November 23rd, 2023: The Canadian University Dubai (CUD) community, together with Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, CUD Chancellor; Prof. Karim Chelli, CUD President & Vice-Chancellor and distinguished guests marked the United Arab Emirates 52nd National Day together on November 23rd, 2023, at CUD’s City Walk campus.
November 20th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A team of students from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has secured AED 10,000 backing for their innovation, which aims to promote responsible consumption and reduce food waste. The award was made during the Finale of the University’s program of events for Global Entrepreneurship Week, which saw ten teams pitch their innovations to a panel of industry experts, investors and established entrepreneurs.
November 8th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD), in collaboration with Al Hai Motors, exhibited a collection of more than 20 classic cars. The display provided a historical journey through the evolution of vehicles, for students and visitors to explore the skills that went into creating these masterpieces. Each vehicle at the exhibition became a focal point, telling a unique story of technological advancements, design evolution, and the cultural significance of cars.
November 3rd, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The community of Canadian University Dubai (CUD) came together to mark the United Arab Emirates Flag Day on November 3rd, 2023. The event was graced by the presence of Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Chancellor of CUD; and Prof. Karim Chelli, CUD President & Vice-Chancellor; in the presence of a full auditorium of students, faculty, and staff.
October 30th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has published its inaugural Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) report, showcasing the institution’s contribution to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The report was presented alongside a panel discussion that showcased the voices of women in promoting sustainability in the MENA region.
CUD Soars Three Spots to #21 in the QS Arab Region Rankings | Upholding the Top Position as the #1 Ranking University in Dubai
October 14th, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has climbed from 24th to 21st position in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Arab Region University Rankings for 2024. Reaffirming that CUD continues to uphold its position as the #1 university in Dubai, a reflection of the institution’s commitment to academic excellence and dedication to enriching the region’s education.
Canadian University Dubai students present ‘Agri-Connect’ at GITEX Global 2023 | IoT Solutions for Smart Buildings
October 14th, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A student team within the School of Engineering, Applied Sciences, and Technology; at Canadian University Dubai showcased and presented their project ‘Agri-Connect’ at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) Global Dubai 2023 from October 14th – 18th, 2023, at Dubai World Trade Centre. The theme of GITEX this year is to ‘Imagine Artificial Intelligence in Everything’.
October 10th, 2023 | Dubai, UAE: In observance of World Mental Health Day, the ‘Student Council’ and ‘Psychology Society’ at Canadian University Dubai, organized a series of workshops and student activities. Recognizing that mental health is a fundamental component of holistic well-being, the aim was to support and encourage learning, and personal growth, and to highlight the significance of prioritizing mental health, together with in-house clinic visits from Open Minds Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre, BrainHub Polyclinic, and American Wellness Centre.
September 27th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) had the pleasure of hosting an industry-led engagement session with Cartier, a renowned luxury brand under Richemont's umbrella. Throughout this interactive session, students gained valuable insights into the potential roles Engineers can fulfill within the luxury retail industry
September 27th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and the Architectural Heritage and Antiquities Department (AHAD) of Dubai Municipality, collaborated to celebrate ‘World Tourism Day’ at the vibrant CUD City Walk campus.
Inspiring Student Business Breakfast with Prof. Lars Kolind | Exploring Entrepreneurship, Business Ideas and Innovation
September 25th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai's School of Management hosted dynamic businessman, author, and consultant, Prof. Lars Kolind; at an inspiring student business breakfast event in the vibrant City Walk. Dr. Dima Jamali, the Dean of the School of Management, opened the event with a warm welcome.
Student’s Graduation Project in Interior Design Receives ‘Highly Commended Award’ in the MENA Region
September 21st, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is exceptionally proud of alumna, Mariya Ghanchi, who received the prestigious ‘Highly Commended’ award for the ‘Student Interior Design Concept of the Year’, at the Commercial Interior Design (CID) Awards 2023, for Middle East and North Africa.
Canadian University Dubai and The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Collaborate to Enhance Academic Excellence
September 21st, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library made their collaborations official, at the event of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This agreement represents the meaningful union of educational institutions and resources, focused on enhancing academic excellence and research endeavours.
September 20th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Yet another achievement as a Canadian University Dubai (CUD) student secures a placement through the diligent efforts of CUD's Career Services and Internship Office. Athiq Syed is completing his Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Digital Media and Journalism Program at CUD and successfully completed an internship at The Weber Shandwick Collective (TWSC).
September 5th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: In the fast-paced world of e-commerce, two graduates of Canadian University Dubai (CUD), Mr. Muhammad Manji and Mr. Danish Nanji, are the visionary minds behind the thriving 'Automyze Fulfillment Center'. Automyze offers one-stop comprehensive logistics solutions to small and medium-sized e-commerce brands pursuing efficient warehousing and logistics services in the United Arab Emirates. Founder & CEO of Automyze, Mr. Muhammad Manji, a BBA in E-Business graduate from CUD, and Head of Operations of Automyze, Mr. Danish Nanji, from CUD's BBA in International Business, are expanding the enterprise, one order at a time.
Highlights from the New Academic Year | From Dance to Robotics | Discovering CUD’s Societies and Clubs
August 30th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: What a fantastic start to the new academic year! Students kicked off the new academic year with fun activities and energetic performances from the Music and Dance Society, all the while signing up for different clubs and societies. They got to explore a wide range of options – from dance and music to wellness, motor, sports, environmental, robotics, psychology, and more – with over 15 diverse clubs at CUD.
August 24th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: Exciting Kickoff at Canadian University Dubai’s Student Orientation Day. Dr. Rami El Khatib, Dean of Student Affairs, opened the event with an inspiring welcome speech. The vibrant campus buzzed with excitement as students engaged in informative workshops, took part in campus tours, received academic guidance and enjoyed lots of fun activities!
August 23rd, 2023, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai Welcomes New Staff and Faculty. An enthusiastic start to the new semester at Canadian University Dubai as we warmly welcomed exceptional new members to our Staff and Faculty!
From Dubai to Dreams | MBA Leader Embarks on a Transcontinental Academic Journey from Canadian University Dubai to the University of New Brunswick in Canada
Manjari Tiwari, a pioneering student from Canadian University Dubai's (CUD) MBA program transitions to Canada to complete her MBA studies. Following a year in CUD's Master of Business Administration in General Management, Manjari smoothly transferred to the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Canada to continue studying for her MBA.
August 17th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been named the number one ranked higher education institution in Dubai for the third consecutive year in the recent QS World University Rankings for 2024. The institution also remains Dubai’s top university according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings for 2023.
CUD Transfer Student Bhaanvi Receives the Prestigious Sir Howard Douglas Award from UNB in Canada | Advocating for Marginalized Communities
July 25th, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) congratulates Bhaanvi Rai for receiving the esteemed Sir Howard Douglas Award from the University of New Brunswick (UNB), in Canada. Bhaanvi’s educational pursuit began in India and later led her to join CUD in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). Subsequently, she successfully completed her first year of university education in 2020 at CUD’s School of Management, studying BBA in Accounting and Finance and the credits were transferred to her bachelor’s degree program at the UNB.
July 8th – 10th, 2023, City Walk, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) hosted its first 3-day Summer Camp at its expanded campus in City Walk. The Summer Camp was exclusively designed for high school students, aligning with CUD’s commitment to driving education within the community. The Summer Camp offered an interactive learning setting, facilitating six practical workshops for the students to actively participate in.
July 5th, 2023, Dubai UAE: Students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) have been discovering the rich history and culture of Canada as part of an immersive program of activities to explore the country’s lifestyle and heritage. Led by Ms. Sanaz Sotoudeh, CUD’s resident international concert pianist and lecturer, performances from Canadian artists complement in-curriculum classes, to broaden students’ cultural perspectives and prepare them for future life and work in Canada.
June 26th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: An initiative led by students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is promoting a culture of happiness and positivity on campus, through a range of weekly activities that aim to inspire self-awareness, personal reflection, and mental and physical well-being. Led by the university’s student Wellness Society, the Wellness Wednesdays program encourages participants to focus on self-care amid the growing pressures young people are facing in daily life.
June 16th, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai's (CUD) School of Engineering, Applied Science, and Technology; had the honour of co-hosting the International Online Conference, in collaboration with Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar in India. This online conference, titled ‘Emerging Trends in Energy Systems and Applications: Modelling, Simulation, and Optimization of Energy Systems (MSOES) 2023’, took place June 17th to 18th, 2023.