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1.1 million foreign students are enrolled in KSA’s public schools
Culture & Education | Wednesday 12 October, 2016 7:34 am
The Saudi Ministry of Education said that 1.1 million foreign students are enrolled in public schools in the Kingdom, where they study for free, just like their Saudi counterparts. According to ministry statistics, the total number of students registered in the Nour public education system is 6...
35th Edition of Sharjah International Book Fair to Host 1,420 Publishing Houses Exhibiting 1.5 Million Titles
Culture & Education | Wednesday 12 October, 2016 7:31 am
This year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will see the participation of 1,420 publishing houses from 60 countries, with more than 1.5 million books on display throughout its 11 days. The details of the 35th edition of the region’s foremost literary event and the world’s...
Stars of Science Selects the Region's Brightest Innovators on MBC4
Culture & Education | Tuesday 11 October, 2016 8:23 am
Nine inventors from across the Arab world earned the chance of a lifetime yesterday, vaulting ahead of their fellow applicants to earn a place on the Qatar Foundation flagship media initiative Stars of Science this season. Viewers watched as the story unfolded on the Majlis episode, where ...
OSN and Discovery Channel launch ‘Don’t Stop Wondering’ exhibition at Red Sea Mall
Culture & Education | Tuesday 11 October, 2016 3:40 am
OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, joined hands with Discovery Channel and the Red Sea Mall, to mark the exclusive launch of its ‘Don’t Stop Wondering’ exhibition.   Marking its debut in the Kingdom, the exhibition will run from October 6 to 21, 2016, at...
MODUL University Dubai inaugurated; brings world-class tourism and hospitality education to the region
Culture & Education | Tuesday 11 October, 2016 1:07 am
MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, a leading university specialized in tourism and hospitality courses in the Middle East and Austria’s top international private university, was officially inaugurated Monday.   The opening ceremony was held at MODUL...
Mars has the conditions required to support life, says expert in a talk at AUS
Culture & Education | Monday 10 October, 2016 4:07 pm
Mars has the environmental conditions required to support life, said Dr. Bruce Jakosky, principal investigator of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission that focused on the possibility of life on Mars, in a special lecture held at American University of Sharjah (AUS)...
Emirates and Google join hands to launch “Celebrating Arabic Reading”
Culture & Education | Monday 10 October, 2016 2:27 pm
Emirates Airline and Google are ‘Celebrating Arabic Reading’ all through October in a collaboration to reach millions of smartphone users in the region, and support the UAE’s Year of Reading, a national initiative spearheaded by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The aim of ...
AUS conducts hydrogen fuel cell multi-rotor drone flight
Culture & Education | Sunday 9 October, 2016 12:57 pm
A team of researchers at American University of Sharjah (AUS) successfully conducted a hydrogen fuel cell powered multi-rotor drone flight late last week, in front of the university Main Building. This is the first flight of its kind outside North America.    The team includes Dr....
‘Lughati’ organises a series of educational and entertainment workshops at Khorfakkan Reading Carnival
Culture & Education | Thursday 6 October, 2016 3:02 pm
Lughati, the Sharjah-based initiative dedicated to supporting Arabic learning the smart way, participated in the Khorfakkan Reading Carnival at Khorfakkan Corniche, which took place on 4 October 2016. The event was organised by the Ministry of Education as part of its ‘National Reading...
 Dubai One Unveils Exciting New TV Season
Culture & Education | Thursday 6 October, 2016 10:21 am
Dubai One, the English language channel of Dubai Channels Network (DCN) today revealed its new TV season that features a range of business, reality TV and drama programmings. The network – a division of Dubai Media Inc. – also revealed that it has produced the first programme...