Qatar Foundation partner university helps shape future cultural workforce in Qatar
Doha, Qatar, 17 July 2019: UCL Qatar has announced that its MA in Museums and Gallery Practice has become one of the first two programmes internationally to receive the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) accreditation, as the institute expands into the heritage sector.
The master’s degree, one of the two unique programmes offered at UCL Qatar, was recognised for its ability to prepare students as they embark in their professional practices with solid foundations in the cultural heritage field. The designation acknowledges that the programme prepares students to meet the demands of the museums and gallery profession internationally.
Dr. Alexandra Bounia, Senior Lecturer and Programme ......read more
Partners attended UN High Level Political Forum to issue joint statement to call for renewed commitment towards universal education
Doha, Qatar - July 14, 2019: Education Above All foundation (EAA), Mission of Qatar, Permanent Missions of Argentina, State of Qatar, Singapore and Uruguay, UNESCO and Qatar Fund for Development attended the annual High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) for Sustainable Development from 9-18 July at UNHQ in New York, issuing a joint statement calling for the global community to renew its commitments to provide all children and youth with the universal right to education.
The joint statement, which was delivered at the co-hosted July 10 HLPF side event, ‘Protecting Youth and the Right to Education to ‘leave no one behind’: SDGs 4, 8, 10, 16 and 17’, ......read more
Doha, Qatar, July 3 2019: In a ceremony held under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr Mohamed Abdul Wahed al-Hammadi, at Salwa Ballroom in Sheraton Hotel, the Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), and Northumbria University (NU), one of the United Kingdom’s leading educational establishments, crowned a year of their successful joint academic partnership with the graduation of the partnership’s first BA (HONS) in International Banking and Finance cohort. Joining this landmark occasion was His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Deputy Governor of the Qatar Central Bank.
The QFBA-Northumbria (QFBA-NU) University partnership, signed in June 2018, offers bachelor’s degrees for high school graduates pursuing finance and finance-related ......read more
The Hamilton International School welcomes parents and guardians for tours of our magnificent new campus in Mesaimeer
27 June 2019, Doha, Qatar: The Hamilton International School (“Hamilton”), part of International Schools Partnership (ISP), announced yesterday that construction of the exciting school premises in Mesaimeer is complete.
The state-of-the-art facility is now ready for public viewing, as the management laid out a series of open days and school tours for interested parents and guardians who are enrolling their children for the upcoming academic year 2019/2020.
Open Days are scheduled for the next five Saturdays, beginning June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20 and July 27. The tours will be held from 11am - 2pm. The school’s trained staff will be available to answer ......read more
Doha, Qatar, June 22 2019: In a joint partnership under Qatar’s nationwide educational push toward cross-border collaboration and knowledge exchange, the Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), and Stenden University of Applied Sciences in Qatar (SUAS-Q), a branch of the Netherlands-based prestigious educational institution, have recently signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding). The MoU outlines a strategic collaborative platform and framework, centered on academic research, as well as on knowledge sharing activities between QFBA and SUAS-Q.
Initiatives and learning and development tracks under this collaboration will capitalize on SUAS-Q’s international programs and accreditation opportunities, as well as on faculty staff, student, resource, curricular, and knowledge exchange between both ......read more
Doha, Qatar, June 11 2019: Under a strategic partnership between two of Qatar’s and the United Kingdom’s leading educational institutions, the Qatar Finance Business Academy (QFBA) and Northumbria University, aimed at upskilling and expanding the financial and finance-related academic acumen of high school students and in-market professionals in Qatar, the QFBA Northumbria University recently held a knowledge exchange session at Qatar’s National Service Academy.
QFBA Northumbria University representatives visited the national academy’s graduates and recruits for an open educational and introductory session on their academic program’s objectives, learning curriculum, and future ambitions. Focally, the session also introduced the academy’s talents to program components of their ......read more
With 28 years of experience, Terry is set to raise the bar for International Education in Qatar
26 May 2019, Doha, Qatar: The Hamilton International School (“Hamilton”), an exciting new school in Mesaimeer, Doha and part of International Schools Partnership (ISP), is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Senior as the new Principal, set to open its doors in August 2019.
ISP is a UK-based owner and operator of 39 schools globally, which also includes Park House English School, one of Doha’s oldest and most respected schools.
Terry Senior, an experienced Principal who has led several international schools, is set to build a strong team of international leaders and teachers who are committed to ensuring every child develops a love of learning and acquires the skills and knowledge they need for the ......read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016: Zaid Maleh is the CEO of DACH Advisory, a fully-fledged investment and project-management firm headquartered in Dubai with offices in Vienna and Moscow. Maleh has led the establishment of a state-of-the-art branch campus of Austria's leading private university in Dubai. With over 100 years of academic excellence, MODUL University is the world's oldest ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments Industries [DII] which is wholly-owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, and Austria’s leading international private university, has announced that a hospitality professional associated with Jumeirah Group has been conferred a fully-funded MBA scholarship worth $26,000.
The scholarship, launched ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2016: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is set to build upon its pioneering work in environmental development and the green economy through a new partnership with sustainable solutions experts, Provectus Middle East.
CUD has established itself as a sector leader in the sustainability agenda, becoming the first higher education institution in the UAE to host a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2016: Anique Ahmed, a graduate of the Bachelor of Architecture program at Canadian University Dubai (CUD), has added a La Grande Photo International Photography Award to his growing portfolio of industry accolades, taking first place in the architecture category of the annual artistic photography competition.
Judged by a panel made up of some of the leading ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2016: A team from Abu Dhabi Grammar School has won a national high school innovation competition with a unique invention aimed at conserving natural rainwater for use in irrigation systems.
The competition, organized by Canadian University Dubai (CUD), was staged alongside the International Conference on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship held recently ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 28, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with The City School Pakistan on May 26, 2016 in Lahore, Pakistan. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Admissions Mr. Rakesh Gaur and The City School Director Studies Dr. Uzma Javed signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Along with the joining partners who ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 21, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has conducted a Teacher’s Workshop in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine which was attended by more than a hundred school teachers from UAE on May 18, 2016. The key speaker of the event was Dr. Riktesh Srivastava, SUC Associate Professor for Information Systems, who addressed the role of technology in today’s ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 11, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) signed an agreement of cooperation with Jinan University as furtherance to the memorandum of understanding (MOU) made between the two parties in November 2015. On behalf of SUC, Dr. Manuel Fernandez signed the agreement together with Jinan University College of Economics Dean and Prof. LIU Shaobo on May 8, 2016.
The ......read more
Graduation ceremony takes on a family feel as siblings celebrate their success together
Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2016: His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, has presided over the 6th convocation of Canadian University Dubai (CUD) in a ceremony that commemorated the 10th anniversary of the University’s establishment in the ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 1, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has won the 4th edition of Sharjah Sustainable Award (university category) in a competition organized by Environmental Protected Area Authority, Sharjah (EPPA) for developing the Arabian Wild Life smart phone application on April 28, 2016.
EPPA’s SSA initiative was established as part of their programs to promote ......read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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