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College of Engineering at Qatar University wins first place in Dell EMC's “Envision the Future” Student Competition

The winning team from the university presented a comprehensive security solution with the aim of protecting sensitive data    News summary Dell EMC recognizes regional talent in annual graduation project competition ‘Envision the Future’ Qatar University was recognized as the winner for the demonstration of a Hardening Fingerprint Authentication using Intel's SGX Enclave Technology The winners are from Department of Computer Science and Engineering The competition has witnessed year on year growth with over 329 project submissions by more than 1,450 senior undergraduate students Doha, Qatar, December 12, 2018:    Dell EMC announced the winners of ‘Envision the Future’, the annual graduation project competition for Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region. The ......read more

NU-Q Debate Club scores victories

Doha, Qatar – December 10, 2018 –   At a time when some people seem to struggle to disagree agreeably, students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are learning how to debate opposing viewpoints collegially through the university’s Debate Club – and they are winning awards and recognition.  The Debate Club is led by Ayman Al-Rachid and Sikandar Ali Chaudary, who serve as co-presidents with NU-Q Professor Torsten Menge as the faculty advisor. Since the club re-launched in 2017, the students have been participating in several tournaments and earning awards in recognition for their speaking abilities. “Being able to converse calmly but confidently with someone who does not share the same perspective is a valuable and necessary skill to develop in life, and this club – one of ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) Northumbria takes part in University Expo Qatar

DOHA, Qatar –04 December 2018 -    With an aim to expand its reach, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) Northumbria University, participated in the University Expo, which was held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Higher Education Qatar on November 28 – 29, 2018 at Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar. This Expo offered a poised platform for QFBA Northumbria to create an awareness about its bachelor degrees to a wider audience. University Expo Qatar is a comprehensive two-day exhibition attended by students aged 16+ who are considering their higher education options, as well as their parents and teachers. Hosting 50+ regional and international universities, colleges and vocational training centers, two live seminar rooms and a ......read more

Northumbria University Newcastle signs MoU with Academic Bridge Program to expand education landscape

Doha, Qatar, November 27, 2018:   Post its entry into Qatar, Northumbria University Newcastle has been continuously expanding its program offerings for Qatari students to grow their horizons. With its intent to keep looking for newer avenues, Northumbria University takes pleasure in announcing its strategic tie-up with Academic Bridge Program (ABP). Hosted by Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), the MoU was signed by Mr. Rob Carthy, Director of International Development, Northumbria Newcastle and Dr. Bryan Lewallen, Director of Academic Bridge Program at QFBA premises in Qatar. Through this partnership, Academic Bridge and Northumbria University intends to establish a relationship to co-operate in a broad range of areas and will work together to expand education landscape. Both the partners would encourage and develop ......read more

NU-Q announces “One Book, One NU-Q” selection

Doha, Qatar – November 26, 2018 –   Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has selected Palestinian-American Hala Alyan’s debut novel Salt Houses as the campus-wide read for the university’s One Book, One NU-Q program.  The novel, which has won several awards, including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the Arab-American Book Award, is about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home. Alyan will visit NU-Q in March and will deliver a community-wide lecture as well as visit classrooms and meet with students. The book has achieved popular appeal and critical acclaim from The New York Times, National Public Radio, Dallas Morning News and others, including the Los Angeles Review of Books, which said: “Alyan is doing important work through this ......read more

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 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

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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

Skyline University College Conducted Health and Wellness Program…

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017:  The first series of Health and Wellness was held at Skyline University College on May 24, 2017. The event was designed to sensitize the students on emerging health concerns through lectures, discussion and medical check-up among the students, staff and faculty. Medical Practitioners from NMC, Sharjah and Dr. Sunny Medical moderated and sponsored the inaugural ......read more

First SUC Regional Workshop on Open Source in Technologies for Libraries…

Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017:  Skyline University College Library Department and Nexuslib have successfully organized the first Regional Workshop on “Open Source in Technologies for Libraries” on May 24, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The Chief Guest of the event was Ms. Sara Al Marzouqui, Sharjah Public Library Manager-Sharjah Book Authority. SUC Quality Assurance Head and ......read more

Skyline University College Iftar Dinner and Cricket Match for 200 Sharjah Laborers…

Dubai, UAE, June 12, 2017:  In this holy month of Ramadan, Skyline University College Community Services Committee headed by Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam has organized an Iftar Dinner  for its students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff along with more than 200 Sharjah laborers who were also invited to play a cricket match under the floodlights of SUC cricket ground on June 7, ......read more

SUC 20-M Scholarship Bonanza for Local and International Students…

United Arab Emirates is a country known for its humanitarian interventions both in the local and global scenario. This year, UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2017 as the “Year of Giving.”  Upholding the theme of “Year of Giving,” Skyline University College has given a thrust to this humanitarian advocacy by increasing scholarship ......read more

SUC Successfully Organized the 15th Skyline Alumni Meet…

Skyline University College welcomed SUC graduates dating back from the year 1999 to 2016 at the 15th Skyline Alumni Meet on May 17, 2017 in Shangri-La, Dubai. The venue was filled with familiar faces clad in suits and formal attires – a manifestation of how the Skyline alumni have evolved since their university days. Skyline Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri graced the occasion and ......read more

More Than 150 Laborers Gathered to Celebrate Labor Day at SUC…

Skyline University College (SUC) and University City of Sharjah organized a cricket match for more than 150 laborers to celebrate Labor Day at SUC on May 1, 2017. SUC Services Committee headed by Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam, SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, and Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communications Mr. Rakesh Gaur along with University City ......read more

Gulf English School launch plastic recycling initiative…

Doha, Qatar - 15 May 2017: A group of teachers, students and parents at Gulf English School (GES) have initiated a campaign to tackle the menace of plastic waste by collecting plastic bottle caps and recycling them for better use. Over 650 kilograms of bottle caps have been donated, which is close to 300,000 individual caps! These donated bottle caps will be handed over to relevant recycling ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) 3rd Business Plan Competition Raised Solutions to Relevant Issues ...…

Sharjah, UAE, April 29, 2017:  Universities from the UAE and Sultanate of Oman have participated in the 3rd Inter-university Business Plan and New Idea Competition organized by the Skyline Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club (SEIC), Skyline University College (SUC) and supported by Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (Dtec), Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) and The Hair Crafters ......read more

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…

Doha, Qatar – April 18, 2017 –  Students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are completing their 10-week residency programs at major media organizations in the U.S., Europe, and the region. NU-Q’s Journalism Residency program gives students an opportunity to intern at some of the leading news, media, and public relations firms in the world. “NU-Q’s ......read more

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…

Doha, Qatar – April 1, 2017 –  A visionary leader in digital media and the executive behind the launch of AJ+, Yaser Bishr, has been appointed to Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) Joint Advisory Board (JAB).  Bishr, executive director of digital media at Al Jazeera Media Network, leads the digital media strategy, innovation, and incubation, as well as Al ......read more

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

Sharjah, UAE, April 1, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with University of Mindanao, Philippines on March 28, 2017.  SUC Head of Quality Assurance and Professor, Dr. Sudhakar Kota and University of Mindanao SVP for Academic Planning and Services and Graduate School Dean, Dr. Eugenio Guhao signed the MOU on behalf of their respective ......read more

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

Sharjah, UAE, March 28, 2017:   Skyline University College Services Committee headed by SUC Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam has successfully conducted the UN World Water Day Celebration in cooperation with SHUROOQ and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) on March 22, 2017 at Al Majaz Waterfront Park, Sharjah UAE. The Chief Guest of the event was HE Dr. Rashid Al Leem, ......read more

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…

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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…

Sharjah, UAE, February 7, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ABC International Limited (Cool & Cool) on January 19, 2017. ABC International Marketing Head, Mr. Faizan Sangani and SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Both parties have agreed to a 1 ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017:  Skyline University College made a new partnership with Ajman Tourism Development Department on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed today, December 22, 2016. SUC COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand and Ajman Tourism Head of Strategic Office, Mr. Ahmed Al Mahmoud signed the MOU on behalf of their respective parties. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Associate Professors Dr. ......read more

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…

Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016:   The 8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016 has received an overwhelming participation of more than 1,400 students from 42 schools in the UAE. Today, November 29, 2016, as the Sports Festival has come to its last day, the students gave their best efforts to win the titles in Basketball, Table Tennis, Cricket, and Football. The whole management of ......read more

Skyline University College Signed an MOU with Union Coop…

Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016:  Skyline University College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Union Coop on December 7, 2016 at SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and Union Coop HR Deputy Manager Mr. Omar Khalifa Al Gaiz signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Also present in the signing ceremony was Deputy Director ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Centena Group on November 17, 2016. SUC COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand and Centena Group Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Sanjay Raghunath signed the MOU in the presence of their respective parties.  The MOU highlights a 1.5 million worth of SUC scholarship grant to ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with eDurar on November 14, 2016, at SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and eDurar CEO, Mr. Mohammad Miqdadi signed the MOU on behalf of their respective parties. eDurar Relationship Manager Mr. Burhan Qazi, SUC Corporate Affairs Head ......read more

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

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