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Third Saudi Expansion of Grand Mosque in Makkah shut
Culture & Education | Thursday 26 March, 2020 8:30 am
Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, has directed the closure of the Third Saudi Expansion Area of the Grand Mosque in Makkah as part of the precautionary measures being taken to stem the spread of coronavirus, the Saudi Press Agency...
Ministry of Education endorses a strategic partnership between United Printing and Publishing and TechKnowledge to Deliver Nahla wa Nahil™,
Culture & Education | Thursday 26 March, 2020 4:48 am
UPP, a strategic service provider to the Ministry of Education, has appointed TechKnowledge to provide a digital Arabic reading solution for all k-7 native and non-native Arabic speaking students across all public and private schools in the Emirates.    This strategic partnership...
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announces its success in launching distance learning
Culture & Education | Wednesday 25 March, 2020 9:53 am
In line with the government’s instructions and procedures to limit the spread of the emerging Corona virus (Covid-19) and the university’s responsibility to protect students, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announces its success in launching distance learning. Professor Silvia Serrano,...
Abu Dhabi University students win first and second place in EGA Student Industrial AI and Robotics Competition
Culture & Education | Tuesday 24 March, 2020 11:51 am
Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is proud to announce the success of its students in the Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) 2020 edition of the AI Robot competition. The competition challenges students from UAE universities and higher education institutes to design and build industrial robots to be used at...
Over 7000 Active ZU Students Begins Distant Learning Today
Culture & Education | Sunday 22 March, 2020 2:48 pm
7,136 undergraduate and advanced Zayed University students turn to their online academic platforms, today, to begin a new phase of the UAE’s education system through “distant learning” for the upcoming, possibly extendable, two-weeks.   The distant learning plan came as ...
Masameer the Movie is coming to Netflix following its success in theaters
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 March, 2020 1:40 pm
Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, has launched today the streaming of Masameer the Movie, the first Saudi animation movie based on the popular YouTube series that captured the imagination of the audience for years, produced by Myrkott. Following its success in...
Dubai Culture maintains visitor engagement through online platform
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 March, 2020 3:21 am
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is offering residents and tourists in the UAE an alternative to visiting their sites in person through Dubai 360, an online platform that offers panoramic video and photographic content of several sites of interest across the city. In light of the ...
 Red Sea International Film Festival Foundation Launches a Community Relief Fund to Support Saudi Filmmakers
Culture & Education | Wednesday 18 March, 2020 2:48 pm
The non-profit Red Sea International Film Festival Foundation announced a fund of SAR200,000 in the form of emergency community relief grants to support Saudi filmmakers.    The fund aims to help freelance Saudi filmmakers who have sustained a financial loss resulting from...
Diriyah authority's initiative to develop graduates' skills
Culture & Education | Tuesday 17 March, 2020 12:15 am
A pioneering Saudi graduate development program is readying youth talent to “play major roles in shaping the Kingdom’s future,” a project chief has claimed. The initiative launched in November last year, is providing university graduates from Diriyah with a range of training...
Noura Al Kaabi Heads the First Zayed University Council 2020 Meeting
Culture & Education | Sunday 15 March, 2020 3:38 pm
Zayed University Council held its first meeting in 2020 led by Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, President of Zayed University, at the University's campus in Dubai recently.   The meeting was attended by H.E. Sarah bint Yousif ...