Thursday 13 December 2018

37 join ‘Falak Unreasonable Entrepreneur Weekend’

As many as 37 entrepreneurs from Bahrain participated in a two-day workshop titled ‘The Falak Unreasonable Weekend’, which aimed to give entrepreneurs access to valuable knowledge sharing and experience that are not within their reach.   The event, a


Dubai education ‘likely to get more affordable’

The education sector in Dubai is expected to face pressure with a further 13 schools slated to open next academic year, bringing the total number of private schools in the Emirate to 207, said property consultant Knight Frank in a report. The quality of education in Dubai has sig


Nobel laureate to speak at NYU Abu Dhabi event

Nobel Laureate Thomas J Sargent will speak at NYU Abu Dhabi Institute this month,  as part of the institute's 10th anniversary season.   The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute has announced a public programme of events free of charge throughout the month of Decemb


Emicool partners with University of Balamand Dubai

Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) said it has signed a deal with the University of Balamand Dubai to provide student scholarships in the fields of civil engineering and business studies as of academic year 2019-2020.    The University of Balamand Dubai (U


Airbus to launch pilot cadet training worldwide

Airbus and the French Civil Aviation University, ENAC, have obtained EASA certification for a co-developed ab initio Pilot Cadet Training Programme that will be used by a worldwide network of partner flight schools. The programme starts with the first customer Escuela de Aviacion


SAE Dubai to host open day for students

SAE Institute, a leading educator in creative media industries, will host an Open Day on Saturday (December 8) for prospective students and parents at its Dubai campus.   The event will give interested students and their parents from across the UAE a chance to e


UAE ranks top among Arab states in Global Knowledge Index

The UAE has entered into the top 20 ranking globally in the Global Knowledge Index (GKI), while ranking first among all the Arab states.   According to the results of the 2018 Global Knowledge Index, Switzerland retained its number one rank, followed by Sweden,


UAE K-12 private education ‘likely to grow at 4pc’

Enrolment in K-12, private education, in the UAE is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~4 per cent, almost 4 times higher than the rate of public education enrolment growth, a report said. More than 150,000 new students will enrol between 2016 and 2021 in private K-12 if enrolment gro


UAE agrees new policies to empower Emirati women

The UAE Cabinet has adopted a new package of national legislative policies, and initiatives to empower Emirati women in a special session held at the General Women's Union headquarters in Dubai. The session, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Pr


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