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CUD entrepreneurship students win first prize in two prestigious enterprise competitions

CUD entrepreneurship students win first prize in two prestigious enterprise competitions

Governor General of Canada visits Canadian University Dubai

March 21st, 2022, Dubai, UAE: Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, has made an official visit to Canadian University Dubai (CUD) as part of a working trip to the Middle East.

CUD joins with McGill University to showcase Canadian Inuit art in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, March 11th, 2022: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has come together with Canada’s McGill University to stage an exhibition showcasing traditional Inuit art. The opening of the exposition, entitled, “Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit: Art, Architecture, and Traditional Knowledge”, was hosted at CUD’s City Walk campus

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Canadian University Dubai signs student transfer agreement with Trent University

Dubai, UAE, February 8th, 2022: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has signed an agreement with Trent University to enable eligible students from selected business majors to transfer their studies and graduate from the top undergraduate institution in Ontario.

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Canadian University Dubai and Centre for Entertainment Arts sign Memorandum of Understanding

Dubai, UAE, February 8th, 2022: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has announced it will soon be home to the next Centre for Entertainment Arts (CEA) to meet the region’s growing demand for advanced skills in the digital and creative industries.

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Canadian University Dubai graduates Class of Al Wasl Dome

HE Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan confers degrees at Expo 2020 Dubai ceremony . January 17th, 2022, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has graduated the Class of Al Wasl Dome during its 11th convocation ceremony hosted in the iconic centrepiece of Expo 2020 Dubai.

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A shorter workweek is just the beginning – where do we go from here?

Tuesday, December 21, 2021: Shorter working hours each week – sounds great, of course! It’s a big milestone in the UAE vision for an agile economy and a happy and prosperous society. So as we move beyond the initial excitement and work through the realities of making it happen, there are some important factors for employers to consider, to make sure that this new arrangement works in practice.

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Canadian artist celebrates UAE’s 50th anniversary with commemorative art

Monday, December 20, 2021: Canadian artist and former faculty member of Canadian University Dubai (CUD), Sylvain Tremblay, recently unveiled a limited-edition print entitled “Falcon’s Flight”. The original artwork was commissioned by the Embassy of Canada to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to celebrate the UAE’s 50th Anniversary. The unique work is rich in symbolism, inspired by the culture and the noble vision of the nation.

Julius Baer (Middle East) Ltd visits CUD Investment Society

Thursday, December16, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) welcomed Andrey Draganov, Carlos Aiza, Ramon Bonacorsi, and Abdul-Karim Salim from Julius Baer (Middle East) Ltd (JB Middle East) to our City Walk Campus on November 23, 2021

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Canadian University Dubai signs MoU with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Wednesday, December 15, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) to promote joint research and academic exchange in the field of computing and information technology. The agreement between the two top-tier universities was formalized during a signing ceremony held at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Dubai Canadian community unites in fitness drive

Tuesday, December 14, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD), the Canadian Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates, and the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai, have joined together to mark the conclusion of the fifth annual Dubai 30X30 Fitness Challenge with a community participation event under the banner ‘Try with Canada’.

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How more women can be encouraged to take up STEM careers in the Middle East

Sunday, December 12, 2021: Apps, artificial intelligence, fifth-generation telephony, the internet of things, drones, advanced metallurgy, microchips, algorithms and coding. Buzzwords of the moment, to be sure — but also growth areas of the current and future economy.

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Coping with pandemic life

Thursday, December 8, 2021: How are post-secondary students coping with pandemic life? Raneem Nageeb, Student Counsellor, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) recently participated in TheJamesCast podcast by James Piecowye, where she discussed the short and long-term implications of a COVID-19 environment for students alongside Orsi Urban, Manager of Career Services and Cooperative Education, Rochester Institute of Technology (Dubai).

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Canadian University Dubai inaugurates CUD Hub at National Day celebration

Wednesday, December 8, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has inaugurated the next phase of its City Walk campus expansion as part of the institution’s celebrations to mark the 50th UAE National Day. Honoring the traditions of the nation through art, music, drama, poetry, and cuisine, the University community came together in the new CUD Hub to pay tribute to the nation with a spectacular display of live performances and patriotic festivities.

Dr. Agata recognized for contribution to PRME Initiative

Sunday, December 5, 2021: Dr. Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch, Professor, Faculty of Management, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been honoured for her generous contribution to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative and will be recognized for her efforts to transform business and management education, research, and thought leadership globally in the PRME Annual Report to be released later this year.

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FAID students inspired by Expo 2020 Dubai visit

Sunday, November 28, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) third- and fourth-year Architecture and Interior Design students recently visited Expo 2020 Dubai to seek inspiration for their upcoming design studio projects.

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FAID hosts second Industry Talk Series

Wednesday, November 24, 2021: The Faculty of Architecture and Interior Design (FAID) hosted a second Industry Talk Series entitled “Strange Objects” with Professor Winka Dubbeldam, MS-AAD, Chair and Miller Professor of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania’s Stuart Weitzman School of Design, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 at Canadian University Dubai’s (CUD) Al Bada’a Campus.

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FOM hosts guest speaker on HRM and creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion 

Tuesday, November 23, 2021: Continuing with our guest speaker sessions, the Faculty of Management (FOM) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) recently welcomed Saroj V. Pathak, Head of Customer Support Middle East and Turkey at HP Inc. to our City Walk Campus on November 11, 2021.

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UAE may settle humans on Mars earlier than expected: Nasa official

Tuesday, November 23, 2021: A top Nasa official has said that the UAE’s plan to establish the first inhabitable human settlement in Mars by 2117 is not only a realizable goal but can be accomplished sooner than estimated.

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Canadian University Dubai and Queen’s University establish new pathway to Canada 

Monday, November 22, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and Queen’s University in Kingston have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that opens a new pathway for computer science, cyber security, and software design students to transfer their studies from the UAE to Canada.

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CUD participates in the GCC eHealth Workforce Development Conference 2021

Sunday, November 21, 2021: Canadian University Dubai’s (CUD) Dr. Ahmad Ali Ahmad Okasha, Associate Professor, Faculty of Communication, Arts and Sciences and Dr. David Santandreu Calonge, Associate Professor and Director, Corporate Training, were invited to represent the University in a roundtable discussion at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) eHealth Workforce Development Conference 2021 (eHWDC 2021) that took place at The Conrad Hotel Nov. 7 –8, 2021 under the theme of “The Role of Higher Education in the eHealth Capacity Building”.

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FAID hosts first Industry Talk Series of the semester 

Monday, November 15, 2021: The Faculty of Architecture and Interior Design (FAID) held the first Industry Talk of the semester entitled “Concept & Paper to Fit-Out’ with Ms. Sara Ali, Project Director, HBA on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. She was joined by Ms. Haziyah Selamat, Senior Designer, HBA and Ms. Alyana Makhlouf, Graduate of Interior Design, Canadian University Dubai (CUD).

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The contribution of human sciences to educational processes associated with COVID-19

Tuesday, November 9, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is pleased to share the recent work of Dr. Leonardo Mataruna Dos Santos, Associate Professor, Sports Management. His article entitled “The contribution of human sciences to educational processes associated with COVID-19" explores the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the social and behavioral factors that have played a fundamental role in its rapid spread.

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Canadian University Dubai hosts International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications

Monday, November 7, 2021: The Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology (FEAST) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has brought together speakers and delegates from across the globe to discuss the emerging challenges and opportunities in the areas of wireless and mobile communications and networking technology. The three-day International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC) heard keynote addresses from world-renowned scholars and practitioners in the field, including representatives from NASA, du, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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FEAST hosts guest seminar on intelligent networks for emerging communication technologies

Sunday, November 7, 2021: The Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science, and Technology (FEAST) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) welcomed Dr. Lamia Chaari, Professor of Computer Science and Multimedia Higher Institute, Institut Supérieur d'Informatique et de Multimédia de Sfax (ISIMS, Sfax University) and head of the Intelligent Networks and Telecommunication Protocols for Emerging Communication Technologies Team (INTELLECT-Team), Digital Research Center of Sfax, to present her recent research activities to the University Community in a seminar at our Al Bada’a Campus.

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