Tuesday 21 August 2018

Bahrain PM orders action on fake unversity degrees

In a major move, Bahrain's Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has given directives to the High Education Council and its academic accreditation committees to verify the information raised about the degrees granted by fake or un-recognised universities outside Bahrain.


Batelco launches novel programme for employees

Batelco, the leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, said its management recently launched the ‘Together We Grow’ programme, a first-of-its-kind in the company’s history, in coordination with the office of the chief executive officer and the human resources department.


NUSACC hosts 15 Saudi women social entrepreneurs

The National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC), in partnership with Halcyon Incubator, recently hosted a delegation of 15 Saudi women social entrepreneurs from Taibah University in Madinah. The NUSACC Roundtable celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of these aspiring business


UoM Dubai invites applications for scholarships

The University of Manchester (UoM) Middle East Centre in Dubai is inviting graduate and working engineers from across the region to apply for scholarships for the university’s internationally accredited part-time MSc Reliability & Asset Management (REAM) programme. &nbs


Mobily expands call centres with Saudi staff

Mobily, a top telecom provider in Saudi Arabia has expanded its call and customer care centres in Jeddah and Dammam to accommodate the newly recruited Saudi employees. This comes only five weeks after Mobily announced it was starting to nationalize its call centres.  An even


Top nursery Stepping Stones expands into Dubai

Stepping Stones, a highly successful nursery school concept that has flourished since 1997 with four branches in Abu Dhabi, UAE has now opened its doors in Dubai. Located in Barsha South 1, Stepping Stones is 33,000-sq-ft of ‘happy space' that welcomes children from age


Almajma’a awards start-up training programmes

The Almajma’a School District in Saudi Arabia has awarded more than 30 participants in The 2030 Vision Generation programme for innovation, creativity and business planning as part of a six-month initiative to promote entrepreneurialism. The awards were made in partnership


Mena jobseekers prefer online engagement with firms

Engaging with potential job seekers online is positive for a company's employer branding and is demanded by 94.7 per cent of the region’s job seekers, according to poll conducted by Bayt.com, a leading job site in the region. Two-thirds of these job seekers (66.5 per ce


Work on University of Balamand Dubai campus completed

Dubai Investments, a leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the new campus of its wholly-owned subsidiary University of Balamand Dubai (UOBD) is fully complete and ready to welcome students starting from next month.  

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