Modul University Dubai Education Partner at Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards

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Published February 21st, 2018 - 12:10 GMT
MODUL University Dubai awarded a 100% scholarship to one lucky winner to pursue the MSc programme at the university.
MODUL University Dubai awarded a 100% scholarship to one lucky winner to pursue the MSc programme at the university.

MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has reinforced its commitment to the cause of sustainability through its research and educational initiatives, and its affiliation with the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards as the exclusive education partner.

As part of its partnership with the Awards, 10 MODUL University Dubai students have been offered the opportunity to engage with the Awards committees to gain valuable insights into nominated case studies and entries. Two MODUL representatives Dr. Edith Szivas and Keary Shandler, experts in sustainability and UN Sustainable Development Goals, are also on the jury, emphasizing MODUL’s domain expertise.

The Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards, which took place on 20th February, 2018 at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, recognised companies and individuals implementing outstanding sustainability and CSR initiatives across the region. The partnership with the Awards is part of MODUL University Dubai’s commitment and outreach efforts to further the cause of sustainability in different spheres.

As an added incentive, MODUL University Dubai also awarded a 100% scholarship to one lucky winner to pursue the MSc programme at the university. The US$ 30,000 scholarship, comes with relevant exposure benefits and opportunities entitled to any student at MODUL. The scholarship was handed over by Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai, during the Awards gala dinner.

Zaid Maleh commented: “MODUL University Dubai is committed to the sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals agenda. To further the cause, the University launched the MSc in Sustainable Development Management and Policy programme as well as the Centre for Sustainability through Research and Education (CSRE). These are aimed at improving access to Austrian Higher Education and Research knowhow among many students, professionals and scholars as possible. Through knowledge-sharing and collaboration, the university believes that it can bring about change, awareness and progress.”

Background Information

MODUL University Dubai

Founded on the 20th October 1908, the MODUL brand stands for more than 100 years of excellence in education. The renowned MODUL Tourism College, the forerunner of MODUL University, possesses the world’s longest tradition in tourism & hospitality education.

Dubai Investments

Dubai Investments PJSC is a leading public joint stock company listed on the Dubai Financial Market with over 16,771 shareholders and a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion. Incorporated in 1995, the Company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across a number of sectors, ranging from real estate, processing industries, mergers and acquisitions, healthcare, education to financial investments in the UAE and the Middle East. Dubai Investments continues to create positive economic impact and long-term value for its stakeholders by investing in sustainable, growth sectors in markets across the globe.

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