Thursday 20 June 2019

Khalifa University ranked among top 300 globally

The Khalifa University of Science and Technology has become the first university in the UAE to be ranked among the top 300 academic institutions globally by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2020. Ranked 268th overall with a jump of 47 slots, Khalifa Univers


Aecom, Princess Nourah University sign training pact

Global infrastructure services firm Aecom said it has signed a training co-operation agreement with Saudi-based Princess Nourah University (PNU) that enables both organisations to collaborate on key areas such as teaching and learning, internships and graduate recruitment. Based


Saudi Arabia emerges biggest K12 market in GCC

Colliers International, the global commercial real estate leader, has released its latest white paper on the K12 education market in Saudi Arabia, which is worth more than $37 billion (2018). The white paper is the seventh edition in a series of research papers focusing on


Arada partners with Sabis to set up new school in Sharjah

UAE's newest developer Arada has announced a partnership with Sabis, the global education network and schools provider that operates the International School of Choueifat (ISC) institutions in the Middle East, which will see the opening of a new K-12 international school in Sharjah.


Sheikh Mohammed enacts new DIFC employment law

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has issued a new Employment Law for the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). The newly-enacted Law No. 02 of 2019 compliments the DIFC&rsqu


RIT Dubai partners with IBM to offer data, analytics skills

Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai (RIT Dubai), a global American University in Dubai, UAE, has collaborated with IBM to equip its students with future-ready skills in the fields of data science and analytics through the IBM Skills Academy programme. The IBM Skills Academy i


Alstom extends anti-bribery certification to MEA region

Global technology giant Alstom said it has obtained local certification for its countries of operation in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, following an audit campaign carried out from September to December 2018, at its sites in France, Turkey and Morocco. The audits, cond


Qatar’s HBKU expands academic offerings

Qatar-based Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a leading higher education institution, has expanded its academic offerings with the introduction of eight new academic programmes across six of its colleges. The programmes were recently presented at an official inauguration event


Sharjah Ruler allocates $150m to scientific research

Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS) has allocated Dh550 million ($150 million) for scientific research at AUS over the next five years. The announcement came during a speech deliv


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