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Around 49,000 LinkedIn members moved to the UAE in 2013 indicating that the country is winning almost twice the number of professionals than it is losing, the social networking site for professionals said.
July 16, 2014 - 03:12 GMT
This will prove beneficial for the overall economy, creating more jobs, which in turn that will help future generations of fresh graduates to find employment.”

January 30, 2014

Based on the education sector’s historical growth over the last 10 years, 110 new schools are expected to enter the market in the next seven years
08:55 GMT

The growing demand for education in Dubai will increase the number of schools by 70 per cent in less than a decade.

January 29, 2014

Three NU-Q program directors, Mary Dedinsky, journalism, Sandra Richards, liberal arts, and Scott Curtis communication, offer prospective students unique insights on their individual programs
11:54 GMT

Northwestern University in Qatar is opening its doors to prospective students in a bid to support them through the application process required to pursue a Northwestern degree in journalism or communication.

As UAE's overall economy grows, the rise in professional job opportunities has been rising steadily over the past year (Shutterstock)
09:45 GMT

Professional job opportunities in the UAE have increased by 12 percent, according to recent data.

09:20 GMT
(press release)

INSEAD, the leading international business school, announces the establishment of a new senior administrative team to oversee its operations across its three campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Qatar Foundation
09:04 GMT

Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ) and Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), launched Advances in Applied Biomedicine.

Abu Dhabi University
07:38 GMT

Abu Dhabi University announced the dedication of 5,579,950 AED to be spent on scholarships and financial benefiting 688 students.

January 28, 2014

During the event
12:42 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education celebrated the listing of a 200 million dollar (AED 735 million) Sukuk on NASDAQ Dubai, with founder and Chairman Sunny Varkey ringing the market opening bell at Dubai Financial Market (DFM).

Saudization programs have so far created about 600,000 jobs for citizens
09:36 GMT

The Saudi government’s rising investment in infrastructure projects in the Kingdom would create nearly 2 million direct and another 2.5 million indirect jobs, local media.

January 27, 2014

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor, HBMeU
11:40 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) has announced that it will be hosting the 6th Conference on e-Learning Excellence in the Middle East taking place as part of HBMeU Congress 2014.

Northwestern University in Qatar residency programs
06:00 GMT
(press release)

More than 20 students from Northwestern University in Qatar are preparing to experience professional life at some of the world’s foremost media organizations as part of their residency programs.

Qatar Foundation
05:47 GMT

Building upon their ongoing partnership, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and Boeing will co-organise the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS).

January 26, 2014

Around 1,500 saplings were planted at the university on Saturday as part of the initiative.
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The initiative seeks to plant 1 million saplings over the next four years to increase the country’s green cover, a statement from the university said.

During the event
11:55 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai, and the Citi Foundation, Citi’s social investment arm, today celebrated the completion of the 10th Citi-funded Diploma Program in Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development.

January 22, 2014

Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup and the UK has offered to train and offer expertise to Qatari planners for the world class event (Courtesy of Wikimedia)
12:00 GMT

The United Kingdom will offer its expertise on hosting world sporting events to Qatar for its highly-anticipated hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

Dr. Seetharaman, Group CEO of Doha Bank at the lecture
11:42 GMT

Georgetown University’s CIRS hosted Dr. Seetharaman, Group Chief Executive Officer of Doha Bank, for a public Monthly Dialogue Series lecture titled “Sustainable Development for Economies and Corporations”.