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GEMS Schools Launch New Future-Based Programmes

GEMS Schools Launch New Future-Based Programmes

GEMS Education is collaborating with Singularity University, a Silicon Valley-based educational institute and business accelerator to create 20-week, future-based programmes for students enrolled in GEMS schools. It is hoped... Read On

Dubai Announces New Design University

Dubai Announces New Design University

  The new Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) is located in the d3 design area of Downtown Dubai and will open for students in 2018. Developed in... Read On

Expansion for American University Of RAK

Expansion for American University Of RAK

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is planning an extensive 10 year expansion plan costing in the region of Dhs 100 million. The ambitious project will see... Read On

Oxford Leads The Times Uni Rankings 2016/17

Oxford Leads The Times Uni Rankings 2016/17

The UK’s Oxford University has claimed the top spot in the Times University rankings this year- the first time in the ranking’s 12 year history that a UK university... Read On

2016 QS World Uni Rankings Released

2016 QS World Uni Rankings Released

The QS University rankings have been released for 2016 and once again the US tops the tables. In first place, for the fourth consecutive year is The Massachusetts Institute... Read On

UAE Parents Spend Most Globally On University

UAE Parents Spend Most Globally On University

An HSBC commissioned report has found that the UAE’s parents spend the most globally on their child’s tertiary education. The report notes that although the global average annual spend... Read On

UAE Achieves Two Top 20 Places In Uni Ranking

UAE Achieves Two Top 20 Places In Uni Ranking

The Times Higher Education’s ‘Most International University List 2015/16’ sees the American University of Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates University both ranked in the top 20. The website... Read On

Vienna’s Modul University Comes To Dubai

Vienna’s Modul University Comes To Dubai

Dubai Investments announced this week, that it would be building a Dubai branch of the Austria’s Modul University. Based in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre in Jumeirah Lake Towers, the... Read On

UK Uni Ranking Focuses On Student Satisfaction

UK Uni Ranking Focuses On Student Satisfaction

The UK’s Guardian newspaper has published its UK 2016 university league tables, and there’s little surprise at the top. Cambridge, Oxford and St Andrews in Scotland, came first to... Read On

Clearing: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Clearing: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

While UK university ‘Clearing’ begins in July and runs until September, August is the month when the vast majority of university places are allocated. As the process swings into action... Read On

Online Education No Replacement for University: Koller

Online Education No Replacement for University: Koller

Online education is developing rapidly but it will not replace traditional universities any day soon, according to Daphne Koller, co founder of Coursera, a leading U.S based online learning... Read On

Does Uni Ranking Really Influence Salary?

Does Uni Ranking Really Influence Salary?

  Today, there’s a slew of university ranking systems measuring everything from reputation to teacher/student ratio, fees to student satisfaction, and yet, there’s one question which never quite goes... Read On

UK University Application Data Released

UK University Application Data Released

As UK university deadlines draw near, UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service), has released figures detailing today’s student preferences, and how they’ve changed over the past seven years.... Read On

Private School Graduates Earn More Money

Private School Graduates Earn More Money

According to the BBC, private school graduates earn significantly more money than their state educated peers. A recent study by the UK Institute for Fiscal Studies found that privately educated... Read On

The Cost Of Tertiary Education

The Cost Of Tertiary Education

As the Northern Hemisphere prepares for the university application cycle to begin, global tuition fee news remains varied. In Germany last week, it was announced that tertiary education would... Read On

US Dominates Top University Rankings – The Times

US Dominates Top University Rankings – The Times

The Times Higher Education Magazine published its World University Rankings this month, with little change to the Top 10 spots. For the 4th consecutive year, the ‘Best University’ accolade... Read On

QS University Rankings Released, UAE Lags

QS University Rankings Released, UAE Lags

The QS top 200 world university rankings were released today, with no new surprises for academics, parents or students. The QS 2014 top 11 places all went to US... Read On

UAE Parents ‘Unprepared for High University Cost’

UAE Parents ‘Unprepared for High University Cost’

Parents in the UAE who are feeling the considerable pinch of putting their children through school have another impending shock to worry about – the cost of university education.... Read On

Expo 2020: Dubai Colleges Prepare

Expo 2020: Dubai Colleges Prepare

Expo 2020 has provided a focus for teaching specific skills that will be required in Dubai over the coming six years and beyond, according to attendees at the Gulf... Read On

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