Thursday 27 July 2017

NYU Abu Dhabi partners with Etihad Cargo for summer course

UAE-based New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), a research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science college, has partnered with Etihad Cargo for a unique intensive four-week summer course. The course, Driving Genius, will look at how different aspects of robot


Abu Dhabi University completes new students' accommodation

Abu Dhabi University said work on the new extension to its female dormitory has been completed and is set to open with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, said a report. Designed to cater to the rise in demand for on-campus student housing, which already accommodates 408 st


Dubai school debuts diploma in customer happiness

Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and academic institution focusing on governance and public policy, has launched its first professional diploma in customer happiness. Employees from Dubai’s Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activitie


New video e-learning platform launched, an innovative and cutting-edge online video e-learning platform, has launched its beta phase. The five industry veterans who  founded the platform aim to provide Arab users with access to over 10,000 high profile Arab and international mentors who are specialis


Wesgreen school joins GEMS network

GEMS Education, a leading education provider, has added the Wesgreen International School to its network of schools in the UAE. Through this partnership, GEMS Education will be able to offer its global expertise and know-how to students, staff and the parent community of this sch


25 graduate from Expo 2020 training programme

A total of 25 people have graduated from their Expo 2020 Dubai Apprenticeship Programme, marking the completion of their nine-month learning and on-the-job training. Working alongside industry experts in a number of departments including Commercial, Communications, Procurement an


Samsung signed up as WordSkills Abu Dhabi presenter

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, the world's largest vocational skills competition, has announced that it has signed global electronics giant Samsung Electronics as its overall event presenter. The deal was signed by Dr Dongseob Jang, secretary general of Samsung Skills at Samsung


Taqdeer Award forms technical committee

Dubai's Taqdeer Award, the world’s first-of-its kind points based reward system for recognising excellence in labour welfare practices and promoting best practices in labour welfare, has formed a technical committee, said its chairman. Major General Obaid Muhair Bin Sur


Oracle to hire 1,000 new sales staff across EMEA

Oracle plans to hire announces 1,000 new sales representatives in Europe, Middle East and Africa under the ‘Change Happens Here’ to support the growth of Oracle’s cloud computing business.   The move comes on the back of the company recently posting record


KPMG Bahrain launches online ‘Learning Hub’

KPMG, a global network of professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services in Bahrain, has launched its new corporate training portal which offers online training modules to organizations across all sectors, helping them to prepare for and meet the challenges of operating

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