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UOWD IN THE NEWS - 2017

UOWD's Master of Quality Management gets EFQM endorsement

by Dubai PR Network

EFQM recently endorsed the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s Master of Quality Management program (MQM). More...

 

UOWD launches new undergraduate engineering programmes

by Gulf Today

UOWD has launched two new undergraduate engineering programmes with specialisations in Mechanical and Civil Engineering. More...

 

Breast cancer study in India shows how the country can avoid crisis

by DotEmirates

A new study examining breast cancer awareness in India has found that a lack of early diagnosis is leading the country towards an epidemic.  More...
 

UOWD's Bachelor in Accountancy program celebrates quadruple accreditation status

by Go Dubai

The BCom in Accountancy program offered by UOWD, recently celebrated quadruple accreditation status after receiving accreditation from CPA Australia.  More...
 

2,800 higher education students in Dubai to receive AED35 million in grants

by DotEmirates

More than 2,800 students in higher education across Dubai will receive grants worth AED35 million..  More...

 

Dubai to expand tertiary education opportunities

by Oxford Business Group

Higher education institutions operating within DIAC and Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) were set to begin offering scholarships and other support in 2017..  More...
 

UOWD and Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) announce partnership

by Dubai PR Network

UOWD and AICD have signed a MoU with the aim of achieving mutually beneficial objectives and setting out a framework for promotion and collaboration on educational programs..  More...

 

Dubai International Academic City Universities Set Sights on Attracting Chinese Students with 600 Scholarships, Grants

by Dubai PR Network; Middle East Today

Select members of the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) community have announced they will offer 600 scholarships and grants to Chinese students enrolling for the 2017/18 academic year.  More...
 

UOWD is Named Occupational English Test (OET) Venue for Healthcare Professionals

by Dubai PR Network

UOWD has become an official centre for the Occupational English Test (OET).  More...

 

Many pupils have 'little intention' of pursuing science or technology career, survey finds

by The National 

But science push in government schools could pique interest.  More...
 

MBRSG launches ‘UAE public policy perspectives’ book

by Emirates News

The book highlights the pioneering and unique experience of the UAE in several strategic areas.  More...

 

Virtual training is so real for future bosses

by DotEmirates

How much of a role can the digital realm have in leadership training, enhancing and preparing future bosses?  More...
 

UOWD graduate’s smart invention to aid respiratory patients

by The Gulf Today, Gulf News, DotEmirates, TravelWireNews, Zawya

New innovative invention which can save lives and money by using Artificial Intelligence.  More...

 

UOWD student wins Best Paper award for research on Soft Power in UAE at international at academic conference

by Go Dubai, Dubai PR Network

The winning research was on “Films as a soft power source for the UAE”.  More...
 

UOWD’s Masters in Logistics Programme receives triple accreditation status

by Gulf  Today

UOWD's Master of Science in Logistics receives accreditation from CILT-UK.  More...
 

Focus: Reluctant adults

by Gulf News

Parents and teachers need to step up.  More...

 

My UAE: Faisal Abdulqader has chosen the easel life

by DotEmirates

Emirati artist Faisal Abdulqader prefers to shed light on the more traditional side of the city through his oil paintings.  More...

10 schools attend Robotics contest

by Khaleej Times, NewsDog

Children from as young as eight took part in the robotics challenge.. More...

Pay for an essay? Academic dishonesty is a thing!

by Khaleej Times

Universities are keeping an eye out for plagiarism.. More...

UOWD team showcases innovative sustainable projects at UAE's first Future Cities Show

by Gulf Today, Zawya

University's innovative projects trigger interest from key industry players.. More...

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2017: Dr. Raja Al Gurg

by Entrepreneurs Middle East

Dr Al Gurg insistent on women making the most of their capabilities.. More...

UOWD Eyes Enrollment Boom As Dubai Market Matures

by Forbes Middle East

The aim is to get our students to have a global experience and that is what we are working on right now.. More...

XTrade launches university outreach program on responsible online trading

by AL Press

XTrade held a series of interactive workshops to educate university students in the UAE on the essentials of responsible online trading. More...

Student part-time work visas strengthen Dubai as an international education hub

by Zawya, Dotemirates, Dubai PR Network, Gulf Digital News

Leading educators, industry experts and key stakeholders in Dubai gathered at the U-IP Forum to discuss the impact of the new part-time student work regulation. More...

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DEWA organise 1st international workshop for Solar Decathlon Middle East

by Dotemirates.com

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai and MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity Authority (DEWA), has inaugurated the first international workshop for the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME). More...

Young ideas in action at UAE’s 2017 Imagine Cup

by The National

With smart cities theming the 2017 competition, Dubai traffic inspired University of Wollongong’s Bass team to second place. More...

Varsity unveils Gender Parity Scholarship

by The Gulf Today

UOWD announced a new ‘Executive MBA Women in Leadership Gender Parity Scholarship’ . More...

AIM Startup 2017 announces three start-ups as winners of the first edition

by Middle East Today

The first edition of AIM Startup, which was organised in conjunction with the seventh edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), named three start-ups as the winners of the Startup Pitch Competition. More...

Gulf Education: Why big data skills are in demand

by Gulf News

UAE universities are launching programmes in response to a growing requirement for graduates with coding and analytic skills. More...

Farm research centre set for Dubai

by Gulf News

University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) inks deal with Plantagon to build urban agri-hub. More...

University of Wollongong in Dubai launches Executive MBA Women in Leadership Gender Parity Scholarship

by Zawya

UOWD announced a new ‘Executive MBA Women in Leadership Gender Parity Scholarship’ as part of its strategy to advance women’s leadership in the upper tiers of the corporate structure in the UAE. More...

UOWD receives accreditation

by The Gulf Today

UOWD's Master of Business (Marketing) degree has been awarded full accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). More...

Over 50 leading companies connect with over 420 students at UOWD's annual career fair

by Zawya

Keen to tick all the boxes of luxe living, many youngsters are spending on experiences they cannot really afford. More...

Are millennials in the UAE living beyond their means?

by Khaleej Times

Keen to tick all the boxes of luxe living, many youngsters are spending on experiences they cannot really afforde. More...

The inaugural edition of ‘Future Cities Show’ 2017 to kick off on Sunday

by Gulf News

The inaugural edition of the ‘Future Cities Show’ will kick off on Sunday in Dubai World Trade Centre. More...

Students show the way ahead for RTA

by Khaleej Times

A social networking app, inspired by Facebook, that encourages the use of public transport won at the inaugural RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) Transport Hackathon event. More...

There is a need for passionate teachers

by The Free Press Journal

Teachers should have respect for students, and be willing to adopt change without making any ethical compromises. More...

Technology used to target UAE’s cheating students

by The National, iDubai News

Cheating has been around as long as universities themselves – from the age-old habit of sneaking notes into exams to more modern methods of deception.. More...

Healthcare research delegation visits Gulf Medical University

by Khaleej Times

The healthcare research delegation included a host of esteemed dignitaries from the medical education, healthcare and business sectors, including representatives from renowned institutions. More...

UAE Public Policy Forum: Experts Concur Innovation Must be Central to All Educational Programs

by Go Dubai

As part of the first UAE Public Policy Forum currently underway in Dubai, a session titled “Celebrating Innovation” saw experts discussing the rapidly evolving role of innovation and technology in education. More...

10th Annual DIAC Career Fair enables the development and growth of students

by iDubai News

The Annual DIAC Career Fair has evolved into the biggest and most coveted student career event in the region. More...

Dubai is a modern city, built for business

by Arabian Business.com

Why events are a key plank in the emirate’s transition towards a knowledge-based economy . More...

Gender balance, diversity at workplace achievable

by Gulf Today, Dubai PR Network, CPI Financial

A top level panel on Thursday said gender equilibrium in the workplace is possible.. . More...

Skyline University College (SUC) Garnered their 10th Championship Title at the 18th Skyline Inter-University Cricket Tournament

by Dubai PR Network 

Eleven other universities from the UAE participated in the tournament including the University of Wollongong in Dubai. More...

UOWD launches its prestigious Executive MBA program at business networking event

by Dubai PR Network

The prestigious new Executive MBA program of the University of Wollongong in Dubai was officially launched recently at a business breakfast held in Dubai. . More...

UOWD's outstanding alumni honoured at Alumni Awards Ceremony

by Dubai PR Network

UOWD recently honoured some of their outstanding past students who have significantly contributed to the field of professional development, social impact and research and innovation, at Alumni Awards ceremony. More...

UOWD's outstanding alumni honoured at Alumni Awards Ceremony

by Dubai PR Network

UOWD recently honoured some of their outstanding past students who have significantly contributed to the field of professional development, social impact and research and innovation, at Alumni Awards ceremony. More...

University of Wollongong in Dubai announces major investment in campus expansion

by Zawya.com, ME Construction News, Construction Week Online, 

The University of Wollongong in Dubai has announced plans to transform its campus facilities with a 200,000 sq. ft. expansion. More...

UOWD launches new MBA programme

by Gulf Today 

UOWD has announced the introduction of a new Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme. More...

Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 to be held at Al Maktoum Solar Park

by Emirates Business 

UOWD to participate in the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018. More...

Dubai Trade Recognises 9th e-Services Excellence Awards winners

by Marasi News

HE Al Saleh and Al Bastaki honoured the winners of the 9th ESEA in recognition of their excellences. More...

E-crimes of the 21st century

by The Daily Star

More than half the users of social media sites who are children and young adults regularly fall prey to identity theft. More...