Education

Pricey Private Schools to Lead UAE Education Sector Growth into 2020

90% of additional 175,000 school seats to come from private sector Enrolment increases and continued quality improvement expected in K-12 although UAE is still behind...

Dubai College of Tourism Announces New Initiative for Emiratis

The Dubai College of Tourism has announced the launch of the ‘Industry Nationalization initiative’, a new Emiratisation initiative, as part of its ongoing efforts...

October 8 is World Octopus Day!

October 8 is World Octopus Day, which marks the start of International Cephalopods Awareness Days – a whole week to celebrate the most intelligent...

QS World University Rankings 2016-2017 Revealed

The thirteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings indicates that investment in higher education - either public or private - is a key...

Extremely High Cost of Education Worries UAE Parents

UAE parents spend the most globally on children's higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property...

Best Colleges for 2017 Revealed

According to a Princeton Review survey that asked 143,000 students at 381 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report...

Back-to-school Tips for Working Moms

The back-to-school season is upon us. It is hard to believe the school run madness will start again just in a week. Looking forward to...

Best Educational Toys for Preschoolers

If your kid is at preschool age – not old enough to be bombarded with books and not too young to return to baby...

Must-have Back-to-School Items in 2016

What are the must-have Back-to-School items your child actually need? This is a question every parent is facing right now. Fortunately, the answer to...

University of Dubai Top 10 Achievements

Every year, University of Dubai achieves a number of fruitful and innovative goals that reinforce its reputation as one of the top quality universities...

Rising demand for online courses hampered by shortage of supply

Low oil prices and slow job market are boosting demand for online courses Shortage of locally developed online courses has left the market open...

Future Filmmakers Summer Camp to kick off in The Dubai Mall

Participants to create their own one-minute short film during the three and a half week ‘Future Filmmakers Summer Camp • Films will be screened at...

10 Things College Admissions Directors Won’t Tell You

The good education means not only getting a diploma, but also securing a job, so finding the best-fitting college or university for your children...

University of Dubai Invites More Schools to Benefit from its Scholarships

University of Dubai (UD) has been successfully granting outstanding students and newcomers up to 50% scholarship on their tuition fees upon their enrollment to...

World’s Most Prestigious Universities in 2016 Revealed

The Times Higher Education today publishes THE World Reputation Rankings, the definitive list of the world's most prestigious universities. Harvard University takes the top...

Best-paying University Subjects for Women

In 2016, the best-paying university subjects for women are not much different than in the past years. As expected, the average raw earnings for female...

French & Irish Universities in Dubai this month

Both France and Ireland have seen an incredible increase in the number of Emiratis studying in their countries. The positive feedback has led to...

AED 140,000 Scholarships on offer at GITEX Shopper Spring and Shopper...

Students visiting GITEX Shopper Spring and Shopper Smart Living 2016 running from 30 March – 2 April 2016 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC),...

UAE schools closed on Thursday due to weather; Tuition fee won’t...

Public and private schools in the UAE will be closed again on Thursday due to windy and rainy weather, the Abu Dhabi Education Council...

Dubai Saturday Club for students kicks off this week

A new club that will offer students aged 13 to 16 workshops and master classes to nurture their creativity was launched by the Knowledge...

What are the English language requirements for study in UK?

Thousands of Emirati students from the UAE travel to the UK each year for further education. Students in the UAE planning to study at...

Private schools in Dubai to increase fees once again

Already very expensive private schools in Dubai are now provided with another opportunity to increase their fees and maximise their profits. Most of them...

Education expo to showcase innovations in classroom design

Schools across the Gulf region are turning to innovations in classroom design to increase engagement in the classroom. Changes are happening in a growing number...

First dedicated student accommodation facility in Dubai

Global Student Accommodation Group launches  first ‘Uninest’ student residences in Dubai Global Student Accommodation Group (GSA), the leading provider of student accommodation worldwide, has announced...