Monday 12 April 2021

Mena employees happiest when able to work from anywhere

Fifty-eight percent of workers in the Middle East and North Africa region have felt happier over the past year as a result of working from home, according to a new study commissioned by Avaya.   The Life and Work Beyond 2020 study, conducted by research firm Dav


Khidmah wins MECHF award for training excellence

Khidmah, one of the region’s leading facilities management and maintenance companies, has won the ‘Excellence in Training’ accolade during the Middle East Cleaning, Hygiene and Facilities (MECHF) Awards 2021 ceremony held recently in Dubai. Khidmah was recognize


WTO calls applications for young professionals programme

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is welcoming applications for its 2022 Young Professionals Programme (YPP), which allows qualified young professionals from developing and least-developed countries to enhance their knowledge regarding WTO and international trade issues. The YPP


AUBH partners with Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) and Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society (BBS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding designed to equip AUBH Students with valuable business and entrepreneurship skills and knowledge.    The partnership aims to


Dhofar, Brunel varsities sign academic deal

Dhofar University, represented by the College of Commerce and Business Administration, signed an academic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brunel University London to enhance its endeavour to consolidate academic links with prestigious international universities.  &nbs


GMU launches new dual PhD programme in Precision Medicine

Gulf Medical University’s has launched a new dual programme Doctor of Philosophy in Precision Medicine [PhD PM] by the College of Medicine and TRIPM. It has been accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education, Higher Education Affairs, UAE.


Aramco in global alliance to launch finance academy

Saudi Aramco has announced its creation and participation in the launch of Altamayyuz Finance and Accounting Excellence Academy, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between leading global accountancy firms and investment banks. The academy is the result of a strategic alliance that


BITS Pilani Dubai achieves 100% internship placements despite pandemic

BITS Pilani Dubai has announced 100% internship placements for its 2021 batch of students, despite an unprecedented and challenging year.    The institute has collaborated with over 300 reputed companies over a period of time  comprising of Fortune 500


Rolls-Royce to supply 12 mtu Kinetic PowerPacks

Rolls-Royce is to supply twelve mtu Kinetic PowerPacks to King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (Kaust) in Saudi Arabia this summer.    The systems, equipped with dynamically rotating kinetic energy accumulators, will be used to provide the un


Element and Bristol University agree partnership

Element Materials Technology (Element) has signed a Shared Service Agreement with Bristol Earthquake and Engineering Laboratory (BEELAB) at the University of Bristol to provide commercial seismic qualification testing.    The new agreement brings guaranteed

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