Doha, Qatar, May 11, 2019: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation is pleased to announce that United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has re-appointed Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, EAA’s Founder and Chairperson, along with 16 influential public figures, as part of the 2019-2020 class of Sustainable Development Goals’ Advocates. This new class of advocates is committed to raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition and pushing for faster action on the SDGs, which were adopted by world leaders on 25 September 2015.
Peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships are the principles at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which also drive the new class of SDG Advocates. To build the momentum for transformative, inclusive development by 2030, the ......read more
Doha, Qatar – May 9, 2019: A graduate from NU-Q’s inaugural class, Sara Abdullah Al-Saadi, spoke to the school’s latest – and largest – graduates at a ceremony on Northwestern’s campus in Doha. In her remarks to the 68 graduating seniors, Al-Saadi told them that NU-Q had “an incredible impact on the person I am today; this school has given me a world-class education, lifelong friends, and the tools to go on and make a difference.”
In introducing Al-Saadi, NU-Q’s dean noted that while at NU-Q, Al-Saadi “was one of our most active and accomplished students, so no one is surprised by her considerable achievements since that time.” Al-Saadi is the Director of Public Diplomacy at Qatar’s embassy in Washington D.C. and concurrently a candidate for a J.D. degree at ......read more
VCUarts Qatar held its 2019 Commencement Ceremony on May 6 at the HBKU Student Center, and it was by all accounts a resounding success.
May 07, 2019 - Qatar
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) recently held it’s 18th annual Commencement ceremony at HBKU Student Center in Education City to great acclaim.
It was made memorable by inspiring and touching speeches that were given by faculty, graduates, and the keynote speaker at the event that brought together families, friends, faculty and staff to celebrate the accomplishments of VCUarts Qatar’s graduates.
Dr. Michael Rao, the President of Virginia Commonwealth University told the students: “You are creative scholars who embody the very best of our university and illuminate the very meaning of our humanity. I ......read more
Doha, Qatar – May 6, 2019: Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), today officially dedicated The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar, a unique and interactive museum nestled in the heart of one of the largest and most advanced media schools in the world.
The colorful ceremony at the Qatar Foundation partner university was also attended by Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation, alongside dignitaries, Northwestern administration, and media professionals.
Speaking at the dedication ceremony, Her Excellency Sheikha Hind said: “At Qatar Foundation, we continue to be a platform for the expression and exploration of different ideas and perspectives, where people are ......read more
Twelfth graduating class represents 16 countries
DOHA, QATAR - May 07, 2019: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) has celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2019, with 78 students receiving their degrees in front of a proud audience of family, friends, faculty members and alumni.
Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, noted that the campus is celebrating 15 years in Qatar: “We have changed a lot over the past 15 years, but one thing has stayed the same: our mission to provide a world class Carnegie Mellon education to students in Qatar.”
The Class of 2019 is comprised of 10 graduates in biological sciences, 32 in business administration, one in computational biology, eight in computer science and 27 in information systems. Members of the graduating class represent 16 nations, including 46 percent Qatari ......read more
Qatar, April 30, 2019: UCL Qatar hosted its fifth graduation ceremony on the 28th of April to honour thirty students who are now ready to step into the professional world. The university awarded an MA to thirteen students in Library and Information Studies and fourteen in Museum and Gallery Practice.
In addition, one student attained a Postgraduate Certificate in Library and Information Studies, while two more received a Postgraduate Certificate in Museum and Gallery Practice.
The graduating class, 73% of which were women, represented twenty nationalities, out of which nine were Qatari nationals. The majority of graduates have already secured employment in leading cultural organisations in Qatar or have chosen to further their studies elsewhere.
Joining the students in their celebrations, Professor Anthony Smith, ......read more
20th Edition of the fashion show was held at the Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar in front of 200 specially invited guests and many onlookers
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: Designs by fashion design students from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) and students from the University’s Richmond campus were warmly received at the “EDGE” fashion show, which was presented by VCUarts Qatar, Qatar Foundation and Mall of Qatar on April 27.
“EDGE”, the University’s 20th Annual Fashion Show, took place at the Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar in front of a crowd of 200 specially invited guests, media, and many onlookers who were visiting the Mall.
The show featured collections from sophomore, junior, and senior students from VCUarts Qatar, as well as ......read more
Doha, Qatar – April 27, 2019: Projects from students in Education City are using virtual reality and 360-degree video to transport viewers to the heart of one of the oldest cities in the world, a court hearing on blasphemy in Pakistan, the middle of Qatar’s desert, and the center of Qatar’s Philharmonic Orchestra.
The four projects were created with grants from Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) Media Innovation Lab, which is designed to support student initiatives that bring together theory and technology to develop original stories. This year, students from across Education City were eligible to apply for the grants.
“The MIL was established to encourage cross-campus collaboration between students through the use of media technology available at NU-Q,” said Everette E. ......read more
Through the support of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs
The first edition witnessed offering 32 scholarships
Doha, Qatar, April 21, 2019: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme Al Fakhoora, hosted yesterday a special ceremony at Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) auditorium at Education City, to award and announce the students who have been accepted into the “Dynamic Futures Qatar” scholarship programme for the academic year 2018 – 2019. The ceremony was attended by representatives from Education above All (EAA) Foundation, Dr. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Thani, Director-General of the General Department of Awqaf, Dr. Aisha Al Mannai, from Hamad Bin Khalifa University, a member of the Shura Council, Director of the Muhammad Bin Hamad Al Thani Center for Muslim ......read more
DOHA, Qatar – 21 April 2019 – With a view to empowering human capital, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) is pleased to award its first powerful leader certificate to Khalid Jassim Al Jassim, Security, Fire & Safety Manager at Al-Meera Consumer Goods Company, for taking up its highly acclaimed program, ‘The Powerful Leader’. Enrolling for this program was part of his Professional Development plan in order to enhance leadership skillsets. Falling in line with Al Meera's strategy to develop its employees professionally.
It is a continuous professional development solution designed around the busy schedule of senior leaders. The program adopts an advanced methodology suited to individual needs, a tailored one-on-one private coaching approach, which employs world-class knowledge and ......read more
DOHA, QATAR, April 20, 2019: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) welcomed more than 80 newly admitted students and their parents at the Marhaba Tartans event on April 18. The evening is an opportunity for incoming students to meet their professors and future classmates, and learn more about studying at CMU-Q.
Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, welcomed the Class of 2023 and reminded each of them that they have earned a place at the university. “When we selected you, we looked at your academic accomplishments, your extracurricular interests, and your plans for the future. We chose you because you want to learn, and you are curious and forward-thinking. We have every confidence that you will be excellent Tartans,” he said.
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological ......read more
Doha, Qatar, April 18, 2019: Media issues in the Middle East – including the digitization of regional advertising and understanding the media and culture in the region, along with and a study of the evolution of American animation are the subjects of three new books that have been written and edited by NU-Q faculty.
“These books document a transformative and dynamic period in the media, particularly the Middle East. As a leading media and communication school in the region, it is imperative for our faculty, and students alike, engage in intellectual inquiry and contribute to literature and research on these topics and beyond,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO.
Ilhem Allagui, a strategic communication professor at NU-Q, has authored Advertising in MENA Goes Digital. The book explores the evolution ......read more
Doha, Qatar, April 15, 2019: Arab Engineering Bureau presented the awards for Creative Achievement and Potential and Design Excellence to junior and graduating senior students from VCUarts Qatar’s Graphic and Interior design departments during a ceremony held in honor of the students
Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) presented the 2019 awards for Design Excellence, and Creative Achievement and Potential to three graduating and three junior students from VCUarts Qatar at a special event at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar’s (VCUarts Qatar’s) Libraries on April 11.
AEB’s Group CEO and Chief Architect Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah, a longtime supporter and friend of VCUarts Qatar, presented the Arab Engineering Bureau Award for Design Excellence in Graphic Design to graduating ......read more
Dennis led NU-Q through period of tremendous growth and change
He strengthened the faculty, expanded the curriculum and built a research program
President: ‘He helped NU-Q foster research in Arab media with far-reaching effects’
Office of the Provost to appoint a search committee soon to find a successor
Dennis will remain a tenured, full professor on the faculty at the Medill School
Qatar - April 13, 2019: Northwestern University in Qatar Dean and CEO Everette E. Dennis will step down as the head of NU-Q in 2020 after serving nearly a decade leading Northwestern’s 12th school to new academic achievements and greater global influence, Provost Jonathan Holloway announced.
Dennis took on the role at the helm of ......read more
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar hosted a special event dedicated to new students and their families to familiarize them with life at VCUarts Qatar
Qatar - April 13, 2019: Virginia Commonwealth University of the school of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) in Education City welcomed more than 90 new students at an exciting orientation program entitled “Hayakom”, which is the Arabic word for “welcome”.
The event began with an introduction from Katherine Magnum, the university’s Director of Recruitment and Admissions, followed by a welcome note from Executive Dean Dr. Donald N. Baker.
Teslim Sanni, the President of the university’s Student Government Association (SGA) took the stage to welcome the new students and to give them some insights into what university ......read more
Doha, Qatar – April 10, 2019 – Taking a NU-Q audience on a journey through Hollywood history with examples from their own work, acclaimed cinematographer and director John Bailey and his wife, the award-winning film editor, Carol Littleton, focused much of a joint presentation on present and future filmmaking.
Speaking to faculty, staff, and students at NU-Q, Bailey, who is also the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars), and Littleton noted that because it is cheaper to create content digitally today’s films have much more material for filmmakers to work with and has created new challenges.
As a result, Bailey said, dramatic structure and character integrity have become the most important and challenging elements in filmmaking today. Littleton added that what ......read more
Doha, Qatar – April 8, 2019 – At an annual ceremony to recognize the academic work of NU-Q students, documentaries about the worth of the Lebanese Lira, fiction films on the internal struggles of women with Afro hair, investigative articles on the segregation of migrant workers, and an interview with Northwestern alumnus and producer of the Hollywood musical La La Land Jordan Horowitz, took center stage.
The Media and Research Showcase and Awards recognize student work across a variety of disciplines in journalism, communication, and research. The nominees are determined by NU-Q faculty and then judged by a panel of judges from the local community. The nominated works are showcased during a poster session and media showcase, then awarded later that same day at a gala dinner and ceremony.
“Every year, ......read more
DOHA, Qatar – 31 March 2019- Sustained by its path breaking success year on year, Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA), in cooperation with the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), is pleased to announce the roll out of 7th cohort for its Kawader program, for which the Academy has started accepting applications from Qatari prospects. Scheduled to start from September 2019, QFBA is inviting people wishing to build their capacities and hone their skills to join the program as a prelude to realizing their ambition to assume leading roles in the country’s financial services sector.
Brought out in partnership with Qatar Financial Center (QFC), Kawader has been a great program for Qatari Nationals who have either just graduated from University or have recently joined the workforce. This is a fully sponsored program ......read more
Doha, Qatar – March 31, 2019 – Sara Abdullah Al-Saadi will return to Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) to deliver this year’s commencement speech. Al-Saadi, a graduate of NU-Q’s inaugural class in 2012, is the director of public diplomacy at the Qatari embassy in Washington D.C. and a student at Columbia University’s law school in New York.
“As NU-Q marks its 10th anniversary in Qatar, it is fitting that we have one of our graduates serve as this year’s graduation speaker. Ms. Al-Saadi is an outstanding communications professional who is making her mark in public diplomacy,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO.
Al-Saadi joined the Qatari embassy in 2014 and has been responsible for the development of the public diplomacy office, as well as overseeing ......read more
Doha, Qatar – March 25, 2019 – Novelist Hala Alyan discussed how her experiences and the experiences of her family inspired her to write about the struggles of identity in exile during a lecture at Northwestern University in Qatar. A Palestinian-American author, poet, and clinical psychologist, Alyan, was invited to NU-Q to discuss her award-winning novel “Salt Houses.”
The novel, which tells the story of a Palestinian family’s displacement in the 1960s and follows the intergenerational trauma they experience as a result of their constant transitory status and their lack of a sense of belonging, was selected by NU-Q for its annual reading program One Book.
“Hala Alyan’s accomplishments are very inspiring to our students, many of whom relate to her personal ......read more
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
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
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
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
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
Doha, Qatar – August 16, 2017: The energy levels were high on the first day of orientation at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) as 95 freshmen started their undergraduate careers.
The incoming class – NU-Q’s 10th – is the largest and most diverse with students from more than 25 different nationalities. Fifty-six percent of the class is Qatari and there ......read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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