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There are more than 1.1 million students at public and private universities
April 8, 2014 - 08:37 GMT
The Council of Ministers, chaired by Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, on Monday emphasized the government’s efforts to provide higher education to Saudi students all over the Kingdom.

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.
19:04 GMT

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”.

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh building
05:39 GMT

More than 100 students have successfully passed the professional and academic programs offered by first-class international education institutions that are partners with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University.

January 21, 2014

GEMS Education
08:53 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education, one of the world’s leading education providers, has appointed Jeffrey Beard as Group Director for Innovation.

Qatar Foundation
04:55 GMT

Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development, will host a symposium on ‘Systems Biology of Diabetes: Towards Precision Medicine’.

January 20, 2014

Abu Dhabi University their hybrid electric car
11:50 GMT

Abu Dhabi University unveiled its first hybrid electric car, designed by a group of students from the College of Engineering and sponsored by “Panasonic”.

Byung-Soo Eun, Founder of VIUM
10:41 GMT

As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by Korean design consultant and curator Byung-Soo Eun entitled ‘Design beyond tradition’.

During the event
08:58 GMT
(press release)

The University of Sharjah today announced that it has bolstered its ability to prepare students for the workforce by signing up for SAP’s University Alliances program (UAP).