Khalifa University Of Science And Technology Achieves UAE’s Top Ranking

The Khalifa University of Science and Technology has achieved its first major institutional milestone since being established through merger in 2017 — attaining the highest ranking for a UAE university in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, reaching the 301-350 bracket. The Khalifa University of Science and Technology was one of 1,102

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UAE Higher Education Prospects ‘Bright’ as Revenues Reach One Billion Dollars

The prospects for the higher education sector in the UAE is bright, experts speaking at the forthcoming IPSEF Higher Education Forum said. UAE-based universities have grown consistently in enrolments and revenues at a robust compound annual growth rate of 8-10 percent. The overall student base across local and international university campuses in UAE is estimated

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UK: Low-quality university courses urged to cut fees

Cuts to tuition fees that would save students at least £5,000 over a three year course are being considered by the Chancellor, it has been reported. Philip Hammond is looking at capping annual charges at £7,500 instead of the current level of £9,250, according to The Sunday Times. The reported move comes amid concern from

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UAE: First academic year begins at merged university

Abu Dhabi: After combining three institutions into one university last year, the Khalifa University of Science and Technology has started its first academic year, with 3,500 students enrolled across its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the new term. The decree, which was passed in October last year, announced that Khalifa University, Masdar Institute of Science

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It’s official – higher education students want staff to be better with digital, not to use more of it

Students are frustrated by the inconsisitent use of technology with 22,000 voicing their opinions on the use of digital at their institutions. The latest research from jisc.ac.uk,  reported that students were frustrated with the variety of systems used by staff, and that some refused to use digital tools altogether. Some mentioned they felt staff had

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UK: Government suggests university fees could be linked to subject

The UK Chancellor suggested a shake-up of the current system was being considered “very carefully”, although he added that the fees system had “broadly served us well”. Critics have long argued that students studying in areas such as science, engineering and maths indirectly subsidise subjects in the arts and humanities. Universities in turn have warned

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One of world’s best universities sets up Dubai campus

Curtin University, Western Australia’s largest university, launches Dubai operations. Curtin University, Western Australia’s largest university and ranked one of the world’s best, has launched an overseas campus in Dubai. The university, which was recently named as one of the top one percent of universities worldwide, said the campus at Dubai International Academic City will initially

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Just out: Top 100 universities for graduate employability – how do they do it?

To the thousands of students across the world preparing for the next university applications cycle, employability matters more than ever. Whether these students are seeking a traditional university experience on campus and in the lecture theatre, or whether they intend to join the ever-growing contingent of distance learners, they will be keenly aware of the

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Customer Experience Leaders: When Was The Last Time You Went To The Gemba?

UX is becoming front and centre as a differentiator for international students. This article form Forbes describes perfectly the route to success. Go to the Gemba. Have you ever heard of the expression: ‘Going to the gemba’ ? It originates from Taiichi Ohno, father of the Toyota Production System, and suggests that managers should regularly

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US no longer top higher education option for students from UAE

According to data gathered on Edarabia.com, it seems Middle Eastern students are less likely to study in the US now. For the period of January to April 2017, traffic and student search queries on the website saw a shift in sentiment when it came to study options abroad. Farid Gasim, founder of Edarabia, told Khaleej Times

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