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AURAK Receives Visit from Association of Arab Universities
Culture & Education | Tuesday 28 March, 2017 5:33 am
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has received a visit from a committee from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU). The delegation consisted of Dr. Ghalib Al Rifai and Dr. Turki Obaidat, and Dr. Sultan Abu Oraibi, secretary general of the AARU, who was also guest of ...
4th Saudi Film Festival to focus on strengthening nascent industry
Culture & Education | Monday 27 March, 2017 9:13 am
The fourth edition of the Saudi Film Festival begins Monday evening in Dhahran. The Culture and Arts Association in Dammam, in association with King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, has organized the event. The festival, extending over six days, includes the participation of 58 Saudi films,...
Sharjah Child Safety Campaign Workshops Spread Awareness of Online Dangers
Culture & Education | Sunday 26 March, 2017 9:00 am
In a joint initiative between Sharjah’s Child Safety Campaign (CSC) and ‘Aqdar’ - Khalifa Empowerment Programme for Students, a series of workshops were held across five schools to outline the damaging effects and prevalence of online abuse. A total of 475 students participated ...
DeG Establishes “Happiness Committee” for a Positive and Pioneering Future in Digital Innovation
Culture & Education | Sunday 26 March, 2017 5:00 am
As part of its mission and vision to oversee Sharjah’s happiness among all its citizens and government entities, Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) has recently announced its final formation of the “Happiness Committee”, further reinforcing its commitment to develop its...
Schneider Electric Mentors University of Southern California Students on Regional Innovation, Energy Strategies
Culture & Education | Sunday 26 March, 2017 4:10 am
a global leader in energy management and automation, hosted a delegation from the University of Southern California (USC), one of the world’s leading private research universities based in Los Angeles, in early March 2017 at its offices in Dubai. Schneider Electric is one of five leading...
AUS cultural diversity highlighted at annual Global Day
Culture & Education | Saturday 25 March, 2017 8:35 pm
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), the university concluded its annual Global Day, Friday night. One of the most anticipated events at AUS, Global Day was...
Emirati Kalimat Group and French Publisher Gallimard Collaborate to Promote Cultural Exchange
Culture & Education | Friday 24 March, 2017 8:08 pm
As part of its long-term mission to build communication bridges between the Arabic language and other languages of the world and to position UAE as a beacon for  cross-cultural values, Kalimat Group has signed an MoU with leading French publisher Gallimard. The agreement aims to cement Kalimat ...
AURAK Signs MoU with Hungarian University
Culture & Education | Thursday 23 March, 2017 2:10 am
has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pázmány Péter Catholic University, becoming the Hungarian institution’s first partner within the UAE. Dr. Szuromi Szabolcs, president of the Hungarian university, travelled to the UAE to sign the agreement alongside Prof....
Dubai Culture Launches the Second Edition of its ‘Reading Box’ Initiative
Culture & Education | Tuesday 21 March, 2017 6:59 am
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced the launch of the second edition of its ‘Reading Box’ initiative, which will be based at City Walk 2 and run from 20th March to 1st April 2017. Opening...
‘1001 Titles’ Reaches 60% of Target
Culture & Education | Sunday 19 March, 2017 7:00 am
During its participation in the 46th edition of the London Book Fair, the management of the ‘1001 Titles’ initiative has announced that it has reached 60% of its target to launch 1,001 Emirati Arabic books in two years, keeping it on track for a regional publishing milestone. Majd Al ...
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