Saturday 24 August 2019

Batterjee Medical College selects Blackboard to support digital transformation

Batterjee Medical College (BMC), the largest specialised private medical college in Saudi Arabia, has selected education technology company Blackboard's Learn Ultra as the new Learning Management System (LMS) for more than 2,000 students. BMC, which will be among the first in


Emirates Aviation Uni launches new package for foreign students

Emirates Aviation University has introduced an “international student study package”, offering financial benefits and support to international students. The package includes 20 per cent savings on costs for university accommodation, 15 per cent discount on programme f


MBRF to hold 6th Knowledge Summit in November

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) has announced plans to launch the sixth annual Knowledge Summit on November 19 and 20 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister


AWS holds cloud training for Bahrain businesses

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently held a training session in cloud computing for businesses in Bahrain.  This was a part of a series of trainings being conducted by ThinkSmart, an official AWS training provider for Bahrain. The trainees were given solid training on AWS Busi


Abu Dhabi to host Expo-Sciences International

The Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (Adveti) has announced it is organising the 2019 Expo-Sciences International (ESI) in the UAE capital from September 24 to 26, a media report said. The event, taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec


UAE launches self-review tool to identify ‘future skills’

The UAE’s National Program for Advanced Skills (NPAS) has launched its official platform with the FutureFit game, an interactive self-assessment tool that enables individuals to identify their most prominent skill among the 12 Advanced Skills. The Advanced Skills Strategy a


UAE launches Youth Professional School

The Emirates Youth Professional School, a Federal Youth  Authority initiative, was launched on Monday, following the directives issues by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.   The announceme


L&T inducts new batch of Saudi engineering students

Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), a major Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services with $20 billion in revenue, said its Saudi subsidiary had recently inducted fresh Saudi engineering graduates as a part of its Graduate E


Etisalat Academy launches automation training centre

UAE-based Etisalat Academy has announced the launch of the GCC’s first accredited Service Automation Framework (SAF) Training Centre in partnership with APMG and Etisalat Group. The centre is advanced and provides step-by-step guidance for the design and delivery of automat


Jadarah selects 24 new candidates for talent programme

Jadarah, the intensive five-month talent accelerator programme founded by Seera Group, has announced the 24 new candidates who will take part in the second edition of the programme commencing September. Jadarah candidates are offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to kick-start

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