Muaz Shabandri

The making of a new-age journalist

DUBAI - Media training is at the crossroads as more and more journalism schools are relooking their course offerings. Experts say innovations in digital technology and the explosion of social media have created new jobs and changed the way journalists work.

11 years ago

Academic City turns down 25 universities

DIAC has turned down 25 applications from international universities to set up their branch campuses in the TECOM Education Cluster because they failed to meet best practices and international standards.

11 years ago

Education

16,000 students, 30 universities and a bus

DUBAI — There is despair over the limited public transport facilities to Dubai International Academic City (DIAC). Students say the present lone and long route is insufficient and have demanded additional RTA buses to take them to their place of study.

Education11 years ago

16,000 students, 30 universities and a bus

DUBAI — There is despair over the limited public transport facilities to Dubai International Academic City (DIAC). Students say the present lone and long route is insufficient and have demanded additional RTA buses to take them to their place of study.

11 years ago

Demand for executive education increasing

In the race to get to the top, many organisations in the UAE end up giving fancy job designations to their employees. But, when it comes to actually leading a team, even graduates from good universities fall short of performing well.

11 years ago

A date with US warship

DUBAI — Stepping inside the USS Peleliu, the hustle-bustle of soldiers, the gallant salutes and a general sense of military order greet you to an all-together different world.

11 years ago

US warship in Dubai after 
Pak humanitarian mission

DUBAI — Returning from a flood-relief operation in Pakistan, USS Peleliu, an amphibious assault ship, docked for repairs at the Jebel Ali port last Friday. En route to US, the ship carries over 2,300 crew including sailors, airmen, senior officers and support staff.

11 years ago

Freedom flotilla
to set sail for
Gaza again

DUBAI — In an attempt to channel aid to Gaza through the sea, the Free Gaza Movement will launch a second Freedom flotilla operation by the end of this year. Undeterred by the Israeli army’s attack on the first flotilla fleet, the second attempt will be even bigger, according to the organisers.

11 years ago

Career in making people look good

Fancy a career in making people look beautiful? Or even better, working in a top class spa as a spa therapist. Beauty education is fast taking shape as a lucrative option for students all over the world as specialised training centres are opening up for students in the UAE.

11 years ago