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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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Sharjah, UAE, April 28, 2016:  On its 25th year of consistently imparting quality education, Skyline University College (SUC) is proud of commemorating its inspiring story of growth and success since its inception till date in a coffee table book that was inaugurated on April 27, 2016 at SUC campus. SUC Founder-President Mr. Kamal Puri along with SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and three of the ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry…

Sharjah, UAE, April 27, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) marked another beneficial partnership with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on April 25, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and SCCI Chairman Mr. H.E. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais confederated their respective parties on several areas of cooperation.  The highlights of ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) signed an MOU with Belhasa Group LLC…

Sharjah, UAE, April 24, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) recently agreed on future collaborations with Belhasa Group LLC on a memorandum of agreement (MOU) signed on April 21, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and Belhasa Group of Companies Vice Chairman Mr. Amer Ahmed Belhasa were present on the day of agreement and signed the MOU on behalf of their respective ......read more

Dubai is the perfect example of visionary leadership, says former Malaysian PM…

H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad pays tribute to Dubai leadership at opening of international conference Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2016:   Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, has been sharing his insights on leadership as a key driver of the global economy, citing Dubai as the “perfect example of what leadership means and what leadership can do.” Dr. ......read more

Skyline University College's (SUC) Successful Exhibition at GETEX 2016…

Sharjah, UAE, April 16, 2016:  Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) 2016 commenced on April 13, 2016 at Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre with the active participation of universities, schools, and training providers around the world including Skyline University College (SUC). The occasion was inaugurated by H.E. Sheik Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Economics Day Focus on, Global Economy: Dubai 2020 on the Horizon”…

Sharjah, UAE, April 16, 2016:   Second year Macroeconomics students of Skyline University College organized Economics Day event with the theme: “The Global Economy: Dubai 2020 on the Horizon” on April 12, 2016. The Middle East, more importantly in the UAE, Dubai will host the next World Expo in 2020. This year’s Economics Day focuses mainly on this highly ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Raises Awareness on Drug Use and Abuse…

Sharjah, UAE, April 13, 2016:  Prohibited drugs are the main cause of many accidents, loss of lives, and various health problems around the world. To raise awareness to this universal phenomenon, the Services Committee of Skyline University College (SUC) has conducted a Drug Awareness Seminar on April 11th, 2016. Lieutenant Adnan Al Hamadi of Sharjah Police was the speaker of this ......read more

Skyline University College Gears Up for GETEX 2016…

Sharjah, UAE, April 11, 2016:   The increasing demand on quality higher education programs has been one of the top priorities of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research over the past decades. This month, GETEX (Gulf Education and Training Exhibition), the biggest educational event in the Middle East and Asia, is returning on April 13-15, 2016 at Dubai ......read more

Canadian University Dubai students launch environmental edutainment app…

Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2016:  A new mobile edutainment application that aims to help children understand and engage with environmental sustainability has recently been launched by a pair of engineering students from Canadian University Dubai, in collaboration with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). Pedram Parvaz, a member of the University’s innovation community, Lighten ......read more

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) leads sustainability agenda through green universities council…

Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2016:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has convened the first meeting of the Green Universities Council, an associated initiated by CUD in collaboration with the Environmental Center for Arab Towns, to promote sustainability across higher education institutions and other related sectors in the UAE. Representatives from Masdar Institute, Higher Colleges of Technology, ......read more

Business Plan and New Idea Competition - brings UAE and Oman students to Skyline University College…

Sharjah, UAE, March 31, 2016:   Skyline University Sharjah and Sharjah Tatweer Forum collaborated together this year to conduct the 2nd Inter University Business Plan and New Idea Competition 2016. The event was guided by the philosophy of enabling students to hone their business plan writing skills and also develop new ideas for making Sharjah a better place to live ......read more

HEC Paris welcomes latest batch of participants to the region's first international EMBA program…

Doha, Qatar– March 6, 2016: HEC Paris, ranked number two worldwide in Executive Education by the Financial Times in 2015, has formally welcomed the newest batch of participants to the HEC Executive MBA. Comprising some of the region’s promising business executives, the EMBA Class of 2017 consists of 45 participants representing 15 nationalities and with an average age of 38. The ......read more

MENA education must start producing international teachers to curb impending shortage - expert…

Education Investment MENA conference in Dubai highlights challenges, opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors and education businesses Dubai, UAE, 29 October 2015: The forecasted shortage of international teachers has emphasised the need for Middle East and North African countries to start producing high quality educators rather than only receiving them from more developed nations, an expert ......read more

The American University of Sharjah…

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is relatively young when compared with other successful universities around the world. Founded in 1997 it is young and still developing but old enough to have built up a reputation of academic excellence. The AUS offers something different when it comes to higher education and anyone interested in studying in the Persian Gulf  should ......read more

HEC Paris – unlocking the potential of tomorrow's leaders today…

Amidst an increasingly globalized economic order, businesses now have to contend with stiff global competition as well as the adverse effects of any financial, political or security turmoil and instability that are happening anywhere in the world. While local, regional and global markets are still segmented as such, rapid advancements in technology have provided huge opportunities for ......read more

HEC Paris Organizes Annual Sporting Event for International MBA Students for the 25th Consecutive ...…

Doha, Qatar – May 6, 2015: Fifteen top-ranked business schools and 1500 students kicked off three days of high energy, action-packed sports and networking events as HEC Paris, the leading business school that has been consistently ranked #1 in Europe by the Financial Times since 2006, opened the annual MBA Tournament (MBAT) in France. Hosted and organized by HEC Paris for the 25th ......read more

Applications for the 2015 “L'oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science” Middle East fellowships are open…

Dubai, 20 April 2015 –  Applications for the 2015 L’ORÉAL -UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE MIDDLE EAST FELLOWSHIPS, launched in partnership with Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates & Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Honored Minister of International Cooperation and Development of the UAE & President of Zayed University, are ......read more

HEC Paris to host 2015 EFMD MENA Conference in Qatar…

Participants will discuss ongoing trends in management education with a focus on ‘Building Dynamic Networks and Partnerships for the Region’ Dubai, UAE– April 7, 2015: HEC Paris, ranked number one in the world for Executive Education by the Financial Times in 2014, will be hosting the 2015 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) MENA Conference on 12-14 April in ......read more

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa honoured by the University of Salford - the ...…

UAE, April 05, 2015 – His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa, Minister for Follow-Up in the Bahrain Royal Court, was presented with an ‘Alumni Achievement Award’ by his alma mater, the University of Salford, UK, on Tuesday 16 March 2015. At the same time, His Excellency accepted the prestigious title of ‘University Patron’, which will see Sheikh ......read more

CMU-Q hosts workshop on Arabic language learning pedagogy…

Schoolteachers introduced to ‘Arabiyyatti’ program supported by the Qatar National Research Fund DOHA, QATAR –Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar recently hosted an ‘Enhancing Teaching Arabic in Qatar’ workshop for 25 primary, private and independent schoolteachers in an attempt to complement their language learning pedagogy. Led by Zeinab Ibrahim, Ph.D., ......read more

CMU-Q Alumna Named Among Talented CSR Leaders…

Dana Haidan, head of corporate social responsibility and sustainability at Vodafone Qatar and a CMU-Q graduate, was recently named among the "100 Most Talented CSR Leaders" at the World CSR Congress held in Mumbai, India. Haidan, a 2009 business administration graduate, has been running Vodafone’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs since 2011. "Corporate ......read more

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