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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

NU-Q offers executive program on sport communication

Doha, Qatar – March 3, 2019 – Communication professionals interested in learning more about how to use their marketing skills to take full advantage of media mega-events like the World Cup have the opportunity to do so through an executive education masterclass being offered at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) in March.   Students who enroll in the Sport Communication, Marketing, and Governance masterclass at NU-Q will study successful sport organizations that have generated new audiences and revenues through their engagement with sport and examine how that is used in emerging markets such as China, India, and the Middle East.   “We at Northwestern want to connect human and material assets in communication in a way that is useful to people in Qatar as we offer this timely and relevant course ......read more

Middle East scholar warns against generalizing about the Arab Spring

Doha, Qatar – February 26, 2019 – Marc Lynch, one of the most widely quoted experts on Middle East politics and media, spoke at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) and questioned the way many people generalize about the Arab Spring. To the audience of students, faculty, and staff, Lynch explained that this conventional way of thinking results in categorizing the countries in the region as either successes or failures based on the leadership in each country. “This makes no sense to me at all,” said Lynch, “because what we’ve seen are really revolutionary transformations at every level from individual to societal to international. Every country has been profoundly affected by what’s happened since 2011 whether or not the leader changed.” Lynch, a professor of political science and ......read more

Education Above All (EAA) inspirational youth delegates gather for the 23rd Session of The Youth Assembly

With a view to offer global exposure to EAA youths and drive change   Doha, Qatar, February 24, 2019: As part of its commitment to provide global engagement to new generation and to be the change agents, Education Above All (EAA) Foundation delegation comprised of 12 students took part in the 23rd Session of the Youth Assembly, which was held from February 15-17, 2019 in New York City, USA.    Sponsored by Qatar Financial Center (QFC), EAA youth delegation were able to showcase their capabilities to the global audience under the theme, ‘Empowering Youth for Global Development’.   Throughout history, young people have played crucial roles in leading national and global movements that changed the world, despite the numerous challenges that they face, such as age discrimination, ......read more

Qatar Finance & Business Academy announces the launch of a new Program for digital marketing professionals

DOHA, Qatar – 24 February 2019- Taking its league of leading financing and business courses forward, Qatar Finance & Business Academy is pleased to announce the launch of its latest certification program, “Certified Digital Marketing Professional”. This is the first of its kind course being launched in Qatar to ace the digital marketing skills. “Certified Digital Marketing Professional” is an important international accreditation by the Digital Marketing Institute for marketers seeking to develop in their careers and achieve marketing growth in their organizations.  This training solution contains 10 modules that cover all the disciplines involved in best practice: Digital Marketing Foundation; Website Optimization; Content Marketing; Social Media Marketing; SEO; Paid search; Display and Video ......read more

CMU-Q, Barzan Holdings sign MoU to promote scientific research

Agreement will facilitate knowledge transfer and scientific research DOHA, QATAR - February 20, 2019 – Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and Barzan Holdings have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in the field of scientific research and strategic studies. Nasser Al Naimi, managing director of Barzan Holdings, and Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, signed the MoU at a meeting to discuss areas of cooperation and collaboration.  Al Naimi noted said the agreement will help Barzan in its objective to create innovative security technologies to promote Qatar’s defence industries. “We are enthusiastic about partnering with Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, and working together to provide opportunities for graduates in all of CMU-Q’s program areas,” said Al ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy honors 25 KAWADER graduates in the program's sixth Cohort

DOHA, Qatar –18 February 2019 – Marking the completion of yet another successful term of its renowned national development program, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) recently held the graduation ceremony for the sixth cohort of the ‘Kawader’ program under the patronage of the Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi. The event was attended by CEOs of top banks and financial sector institutions, senior HR executives, parents and the media.   The ceremony saw the graduation of 25 outstanding young Qataris, bringing the total number of participants in ‘Kawader’ since its inception to 149 students, who have been primed to contribute effectively to the human capital development of the country’s financial services sector, the national economy’s progress, and ......read more

History of Qatari homes brought to life in new UCL Qatar project

16 January 2019 - Qatar   As part of the UCL Qatar and Qatar Museums Origins of Doha and Qatar project, UCL Qatar has developed an innovative presentation to support schoolteachers in teaching the history of Qatari homes.    Throughout the 2018/19 school year, UCL Qatar aims to reach thousands of students between the ages of 6 and 11, developing their knowledge of the history of Qatari traditions and the main architectural features of homes in the 1930s and 40s.   The Origins of Doha and Qatar project, which these materials form part of, is funded by the Qatar National Research Fund’s National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), and draws on archaeology, history and geography to depict the historical development of Qatar. The materials are designed to be used by teachers to support the ......read more

Middle Eastern scholar and author Marc Lynch to speak at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – February 16, 2019 – Marc Lynch, professor of political science and director of the Project on Middle East Political Science at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., as well as the author of several books on the Middle East, will speak at NU-Q on “Displacement and Wars in the Middle East.”  The event will be moderated by Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of NU-Q, on Tuesday, February 19, at 1:00 p.m.  Lynch has been a member of the Content Advisory Group for the University’s museum – The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar – since 2012. He is also a non-resident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a contributing editor at the Monkey Cage blog for The Washington Post.  Lynch, one of the most ......read more

NU-Q hosts annual 48-hour Creative Media Festival

Doha, Qatar – February 14, 2019 – Working with the theme “Legacy and Promise,” students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) spent 48-hours producing multimedia projects with film and photography as well as creative writing and live performance at the University’s annual Creative Media Festival.  The theme inspired students to explore how legacies are formed and what promises legacies hold for the future. Moving forward to increasingly critical moments on the global scale such as mass migration, climate change, and political populism, students were urged to consider what promises are being made to future generations. One team of students used photographs and live performance for their project “The Good, The Bad, and The Evil” to demonstrate how sometimes only the bad things ......read more

“Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy partner on innovative programme with the British Council in Pakistan.”

Doha, Qatar, 11 February 2019: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s global programme, Educate A Child (EAC), in partnership with the British Council, is pleased to announce the ‘Ilm-Possible: Take a Child to School (TACS) Phase II’ project in Pakistan, aiming to enrol 200,000 out of school children (OOSC) into quality primary education throughout the country.  Building on the previously successful Phase I strategies of TACS, this three-year joint project is also supported by Generation Amazing, the social and human legacy programme of Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, to enhance the learning experience of class 1-5 students by introducing a football for development module called ‘United Generation’ that promotes ‘life skills through sports’ as part of a normal ......read more

Northumbria University in Qatar starts accepting admission applications for new session

Doha, Qatar, 09 February, 2019: Northumbria University, UK, in Qatar is pleased to announce that it has started accepting admission applications for bachelor degrees major in Accounting, Finance & Investments and International Banking & Finance that have been licensed by Qatar’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Located at QFBA, in West Bay, Northumbria University is providing an opportunity for high school graduates who are looking for a university degree from a UK-based university located in Qatar, as well as the chance to top up to a bachelor’s degree, for diploma holders are being granted, in related fields.  The last date for submission of applications is August 1, 2019 as the academic session starts from September onwards.  On this occasion, Dr. Khalid Al Horr, CEO, QFBA, ......read more

Qatar Academy wins 15th edition of Botball at CMU-Q

More than 200 students compete in Carnegie Mellon’s high school robotics tournament  February 09, 2019 - DOHA, QATAR: A team from Qatar Academy won the overall title at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q)’s annual Botball competition for high school students. The competition, which was launched by CMU-Q in 2005, brought together 15 teams to program a robot through a complex game board. Botball participants receive their robot and their mission at a workshop eight weeks before the final event so they can learn to program the robot and plan a strategy for the final competition.  Qatar Academy narrowly edged out the Lebanese School of Qatar to secure first place. English Modern School took third place for the overall competition. Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science (SCS) is a world ......read more

Education Above All and the United Nations Development Programme students in Gaza host the first of its kind conference “INSPIRE 2019”

Doha, Qatar, February 06, 2019: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme Al Fakhoora in Gaza, successfully hosted “INSPIRE 2019,” inspire hearts, minds, action!  This conference, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP) and Qatar Fund For Development and in partnership with Al Nayzak organization, took place on January 31, 2019.  Organized entirely by Al Fakhoora students, INSPIRE was a “first of its kind” annual conference to discuss cutting edge and currently relevant issues in the field of education.   The aim of the conference was to empower youth to speak up and become part of the global conversation on issues in the forefront of education, as well as to share Al Fakhoora students’ ......read more

NU-Q announces new director of production and digital media

Doha, Qatar – February 6, 2019 – Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has appointed Rami Al-Badry as director of production and digital media services. Al-Badry left CNN in Washington DC to join NU-Q. He brings 15 years of experience as a production and operations manager in leading media organizations in the U.S., U.K., and Middle East. As director, he will oversee the department that manages NU-Q’s studios, advanced equipment, and state-of-the-art Newsroom so they are operational and ready for students, faculty, and staff. He and his staff also provide production support in classrooms and training for digital media projects. This appointment came after an international search. Dean Everette E. Dennis called Al-Badry a “consummate and respected professional who has a natural penchant for teaching and ......read more

Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) partners with QFBA to run the pilot program for the first batch of generation 2030.

DOHA, Qatar, 04 February 2019:   Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) partners with QFBA to runs the pilot program for the first batch of generation 2030 in pursuit of offering the best in class financial courses to Qatari executives and new age professionals. The program, targeting new joiners as well as employees who have been on the job for up to three years, will help professionals master the latest trends and challenges in the financial sector and thereby allow them to further hone their skills. The Training modules will be spread over four to six months, with coaching and mentoring in between.  The pilot session of this program took place at QFBA and involved participation of Qatari employees from all QFC entities. Commenting on the occasion, Qatar Financial Centre CEO Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida ......read more

NU-Q's Middle East Media Use Survey Reveals Changing Attitudes, Media Usage Patterns

Doha, Qatar – February 4, 2019 –Northwestern University in Qatar has released the results of its sixth annual Middle East Media Use survey on its interactive website, mideastmedia.org. The full report, in English and Arabic, will be released in March.   The comprehensive 2018 survey, which can be explored in detail via searchable charts, videos, and essays, looks at changes in media consumption patterns, attitudes and content preferences. The participating countries – Saudi Arabia (KSA), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Tunisia – represent a cultural and geopolitical cross-section of the MENA region.    “NU-Q’s annual media usage surveys are widely cited by scholars, industry experts, and other thought leaders who seek to explain regional ......read more

NU-Q's offers executive strategic communication course on resiliency and reputation

Doha, Qatar – January 26, 2018:   Resilience is one of the key issues in strategic and crisis communication, and professional communicators will have the opportunity to learn strategies to address this issue at an executive education program being offered by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).    NU-Q’s Dean and CEO Everette E. Dennis pointed to the blockade of Qatar as an example of navigating an institution during a time of sudden change. “This course,” Dennis said, “will offer insight on how Qatari-based businesses can keep running smoothly and be resilient in spite of such changes and challenges. Facilitated by leading specialists in this area, this program is an extension of NU-Q’s expertise in the area of media and communication.”   The ......read more

Dean welcomes prospective undergraduate students to ‘Experience CMU-Q'

Secondary school students learn about CMU-Q degree programs through interactive workshops  Doha, Qatar, January 20, 2019: Nearly 140 students from 35 Qatar high schools visited Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) to learn about fields of study in business, science and technology. The event, called Experience CMU-Q, is the university’s flagship program for introducing prospective students to the campus.  Addressing the students, Michael Trick, the dean of CMU-Q, said: “CMU-Q is a global community. We all come from different backgrounds, have different life experiences, and nearly every student speaks at least two languages. We don’t just acquire knowledge at CMU-Q—we put our ideas into practice. We like to solve problems and puzzles, and create new ways of doing things.  Experience ......read more

NU-Q's 10th Anniversary Celebration Continues

Doha, Qatar, January 20, 2019:  As part of its year-long celebration of the 10th anniversary of Northwestern University in Qatar’s establishment in Doha, it is joining with its alumni and hosting a homecoming for the University’s faculty, staff, and students. Homecomings are a tradition in the United States for universities to welcome back former students, along with current students, faculty, and staff, to celebrate the institution. The Northwestern Club of Qatar will host the event, which is being held as part of Northwestern’s global alumni event – NU Connects. “We look forward to welcoming home our alumni as part of NU Connects, as well as hosting our current students, faculty, and staff for a homecoming that will mark and celebrate NU-Q’s development and achievements in Doha over the ......read more

Northwestern University in Qatar students shine at Ajyal Film Festival

Doha, Qatar – January 16, 2019:   The spotlight shined especially brightly on two students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) at the Ajyal Film Festival. Amal Al-Muftah, who has been called “the rising star of Qatari cinema,” received the Made in Qatar’s Best Narrative Film Award, while Mariam Al-Dhubhani, who was making her directorial debut, won Made in Qatar’s Best Documentary Award.  “NU-Q recognizes that these awards reflect on the quality of education our students receive, as well as the support they have from faculty, the administration, and student clubs,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of NU-Q. “Over the past 10 years, we have been proud to see our students and alumni continue to shine at festivals from Ajyal to Cannes with films and ......read more

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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

Digital Marketing Top of the Agenda for UAE Hoteliers…

The Hotel Show Dubai presents a masterclass in partnership with MODUL University Dubai Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2016:   From a survey of UAE hoteliers, organisers of The Hotel Show Dubai discovered that a strong digital marketing strategy is at the top of the agenda. Undertaken by dmg events to identify which topic would be of the most interest to UAE hospitality industry ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Hosted a Suhoor Night for its Affiliates…

Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2016:   A night of feast, light-hearted conversations, and good laughs has transpired in a Suhoor (pre-dawn meal) Night hosted by Skyline University College (SUC) at Al Majlis Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 28, 2016.  Friends, business associates, and prominent guests from the government, corporate, and media have graced the occasion and celebrated with ......read more

Iftar Dinner and Cricket Match Organized for Sharjah Laborers…

Dubai, UAE, June 25, 2016:  In this holy month of Ramadan, Skyline University College (SUC) has organized an Iftar Party followed by a Cricket Match for 250 Sharjah laborers on June 23, 2016.  Known as the month of fasting, benevolence, and social cooperation, the holy month of Ramadan in UAE witnesses a number of activities, festivals, and charity programs organized by different ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Parker Randall…

Sharjah, UAE, June 22, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Parker Randall on June 8, 2016 at SUC campus. On behalf of their respective organizations, the MOU was signed by SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhaya and Parker Randall Business Partner Mr. Shahzad Iqbal.  The MOU has stated future collaborations of both parties on ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Imperial College of Business Studies, Pakistan…

Sharjah, UAE, June 21, 2016:   Skyline University College’s (SUC) recent visit to Pakistan marked another international partnership on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between SUC and Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS) on May 25, 2016. The MOU was signed by SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhaya and ICBS Chairman of Board of Governors Mr. Munawar Ahmad. SUC Deputy ......read more

Student Team Triumphs at Inaugural Dubai Chamber ‘Smartpreneur' Competition…

Efhamni, a mobile app to teach Emirati sign language, earns the team AED 50,000 prize Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2016:   A team of students from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has secured AED 50,000 investment in their social enterprise, as the runners-up position in the inaugural Dubai Chamber Smartpreneur Competition.  One of only two student groups in the entire competition, ......read more

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