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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 a...» Read More