Monday 25 September 2017

‘95.5pc of jobseekers go online to find jobs’

Around 95.5 per cent of job seekers in the Mena region claimed that they use online job sites to find and apply for jobs in a survey conducted by, a leading job site in the Middle East. Almost all of those surveyed (81.1 per cent) said that job sites are an easy and user


GEMS wins SAP Visionary Award

GEMS Modern Academy was recognised with the prestigious SAP Visionary Award for being the only school in the UAE to successfully run the SAP Young Thinkers Network Program for four continuous years. The award was received by Ritesh Dhanak, Supervisor for Digital Learning, GEMS Mo


ADU among global top 10 for student diversity

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has been ranked ninth globally on the "International Student Index" in Quacquarelli Symonds’ QS World University Rankings 2018 for its multicultural and international student body. "This new accolade is a testament to the university


Sharjah research park ties up with Chinese group

Sharjah's Research, Technology, and Innovation Park,  said it has signed a MoU with the China Arab International Technology Transfer Company, the main platform for technology transfer and scientific cooperation between China and Arab countries. Located adjacent to American Uni


Gulf Aviation Academy in UK university tieup

The University of South Wales (USW), one of the UK's leading educational institutions, has signed an agreement with the UAE-based Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) to launch courses in aerospace education, engineering and training. , wholly-owned by the Government of Dubai, for the


Dafza firms to get dual licences for Dubai operations

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza), the premier freezone in Dubai which aims to attract local and national foreign direct investments (FDIs), said it has signed an agreement with the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai to allow Dafza’s hosted companies to obtain du


VitalSource, TechKnowledge team up for digital learning solutions

A new collaboration between VitalSource Technologies, a world leader in digital course materials, and TechKnowledge, a leading digital education solutions provider in the Middle East, will now give the region greater access to world-class innovative digital learning materials in English and Ara


Egypt tops in offshore services location index in Mena

Egypt ranks number one in the Mena region in the 2017 Global Services Location Index (GSLI), advancing two places from last year on a global scale while the UAE ranks second in the region, advancing five places on the global list. The index, released by A.T. Kearney, analyzes and


New contracts for Bahrain housemaids from Oct 1

Bahrain is set to implement a new contract for domestic workers starting from October 1, under which employers seeking to hire a housemaid must declare, among other things, the nature of the job, working hours and weekly day off, reported The Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. Fo


HCT partners with German university for new Logistics programme

The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will leverage leading German logistics expertise in a new dual German-UAE Engineering Logistics degree, after it signed an agreement of cooperation with the Technical University of Applied Sciences (TUAS Wildau), based near Berlin, Germ

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