Monday 18 December 2017

University of Manchester launches new Master’s programme

The University of Manchester is launching a new industry-led part-time Master’s programme for working professionals and new engineering graduates in the Middle East. The new MSc Reliability Engineering & Asset Management (MSc REAM) is being introduced from January 29, t


Ooredoo holds digital literacy programme

Ooredoo Oman, a top telecom provider, has partnered with Al Roya Press and Publishing to launch a digital literacy programme which will empower more than 900 women with essential IT skills. Backed by Ooredoo’s team of technical experts, the initiative will include 30 traini


UAE’s TRA scheme to help students decide future

UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has launched a project which aims to help students determine their university specialization that suits their skills and capacities, within the UAE’s schools. The project ‘Our Future’ is launched in coope


Dubai students improve in global reading scores

Students in Dubai’s private schools scored overall 527 points – improving 37 average points from their previous performance in 2011, showed the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). Fourth graders from private schools in the Dubai scored 539 i


Dafza completes ‘Innovation Champions’ program

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has completed the fourth phase of its ‘Innovation Champions’ programme in line with its internal and national innovation strategies. The company honoured 22 managers, heads of departments and employees as part of the fourth


Bahrain school project 64pc complete

Work is progressing at a steady pace on a girl school coming up over a 50,000-sq-m area in Jaww, a village on the south eastern coast of Bahrain, with 64 per cent of the project already completed, said a report. The Jaw Comprehensive School for Girls, a 4-building complex which b


GUtech set to take part in Shell Eco-marathon

Shell Oman and the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) inked an agreement that will allow a student team from GUtech to participate in the eighth round of Shell Eco-marathon Asia taking place in early 2018. This will be the fourth time for Team Megalodon from GUtech


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