American University of Dubai’s ArchEATable Competition

Dubai, UAE, December 17th, 2018 – The American University in Dubai’s Architecture Department at the SAAD presented “archEatable, A Journey through Architecture and Patisserie,” an innovative course given by Professor Jose Carrilo.  This course exposed the students to advanced knowledge in digital design and fabrication by establishing a cross relationship between architecture and pastry making.

On Wednesday, December 19th at 7pm in Dubai’s Design District the finalists presented their designs to a panel of jurors that included esteemed chefs and professors from various professional backgrounds. Each student presentation was be paired with an on-going video of the progress and production of the cakes, documented by students from the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Communication. The winner of the competition received a certificate of participation and a trophy for the “archEatable Best Cake Award 2018.”

A great competition witnessing the meeting of architecture and pastry art!

More foreign students come from India: Dubai study

India is being seen as the fastest-growing international student target market in the next three years.

Dubai, UAE, October 9th, 2018 – India could overtake China as the fastest-growing international student target market for universities, according to a Dubai study on transnational student mobility and university trends.

The market research, carried out by Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and BMI Media, had responses from 104 universities across 41 countries, majority of which were from the USA, UK, Canada, Australia and the UAE. Continue reading “More foreign students come from India: Dubai study”

Dubai Center for Islamic Banking & Finance releases Takaful

Dubai Center for Islamic Banking & Finance releases Takaful-focused 3rd annual report on Islamic Economy

  • Global Takaful industry’s annual growth rate pegged at 9 per cent
  • Takaful economy expanding significantly in Arabian Gulf, North Africa, the Levant, Near & South East Asia
  • Global Takaful workforce grew 55 per cent between 2011 & 2015
  • 202 new Takaful worldwide enterprises formed from 2003 to 2015
  • Takaful institutions present in 51 per cent of OIC countries
  • Takaful companies advised to re-evaluate operational costs & upgrade marketing strategies to enhance competitive advantages & increase revenues

Dubai, UAE, November 27th, 2017 – The Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF), an entity formed through a partnership between Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the ‘Dubai the Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative, has released its third annual report on the Islamic economy entitled ‘Takaful: Sustainability and Growth 2015 to 2025.’ The publication reveals that the global takaful industry is growing at an annual rate of 9 per cent and is attracting broader attention worldwide. Continue reading “Dubai Center for Islamic Banking & Finance releases Takaful”

Dhahi Khalfan congratulates H.H. Mohammed bin Rashid & H.H. Hamdan bin Mohammed on latest achievement of HBMSU

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University Master of Science in Innovation & Change Management program first to be delivered fully online in UAE

Academic Accreditation is unprecedented success embodying vision of leadership to make Dubai the smartest city in the world

Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2017 – H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Board of Governors, dedicated the university’s unprecedented success in obtaining an academic accreditation to deliver its Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management program fully online in the UAE to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and the President of HBMSU. Continue reading “Dhahi Khalfan congratulates H.H. Mohammed bin Rashid & H.H. Hamdan bin Mohammed on latest achievement of HBMSU”