Friday 20 October 2017
 
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UK student property sector woos Gulf investors

Select Property Group, a premium British property developer, retailer and operator, is offering GCC investors the last chance to invest in its award-winning purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) portfolio, Vita Student. A revolutionary brand concept, Vita Student was launche

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American University of Beirut tops QS ranking

Lebanon's American University of Beirut tops this year's QS University Rankings for the Arab Region, released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a global higher education analyst, today.   The table is the most extensive guide to the performance of 100 univer

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J-WEL launches education initiative at MIT

The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL), which aims to assist in transforming education around the world, discussed ways to develop education with leading global experts at MIT’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this week.   The four-day even

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Saudi KAEC to set up $20m capital fund for SMEs

The Saudi General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises has signed a deal with King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), the largest privately-funded new city in the world, to set up a SR75 million ($20 million) capital fund, reported local news agency SPA. As per the agr

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startAD launches programme for hardware start-ups

startAD, entrepreneurship platform that supports start-ups, has invited innovative start-ups to apply for UAE’s first hardware Venture Launchpad, an immersive 10-day entrepreneurship programme at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). The programme will help start-ups develop a scalable, r

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1,300 take part in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi, the world's largest vocational skills competition, is seeing 1,300 talented young specialists from 60 countries and regions compete for the World Championship title in 51 vocational disciplines. Competitors in the 44th edition of the contest have been u

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UAE students win big at Gitex lab competition

Three innovative students from UAE have won a game-changing share of Dh120,000 ($32,664) at Gitex Technology Week 2017, in the final round of this year’s Student Lab Competition. Sponsored by Accenture, the competition was designed to discover the most creative and innovati

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King Saud University, Northrop hold cyber security workshop

King Saud University and Northrop Grumman Corporation are joining hands in an effort to foster innovation in cyber security among Saudi university students.   Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonom

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Hawkamah partners with Saudi Governance Centre

UAE-based Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, said it has signed an agreement with the Saudi Governance Centre will see them share information, training programs and research projects that will benefit companies and government organisations in both the countries. Th

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HR Tech Summit to discuss Saudi Vision 2030 opportunities

Delegates at the HR Tech Saudi Summit taking place in Riyadh next month will enjoy a unique opportunity to discuss how government investments worth SR8.3 billion will pose new opportunities for businesses to transform HR practices. The HR Tech Saudi Summit takes place on November

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