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Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship: A leading initiative for knowledge empowerment among Arab talents

To pursue higher education at Oxford University is a dream for many aspiring students across the globe. Ranked as the world’s best university for the sixth consecutive year by the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2022, Oxford University offers students unique learning experiences by leveraging the expertise of the world’s eminent researchers, which makes it the most sought-after university for acquiring postgraduate education. The Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship, launched in 2016 as part of a partnership between the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and Oxford University, is a collaborative effort between the two institutions to support aspiring students in the UAE and the Arab region to pursue higher education from the world’s most ......read more

Adek to Recruit Experienced UAE Nationals to Lead Emirate's Charter Schools

• ADEK’s fourth UAE national recruitment initiative to boost homegrown staff and enrich capacities of Emirati school leaders across Charter Schools network • Recruits to receive specialized training and employment opportunity pathways for Principal and Vice-Principal roles at Charter Schools   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 November, 2022: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a new leadership edition of its homegrown talent incubator, the Emirati Recruitment Initiative (ERI).    The latest drive aims to attract experienced Emirati educators to the emirate’s expansive Charter Schools ecosystem as part of ongoing efforts to further enrich homegrown capabilities and contribute in the education sector and aid the long-term development of the vital Charter School ......read more

Abu Dhabi School of Management Obtains International Quality Accreditation

Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM) has become the latest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates to obtain global quality accreditation through the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the UK’s independent quality body and a global leader in quality assurance for higher education.   ADSM has obtained the global accreditation after completing successfully QAA’s International Quality Review (IQR). IQR is a rigorous process which benchmarks global higher education institutions against international quality assurance standards set out in Part 1 of the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG).   The review took place online between 24 and 26 May 2022 and was carried out by a team of three independent reviewers appointed by ......read more

Tadweer Conducts School Awareness Program in Abu Dhabi in Cooperation with ESE and ADEK

- The program will be held under the theme “reusing waste is artistic and fun” to raise students’ environmental awareness - The program will run for 8 months in 31 schools, targeting around 7,623 students 07 November – Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) is conducting a school awareness program in Abu Dhabi under the theme “reusing waste is artistic and fun”. The program, organized in cooperation with the Emirates Schools Establishment (ESE) and the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), will run from October 2022 to May 2023. The program includes a number of comprehensive awareness campaigns and targets around 7,623 students from 31 schools in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, and Al Dhafra region. The program aims to increase the students’ level of environmental ......read more

Gargash Group, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute Sign MoU to Nurture Local Talent

• Initiative to fall under Gargash’s iStar Technical Apprenticeship Program  • With this collaboration underway, similar partnerships to be initiated by Gargash in the near future.    Dubai-UAE, 7 November 2022: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, announced a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI),  signalling a fresh set of commitments to develop local talent.    This initiative ties into the Group’s commitment that aligns with the UAE government’s vision to empower Emiratis to join and explore meaningful careers in the private sector and is a step forward in of cross-sector collaborations between leading industrial entities and vocational education institutions.   Shehab ......read more

Ma'an Delivers Awareness Lecture on Financial Literacy at Mufleh Al Ahbabi's Majlis in Al Ain

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 October 2022 – The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, in collaboration with the Majalis Abu Dhabi at the Citizens and Community Affairs Office in the Presidential Court delivered an awareness lecture on ‘Promoting Financial Literacy’ at Mufleh Ayed Al Ahbabi’s Majlis in Al Ain.   The lecture took place on Friday, October 14, 2022, in conjunction with Ma’an’s awareness campaign currently underway, and marked strong participation from various community members, especially Emirati youth. The lecture was delivered by Ahmed Al Nuaimi, a volunteer trainer associated with the Ghaya Financial Literacy Programme which is organized regularly by Ma’an in a virtual format.     In his welcome remarks to the audience, Dr. Mohammed Al Dhaheri, Advisor ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Showcases Its Latest Programs And Scholarships At Najah Abu Dhabi Exhibition 2022

• ADU is participating in the Najah Abu Dhabi exhibition 2022, which will take place from the 16th to 18th October in Abu Dhabi • The University will preview its latest ranking among the top 350 prestigious universities globally, third in the UAE and 7th in the Arab region according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023  • ADU will give the opportunity for students to meet staff and faculty members to learn more about the new and diverse academic programs and scholarships available • ADU will showcase several innovative projects and solutions developed by its students • The university will highlight its latest international accreditations awarded both regionally and globally   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 October 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Ranks Third Place Nationwide In The “Times Higher Education World University Rankings” 2023

Hamdan bin Zayed: Abu Dhabi University is a national success story in how it’s shaping the future •         ADU ranked among the top seven Arab universities •         ADU ranked first in teaching nationwide •         ADU amongst the top 350 most prestigious universities in the world Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13 October 2022: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representative of the Ruler in Al Dhafra Region and President of the Board of Trustees of Abu Dhabi University, congratulated Abu Dhabi University on the occasion of its ranking in third place at the level of higher education institutions in the country, the seventh place amongst Arab universities, as well as making the list of the top 350 prestigious universities ......read more

.The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute to Host Panel Discussion on UAE Industrial Pioneers and Their Contribution to the Economy.

● The talk will be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm    Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 11, 2022: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute in collaboration with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Impactiv, and the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an , will host a panel discussion titled Knowledge Development and Industrialization: A Catalyst to Circular Economy on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm.    The panel will tell the story of some of the UAE’s leading economic pioneers, along with the contribution of ADNOC to the country’s circular economy, while also working to preserve the nation’s heritage, national identity, and culture in an era of globalization. In addition to looking back and offering insights on the achievements that have been made, the conversation will ......read more

Abu Dhabi School Of Government Expands Its Global Partner Network At GITEX 2022

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 10 October 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has expanded its global partner network by announcing a host of strategic alliances with premier and well established multinationals, including Google, Microsoft, Orange, G42 Cloud, and Accenture at GITEX Technology week 2022, one of the leading technology events in the region. The signing ceremony was attended by His Excellency Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support, His Excellency Yasir Ahmed Al Naqbi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi School of Government, and a number of top representatives from the partner’s side. The agreements align with the objectives of the ADSG’s prestigious Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program, which aims to expose exceptional Abu Dhabi government employees to multi-cultural ......read more

The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute To Host Panel Discussion On UAE Industrial Pioneers And Their Contribution To The Economy

● The talk will be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm    Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 10, 2022: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute in collaboration with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Impactiv, and the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an , will host a panel discussion titled Knowledge Development and Industrialization: A Catalyst to Circular Economy on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm.    The panel will tell the story of some of the UAE’s leading economic pioneers, along with the contribution of ADNOC to the country’s circular economy, while also working to preserve the nation’s heritage, national identity, and culture in an era of globalization. In addition to looking back and offering insights on the achievements that have been made, the conversation will ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Publishes 2,125 Research Papers and Obtains 11 Patents

• The university has invested in around AED 27,000,000 million in funds from internal and external sources to support faculty and students research activities • ADU faculty has published over 2,000 high-impact Scopus journal articles • With a growing focus on scientific research, ADU collaborates with an expanding network of leading academic institutions from around the world   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 September 2022: In line with its commitment to support Abu Dhabi’s 2030 Vision and position the emirate as a forerunner in the globally competitive environment, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) vigorously supports the international academic sector by adhering to the highest standards of research and innovation. Accordingly, ADU promotes national and international competitive research and enables ......read more

30 High Achieving Emirati High School Students Successfully Completed NYUAD's Summer Academy Program

● The program equips Emirati students with intellectual resources and skills necessary for success at top-tier universities through an 18-month curriculum ● Over its 12-year run, program alums have been admitted to prestigious global universities such as Yale, Princeton, London School of Economics, George Washington University, King’s College London, and The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, among many others   Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 03, 2022: Thirty high-achieving Emirati high school students have completed the rigorous 18-month NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) 2022 Summer Academy enrichment program. The program is designed specifically for academically outstanding UAE-based Emirati high school students and seeks to prepare students for admission to the world's top tier ......read more

ADRO and Abu Dhabi University Partner to Offer Scholarships and Educational Benefits to Outstanding International Students in Abu Dhabi

• Possibility for outstanding students to apply for Abu Dhabi Golden Visa • Priority for scholarships, reduced tuition fees for Abu Dhabi Golden Visa holders  Abu Dhabi, UAE, 31 August 2022: Abu Dhabi University, in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Residents Office (ADRO), part of the Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi, announced the allocation of 100 scholarships to outstanding international students, with the possibility of obtaining an Abu Dhabi Golden Visa, as well as other exclusive educational benefits. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by His Excellency Hareb Al Mheiri, Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Residents Office, and Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University, in the presence of representatives from both sides and members of the University's faculty and ......read more

Hamdan Bin Zayed Grants 20 Scholarships at Abu Dhabi University

• Offered since 2009, the "HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed" scholarship is a prominent national initiative dedicated to empowering outstanding students and inspiring them to pursue their educational objectives • Dr. Al Dhaheri said: ADU’s programs aim to supply the labor market with specialized cadres that meet the requirements of the general policy agenda of the government of Abu Dhabi and its 2030 economic vision to meet the aspirations of our wise leadership for the next fifty years   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 28, August 2022: HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representitive of the Ruler in Al Dhafra Region and President of the Board of Trustees at Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) grants 20 scholarships to the top high school students in recognition of their outstanding academic ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Collaborates with Advance HE to Elevate its Employability Strategy

As part of the collaboration 28 faculty members received Advance HE Fellowship certificates  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 August 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced its collaboration with Advance HE to invest in faculty development and ensure successful implementation of ADU’s employability strategy. A UK-based, member-led, sector-owned charity, Advance HE partners with higher education institutions across the world to improve higher education for staff, students and society. Together, the two entities will enact a strategy focused on embedding graduate attributes valued by employers in the curriculum. This will then be reinforced through student participation in co-curricular activities to ensure students develop the necessary future work skills that will serve to enhance their employability.  ADU ......read more

AGDA Concludes the Enrolment for its First Public Opening of its Master of Arts Programmes

Abu Dhabi – 22, August 2022: The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) announced today that it had concluded the enrolment for its first public opening of its MA Programme in Global Affairs and Diplomatic Leadership (MAGAD) and the MA Programme in Humanitarian Action and Development (MAHAD).    The significant number of applications received by AGDA reflects the Emirati youth’s interest in acquiring knowledge and skills in diplomatic leadership and international affairs to convey the UAE’s message to the wider world and raise the nation’s status on the global front.    Launched for the first time in 2017, MAGAD balances thematic courses, practical courses and diplomatic skills courses, which aim to solidify students' knowledge on global and regional issues, particularly those relevant ......read more

Abu Dhabi-Based Khalifa University Develops 3D-Printed Glasses to Help Correct Color Blindness

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16, August 2022: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a consistently top-ranked research-intensive university based in Abu Dhabi, has developed a new method to manufacture customized glasses using 3D printing that could help people with color blindness. Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) is an inherited ocular disorder that manifests itself in limiting the retina cones’ ability to transmit the whole spectrum of colors. With red-green color blindness being the most prevalent form of CVD, the most common way of dealing with everyday difficulties is in wearing tinted glasses. Now, a team of researchers from Khalifa University has developed lenses using transparent resin mixed with two wavelength-filtering dyes to provide a tinting effect. To customize the lenses and make them as similar as possible to ......read more

Shaping Future Engineering Leaders: Abu Dhabi University Graduates 4,770 Engineers to Date

• Of these graduates, 32% are female and 36% are Emiratis, which reiterates ADU’s diverse body of students and its commitment to working in line with the UAE Government’s National Agenda  • 94% of the CoE graduates said that they were satisfied with their educational experience at ADU and 86% noted that they are currently working or studying in an area relevant to their studies   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 08 August 2022:  As of 2022, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), one of the largest engineering colleges in the UAE, has awarded 4,940 degrees and graduated 4,770 engineers. Of these graduates, 32% are female and 36% are Emiratis, which reiterates ADU’s diverse body of students and its commitment to working in line with the UAE Government’s National Agenda in ......read more

The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Partners with Middle East Institute

The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Partners with Middle East Institute to Launch its Commemorative Books: Portrait of a Nation II and The Art of the Emirates II in the United States The two seminal publications by ADMAF map the cultural and artistic landscape of the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, UAE; July 29, 2022:  In collaboration with the Middle East Institute (MEI), the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) launched its latest publications: Portrait of a Nation II and Art of the Emirates II with an art talk entitled “From Local to Global, The Transformation of the UAE Arts Scene” held at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC, followed by a book signing. Melissa Gronlund, editor of Art of the Emirates II, and established Emirati artist, Ebtisam Abdulaziz, whose work is featured in Abu ......read more

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy Rolls out Region's First Integrated Maritime Logistics Certificate

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy Rolls out Region's First Integrated Maritime Logistics Certificate    Certification is recognised by the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) and the UK Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS)      Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 July 2022: Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), the maritime education and training arm of AD Ports Group, announced today that it has rolled out a Maritime Logistics Certificate, the region's first integrated certificate allowing trainees to work on a broad spectrum of maritime economics and shipping industry modules.  This certificate comprises four core/mandatory units, including the Introduction to Shipping, Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade, Shipping Business, and Legal Principles in Shipping Business. These core units prepare the ......read more

The Abu Dhabi School of Government Partners with Arkan to Bolster the Skills and Expertise of Abu Dhabi Government Employees

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 29 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has partnered with the Retired Military Personnel Association, represented by Arkan training, research and management consultancy company, as part of efforts to enhance the skills and expertise of Abu Dhabi government employees by developing training and educational programs and sessions. The MoU was signed by Brigadier (Rtd.) Khalifa Mohamed Al Zaabi, Security Consultant and International Expert in Neuro-linguistic programming, Chief Director of Arkan and Her Excellency Amal Al Jabri, Director General of the ADSG in the presence of top officials from both sides. As part of the agreement, the two parties will collaborate to develop and organize specialized training and educational programs in both leadership and general government fields. In addition, both ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Inaugurates its Venture Lab to Elevate the UAE's Sustainability-Oriented Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 27 June 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) innovation strategy (ADUi), ADU announces the launch of its Sustainable Development Venture Lab in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED). The Lab, open to students, researchers, external entrepreneurs and innovators, seeks to grow sustainability-oriented entrepreneurial and innovation skills through tackling complex challenges in industry, services, primary sector and the government. The Venture Lab will offer an innovative space designed to help spin-offs, startups, companies and government agencies find more sustainable solutions to create or improve daily operations.  The new Sustainable Development Venture Lab was inaugurated in the presence of Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, Dr. Alberto ......read more

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Offers ADU's Interior Design Students a Unique Learning Experience

• As part of an MoU signing between the two entities, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City provided students an opportunity to apply their skills in a practical environment, under the guidance of SSMC’s engineering team • The collaboration will see further designs to be implemented across SSMC departments following the initial first phase   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 June 2022: As part of a partnership agreement between Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) and Abu Dhabi University (ADU), ADU’s Interior Design students were given a firsthand educational experience to learn, apply their skills and express their creativity by applying their innovative design ideas in the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation. In addition to empowering students and creating positive spaces for patients, this ......read more

The Abu Dhabi School of Government Celebrates the Graduates of the Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 24 June 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the pioneering platform for accelerating human capital in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, held a graduation ceremony for the graduates of its prestigious Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program.  The ceremony was attended by Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support, Her Excellency Sumaya AbdulAziz Al Hosani, Dean of the Abu Dhabi School of Government and a number of representatives of government entities participating in the program. During the ceremony, 25 graduates from 17 different government entities were honored for their efforts in specializing and acquiring key skills, most notably strategic consulting. Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support said: “Today, we celebrate the graduates of the Abu ......read more

School Administrator Achieves Dream of Walking Unassisted after Ten-Year Battle with Multiple Sclerosis

Previously ‘Undiagnosed’ Emirati Benefits from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s ‘Patient-Centered’ Approach Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. June 22, 2022: After a decade of seeing her balance deteriorate, a sister’s urge to get a second opinion for ongoing health issues led to the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), an effective treatment, and a new lease of life.  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune condition that affects the brain and spinal cord, and, according to a scientific study conducted in the UAE, there is a growing incidence of MS in the region. Ameena had been living with undiagnosed MS for many years, working as a school administrator, struggling with organizational and clerical duties. Having already endured years of loss of balance resulting in having to use a cane to ......read more

Abu Dhabi Art Wraps Up the 2022 Art + Tech Programme on NFTs for UAE Students

Abu Dhabi, 22 June 2022: This year, Abu Dhabi Art’s annual Art + Tech programme brought NFTs, Digital Art and the Metaverse to the fore in Abu Dhabi Art’s programming. Art + Tech’s 2022 edition comprised a Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme that brought university students together with experts from the NFT industry. The initiative aimed to accompany students as they delve into the rapidly evolving and emerging world of digital art and NFTs and discover their relevance in the region.  The Art + Tech Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme, which took place between 6-15 June, was organised in partnership with MORROW collective’s social enterprise partner, the Fatima Bint Mohamed Initiative. University students studying art as well as technology streams came together with NFT experts MORROW ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Recognizes Four Winning Creatives during its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition Award Ceremony

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) recognized the winners of its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition which witnessed the participation of eight teams consisting of 26 students from the College of Engineering (CoE), Interior Design program at ADU. Hosted in partnership with platinum sponsor Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and golden sponsor The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, the competition included three main categories focusing on furniture and artwork inspired by the UAE Heritage and EXPO 2020.  The Ceremony took place in attendance of HE Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Sultan Bin Surour Al Dhaheri, Vice Chairman of the board of Directors and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi National Hotels, Charalampos Mylonas, Deputy CEO at Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Holding rebrands to NEMA Holding

• NEMA Holding established NEMA Education as its academic arm to support the education sector over the next 50 years    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 08 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University Holding, established in 2006, has announced the rebranding of the holding company name to 'NEMA Holding,' reflecting its progress as it implements its strategy to support the growth of the national economy over the next 50 years.   NEMA Holding, formerly called Abu Dhabi University Holding, has announced the establishment of 'NEMA Education,' an academic arm that will strengthen its leading role in the education sector and consolidate its position in the higher education sector in the UAE and beyond. NEMA Education's portfolio includes several higher education institutions and professional training ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Hosts the Largest Edition of the Undergraduate Research Competition

• 813 students supported by 367 mentors from 53 universities across the MENA region including the UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and others took part in the competition • 70 teams across 27 categories were recognized for their outstanding research and awarded monetary prizes   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) held its ninth annual Undergraduate Research Competition (URC) and awards ceremony. The URC provides an opportunity for students to transform their creative ideas into research and innovation projects to support the development of their 21st century skills to produce the researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs of the future for the UAE’s knowledge economy. ADU’s URC is the largest undergraduate research event in the GCC and MENA region that encompasses ......read more

Abu Dhabi University's Career Fair Returns for Students and Alumni on June 1st 2022

• Two-day career fair returns for students and alumni to further explore career options on the 1st and 2nd of June 2022 • ADU students and alumni will be connected with 50 local/international organizations and companies    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 31 May 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Vision 2027 to provide graduates and students with the knowledge, skills and mindset to become leaders of tomorrow, ADU is hosting its annual career fair at its main campus on June 1 and 2, 2022. Organized by ADU’s Employability and Alumni Relations Office, the career fair seeks to support student and alumni career goals by best preparing them for the professional market. The event will enable current ADU students and alumni alike to explore employment and internship opportunities and ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Previews Sustainable Smart Construction and Concrete 3D Printing in the Third Edition of the ‘ADU-ASU Research Forum'

• The Research Forum is under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” • Virtual Participation was open for those unable to attend in person  • The event highlighted the importance of utilizing 3D printing and sustainable construction material under hot weather   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 May 2022: Following the success of the Research Forum in 2019 and 2021, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), the largest engineering college in the UAE, hosted the third edition of the ADU-ASU Research Forum 2022 under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” in collaboration with the School of Sustainable Engineering and Built Environment at ......read more

Abu Dhabi Festival's Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab returns to Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The 7th edition of the initiative introduces 14 new publications by Emirati authors  May 20, 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: As part of the 19th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival, held under the theme ‘Crafting the Emirates State of Mind: Creation, Innovation and Joy’, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) presents the 7th edition of its Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab programme at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 23 to 29 May, 2022. The initiative aims to strengthen and support the Emirati publishing industry by cultivating and presenting the achievements of Emirati and Arab creative writers. This year, the programme is collaborating with local publishing houses Dar Nabati, Hamaleel and the Emirates Writers Union to publish 14 books by Emirati writers ......read more

Abu Dhabi University hosts the fifth Educational Forum

Abu Dhabi University organized the event in collaboration with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and the Queen Rania Teacher Academy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2022: Under the patronage of H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the Minister of Education in the UAE and in partnership with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted the fifth Educational Forum, under the theme “Re-imagining Education.” ADU faculty members in addition to members from the World Bank, UNESCO, QRTA, and USA’s Drexel University attended the Forum as speakers. The Forum discussed the challenges facing schools and explored post-COVID-19 educational opportunities such as taking education out of the confinements of ......read more

Abu Dhabi University refreshes its Innovation Strategy to Optimize the Impact of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the UAE

• ADUi aims to contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UAE’s innovation agenda • Abu Dhabi University appointed Dr. Alberto Peralta as the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the lead for its innovation strategy  • The Strategy builds on research to empower aspiring and seasoned innovators as they pursue new ways to create, deliver and capture value for a more sustainable and inclusive world   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 9 May 2022: Under the theme of “powering a more sustainable world”, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) refreshes its innovation strategy titled Abu Dhabi University Innovate (ADUi). ADUi is focused on three main pillars including innovation, research and incubation which will serve as the engine for the advancement of ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Announces Collaboration with the University of Toronto

In a bid to elevate its Public Health Programs,   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 28 April 2022:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced a collaboration with the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health (DLSPH), Canada's largest public health school. ADU continues to collaborate with prestigious international institutions such as DLSPH to provide students with an exceptional educational experience and elevate its Public Health program. The agreement provides both institutions with the opportunity to partner across a range of academic programs based on knowledge and experience exchange. ADU and DLSPH plan to initiate collaboration between faculty, undergraduate, and postgraduate students through exchange programs, joint courses, internships, and exchange of materials and ......read more

Adek Announces Five-Day Eid Holiday for Private and Public Schools Students across Abu Dhabi

• Five-day break starts on Monday May 2 until May 6, with students returning to school a week later on May 9 • Students must be symptom-free on return; Green Pass requirements remain in place according to age categories   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 27 April 2022:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced the Eid break for Private and Charter Schools students across Abu Dhabi. Schools will be closed on Monday, May 2-6, and reopen the following week, on Monday, May 9.    All students must be free of any COVID-19-related symptoms and maintain their Green status on Al Hosn app in accordance with their age category.

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GEMS International School becomes first in UAE to partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

• Partnership offers CP students access to ERAU Dual Enrolment Programme • School’s offering of personalised pathways now includes Aviation and STEM • Students able to secure equivalent of one year’s worth of US university credits   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS International School – Al Khail (GIS) has become the first school in the UAE to partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), one of the most prestigious and in-demand universities in the world for aviation and aeronautics.    Thanks to the partnership, students studying the IB Career-related Programme (CP) are now able to select the ERAU Dual Enrolment Programme as their Career-related Study (CRS). It gives students the equivalent of a year’s worth of US university credits upon successful ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Honors Winners of the 6th Edition of the “Arts for Autism” Competition

On the sidelines of 2nd Autism Spectrum Disorder Symposium,    • Abu Dhabi University lights up blue in honor of Autism Awareness Month • Abu Dhabi University organizes the second Autism Specrtrum Disorder Symposuim in collaboration with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and the Emirates Autism Society • The sixth edition of the “Arts for Autism” competition draws over 15 education institutes in Abu Dhabi and the UAE   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 22, April 2022:  In line with its continuous efforts to raise awareness on autism, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized the second Autism Spectrum Disorder Symposium which was attended by HE Mahra Al-Mutaiwei, Director of Regional Center for Educational Planning (RCEP), where the winners of the ......read more

UAE's GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis named Winner of Otis' Made to Move Communities Challenge in the EMEA Region

- Students from 20 schools across 14 countries took part in the challenge - Winning UAE team proposed creative mobility solutions for UAE’s elderly population - Otis mentors worked with this next generation of innovators to develop new solutions    Dubai, UAE - April 21, 2022 – Otis Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: OTIS), the world’s leading company for elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service, has named GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis as the EMEA region winner of its second annual Made to Move Communities™ global challenge.   Otis’ Made to Move Communities challenge partnered with students around the world to inspire and build creative solutions to their communities' mobility issues. Students from 20 schools across 14 countries and ......read more

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June 22, 2022 - The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) convened a meeting with its BA, MA, and PhD degree learners, in the presence of H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU. The meeting aimed to promote networking and the exchange of inspiring ideas and insights that would contribute to the development of the educational system. During his speech, H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar ......read more

HBMSU's Lifelong Learning Centre holds meeting with its training committee members…

The meeting aimed to share visions on developing the training programs in line with HBMSU’s strategic goals Dubai, UAE - June 6, 2022- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Lifelong Learning Center hosted the annual meeting for the members of its training committee. The meeting was attended by H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU, Major General Dr. Abdul Quddus ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation participates in the 31st edition of Abu Dhabi ...…

Dubai, UAE, 20 May 2022 - The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), the Global Knowledge Partner of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), will be participating in the 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, held from May 23 to May 29, 2022, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC). The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair represents an important ......read more

Sharjah Ramadan Festival's Success in Revitalizing the Emirate's Economic Sectors Continues…

• Preliminary indications by the SCCI show significant growth in sales and a rebound in the markets since the festival's launch • The festival drew thousands of tourists, visitors, and shoppers to the emirate raising hotel occupancy rates and retail sales to unprecedented levels   Sharjah, 19th April 2022:  The 32nd Sharjah Ramadan Festival is currently underway, ......read more

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Flying High with Record Results for 2022…

Dubai, UAE, 19 April 2022: The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, one of the world’s leading literary events, is celebrating the success of its 14th edition (3-13 February 2022), which showed recovery from the effects of the pandemic and record numbers of competition entries. In total more than 105,000 people engaged with the Festival, in person or through its virtual ......read more

Ramadan Editathon to bring all the Facts of Ramadan to a Global Audience…

 Emirates Literature Foundation and Wikimedians of the UAE User Group celebrate the holy month by compiling and sharing Ramadan traditions on Wikipedia    Dubai, UAE, 14 April 2022: The Emirates Literature Foundation and the Wikimedians of the UAE User Group are co-creating the ultimate guide to Ramadan in the UAE together with members of the Wikipedia community on the 16 ......read more

ADU College of Business Dean Professor Barry O'Mahony Receives ‘Dean of the Year Award'…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13 April 2022: Professor Barry O’Mahony, Dean of Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Business (CoB) received the esteemed ‘Dean of the Year Award’ as part of the 2022 Beta Gamma Sigma Awards (BGS). BGS is the international honor society of the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Nominated by the Abu Dhabi ......read more

The Abu Dhabi School of Government Launches the ‘Future Shapers' Program…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13, April 2022:  The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the leading government platform for enhancing human capital in the emirate, has announced the launch of the Future Shapers program, which seeks to unlock the digital career and leadership potential of Abu Dhabi employees.  The development of this program comes as part of ADSG’s efforts to ......read more

Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and Abu Dhabi University Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE- 7, April 2022: The Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA Group), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi University (ADU) to accelerate technical, societal and environmental solutions in the energy sector through research and development. The cooperation aims to promote ties between both entities ......read more

St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, Appoints New Director of ...…

SGU School of Medicine appoints Jade Pearson as Director of Transnational Education to empower aspiring medical students with international education     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 April 2022: St. George’s University (SGU), Grenada, has appointed Jade Pearson as the Director of Transnational Education (TNE). TNE encompasses a broad spectrum of collaborations between ......read more

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