Wednesday 29 June 2016

TRA to launch innovation camp for Emirati students

The UAE’s Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) will launch the 2nd TRA Innovation Camp next month aimed at spreading innovation and creativity culture among young students, through a set of activities and targeted events throughout the UAE. The event will take place


47 illegal workers held in Bahrain

Bahrain police have arrested a group of 47 illegal workers as part of a clampdown on violations, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


KAEC in deal to set up new business, entrepreneurship college

The Mohammad bin Salman Foundation (MISK) Charitable Foundation and King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) have signed a cooperation deal with US-based Babson College and Lockheed Martin to start the Prince Mohammad bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship in KAEC, Saudi Arabia.


Kingdom University opens student admission

Kingdom University has announced that admission and registration for the first semester of the academic year 2016-2017 is now open for students who wish to be enrolled at the University. Professor Dr Yusuf AbdulGhaffar, president of Kingdom University, made the announcement, and


JLL named top attractor company by LinkedIn

More than 433 million members of LinkedIn have voted and selected JLL as one of the top companies in the world at attracting and keeping top talent, said the top real estate firm in its statement. The Top Attractors list is the first ranking of its kind based entirely on user act


Brighton College Al Ain names new HM

Bloom Education, the education division of Bloom Holding, has appointed Dr Kenneth Greig as headmaster of Brighton College Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr Greig brings to his new role a distinguished academic profile with a proven track record of successful leadership experience devel


GCC BDI, Evonik sign partnership agreement

The GCC Board Directors Institute (BDI) has signed a three-year partnership agreement Evonik, a global speciality chemicals company, in a move to develop high-performance boards in the Gulf. Headquartered in Germany, Evonik has maintained a strategic role in Mena for more than fo


UAE Space Agency, Lockheed launch training programme

UAE Space Agency has teamed up global technology leader Lockheed Martin to launch a comprehensive dual-track space training programme for students and early career professionals in space fundamentals. ‘ In line with the UAE’s national vision, the programme was develop

More… career app tops 1.5m downloads, a leading career site in the region, has announced that its career mobile app has recently surpassed 1.5 million downloads, crossing a new milestone. The app, which is easy to use, allows professionals to search and apply for their ideal jobs on the go, as well as learn


Investcorp launches innovation contest for students

Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, has launched a new competition that aims to stimulate innovative thinking amongst students across Bahrain. The Investcorp-sponsored student innovation contest will encourage students to participate in t

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