Skip to main content
Students and staff battle it out in UOWD’s Got Talent

Students and staff battle it out in UOWD’s Got Talent

Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

UOWD’s Got Talent, one of the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s (UOWD) most popular events, recently took place at the University’s campus in Dubai Knowledge Park. Launched in 2013, it provides a platform for students and staff to showcase their talents and has since been contributing tremendously towards student life.

Sora Tacio, Student Services Coordinator said: “This event is a change from the usual study routine and participants are able to learn things about their classmates they didn’t know before. It really brings out hidden talents that are usually unseen inside the classroom.” 
The participants competed against each in other in eight different categories: Dance, Singing, Fashion, Band, Instrumental, Faculty, Painting and Miscellaneous. 

Nima Tarbiat won in the Dance Category whilst Muskan Lalwani won in the Miscellaneous Category for her Declamation act, Mecleena Serrao won in the Singing Category and Rabia Rauf was awarded the first prize in the Painting Category. The other winners were:

Rachel Rose – Fashion Category
Manav Chawla – Band Category
Asad Ali – Instrumental Category

The judging panel that included Dr Alison Thirlwall, Associate Professor; Dr Vikash Ramiah, Associate Professor; Hina Hussain, Instructor and UOWD alumna Ms Vanathy Arul, had a difficult task in selecting the winners of this year’s event.

“The talent show is a great platform for students and staff to step out of their comfort zone and to share their talents with the UOWD community. It was great to see we have so many talented students and staff in the university and it certainly made the judging process very difficult”, commented Dr Vikash Ramiah.

UOWD Got Talent 2019

UOWD in the news

Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students at University of Wollongong, 2019

Smartiz Career

University of Wollongong, Dubai  Campus invites applications for the undergraduate Academic Merit Scholarship open to international students for 2018/2019 academic session. More…

“Businesses of the Future” Forum Calls for Instilling Culture of Inclusion & Innovation to Bolster Businesses Sustainability Agenda in Technological Revolution Era

MENA Herald

Dr. Al Gurg pointed out that the future of businesses is based on key pillars. More…

New horizons, careers and opportunities for students

Khaleej Times

The fast pace at which the world is changing obviously has its impact on what we need to learn. More…

Popular degree programmes in the UAE

Khaleej Times

Many courses are popular in the UAE due to the scope in the country and the various areas covered within the field. More…

Get to Work This Summer!

Education UAE magazine

Internships are a great way to gain work experience, but how do you get a good summer internship and what are employees looking for?. More…

Dubai Nurses Required to Go Back to School

Education UAE magazine

Dubai Healthy Authority has announced that licenses to practice as a Registered Nurse will only be provided to applicants who have a Bachelor of Nursing degree, effective by 2020. More…

Lock your phones in class and win fee waivers

Gulf Today

A new initiative to encourage students not to use mobile phones in classrooms has been receiving an impressive response. More…

University of Wollongong Dubai launches first model United Nations conference

Edarabia

UOWD hosted its first ever Model United Nations (MUN) conference to discuss current world issues. More…

The Assembly announces winners of 2019 Show & Tech

FUTUREDXB

The Assembly, the region's first Smart Lab-Maker Space and Community Learning Initiative based in Dubai, concluded its second Show & Tech. More…

'Businesses of the Future' forum to discuss innovation & sustainability

Gulf Today

(DBWC) will organise, in collaboration with UOWD and the UN, a forum entitled “Inclusion, Innovation, & Sustainability: Businesses of The Future”. More…

Copyright © 2019 University of Wollongong in Dubai   | Privacy | Disclaimer | Site map

Enquiry Form
WhatsApp