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Meeting of Arab Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research concludes

The Arab Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research have highlighted the importance of coordinating plans for higher education and scientific research to cope up with the needs the labour market in the Arab countries and the priorities of their respective national plans for sustainable development. Concluding their 16th meeting at the Arab League HQ on Wednesday, the ministers urged …

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Shell and Ministry of Higher Education sign an agreement for “Shell Ideas 360”

Muscat, Sultanate of Oman- In line with Shell Oman’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and developing Omani talents, a memorandum of agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Higher Education and Shell to launch Shell Ideas360 competition for the first time in the Sultanate in September 2016. His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Sarmi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of …

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Universities Must Shed ‘Ivory Tower’ Image To Achieve Growth, Development – Higher Education Expert

The second MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum will take place in Abu Dhabi from 9-11 November at the Dusit Thani Abu-Dhabi. MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum in Abu Dhabi will be told radical change through innovation is key to long-term sustainability. Dubai, UAE: Higher education leaders and decision makers from around the world assembling in Abu Dhabi next month will …

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Abu Dhabi University invests AED 35 Million in new on-campus residential facilities for staff and faculty

Construction works have already started on an area of 9,202 m2 of Abu Dhabi University ‘s ever-growing campus, with AED 35 million invested to develop new residential facilities that are set to house around 60 new staff and renowned faculty members who will be joining the University within the upcoming academic year. With the constant growing demand of students enrolling …

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Workshop highlights role of higher education and scientific research in building knowledge society

MBRF and UNDP organise panel discussions in Amman in preparation for First Knowledge Conference 2015 Within the framework of its preparations for the First Knowledge Conference 2015, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), organised a workshop in Amman, which highlighted higher education and scientific research sector in the Arab world as …

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IDB provides US $14 million for higher education project in Burkina Faso

An agreement providing for a US$ 14 million financing from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to support higher education in Burkina Faso was signed at the IDB Headquarters between HE Jean Gustave SANON (Minister of Economy and Finance and IDB Governor for Burkina Faso) and Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali (IDB President). The financing is expected to contribute to phase II …

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Tomooh Saad Abdul-Latif’s scholarship program kicks off its 9th year under the patronage of the Minister of Education and Higher Education

Beirut: PepsiCO, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, and Ajialouna NGO, a charity organization dedicated to supporting education, health, and social work, held a joint press conference launching the 9th consecutive year of the Tomooh Saad Abdul-Latif’s scholarship program. The launch of the program, which aims to empower Arab youth by providing them with the means to …

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Number of Saudi Students Opting for Higher Education in Ireland Sees Dramatic Growth

Education in Ireland, the organisation responsible for marketing the Irish higher education sector to international audiences, has reported a dramatic increase in the number of Saudi students opting for third level education in Ireland. The figure has risen from approximately two hundred students in 2009 to 1,738 students studying and preparing to study in Ireland this year, the majority of …

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Nawras sponsors First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions

  Nawras , Oman’s customer friendly communications provider, was proud to be the Gold Sponsor of the First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions, recently held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre under the patronage of H.E. Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah, Minister of Education, and H.E. Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour Al Hasani, Minister of Information. Around 200 science …

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The Colleges of Technology to introduce seven new specialisations at GHEDEX 2012

Muscat: The second largest higher education institution in Oman, the Higher College of Technology (HCT) has announced its participation as lead sponsor for GHEDEX 2012 – Oman’s premier Global Higher Education Exhibition. Organised by OITE Trade Fairs under the patronage of the Ministry of Higher Education and supported by the British Council, AMIDEAST and the Embassy of the Kingdom of …

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