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Labourers are expected to work long hours with little benefit or days off (File/AFP)
October 15, 2014 - 12:40 GMT
Hundreds of migrant workers in the UAE face dire conditions and are being denied days off and overtime benefits, according to an XPRESS investigation.

October 23, 2011

ALHOSN University
10:51 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University is organizing a full week of fund-raising and educational events devoted to breast cancer awareness.

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMeU
10:26 GMT
(press release)

HBMeU has announced that it is now accepting nominations for the "Feigenbaum Leadership Excellence Award 2012" and "Kano Excellence Leaders Medal 2012".

Barry Newstead, Chief Global Development Officer, Wikimedia Foundation and Dr. Ahmed Elmagarmid, Executive Director of QCRI
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Computing Research Institute began a partnership with Wikimedia Foundation to reinvigorate the Arabic content on Wikipedia, the world’s largest free encyclopedia, increasing the quantity and quality of contributions.

American University of Cairo
06:37 GMT

The Desert Development Center (DDC) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is hosting Cairo’s first-ever Water Hackathon tomorrow at AUC New Cairo campus.

October 20, 2011

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
11:21 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced it aims to focus on building and retaining human and organizational capital through a sustainable skill-based Emiratization program.

October 19, 2011

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
11:12 GMT
(press release)

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Qatar)’ student group, Women’s Society and Development Club held a first-of-its-kind breast cancer fundraiser.

Dr. Nasser Marafih, CEO of Qtel Group
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar kicked off its “Making the Connection” lecture series Tuesday with a talk by Dr. Nasser Marafih, CEO of Qtel Group.

October 18, 2011

13:48 GMT
(press release)

du, Dubai Holding, DUBAL and First Gulf Bank have formed a UAE-based consortium of principal companies in the country, and launched an Executive Leadership Programme in collaboration with INSEAD.

ALHOSN University at UAE Lead – Youth Leadership Congress
10:56 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University, an Abu Dhabi based private educational institution dedicated to ‘global knowledge with local vision,’ will join the inaugural UAE Lead – Youth Leadership Congress.

Canadian University of Dubai
08:28 GMT
(press release)

The Canadian University of Dubai has announced that it has added one year to its Bachelor of Architectural Studies program, making it a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture program.

October 17, 2011

During the Student Council elections
14:00 GMT

Prince Mohammad bin Fahd authorities have set up committee to monitor the Student Council elections inside its campus.

During the meeting
09:21 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, recently hosted a meeting with the UAE Ministry of Education at its new building in Dubai Academic City.

October 16, 2011

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
14:00 GMT
(press release)

BETT Middle East 2011 will provide leaders from the public and private education sectors with the latest technological teaching methods and solutions.

The cover for Gathering the Tide: An Anthology of Contemporary Arabian Gulf Poetry designed by Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar students
12:16 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar students have designed the cover for Gathering the Tide: An Anthology of Contemporary Arabian Gulf Poetry.

ALHOSN Ata’ahad Campaign
09:08 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University, has confirmed its participation and full support for the ‘Ata’ahad’ (‘I Pledge’) Campaign launched by Al Emarat Al Youm.