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ADEC turns focus to improving adult education programmes

ADEC turns focus to improving adult education programmes

  • Abu Dhabi, UAE: Ever increasing drop out rates from schools and universities, as well as, the lack of educational facilities for citizens over the age of 50, have prompted senior educational officials in the emirate of Abu Dhabi to look closely at th...» Read More
Emiratis have more options for higher education in UAE

Emiratis have more options for higher education in UAE

  • Dubai, UAE: Nobody could have imagined 40 years ago that Emiratis in the 21st Century would be choosing to study at an array of international universities, right at their own doorstep.This certainly holds true for Dr Ayoub Kazim, managing director...» Read More

RAK to improve higher education

RAK to improve higher education

  • RAK, UAE: A council has been set up to oversee and regulate the emirate's colleges and universities. The council, established by order of Sheikh Saud bin Saqr, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has been welcomed by academics, many of whom feel they are bei...» Read More
University degrees for Dh1,200 a month for Pakistani students in UAE

University degrees for Dh1,200 a month for Pakistani students in UAE

  • Ajman, UAE: A partnership between Karachi University and an education centre in the emirate aims to bring affordable education to lower income Pakistani families. The Global Learning Centre will offer degrees from September accredited by the Pakis...» Read More
Higher education in Lebanon below international standards

Higher education in Lebanon below international standards

  • Beirut, Lebanon: Graduate and doctoral-level studies at Lebanese universities are not up to international standards, a high-ranking official from the Education Ministry said Wednesday.

    “It is unfortunate to say, but many universities in ...» Read More

97 percent of youth in UAE and KSA plan to enrol for higher education

97 percent of youth in UAE and KSA plan to enrol for higher education

  • Nationals from the UAE and Saudi Arabia have outperformed their global counterparts when it comes to the number of youngsters attending school, a recent report by research companies AMRB and TRU has stated.

    While 90 per cent of youth betwe...» Read More

Amity University from India Opens at Dubai International Academic City

Amity University from India Opens at Dubai International Academic City

  • Dubai, UAE -- Amity University, one of the private universities in India, has announced the opening of its regional campus at Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), a member of Tecom Investments' Education Cluster.

    Amity University in D...» Read More

King AbdulAziz University plans engineering programs for women

King AbdulAziz University plans engineering programs for women

  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: The Faculty of Engineering at King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) plans to train women in industrial and electrical specializations, said Dr. Abdul Malik Bin Ali Al-Junaidi, Dean of the faculty.

    He said there is a huge d...» Read More

Increase in number of Emiratis in Higher Hducation

Increase in number of Emiratis in Higher Hducation

  • UAE: Although expatriate students still outnumber UAE nationals in universities of Dubai, the 10 per cent jump in Emirati enrolments, especially among male students, is positive news.

    The Knowledge and Human Development Authority’s (KHDA...» Read More

George Washington University to establish Medical University in Jordan

George Washington University to establish Medical University in Jordan

  • Amman, Jordan: The George Washington University (GWU) Medical Centre is looking to establish a medical university in Jordan in cooperation with the local private sector, according to representatives of the centre who are in the country to follow up o...» Read More