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Tag Archives: Education

Work on University of Balamand Dubai campus completed

Dubai Investments, a leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the new campus of its wholly-owned subsidiary University of Balamand Dubai [UOBD] is fully complete and ready to welcome students strating from next month. The UOBD campus, spread across 8,000 sq m at Dubai Investments Park [DIP], offers the most-modern classrooms, three laboratories for …

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17 new international schools set to open in UAE this year

The number of international schools in the region has grown from only 1,159 in 2013 to 1593 in 2018 The market in the Middle East continues to expand, said an industry expert, noting that17 new international schools are opening for the 2018-2019 academic year in the United Arab Emirates, 13 of which are located in Dubai. “Most of the demand …

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Krypto Labs announces EdTech Innovations Startup Contest 2018

$270,000 in funding will be awarded to the most innovative startups in Education Technology Abu Dhabi, UAE – In its continuous search for innovative ideas and concepts, Krypto Labs, the global business technology incubator with a unique ecosystem for funding ground-breaking startups, has set a global challenge by announcing its newest contest, the EdTech Innovations Startup Contest 2018, aiming at …

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Al Ghurair establishes education fund for Arab refugees

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emirati businessmen and philanthropist, has announced the establishment of the “Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund”, a new initiative to benefit Arab refugee youth in Jordan, and Lebanon and Arab children affected by wars and disasters residing in the UAE. The announcement was made on the occasion of the annual ‘World Refugee Day’, being observed …

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Investing in education a ‘long-term commitment’, says GEMS CEO

In the latest of a series of articles on philanthropic activities undertaken by families of UAE business leaders, Dino Varkey, the son of GEMS Education founder Sunny Varkey, discusses the role of the firm and Varkey Foundation in broadening access to learning. Dino Varkey, the CEO of GEMS Education is the third generation of a family of education entrepreneurs who …

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HBKU Holds Education City’s First PhD Defense

The College of Science and Engineering celebrates the achievements of its students A new milestone in the two decades of Qatar Foundation (QF) for Education, Science and Community Development history was achieved when Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) hosted Education City’s first-ever PhD thesis defense session. The momentous event comes ahead of HBKU’s schedule …

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Gulf’s rapid social changes ‘pose a challenge for education planners

By Nada Hameed, Arab News JEDDAH: Universities and higher education policymakers have been challenged to keep pace with the region’s accelerating social and economic changes by speakers at the 7th Gulf education conference. More than 200 senior education figures, including representatives from global universities as well as diplomats and advisers, took part in the two-day conference, which was held at …

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UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education

Giving students the skills they need for success: UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education gathers university leaders from across Egypt On 11 February leaders of universities across Egypt were invited to a workshop at the British Embassy in Cairo to share best practice on improving higher education, by giving university teachers the recognition they deserve for their work, and ensuring …

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UAE higher education year-end review

Universities in UAE saw higher placed rankings in 2017 Abu Dhabi: It was another big year for higher education in the UAE in 2017, with several key developments including university mergers, a new higher education strategy announced in December, and continued moves up the ranks for UAE-based universities. National Higher Education Strategy Announced in December by the Ministry of Education, …

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MeRck KGaA marks the launch of Merck Foundation during the Fourth edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Cairo, Egypt

More than 450 African healthcare providers, policy makers and researchers from Africa and Asia benefit from several educational and social development sessions Fourth Luminary held in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt brings together African and Asian countries from 24th – 25th October 2017 in Cairo, Egypt to contribute towards building healthcare capacity. “Merck …

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