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Experts Examine Trends in Dubai’s Higher Education Landscape at Dubai School of Government Event

Experts Examine Trends in Dubai’s Higher Education Landscape at Dubai School of Government Event

  • Dubai, UAE: The Dubai School of Government, in partnership with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), convened an interactive forum to examine current trends in Dubai's higher education landscape, as well as its contribution to the...» Read More
Higher education conference in Jeddah to host 372 global universities

Higher education conference in Jeddah to host 372 global universities

  • Saudi Arabia: Under the aegis of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, the second annual conference on higher education will kick off at Riyadh Exhibitions in Riyadh on Tuesday. The conference is scheduled to last for four days. Both wo...» Read More
Higher Colleges of Technology and Pearson sign MoU to boost student performance

Higher Colleges of Technology and Pearson sign MoU to boost student performance

  • Dubai, UAE: As part of the Education Without Borders conference's World Forum, held at the Armani Hotel in Dubai recently, Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and Pearson, an international company with market-leading businesses in education, business...» Read More
Western universities opening in GCC at risk of failing

Western universities opening in GCC at risk of failing

  • Kuwait: Western-based universities in the GCC are at risk of failing because of difficulty recruiting students and a reliance on outside funding, an economist studying the impact of new institutions says. John Willoughby, an economist at the Ameri...» Read More
University of Dubai raises the bar for academic excellence

University of Dubai raises the bar for academic excellence

  • Dubai, UAE: In order to ensure quality graduates, the University of Dubai (UD) plans to enforce a tougher admissions policy for applicants over the next two years. While the university currently admits high school students with an average score of 65...» Read More
Corporate education budgets in Dubai set to rise after recession squeeze

Corporate education budgets in Dubai set to rise after recession squeeze

  • Dubai, UAE: Corporate education budgets that had suffered a drop in the GCC due to the global economic downturn are set to increase over the next three years. This is among the findings of a study titled ‘The GCC Market for Executive Education',...» Read More
Most frequently asked questions for scholarships abroad

Most frequently asked questions for scholarships abroad

  • As you search for scholarships, asking the questions below will help you determine whether there is a good match between each scholarship program and your circumstances and educational goals. What is the maximum scholarship award? Awards can...» Read More
What makes me eligible for a scholarship?

What makes me eligible for a scholarship?

  • While the eligibility for a scholarship will vary from one program to another, there are some general requirements that all students will be expected to meet. Most scholarship programs will require students to maintain a minimum grade point average. ...» Read More
How many types of Scholarships are there?

How many types of Scholarships are there?

  • A scholarship is money awarded to a student to help finance a college education. In contrast to loans, scholarships do not have to be repaid. There are many different kinds of scholarships out there including: Private Scholarships It is impo...» Read More
How to write an effective scholarship essay

How to write an effective scholarship essay

  • Your scholarship essay is one of the single most important things you will do prior to entering college. The effectiveness of your scholarship essay will determine if you will have to endure an extended period of debt due to student loan after gradua...» Read More
Saudi youth struggle to find work raises urgency for reform

Saudi youth struggle to find work raises urgency for reform

  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Education reform and job creation in Saudi Arabia and across Arab countries could come under the glare of publicity in the coming months as successful popular revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia renew the urgency to address these m...» Read More
Training institutes in Dubai shatter hopes with degrees that are not recognized

Training institutes in Dubai shatter hopes with degrees that are not recognized

  • Dubai, UAE: Despite the Knowledge and Human Development Authority's (KHDA) best efforts to regulate higher education practices, there remain some colleges in Dubai that offer invalid undergraduate degrees, shattering students' hopes in the process. ...» Read More
Education gap causing serious challenges for graduates and employers

Education gap causing serious challenges for graduates and employers

  • Companies the world over are grappling with the fact that graduates are simply not equipped for the demands of the workplace as they enter it. The problem is exacerbated in the UAE because young professionals are taking on responsibilities beyond ...» Read More
UAE higher education IT heads form CIO Council

UAE higher education IT heads form CIO Council

  • IT heads in the higher education sector in the UAE have recently joined together to create the CIO Executive Council of Higher Education Institutions UAE.

    The group will aim to encourage collaboration between its members, and to co-ordin...» Read More

National Bank of Abu Dhabi rewarded for its contributions to higher education

National Bank of Abu Dhabi rewarded for its contributions to higher education

  • The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has been recognised for its financial and strategic contributions to the Higher Colleges of Technology’s (HCT) programmes to strengthen higher education and the development o...» Read More

Emiratis look to other countries for higher education

Emiratis look to other countries for higher education

  • ABU DHABI - Even though several foreign universities have set up campuses in the UAE, more Emiratis are choosing to study in other countries. This week, universities from the world’s top three destinations for foreign study, the US, UK and Canad...» Read More