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Education Above All Foundation (EAA) hosts Scholarship Awarding Ceremony for resident students

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

Qatar Finance and Business Academy Awards First Powerful Leader Certificate

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

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar welcomes Class of 2023

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

New books from NU-Q faculty

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

AEB Presents Creative Achievement and Potential, and Design Excellence Awards at VCUarts Qatar

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

Northwestern University in Qatar Dean & CEO Everette E. Dennis to conclude his service in 2020

      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

VCUarts Qatar Welcomes New Students at “Hayakom” Introductory Session

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

President of the Motion Pictures Academy John Bailey and Film Editor Carol Littleton speak at NU-Q

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

NU-Q Students Recognized at Annual Media and Research Awards Ceremony

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

QFBA starts accepting applications for the admission of 7th cohort of Kawader program

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

NU-Q alumna Sara Abdullah Al-Saadi to be commencement speaker

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

Award-winning Palestinian-American author speaks at NU-Q

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

NU-Q students at top global media organizations

Doha, Qatar – March 20, 2019 –   More than 20 students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are interning for 10-weeks at international communication firms and news outlets in Washington D.C., New York City, London, Berlin, Stockholm, and Doha. As part of their junior year at NU-Q, students in the Journalism and Strategic Communication Program are offered residencies at various organizations where they intern full-time and explore professional career opportunities by working onsite in a professional environment.  “The NU-Q residency program,” Everette E. Dennis, NU-Q dean and CEO, said, “based on a model from our home campus in Evanston, Illinois, allows students to get substantive professional experience under supervision at some of the world’s leading media ......read more

Preparations for 4th edition of the Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition ‘MOUSHTARAYAT 2019' in full swing

Doha, Qatar, March 18, 2019:   Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and the Ministry of Finance hosted a press conference yesterday, on Sunday March 17 at the Ministry to announce the main preparations to welcome the 4th edition of Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition ‘MOUSHTARAYAT 2019’. Scheduled to take place for three days between March 31 and April 2, the 4th ‘MOUSHTARAYAT’ will be held in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, and in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MOCI) and the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), and sponsored by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment. The Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition ‘MOUSHTARAYAT,’ invites members of the private sector, particularly small and medium ......read more

Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA) Kawader Program continues its association with MUFG

With a view to offer students global financial paradigms Doha, Qatar, 18 March 2019:   The partnership between Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA) and MUFG is growing from strength to strength. QFBA Kawader interns 2018-2019 were hosted by MUFG at its international offices in their efforts to contribute to the Qatar National Vision 2030 vision. The continued and ever-growing collaboration between MUFG and QFBA Kawader, has been working to create expansive and challenging opportunities for the program.  The program, which provides learning opportunities for those interested in developing their skill set and knowledge of the financial services arena, this year saw interns seconded to London in Structured Finance, Hong Kong in Global Markets and Singapore in Project Finance. MUFG hosted 3 interns of the ......read more

NU-Q's museum on media holds first event, plans dedication for May

Doha, Qatar – March 11, 2019 –   Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) museum – the Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar – will host its first program in collaboration with UCL Qatar.    “New Media + New Museum: Communication and Storytelling” will be a panel discussion on the evolving uses of new media in exhibitions and storytelling in museums.    Housed in NU-Q’s building, the Media Majlis will host biannual exhibitions, weekly programs, and other events that encourage the exploration, discussion, and interrogation of media, journalism, and communication through global, regional, and local lenses. Its first exhibition, Arab Identities, images in film, will explore the deep and complicated meanings of identity in film, as well as ......read more

UCL Qatar Library and Information Studies students go to India to get insights on Libraries and Librarianship in the Digital Era

4th March 2019 - Qatar UCL Qatar students have participated in the Sixth International Conference of Asian Special Libraries in India on Libraries and Librarianship in Digital Plus Era, as part of the latest international study trip organised by the university.  The conference, which took place at Ambedkar University Delhi, exposed students on UCL Qatar’s Library and Information Studies MA programme to the latest technologies and developments in Digital Libraries and Library Science.  Students also witnessed the processes behind archiving historically significant records and materials during a visit to the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.  The trip was led by Armin Straube, Teaching Fellow of the Library and Information Studies MA at UCL Qatar, who explained: “Through this visit, our students ......read more

NU-Q offers executive program on sport communication

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

Middle East scholar warns against generalizing about the Arab Spring

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Second Edition of Global talent Competitiveness INDEX Released…

United Arab Emirates continues to lead the Middle East for ability to grow, attract and retain talent • SecondGlobal Talent Competitiveness Index ranks leading economies on their ability to attract and retain talent • United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia ranked in top 35 for ability to grow, attract and retain talent • Switzerland and Singapore top ......read more

Second phase of Qatar Foundation, Qatar National Library and British Library partnership launched…

Agreement Will See Over One Million Pages Of Historical Documents About The Islamic World, Arab Culture And The Gulf, Digitised And Made Public Through QNL’s Qatar Digital Library London, UK, 20 January 2015: Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), Qatar National Library (QNL) and the British Library today announced the second phase of their ongoing ......read more

Citizens of India Now Able to Sit for U. S. CPA Exam in Middle East…

CPA Exam Candidates are Provided Additional Opportunities and Added Convenience UAE, Dubai: December 21, 2014 – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and Prometric  today announced that testing for the Uniform CPA Examination in the Middle East will be open to all qualified citizens and permanent residents of India ......read more

IDP Education to bring 38 global universities for UAE students this October…

Roadshow is being held for students in the UAE who are keen on pursuing higher education in Australia, UK, US and Canada  Dubai, UAE, October 13th, 2014: IDP Education, one of the world’s largest student placement organisations, is set to launch the ‘IDP Middle East Study Abroad Roadshow’ in UAE this October. The roadshow will provide students and their parents in UAE ......read more

GCC Education sector undergoing an exciting phase of growth, says Alpen Capital's latest report…

Dubai, July 03, 2014: Alpen Capital today announced the publication of its GCC Education Industry Reportwhich presents the growth prospects of the GCC education sector, based on the current developments within the sector, key market dynamics, and the existing investment opportunities in the region. The scope of the report encompasses the pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, and vocational ......read more

Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Leadership Program 2014/15 receives 496 applications…

115 candidates from five countries being interviewed for place on unique Program Ajman: 29th June 2014 : The Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Leadership Program, a first-of-its-kind program that aims to empower talented young individuals with essential leadership qualities, has received a total of 496 applications during its registration period, which closed on 7th June. The 2014/15 edition of the ALP ......read more

Masdar Institute Takes Research on ‘Urban Heat Island' Effect to Dubai and Doha…

Prestigious Journal Publishes Masdar Institute Faculty's First In-Depth Study on Climate of Desert Cities Abu Dhabi-UAE: 06 February, 2013 – Masdar Institute of Science of Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced its research into ‘urban heat island' effects in the Abu ......read more

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