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Canadian University Dubai earns accreditation from KSA Ministry of Education

Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has secured formal accreditation for its degree programs from the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, building on its existing portfolio of international academic credentials.

Canadian University Dubai becomes the first private university in UAE to partner with Coursera to prepare students for in-demand jobs

UAE, Dubai – 10 August 2022: Coursera, Inc. (NYSE: COUR), one of the world’s largest online learning platforms, has announced its partnership with Canadian University Dubai (CUD), the number one higher education institution in Dubai.

Canadian University Dubai partners with La Rochelle University

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with La Rochelle University (LRU) in France, to establish a new ranges of scientific, research, and teaching colloabrations between the two institutions.

CUD professor wins Global Excellence in Community Impact Award

Dr. Rommel Sergio, Professor of Management at Canadian University Dubai, has been recognized for his outstanding contribution to social causes with the Global Excellence in Community Impact Award conferred by HR Success Talk.

Canadian University Dubai partners with PepsiCo to cut plastic waste through the Aquafina Water Stations

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has partnered with global Foods and Beverages company, PepsiCo, to help promote environmental sustainability through the reduction of single-use plastic on campus. The collaboration aims to encourage a culture of refill and reuse through the Aquafina Water Station, a new hydration platform that has already saved an average of more than 1,800 bottles per week since installation.

CUD Professor launches book of business lessons from the pandemic

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Professor of Management, Dr. Rommel Sergio, has launched a new book revealing how 22 renowned organizations have successfully tackled some of the key corporate challenges brought on by the pandemic. The publication, entitled ‘Management Cases: Thriving Organizations in the New Normal’ was unveiled at a recent public launch event hosted at the CUD Hub in the presence of His Excellency Renato N. Duenas Jr., Philippine Consul General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

Canadian University Dubai team wins U-start enterprise competition

An autonomous robotics device that can disarm explosives, developed by students from Canadian University Dubai (CUD), has won first place in the U-start enterprise competition, staged recently at the Innovation Arabia 15 Conference and Exhibition.

Canadian University Dubai business students turn creative talents into new ventures

Business students from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) are turning their creative talents into entrepreneurial ventures with the launch of a variety of unique, self-made products at the University’s market day events

Canadian University Dubai dominates competition, remains #1 ranked university in Dubai for second year in a row

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has maintained its #1 rank in Dubai and remains in the top 2 per cent of global universities according to the recent QS University Rankings for 2023.

CUD entrepreneurship students win first prize in two prestigious enterprise competitions

CUD entrepreneurship students win first prize in two prestigious enterprise competitions

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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