Wednesday 20 September 2017
 
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New contracts for Bahrain housemaids from Oct 1

Bahrain is set to implement a new contract for domestic workers starting from October 1, under which employers seeking to hire a housemaid must declare, among other things, the nature of the job, working hours and weekly day off, reported The Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. Fo

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HCT partners with German university for new Logistics programme

The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will leverage leading German logistics expertise in a new dual German-UAE Engineering Logistics degree, after it signed an agreement of cooperation with the Technical University of Applied Sciences (TUAS Wildau), based near Berlin, Germ

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University of Manchester inducts 70 MBA students in ME

The University of Manchester Middle East Centre has inducted its latest cohort of 70 part-time MBA students in the Middle East. This marks one of the highest ratios of female students in the centre’s 11 year presence in Dubai - 20 per cent of the new cohort are businesswome

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Injaz Kuwait appoints new CEO

Injaz Kuwait has announced the hiring of Laila Al Mutairi as the new chief executive officer for the company. Al Mutairi brings to Injaz Kuwait years of experience, granting her management and leadership skills that will enable her to lead the company, fulfilling its objectives and ong

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Saudi women ‘confident about career progress’

Saudi women feel confident about their working futures and what needs to be done to increase the number of women in the workplace, a report said, adding  this is a critical part of helping the Kingdom to achieve its Vision 2030. While the findings are specific to the Kingdom

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Ibdar's UK student accommodation on track

Bahrain-based Islamic investment bank, Ibdar Bank, said its joint venture with Investra Group, a top UK developer and Apache Capital, a major British asset manager, has signed up UK Contractor Bennete to construct the “Cumberland Place”, a $29.5 million purpose-built student accommo

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GCC education sector ripe for private investment

Set to host 65 million youth by 2030, the GCC is set to be very attractive for private investors in the coming years, with the education sector looking especially promising, according to a recent study. Education trends that will flourish over the next decade and contribute to in

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Aurak civil engg programme gets key accreditation

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) said its Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering programme has been granted accreditation by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology's (ABET) Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC). ABET is t

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800 experts for Abu Dhabi teachers forum

Around 800 leading educators from 68 countries are expected to discuss transformational, behavioural and technology trends in education at an upcoming teachers forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE. To be held under the theme of ‘Teaching for Tomorrow’ Qudwa 2017 will take place on

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RCSI Bahrain welcomes new students

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) this week welcomed new undergraduate students in medicine and nursing as part of its annual Orientation Week. Organised by the student services and events team, the orientation programme

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