One in four Middle East professionals plan to take a postgraduate degree in the next two years, many of them driven by a desire to improve their career prospects, according to the latest research released by online recruitment firm GulfTalent.
Recently a group of ten GUtech students of the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) has passed the Language Exam A1 of the Goethe Institut, the German Language and Culture Center. Studying German is part of the curricula at the university.
The first batch of the unique course in medical tourism launched by Gulf Medical University (GMU) started at the University campus in Ajman on Saturday, 2nd April 2016. Titled ‘Certificate Course in Medical Tourism Facilitator’, this short term course of 3 months’ duration is conducted as a weekend course, aimed mainly at working professionals.
EY announced the launch of the the 2016 Student Excellence Award (SEA) in Oman. The event will be held on 25 April, 2016 at Muscat Intercontinental Hotel, in association with Alizz Islamic Bank, Bank Muscat, BAE Systems, and Nama Group, as well as leading universities in Oman. The SEA, which was first launched in 2012, […]
In its endeavour to support initiatives that educate and foster the skill and knowledge development of students within the Sultanate, Volkswagen Oman, represented by Wattayah motors, has announced its sponsorship of the Society of Chemical Engineering (SChemE); for the academic year 2015/2016.
The Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA), the largest PR association in Europe representing and regulating over 18,000 PR individuals has announced the launch of PRCA MENA (PRCA Middle East and North Africa).
Prominent educationist Dr Sugata Mitra appealed to the education decision makers gathered at the ongoing fourth World Education Summit to allow the use of Internet during examinations. He also urged curriculum designers and teachers to embrace the Internet not just as a tool of learning, but to include it as a subject in the curriculum just as any other such as Physics, Chemistry, Math or English.
The Shell Eco-marathon team of the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) has conducted a test drive with its new car last Thursday. For the second time a GUtech student team will be part of the Shell Eco-marathon Asia, in the Diesel category, to be held in Manila (Philippines) next month.
National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence, the training arm of the Bank, has run a three day course on “Project Management”
One hundred ninety five Omani job seekers graduated today to work as welders on PDO’s Rabab Harweel integrated oil and gas mega project. The recruits have successfully completed 20 months’ training and are taking up positions with two of the Company’s main contractors, CCC and Al Turki Enterprises.