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BMC students win honors at Qur’an contest
Culture & Education | Tuesday 2 June, 2015 8:05 am
‏Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal Bin Majed honored Batterjee Medical College for Science and Technology during the second Holy Qur’an contest for public and private university students in Makkah Province. BMC Dean Dr. Hassan Shaibah (C), who received the honorary shield, expressed delight over the...
Takaful identifies 370,000 students for subsidies
Culture & Education | Monday 1 June, 2015 9:26 am
During the current academic year, government schools nominated approximately 370,000 students who were eligible for subsidies from Takaful Charitable Foundation.The foundation was established to support financially disadvantaged students in Saudi public schools to continue and succeed in receiving...
Sky News Arabia to Air Hard-Hitting New Format Talk-Show ‘Neeran Sadeeqa’
Culture & Education | Saturday 30 May, 2015 11:06 am
Sky News Arabia’s first episode of the new talk-show ‘Neeran Sadeeqa’ (Friendly Fire) will air (Monday, June 1st) at 10:30pm UAE time (6:30pm GMT). Broadcast from the Channel’s international studios in London, the new show will feature a unique format with two permanent host presenters...
Too Much Time Watching TV Or Playing Computer Games Can Hamper Under-Fives Development
Culture & Education | Thursday 28 May, 2015 1:48 pm
One of the UK’s top educational psychologists and the consultant psychologist at Dubai-based specialist training and capacity building consultancy, Ebdaah, says the time children under five spend watching television or playing computer games should be kept to a minimum to help them develop...
5,000 scholarships for Saudi students
Culture & Education | Tuesday 26 May, 2015 10:36 am
Education Minister Dr. Azzam Al-Dakhil signed an accord on Monday with the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) under which 5,000 Saudi students will be granted scholarship and jobs in the insurance and financial sectors.The program is a new scheme in which the ministry will grant scholarships to...
Government asked to expand foreign scholarship program
Culture & Education | Sunday 24 May, 2015 9:35 am
Several Saudis have urged the government to expand the foreign scholarship program arguing that it is highly beneficial for the country’s development.Journalist and writer Ali Al-Khseiban said the program is an advanced education project that not only provides Saudi men and women the opportunity...
Preparatory Year Deanship at Um Al Qura University and Pearson Education
Culture & Education | Friday 22 May, 2015 8:43 am
The Preparatory Year Deanship at Um Al Qura University (PYP-UQU) has announced it is partnering with the world’s largest learning company, Pearson, to provide students with online learning and assessment technology.Under the agreement, Pearson will provide the University with 13,000 licences for...
OSN strengthens partnership with CNBC with distribution renewal deal
Culture & Education | Thursday 21 May, 2015 9:15 am
OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has strengthened its partnership with CNBC, the leading international business and financial news and information network, with the renewal of its channel distribution deal. The long term deal also means OSN viewers...
Culture & Education | Tuesday 19 May, 2015 12:57 am
Saudi student AbdulJabbar Al-Hamood received 2 awards and ranked “The best of category and first place in Plant Sciences” this year at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in Pittsburgh, USA. The Saudi team received a total of 7 awards in the fair, the world’s largest...
Chelsea College of Arts Dubai announces new short course: Design Trends for Interiors
Culture & Education | Saturday 16 May, 2015 9:19 am
Chelsea College of Arts (CCA), will be returning to Dubai in May 2015 with a two-day short course dedicated to design trends for interiors. The short course will be taught by London-based talent and Interior Designer Matteo Bianchi, a graduate of Chelsea College of Arts who is also a key note...