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Two Saudi Female Students make it to Henkel Innovation Challenge Finals in Austria
Culture & Education | Wednesday 25 February, 2015 2:24 pm
The concept of Henkel’s Innovation Challenge is simple. Build a team of 2 students, create an innovative concept, be coached by Henkel mentors, compete with students around the world, learn about sustainability, and bring your creative and strategic management skills to the next level. In the GCC ...
Physique TV signs deal with Dubai Desert Road Run
Culture & Education | Monday 23 February, 2015 9:49 am
Physique TV, the region’s first and only 24 hour HD television channel dedicated to fitness, healthy living, nutrition and action sport, and Dubai Desert Road Run, a community sporting event held by Onside Partners, today announced a strategic partnership that will greatly expand collaboration...
International Student Card Gaining Popularity in the UAE
Culture & Education | Monday 23 February, 2015 9:19 am
ISIC overwhelming success for its first year in the EmiratesISIC, the International Student Identity Card, has now been available in the UAE for a year and the demand is growing steadily. Over 16,000 UAE students have acquired it so far.The ISIC card not only allows students in the UAE to prove...
Shoura seeks limit on embassy-run schools
Culture & Education | Saturday 21 February, 2015 1:54 am
The Shoura Council’s Education and Research Committee has proposed limiting the number of licenses granted to schools run by embassies, and to allow foreign private sector investors to have an opportunity to set up international schools.The committee is expected to discuss the 2013/2014 annual...
Microsoft Global Forum in Dubai Directs Next Wave of Innovation in Education
Culture & Education | Friday 20 February, 2015 3:19 am
The Microsoft Global Education Forum in Dubai will bring together education leaders, schools leaders and educators from across the Middle East, Africa and Indian regions to discuss the latest technological innovations that will help to overcome the region’s key educational challenges.To be held...
Infor Invests in Enhancing Learning Management Tools
Culture & Education | Wednesday 18 February, 2015 6:42 am
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, today announced the availability of the next generation of Infor Learning Management, a cloud- based application that will help customers meet learning, training and development needs. Infor Learning...
RCJ to host scientific forum for students
Culture & Education | Tuesday 17 February, 2015 8:00 am
The Royal Commission of Jubail (RCJ) completed its preparations for holding the first scientific forum for its students in colleges and institutes from Feb. 16 to 18.The supervising committee’s head, Saleh Al-Zahrani, said: “The forum aims to prepare higher education students for participation...
Disabled Saudi students to get training in US
Culture & Education | Tuesday 17 February, 2015 7:53 am
The King Salman Center for Disability Research (KSCDR) signed a deal on Sunday with an American university to provide special training for disabled Saudi students, including high school graduates.This was disclosed by Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of KSCDR, who said that the Compass Program,...
Alarab News Channel Launches
Culture & Education | Wednesday 11 February, 2015 12:49 am
Alarab News Channel, the MENA region's latest 24-hour news channel, began transmission at 13.00 GMT on 1st February from its headquarters in Bahrain to viewers all over the world. The launch ushers in a completely new style of news programming for the Middle East and beyond and fills a critical...
Bahrain closes pan-Arab TV news channel
Culture & Education | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 2:47 am
Bahrain on Monday announced the closure of a new pan-Arab news channel, owned by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.The Alarab News Channel, launched on February 1, was on air for only a few hours before reverting to promotional material while trying to resolve “technical and administrative”...