Wednesday 19 September 2018

Aldar Properties wins award for Emiratisation

Aldar Properties, a leading developer in Abu Dhabi, has announced that it had won a prize in the small company category of the Emirates Emiratisation Awards, an initiative of the UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vi


Saudi Aramco unit hosts first graduation ceremony

Saudi Aramco, a world leader in integrated energy and chemicals, said one of its units, Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy (Sada) held its first graduation for a cohort of 132 students representing 34 drilling and services companies. This comes in response to the oil and gas industry


Boursa Kuwait launches new educational portal

Boursa Kuwait has announced the launch of a new, free of charge digital education portal, ‘Boursa Academy Online’, aimed to promote capital market literacy among new and professional retail investors.   The fully-digital education portal aims at prom


Deloitte adds 4 partners to Mideast risk advisory

Deloitte, a provider of audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services, recently admitted four new partners and a director to its Middle East Risk Advisory leadership. The move will support Deloitte’s clients in building risk-intelligent orga


American University of RAK appoints two deans

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has announced the appointment of two new deans starting Fall 2018: Professor Daniel Kirk, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Professor Joseph L. Wallis, Dean of the School of Business. Prof Wallis, formerly a professor o


Khalifa University hosts workshop on AI, smart services

The Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) said it had recently organised a workshop covering the many uses of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in partnership with Khalifa University for Science and Technology. The workshop, which reflects the strong ties between A


Google launches new jobs search feature for Mideast

Google has launched a new feature on its Search homepage and app that allows people to look for jobs available right on the main Search results page and which will be available to users in 15 countries across the Middle East. Starting today (September 10),  users will find a


Majid Al Futtaim, Unicef to send 1m kids to school

Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) have announced their partnership to help send one million children to school by 2020. The two parties have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that aims at p


GMAC relaunches ‘Study in India’ MBA initiative

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), is a global, non-profit association of leading graduate business schools, has relaunched the second version of the Study in India initiative, in its endeavour to strengthen India as a management education destination for international students.


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