Education, Training & Recruitment
December 23, 2012
In a bid to inspire young women in Qatar to increase their involvement in the world of sports, students at Northwestern University in Qatar have initiated the university’s first women’s soccer team.
December 20, 2012
Abu Dhabi University organized the 3rd Annual Spelling Bee, during which more than 150 Grade 5 students representing 21 schools in Abu Dhabi competed for the first three positions and the gold, silver and bronze medals.
In the first full excavation of the dog catacombs at Saqqara, Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo.
Khalifa University students, looking for a way to give back to the community, have participated in a grassroots program called “Helping Out People Everyday” or HOPE.
December 19, 2012
The World Bank has pledged $900 million to Iraq to improve employment in the country.
Public sector workers in Palestine have started a two-day general strike in response to a delay in being paid caused by Israel withholding tax revenues.
Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University revealed plans to further increase the Emiratisation rate across all job categories.
Despite plans for so-called 'Saudization' of the Kingdom's workforce, unemployment is on the rise, reaching almost two million, a half a million increase on 2011 figures.
Khalifa University held a “sand table” exercise at its Abu Dhabi campus earlier this week, as part of its “Introduction to Civil Security” class for students taking the MA in International and Civil Security.
December 18, 2012
Professor Amr Shaarawi, associate dean of graduate studies at The American University in Cairo (AUC) was selected to serve as Provost succeeding the late Provost Medhat Haroun.
The third Bosphorus Regional Cooperation Summit of the International Cooperation Platform, concluded at Istanbul Ciragan Palace with the attendance of government officials and businessmen from 49 countries.
December 17, 2012
This holiday season, count down the days to Christmas with Eton Institute, UAE’s largest training hub.
Khalifa University announced that H.E. Yoshihiko Kamo, Ambassador of Japan to the UAE, visited their Abu Dhabi campus to watch a demonstration by world renowned “robot creator” Professor Tomotaka Takahashi.
Teachers in West Bank cities of Nablus, Bethlehem and Jenin went on strike on Sunday in protest over the delay in payment of their November wages.
Arabic YouTube Tweetup gathers over 400 community members looking to contribute online content.