A Smart Learning Reboot for the New Semester
Mansoor Al Awar: ‘The blended delivery model is the yield of 18 years of continuous innovation in infrastructure ensuring comprehensive smart learning for future innovators.’
Successful combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning signals a leap towards creating a generation that is technologically and scientifically qualified to lead progress and development.
Accredited bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral degrees delivered with the blended smart learning model. Learning becomes anytime and anywhere starting from Fall 2020.
Dubai, UAE, August 26, 2020 – In a unique achievement that marks the culmination of 18 years of innovation and leadership as the first hub of smart learning in the UAE and the Arab world, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced a first-of-its-kind ‘Blended Delivery Model’ that signals the start of higher learning using the latest technological innovations, a move that falls in line with the UAE’s efforts to ensure the continuity of the educational process in a rapidly changing world.
HBMSU has revealed that it will be receiving learners for the Fall 2020 semester with a new look based on a 100 per cent fully balanced and advanced smart learning model across all of its bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral programs. The move is aimed towards consolidating the university’s pioneering position as an influential force in directing the re-engineering of the future of learning and education while also building an innovative educational system that transforms learners into globally competitive innovators instead of just recipients, in line with the objectives set forth in the National Agenda of UAE Vision 2021.
Continue reading “Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University launches new first-of-its-kind learning model for undergraduate and postgraduate programs”
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!
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”
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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”
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”
Agreement focuses on training, education, and leaders’ preparation
Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2017 – ELM Company, a pioneer in business, learning, training, and digital solutions, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) recently at the latter’s headquarters in Dubai, stating the cooperation between the organizations in the areas of training, education, leaders’ preparation, scientific research, and documentation and publication of the best governmental practices. Continue reading “ELM signs Memorandum of Understanding with Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government”
DEWA launches leadership programmes in cooperation with Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University
Dubai, UAE, December 26th 2016 – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced its collaboration with Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), to develop two leadership programmes called ‘Frontiers Programme’ and the ‘Future Leadership Development Programme’. This adheres to the directives of the wise leadership, as part of DEWA’s commitment to integrate Emiratis into different positions, and develop their abilities for the future.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, commended the ongoing and intensive efforts of HBMSU, to spread the concept of smart learning, and instil a culture of innovation and excellence in research, while sharing skills, experience, and practices, with regional and international universities. Continue reading “Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced its collaboration with Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University”
Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2016 – Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), welcomed a delegation from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) led by its Chancellor, Mr. John Dornbusch, to share the history, achievements and visions of their respective institutions and discuss cooperative ventures in key areas of mutual interest.
For almost 50 years, USQ has built a wide presence across Asia and established itself as a renowned global university. Dornbusch commended Dr. Mansoor on HBMSU’s major achievements and exchanged information on the activities, history, plans, programs and successes of their organizations. The Chancellors touched on several promising areas of collaboration, including faculty and learner exchanges, research, joint programs and awards, and supervision of doctoral candidates, among others.
Continue reading “HBMSU & Australia’s University of Southern Queensland pledge mutual support for high-quality learning”
HBMSU Management and Learners hold productive dialogue to heighten learning experience and study life at the university
UAE, October 15, 2016 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)’s Learning Council recently organized a meeting between top management led by Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar and a group of university Learners and Ambassadors to discuss ways to further enhance the learning experience and the study life at the university. The council provided an excellent platform for learners to actively participate by raising their ideas, suggestions and expectations. The management provided helpful feedback and agreed to further explore some of the key recommendations presented during the meeting. Continue reading “Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)”