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Hard at work: Saudi workers say they are hitting a "productivity wall" (Fayez Nureldine/AFP)
April 17, 2014 - 16:50 GMT
Six out of ten Saudi workers felt they didn't have the necessary tools or recourses to be productive according to a Global Workforce Survey.

April 9, 2014

During the event
12:04 GMT
(press release)

During its most recent board meeting, members of the Board of Governors of HBMSU commended the UAE’s CAA and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for their efforts.

April 8, 2014

Abu Dhabi University
06:42 GMT

Abu Dhabi University’s College of Business Administration has partnered with Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) to launch the first “ADU’s Stock Market Competition 2014” from 15th of April to 22nd of May.

No Paper Day
06:03 GMT

Qatar Green Building Council recently saw a wide array of companies and businesses take part in its ‘No Paper Day’ campaign to raise awareness about global deforestation.

During the Undergraduate Research Experience Program
05:50 GMT

Female student researchers from Northwestern University in Qatar have begun to observe and interview Qatari women about their influence on society.

April 7, 2014

The cost of a fingerprinting system and camera exceeds SR20,000 (5000 USD).
19:42 GMT

The Education Ministry has issued strict directives to education departments to draft a plan to counter absenteeism among students, especially around holiday and examination periods.

Ahmad Abushaikha, who was recently awarded a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London
05:51 GMT

Qatar Science Leadership Program (QSLP), a constituent of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has celebrated the graduation of its first PhD scholar.

April 6, 2014

Georgetown University
13:43 GMT

In order to examine attempts at peace and healing from what many still refer to as “the Troubles,” eighteen Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) students recently traveled to Belfast.

April 3, 2014

American University of Cairo
05:43 GMT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) will be lighting up the portal in blue as part of a worldwide Light It Up Blue campaign for World Autism Awareness Day, which aims to bring awareness to individuals with autism.

He said Saudi Arabia required at least 10 more universities within the next five years to meet the requirements of its growing population.
03:47 GMT

This brings the total number of public universities in the Kingdom to 28.

April 2, 2014

Georgetown University
13:31 GMT

Three Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) students have been inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the prestigious honor society of Jesuit institutions of higher education.

Qatar Foundation
13:00 GMT

Qatar Computing Research Institute to host student information session showcasing unique summer internship opportunities.

Jim Hagemann-Snabe, Co-CEO and Executive Board Member and Sunny Varkey, Chairman, GEMS Education
09:46 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education has become the first K-12 Institution in MENA to join SAP’s University Alliances Programme (UAP).

April 1, 2014

Wedding ceremony for five orphan brides at AUC New Cairo
10:40 GMT

For the ninth year in a row, the Volunteers in Action (VIA) student club at The American University in Cairo (AUC) organized a wedding ceremony for five orphan brides at AUC New Cairo.

Dr. Laith Abu-Raddad, Associate Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, presented his work on HIV
06:22 GMT

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) hosted the second in the series of Qatar Foundation Research & Development (QF R&D) seminars in which key findings were revealed into different health-related projects.

March 30, 2014

During the event
06:36 GMT
(press release)

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced the winners for ‘Best Paper’ and ‘Best Student Paper’ during the conclusion of the HBMSU Congress held at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai.