UAE University is country’s top institution, Times Higher Education world ranking reveals
UAE University, Al Ain, surpasses Khalifa University for the first time as The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, released on Wednesday, listed UAEU in the 301-350 bracket, indicating an improvement from the university’s 351-400 position last year. Success of UAEU has been attributed to the university’s pursuit to become a “University of the Future”, by encouraging and supporting excellence and creativity in the fields of scientific research and technology.
Dubai schools offering ‘freebies’ in bid to increase low pupil numbers
Many Dubai schools that opened their doors in 2018 have resorted to offering free lunches, uniforms and transport to boost pupil numbers due to stark competition within the emirate. An example includes Riverston School Dubai, a British curriculum inclusive school, which welcomed only 13 pupils in the 2018-19 school year, despite having a capacity for 270.