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DUBAI — When a teenager enters his last year of school, conversations at the dinner table shift from homework dilemmas and weekend plans to the best university to apply to and how to fund education overseas.

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UK Budget Cut will have Little Effect on Quality

DUBAI —United Kingdom universities will ‘configure themselves’ to accommodate budget cuts by the country’s government without compromising on quality and its position as a popular destination of study, according to the country’s education representatives in the UAE.

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AUS Welcomes 350 Freshmen

SHARJAH — About 350 high school students turned out for orientation at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) this week. Dr. Thomas Hochstettler, Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, during a welcome session held for the students and their parents at the university during the weekend, said their courses beginning in Spring Semester would be challenging but they had the grades to meet the requirements.

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Abu Dhabi charting a new course

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Abu Dhabi charting a new course

ABU DHABI — The advancement of education, particularly higher education, is an integral part of the ‘Abu Dhabi Vision 2030’, which aims to reduce the emirate’s reliance on the oil sector as a source of economic activity and focus more on knowledge-based industries.

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Mainstream School for Slow Learners

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Mainstream School for Slow Learners

SHARJAH - For parents whose children can animatedly describing their surroundings by the age of two and identify words by the time they begin their first year at school, the challenge is to decide from a plethora of schools with diverse curricula.

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