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Dar Al-Hekma students win SR25,000 design award
Culture & Education | Saturday 17 October, 2015 10:41 am
A group of senior students at Dar Al-Hekma University (DAH) recently won SR25,000 in a design competition to create a new brand identity for Tarahom Charitable organization. Sara Al-Saeg, Jamana Mattar, Alla Bogari and Haya Al-Garny are the senior students who won the award. They are studying...
Doha Film Institute Unveils First Titles for Third Edition of  the Ajyal Youth Film Festival
Culture & Education | Tuesday 13 October, 2015 2:43 pm
The third annual Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will open on November 29 with the Middle East Premiere of The Idol, from Academy Award-nominated Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad.   Raising the curtain on the Doha Film Institute’s annual...
DBWC explores ways to maximize businesses’ impact through innovation
Culture & Education | Saturday 10 October, 2015 5:35 am
The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the official representative organization for business women, both professionals and entrepreneurs, in the Emirate of Dubai, hosted its October Network Majlis alongside Joshua Rajkumar from The Sustainability Platform. The workshop focussed on maximizing the...
Cartoon Network Arabic encourages kids to be inspired by their favourite cities with Creative Generation 2015
Culture & Education | Tuesday 6 October, 2015 1:12 pm
Cartoon Network Arabic, one of the leading children’s entertainment channels in the MENA region, will be conducting its hugely successful Creative Generation Competition for the fourth consecutive year. The Creative Generation campaign requires children from schools across the MENA region to...
KSU stresses excellence in academic endeavors
Culture & Education | Tuesday 6 October, 2015 4:43 am
The head of the external reviewer team for international academic accreditation, Robert Frederick, visited King Saud University (KSU) to assess the quality of the academic program at the university. The visit was made recently as a part of the international academic accreditation program of...
Boost for higher education
Culture & Education | Monday 5 October, 2015 2:27 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman approved the formation of an interim committee to manage higher education affairs. The committee, which will study issues of universities, will be headed by Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil. The members of the interim committee will include...
PwC welcomes 69 new graduates in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Sunday 4 October, 2015 12:35 pm
Professional services firm PwC today welcomed 69 Saudi-based graduates, including 64 Saudi nationals, to the company as part of its ongoing commitment to developing local talent in the Kingdom. 13 Saudi female graduates are part of the intake announced today. The graduates, who joined from a...
Preparations are in Full Swing for the First Edition of ArtBahrain 2015
Culture & Education | Saturday 3 October, 2015 1:15 am
Held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Sheikha Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King of Bahrain and President of the Supreme Council for Women, the first edition of ArtBahrain is preparing to host reputed Arab and international artists and galleries when it opens its...
Tashkeel Fall Programme Presents Critical Practice Workshops, Design Leaders, and First Solo Exhibition
Culture & Education | Wednesday 23 September, 2015 1:40 pm
After a successful summer period, Tashkeel gears up for the fall season with a calendar of workshops, exhibitions and events. Under the Design Programme, industry specialists Glithero will conduct dedicated design workshop weekends, while Wissam Shawkat presents his first solo exhibition at...
17,000 public sector employees studying abroad on scholarship
Culture & Education | Wednesday 23 September, 2015 3:55 am
The number of Saudi employees in the public sector who have been approved for foreign scholarships reached 16,903 employees over the past five years. According to government statistics, during the period from 1431-1435 AH, the United States, Britain, Australia, Germany and Canada received about 70 ...