University of Wollongong in Dubai Reports Surge in Enrolments

University of Wollongong in Dubai Reports Surge in Enrolments

DUBAI – University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), the first international university and premier Australian education provider in the Middle East, reported a 35 per cent overall increase in student enrolment across its foundation, undergraduate and graduate programmes. Leading this growth are the university’s most popular degrees in business, engineering and computer science. The increase in enrolment is also underpinned by the introduction of two new programmes this semester – nursing, and communication and media. Speaking […]

The Expo 2020 Dubai countdown: Do not have a short-term approach to hiring  

The Expo 2020 Dubai countdown: Do not have a short-term approach to hiring  

With Expo 2020 Dubai just over a year away, thoughts are turning to 20 October 2020, and the 400+ day countdown to the event. The exhibition is expected to have a significant impact on the UAE’s economy, contributing Dh122.6 billion in value by 2031, stimulating investments and creating thousands of jobs. As many as 49,700 jobs per annum, on average, are expected to be supported by Expo 2020, peaking at around 94,400 during the event […]

The GCC GOV HR Awards highlights and awards key industry experts and leading corporations in the HR sector

The GCC GOV HR Awards highlights and awards key industry experts and leading corporations in the HR sector

ABU DHABI- Held in conjunction with the prestigious 7th Annual GOV HR Summit and organized by QNA International, the coveted GCC GOV HR Awards took place on the 16th October at Rixos Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. The awards honored the industry experts and leading corporations for their excellent innovations, strategies and out-of-the box ideas in the HR sector that have resulted growth in the GCC region. This exclusive by-invite only conference included thought-provoking panel-discussions that […]

UAE Most Competitive Arabic Economy for the 4thConsecutive Year

UAE Most Competitive Arabic Economy for the 4thConsecutive Year

Geneva, Switzerland, 9 October 2019 – For the 4thconsecutive year, the UAE proved to be most competitive economy in the Arab region, according to The Global Competitiveness Report 2019, published today by the World Economic Forum.  Having improved its positin with two points compared to last year, the UAE ranks 25thglobally. The UAE performance whitnessed an improvement in 52 out of 103 indicators organized into 12 pillars, calculated in the report. Additionally, the country ranked among the top […]

Mauritius inaugurates Phase 1 of L&T-built Light Rail System  

Mauritius inaugurates Phase 1 of L&T-built Light Rail System  

DUBAI-  Larsen & Toubro today announced the inauguration of Phase 1 of the Metro Express in the African of Mauritius island nation of Mauritius by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi and the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. Designed and constructed by L&T, this Integrated Light Rail-based Urban Transit System will initially operate for 13 km from the capital city of Port Louis to Rose Hill. “Starting from a green field […]