students spent part of their summer break exploring the world of media, news, and filmmaking at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).  The annual summer program, which is designed to give 15 to 18-year-olds a chance to sample life as a Northwestern student, saw the highest turn-out of participants to-date with 17 nationalities represented, including a record number of international students who flew in to take part. The programs were led by NU-Q Journalism Professor Miriam Berg and Communication Professor Rana Kazkaz. Throughout the two-week program, participants took courses on news creation, journalistic photography, news production, storytelling and filmmaking. They also were able to put the theories they learned in class to test by creating ......read more

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Skyline Book Fair Attracted Hundreds of Students…

Sharjah, UAE, April 29, 2017:  The 2-day Skyline Book Fair 2017 organized by SUC Library Department headed by Mr. Sheik Maideen and supported by Sharjah Book Authority has successfully attracted more than 300 book lovers and students from different schools in UAE and 85 students of which have participated in the Young Poetry Writing Competition and Story Writing Competition on April 18-19, ......read more

NU-Q Students Intern at Top Global News Outlets…

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NU-Q Dean Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences…

Doha, Qatar – April 12, 2017 – Among the new members named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences today was Dr. Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of Northwestern University in Qatar. Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the United State’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, convening leaders from the academic, ......read more

Al Jazeera Executive Director of Digital Media Appointed to NU-Q's Joint Advisory Board…

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Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with University of Mindanao, Philippines…

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SEWA Chairman Dr. Rashid Al Leem Graced SUC UN-World Water Day Celebration…

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Al Khaliji sponsors The Gulf English School's Annual Career Fair…

Doha, March 22, 2017 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in order to bridge the gap between the education field and the sector’s job market, recently participated at The Gulf English School’s Annual Career Fair as the event’s Silver Sponsor for the second consecutive year. The fair witnessed the participation of numerous ......read more

HEC Paris in Qatar welcomes Executive MBA Class of 2018…

Doha, Qatar – March 23, 2017:  HEC Paris, one of the world’s top three providers of Executive Education programs, has officially welcomed its latest batch of participants for the HEC Paris Executive MBA in Doha. The new participants were greeted by Dr. Nils Plambeck, Dean and CEO, HEC Paris in Qatar, who gave the participants an overview on HEC Paris locally and globally. The ......read more

NU-Q Professor's Book Focuses on Post-war Lebanon…

Doha, Qatar – March 15, 2017 – By not addressing the root causes of its civil war, Lebanon’s political leaders have caused it to remain entangled in various forms of political violence in its postwar period argues Sami Hermez, assistant professor of anthropology at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), in a new book published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. The ......read more

QFBA's Kawader program invites aspiring future leaders in Qatar's financial sector to join its new ...…

DOHA, Qatar – 11 March 2017:  Following the overwhelming success of its previous academic terms and the graduation of the fourth cohort of ‘Kawader’ students in February 2017, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) has opened the doors of registration for the next academic term of the program, which will kick off in September 2017. The Academy is calling on those wishing ......read more

How to Beat Examination Stress…

By: SUC Dean and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Preparing for an examination can get one under pressure for desire to succeed peer and parent expectation and fear of failure. However, knowing well what to expect during the examination can give you an advantage of what you should do before anxiety kicks in. Some of the major reasons why students fail their ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Garnered their 10th Championship Title at the 18th Skyline ...…

Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:   Skyline University College (SUC) Cricket Team has won their 10th championship title at the 18th Skyline Inter-University Cup Cricket Tournament 2017 as they triumphantly defeated Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (ZSABIST) by 15 runs during the final match last February 23, 2017.  The final score of the match ended at: ......read more

A Day of Giving at (Skyline University College) SUC for Children with Special Needs…

Sharjah, UAE, March 6, 2017:  United Arab Emirates is a country known for its humanitarian achievements both in the local and global scene and this year, UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2017 as the “Year of Giving.”  The act of giving is not just through physical and material possessions but it is through one’s goodwill and pure ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Career Workshop for Filipino Students…

Sharjah, UAE, March 4, 2017:  Skyline University College Center for Professional Development (CPD) organized a Career Workshop for 125 Grade 10 and 11 Filipino students of United International Private School Dubai on February 27, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall.  The workshop speakers SUC Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij and Assistant Professor Dr. Sharon Dreisbach talked about ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) and TYV Cross Fire Debating Competition Has a New Champion…

Sharjah, February 21, 2017:   The 2nd Inter-School Cross Fire Debating Competition 2017 organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine on February 8-9, 2017 a SUC campus has attracted 46 teams from 23 participating schools in the UAE.  During the elimination round, the 46 teams have debated on the topic, “Are Smartphones Really Smart?” to qualify in ......read more

NU-Q Students Will Intern at Major Media Firms in Washington, New York, and London…

Doha, Qatar – February 14, 2017:  Beginning this month, students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) start their 10-week residency experiences at major media organizations in the U.S., Europe, and the region.  The residency, which is an integral part of the university’s program for journalism and strategic communication students, is providing internships this year ......read more

Basant Festival Celebration at Skyline University College…

Sharjah, February 9, 2017:  People from different places came and joined in the Basant celebration at the Skyline Spring Weekend 2017 last February 2-3, 2017 at SUC campus amidst rain and strong wind in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.   The event jumpstarted with an impressive array of cars and bikes in a Motor Show organized by Ejar Car, the event’s official car partner. Car ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Organized an Interactive Workshop for Filipino Teachers and ...…

Sharjah, UAE, February 7, 2017:   Skyline University College (SUC) Center for Professional Development (CPD) organized an interactive, fun, and educational workshops for the teachers of The New Filipino Private School and The Philippine School Dubai and students of the New Filipino Private School on January 25, 2017. The Teachers’ Training Program speakers were SUC Associate ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Cool & Cool…

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Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Ajman Tourism Development Department…

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Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with the Consulate General of Republic of Tajikistan…

Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017:  Skyline University College marked a significant partnership with the Consulate General of The Republic of Tajikistan, Dubai on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on December 20, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and HE Consul General Bahodur Safarzoda confederated their respective parties on several areas of cooperation. The highlights of the MOU are a ......read more

NU-Q Moves to New State-of-the-Art Building in Education City…

Doha, Qatar – 4 January, 2017:  Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has relocated to its new building in Education City.  The university’s new home is an LEED Gold certified building and is designed to embody architectural elements from Qatar’s desert landscape and local culture. The building won the Green Educational Building category in the recent Qatar ......read more

8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016…

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Skyline University College Signed an MOU with Union Coop…

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Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Centena Group…

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Skyline University College (SUC) signed an MOU with E-Durar…

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Skyline University College (SUC) 3rd Counselor Workshop attended by 50 schools from UAE…

Sharjah, UAE, November 29, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) and The Young Vision (TYV) magazine organized the 3rd “Let’s Talk” Counselor Workshop on November 28, 2016 and was participated in by more than 80 counselors from various schools in the UAE. The speakers of the event were SUC Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij, Arabian Wellness & Lifestyle Management LLC ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) organized its first Job Fair for all its Alumni…

Sharjah, UAE, November 29, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) held its first SUC Job Fair 2016 at SUC campus on November 27, 2016. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri graced the occasion and inaugurated the event that was attended by 29 companies from UAE.  After the inauguration of the job fair and while interviews are ongoing, Mr. Kamal Puri took time to meet each company ......read more

NU-Q Students Screen Documentary in Washington, DC…

Doha, Qatar – November 29, 2016:  A documentary by two Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) students was screened at a consortium sponsored by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington, DC. Using a grant from the Pulitzer Center, Urooj Kamran Azmi and Shakeeb Asrar traveled across Pakistan interviewing convicts, human rights leaders, former prisoners, and lawyers ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) graduates consisted of 30 nationalities at the 26th Graduation ...…

Sharjah, UAE, November 24, 2016:   The highlight of Skyline University College (SUC) 26th graduation ceremony was the dynamic and diverse crowd that filled the University City Hall, Sharjah on November 24, 2016. SUC, an institution that persistently pursuing its vision of academic excellence with the aim of developing knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education in UAE has ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Celebrated International Day of Tolerance…

Sharjah, UAE, November 23, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) celebrated the International Day of Tolerance on November 16, 2016 as part of the National Tolerance Program of the UAE Charter of Tolerance, Coexistence, and Peace under the office of Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, the first Minister of State for Tolerance in the world.  SUC Assistant Professor, ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Football Team Received Trophy from football legend Diego Maradona…

Sharjah, UAE, November 23, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) Football Team received trophy from the football legend Diego Maradona for victoriously winning in the 14th BITS Sports Festival 2016 last Thursday, November 17, 2016. SUC beat Ajman University of Science and Technology by four goals and ending the football finals with a score of 4 -1. SUC Football team has garnered 31 goals ......read more

MODUL University Dubai launches ICHM offering hospitality and tourism professionals the secret to ...…

International Course in Hospitality Management is state-of-the-art program delivered by world-class trainers and expected to build human capital with vital skills for Expo 2020  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:   MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, a leading university specialized in tourism and hospitality courses in the Middle East and Austria’s ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed a MOU with Government of Umm Al Quwain Executive Council…

Sharjah, UAE, November 10, 2016:   Skyline University College, Sharjah marked another partnership with the Government of Umm Al Quwain Executive Council on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on October 31, 2016. H.E. Humaid Rashid Al Shamsi, Secretary General of the Executive Council of Umm Al Quwain, and Mr. Nitin Anand, SUC COEC and Executive Director signed the MOU and ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Conducted a Blood Donation Camp…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) organized a Blood Donation Camp in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sharjah at SUC campus on October 23, 2016. The students, faculty, and staffs have participated in the event and generously poured out their blood donations, which will greatly help those in need.  The objective of organizing this campaign ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) organized the 8th CEO Lecture Series…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) presented the 8th CEO Lecture Series with its keynote speaker, Mr. Chris Johnson, Vice President for Enterprise Group. Mr. Johnson who shared his thoughts and knowledge on the topic "A Pathway to Success: How to Build an Inspiring and Meaningful Career" on October 10, 2016.  Mr. ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed and MOU with Georgian College, Canada…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Georgian College, Canada on October 13, 2016. SUC Dean Dr.Amitabh Upadhaya signed the MOU for SUC. Both organizations agreed on collaborative projects, faculty and student exchanges, program reviews, and conferences among others. They also agreed to support each other on ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Conducted National Symposium on Women Entrepreneurs…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club (SEIC) hosted the National Symposium on Issues and Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs in Contemporary Times on October 17, 2016. Invited panelists are Ms. Najla Al Ansari, Polished Spa Founder and CEO; Ms. Janine Bensouda, Bensouda Consulting President; Ms. Ruchika Singhal, The Hair Crafters Company Managing ......read more

3rd Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2016 commenced successfully…

Sharjah, UAE, October 20, 2016:   The 3rd Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt (YBTH) 2016 held at Skyline University College (SUC) campus on October 18-20, 2016 has garnered an overwhelming participation of more than 1,200 students competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New Business Plan, and New Mobile Application.  The competition has attracted an enormous ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) to Host the 3rd Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2016…

Sharjah, UAE, October 13, 2016:   From the success of last year’s competition, Skyline University College (SUC) and The Young Vision Magazine (TYV) are back to set the stage for the third edition of the most anticipated Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt on October 18-20, 2016. SUC and TYV have registered more than 290 teams joining in this year's competition. The ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Ras Al Khaimah Residency and Foreigners Affairs…

Sharjah, UAE, October 6, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ras Al Khaimah Residency and Foreigner Affairs on September 21, 2016. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and H.E. Brigadier General Yousef Sultan Al Nuaimi, General Director of Ras Al Khaimah Residency and Foreigners Affairs signed the ......read more

Skyline University College, Sharjah (SUC) Signed an MOU with HP Enterprise…

Sharjah, UAE, October 3, 2016:   Skyline University College, Sharjah (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise on September 7, 2016. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Admissions Mr. Rakesh Gaur and HP Enterprise Managing Director Mr. Chris Johnson signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. SUC Corporate Affairs Head Mr. ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Ras Al Khaimah Police…

Sharjah, UAE, September 29, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) marked another partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Police on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on September 7, 2016. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and H.E. Major General Ali Abdullah Bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander General of Ras Al Khaimah Police confederated their ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Ministry of Infrastructure Development…

Sharjah, UAE, September 28, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Infrastructure Development on August 30, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and Assistant Undersecretary for Support Service HE Engineer Ibrahim Abdulla Al Wahabi signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations.  The new academic year ......read more

HEC Paris in Qatar to promote Executive MBA program at QS Executive Connect…

Dubai, UAE – September 27, 2016:   HEC Paris, one of the world’s top three providers of Executive Education programs, will be present at the upcoming QS Executive Connect event in Dubai this month to promote its highly acclaimed HEC Paris Executive MBA program offered in Qatar. The event offers executives the opportunity to meet face to face with the Admission teams from some ......read more

Record Number of NU-Q Students Receive Dean's List Recognition…

Doha, Qatar –September 22, 2016 -- Northwestern University in Qatar has announced the names of the 59 students who have excelled in their academic studies, and achieved the Dean’s List for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters.  “Making the Dean’s List at NU-Q is recognition for students who go beyond a conventional effort, but instead demonstrate rigor and ......read more

Egyptian Artist, Wael Shawky, to Speak at NU-Q…

Doha, Qatar – September 5, 2016 – Wael Shawky, an internationally renowned Egyptian artist celebrated for his globally aesthetic and politically influenced art, will speak to students and faculty at Northwestern University in Qatar on September 7th.  Shawky will discuss his research and production methodologies from a series of his artistic projects, in a session titled, ......read more

NU-Q's New Faculty Include Award-Winning Filmmaker, Digital and Mobile Media, and Strategic ...…

Doha, Qatar, September 1, 2016:  Northwestern University in Qatar has announced the appointments of three distinguished professors who bring a wealth of experience in both the academic, and media and communications industry.  Banu Akdenizli has been appointed to the faculty as an associate professor of communication, while Marco Williams will serve in residence as a professor of ......read more

Prominent U.S. Journalist Addresses NU-Q Convocation…

Doha, Qatar – August 24, 2016 – Following a week of comprehensive orientation to ease new students’ transition into university life, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted its Convocation as it welcomed its largest freshman class since establishing a campus in Doha in 2008. Addressing the convocation was Ellis Cose, a renowned author, journalist, commentator, and ......read more

Interserve Learning and Employment enters GCC Vocational Education Space!…

Dubai/August15/2016:  Interserve Learning and Employment is considered to be one of the UK’s largest providers of training and employment services helping 65,000 people each year with training or educational programs by serving the private and public sector clients by combining tailored learning with employability skills.  We are also the joint third largest supplier of the ......read more

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