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Tag Archives: Universities

Honoris United Universities announces planned expansion in Egypt

Regent Business School signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Higher Education to establish a branch in the country Honoris United Universities (www.Honoris.net), the first private pan-African higher education platform, announced that its network institution in South Africa, Regent Business School (https://Regent.ac.za), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education to establish …

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Sheraa collaborates with MENA’s top universities to form consortium of regional entrepreneurs

‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ will support new businesses in expanding their footprint in the region Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Sheraa – a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates – recently joined leading universities of the region in a bid to combine forces with their entrepreneurship programs. ‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ is a consortium created by …

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View on Migration: Universities welcome Syrian scholars

By SciDev.Net – Shyamantha Asokan Universities around the world are providing refuge for dozens of Syrian academics who have fled the brutal civil war. The Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF), part of the US-based Institute of International Education, has found placements at host universities for 80 Syrian scholars since the conflict began in 2011. In the United Kingdom, a charity called …

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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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ADIB Named Employer of the Year by Higher Colleges of Technology

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has been named Employer of the Year by The Higher Colleges of Technology ( HCT ) – Dubai Women’s College. The award recognises ADIB for its support for UAE national youth and its ongoing participation with HCT career fairs as well as its commitment to UAE national student work placements. Responding to …

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Research by 3 UAE universities reveals that investors value integrity over ideas

A joint study UOWD, Zayed University and Emirates Aviation College reveals that global investors are more likely to invest in individuals with integrity, willpower, commitment and passion than those with a good business plan alone Dubai – A study by a team of researchers from three UAE universities has revealed that entrepreneurs who display integrity, willpower, commitment and passion are …

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Microsoft Jordan Launches Global ‘Hour of Code’ Movement in Jordanian Schools and Universities

Microsoft Jordan has launched the Hour of Code (HOC) global movement in over 130 schools and universities across the Kingdom, underscoring efforts to further strengthen Jordan’s standing within the worldwide information technology (IT) arena. HOC consists of an hour-long session that aims to introduce and simplify computer science (CS) and programming concepts for students of all ages. The movement kicked …

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Masdar Institute Tops in Research Excellence among 91 Arab Region Universities

‘Second’ and ‘Third’ Rankings in Research Publications Highlight Institute’s Growing Presence in International Scientific Journals Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has topped a prestigious ranking for research excellence, according to the 2015 US News & World Report’s inaugural ‘Best Arab Region Universities’ listing of more than 90 institutions across 16 countries. The independent, research-driven, graduate-level university, focused on advanced …

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Studying abroad in UAE – First-class universities and teaching

By Steve Stewart As one of the most powerful and influential economic regions in the world, the Middle East is a centre of commerce for numerous multinational companies and corporations. But as its importance in the world of business continues to grow, so too does its commitment to first-class education. Various universities from the USA, Europe and Asia have campuses …

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University of Wollongong surges in rankings of world’s top 100 younger universities

Times Higher Education ranks UOW at No. 33 The University of Wollongong (UOW) has surged 10 spots to be ranked number 33 in the annual Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 ranking of the world’s best young universities 2014. The THE 100 Under 50 complements the annual THE World University Rankings, which will be released in October, and the …

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