Canadian University Dubai virtually celebrates Canada Day
July 2, 2020: Canada Day is Canada’s birthday, and this year, Canada turns 153 years old. Marked by the union of its provinces, Canada Day is celebrated formally as a historical milestone toward an independent nation and informally around the northern country as a kick-off to the summer season.
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
June 9, 2020: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) becomes the first CEPR-certified university in the MENA region after receiving the Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) for its Bachelor of Arts in Communication – Public Relations major.
CUD MBA Alumni wins Best Emirati Employee in Private Sector Award
Mohammed Sabt, a recent Canadian University Dubai MBA graduate, currently employed by HSBC, was honoured by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, United Arab Emirates Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai as the Best Emirati Employee in the Private Sector.
Canadian University Dubai’s 10th Graduation Ceremony Reaches New Heights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th June 2020: Canadian University Dubai made history last night as it became the first university in the world to display images of its graduating class on the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
CUD Student Chosen as an Artist to Represent Brand Dubai’s Partnership with RTA
Sheikha Fekri, an Environmental Health Management student at Canadian University Dubai, was chosen as one of the artists designing RTA’s parking meters around Dubai with Brand Dubai.
Canadian University Dubai and University of Lyon sign MoU to pursue joint academic and research activities
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and University of Lyon (Université de Lyon) have entered into a partnership to launch joint academic and research activities, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Dubai recently.
CUD Team Wins VEXU Mena Robotics Challenge, Qualifies for World Championship USA
The CUD Engineering Team under the name “Do-Smart” beat four teams from the region’s major universities to win the VEXU MENA Region Robotics Challenge that took place on February 15, 2020.
CUD Signs Partnership Agreement with Red Hat Academy
Canadian University Dubai and Red Hat Academy have signed an agreement to bring Red Hat Academy courses to the university students.
Department of Computer Engineering and Computational Sciences
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Earns ACCA Accreditation
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has achieved another milestone in its degree program accreditations. After fully assessing the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting and Finance of CUD, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has awarded students who are going to graduate from CUD on or after January 1st,...
CUD Interior Design student wins first prize in ‘Urban Thinkers’ competition
Interior Design course students attended the international 'Urban Thinkers' seminar, hosted by Driven Properties, in conjunction with FIABCI worldwide and the United Nations.
Department of Interior Design
CUD Professor’s Co-Invention – An Air Quality Monitoring Device - Gets U.S. Patent
Dubai, December 9, 2019: A path-breaking air quality monitoring device-co-invented by a Professor from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) in collaboration with researchers from two other universities has received a U.S. patent.
Department of Computer Engineering and Computational Sciences
CUD Professor’s research on Entrepreneurship trends among female Arab engineering students accepted for publication in prestigious U.K. journal
A paper by Dr. Naveed Yasin, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Management at Canadian University Dubai, titled ‘Assessing the Enterprising Tendencies of Arab Female Undergraduate Engineering Students’ has been accepted for publication in ‘Industry and Higher Education’, a UK journal indexed in ABS and Scopus
CUD hosts Dubai Police Safety Campaign event
Canadian University Dubai students had an opportunity to gain new insights into e-crime, traffic safety, mental health and substance use at the ‘Protect Yourself’ safety campaign, organized by Dubai Police on campus. The campaign aimed to raise awareness about safety and responsibility amongst the university community.
CUD Professor’s research paper on social costs of nuclear energy published in international journal
A research paper by Dr. Davide Contu, Assistant Professor at Canadian University Dubai, on the social costs of nuclear energy has been published in ‘Energy Policy’, the reputed international Scopus-indexed journal.
CUD hosts FUNDXB University Roadshow
Canadian University Dubai played host to the 7th episode of FUNDXB University Roadshow, a global event series that features various speakers and their stories about professional failure. The aim of this initiative is to promote acceptance of failure and generate a culture of inclusion and transparency. There were five guest...
CUD participates in Dubai Fitness Challenge
Over 50 Canadian University Dubai students supported the Dubai Fitness Challenge by taking part in the record-breaking Dubai Run on the city’s iconic Sheikh Zayed Road. The students joined 70,000 participants to run on Dubai’s main highway section, which was open for a public run for the first time.
Canadian University Dubai Climbs to 41st Spot in QS Arab Region University Rankings
Dubai, November 4, 2019: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has climbed to the 41st spot in the newly published QS Arab Region University Rankings 2020. This ranking also confirms CUD’s No. 8 position in the UAE.
CUD Hosts 31 Canadian Universities at EduCanada Fair Showcasing Higher Education Opportunities
Dubai, October 28, 2019: Thirty-one leading universities from Canada showcased their higher education programs at EduCanada Fair, an event organized by the Canadian Embassy and hosted at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) recently.
Canadian University Dubai signs MOU with Memac Ogilvy
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and Memac Ogilvy, one of the largest marketing communications networks in the world, have signed a memorandum of understanding, allowing for cooperation on a range of initiatives in Advertising, Integrated Marketing Communications and Public Relations. Students will have access to internships, lectures and mentoring from industry...
Department of Communication and Media
Canadian University Dubai charts strategy for AI advancement, in line with UAE’s drive to be a leader in the field
Dubai, October 20, 2019: In line with the UAE’s drive to be a leader in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has put in place plans that will integrate AI into students’ lives as well as explore new programs in this field.
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Welcomed into CFA Institute University Affiliation Program
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 October, 2019: Canadian University Dubai has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. The Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK).
Environmental Health Students Visit Hazardous and Medical Waste Treatment Facility
September 22nd, 2019: As part of the course learning outcome, students from Management of Domestic and Hazardous Wastes Class (ENV 407) visited Dubai Municipality's Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility in Jebel Ali, accompanied by Dr. Rashed Karkain.
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Engineering students present environmentally friendly farming solution at Space Agency-Krypto Labs innovation day
September 19th, 2019: A team of engineering students from Canadian University Dubai have presented their innovative solution for efficient and environmentally friendly farming at the GeoTech Innovation Program’s Demo Day.