Canadian University Dubai signs Memorandum of Understanding with Al Wasl Sports Club; supporting cooperation and engagement
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 7, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and Al Wasl Sports Club (AWC) have established a new partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
FCAS Assistant Professor & Student published in journals
At Canadian University Dubai (CUD), we offer a practice-based approach to learning. Our programs present students with unique opportunities to collaborate with senior faculty on applied research projects and explore both innovation and entrepreneurship.
CUD students participate in men’s cosmetics product launch
International award-winning Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Management, Dr. Naveed Yasin, and his entrepreneurship students have joined hands with CEO of DFA Clinics, Dr. Fazeela Abbasi, as well as Netflix celebrity ambassador and internationally acclaimed Turkish actor, Cengiz Coskun
CUD Alumni becomes Director of Detailed Design at Ministry of Urban Development and Land in Afghanistan
CUD congratulates alumni Abuzar Barakzai, who recently became Director of Detailed Design at the Ministry of Urban Development and Land in Afghanistan. He graduated from CUD with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2017.
Department of Architecture
IN LOVING MEMORY OF Dr. Sawsan Saadi Halbourni Associate Professor, Faculty of Management
In loving memory of Dr. Sawsan Saadi Halbouni, Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, CUD is honoured to share her most recent work before her passing, a chapter entitled “Application and Use of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Fraud detection and Avoidance” in the new book “Emerging Human and Techno Human Business Management Dynamics in a Globalized Environment.”
CUD Environmental Health Management Students Welcome Senior Occupational Safety and Health Specialist Dr. Manal Azzi as Guest Speaker
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an array of social and economic challenges that have had an unprecedented impact on public health, food systems, and the world of work. To shed some light on the actions the International Labour Organization (ILO) are taking to assist countries with their occupational health and safety measures, Dr. Manal Azzi recently spoke to our 4th year Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Environmental Health Management (EHM) students about the role of ILO in Occupational Health and Safety worldwide.
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Leadership in Pandemic Times: Guest Speaker Professor Marco Tavanti Speaks to CUD MBA Students on Worldwide Response to COVID-19 as Part of Faculty of Management Speaker Series
On February 7, 2021, Professor Marco Tavanti, Director of Nonprofit Administration Graduate Program at the University of San Francisco's School of Management, participated in the Faculty of Management’s Speaker Series as a Guest Speaker during Professor Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch’s MBA651 Organization Behavior class.
The role of data in decision making: Guest Speaker Priyanka De Noronha speaks to CUD MBA students as part of Faculty of Management Speaker Series
On February 7, 2021, Priyanka De Noronha, Johnson & Johnson Canada, participated in the Faculty of Management’s Speaker Series as a guest speaker during Professor Davide Contu MBA643 Business Research Methods class. The topic of discussion was around the use of data for decision making.
Dr. Naveed Yasin co-authors with CUD student, Ms. Gayatri Nair, on a study accepted for presentation at a prestigious Canadian conference in 2021
Ms. Gayatri Nair, a third-year undergraduate marketing student at CUD, in collaboration with her professor, Dr. Naveed Yasin (Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship) from the Faculty of Management, jointly conducted an exploratory study on gamification and GSRS in student learning in enterprise education at the Canadian University Dubai.
CUD professor flips research approach for more practical, relevant, engaging, and effective teaching and learning using a framework that echoes the North American Universal for Design for Learning (UDL) principles.
Dr Naveed Yasin, CUD’s Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, applies ‘teaching-informed research,’ a flipped approach to research that results in research being informed by pedagogy rather than pedagogy being informed by research. Within the field of enterprise and entrepreneurship/business management education, the purpose is to achieve more practical and relevant teaching and learning.
Dr. Naveed Yasin, CUD’s Associate Professor’s research on Business Incubator Hubs for emerging entrepreneurs and innovators accepted for publication in a prestigious international journal
A study led by Dr. Naveed Yasin, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Management at Canadian University Dubai, co-authored with Dr. Zeinab Khansari (Ryerson University, Canada) and Kaiser Tirmizi (Muscat, Oman) entitled ‘Exploring the Challenges for Entrepreneurship Business Incubator Hubs in the United Arab Emirates’ has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Globalization and Small Business in a Scopus indexed journal.
Canadian University Dubai’s Faculty of Management Research Committee is focused on results
October 12, 2020: Canadian University Dubai’s Faculty of Management’s Research Committee, chaired by Dr Agata Stachowicz–Stanusch, organized, on September 30, 2020, an online seminar titled Getting Published: Tales of success and failure.
Advertising and PR agencies need to accelerate their digital transformation to create meaningful brands for clients
Marie Madeleine Salmon (pictured), Head of Information Centre, Publicis, the third most important advertising group in the world, brought information to students about how global advertising groups need to implement a digital transformation - a collaboration initiated by Dr. Pablo Medina, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Communications, Arts, and Science, Canadian University Dubai.
Incentivizing acceptability of climate change mitigation measures and adoption of low carbon lifestyles in the Gulf region
Climate change poses major risks for Gulf countries, potentially affecting their food security, water processing, and public health to an alarming extent, in a region where temperatures are already critically high. These countries have been undergoing an exponential economic and population growth, accompanied by a sustained growth in Greenhouse Gas emissions. To curb climate change, besides switching towards an energy mix with less fossil fuels, it is urgent to foster low-carbon lifestyles amongst the residents: for instance, in terms of transportation and energy consumption.
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
CUD’s New Student Orientation goes virtual
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) held its first-ever virtual orientation to welcome new students to the Fall 2020 semester. The virtual event, held on August 26, 2020, opened by Dr. Rami El Khatib, Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs, included information about how students can virtually engage with regular campus activities.
CUD Professor’s research paper on finding a solution to imbalanced data was published in international journal
A research paper by Dr. Firuz Kamalov, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science Technology at Canadian University Dubai, in collaboration with Dmitry Denisov of Deloitte/Careem, on finding a solution to deal with imbalanced data using the Gamma distribution was published in the leading AI journal, Knowledge-Based Systems.
Department of Computer Engineering and Computational Sciences
In memory of Dr. Rawah Nahhas, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Communication, Arts and Sciences
With immense sadness, we must share with you news of Dr. Rawa Nahhas’ passing on 24 September, 2020. For many years, she was a pillar in the Faculty of Communication, Arts and Science as an Assistant Professor, and she was a personal friend to many at Canadian University Dubai (CUD).
Canadian University Dubai Interior Design students earn spot at international design competition
September 22, 2020: CUD students Manal Alzantuti and Riam Franz from the Bachelor of Science in Interior Design earned one of the nine finalist spots at the Accor Design Awards 2020 ‘Reinterpret the Orient Express’. Both students were invited to attend the virtual workshops and award ceremony in Accor Hotels Paris headquarters.
Department of Interior Design
Canadian University Dubai Architecture students earn spot at international design competition
September 22, 2020: Faisal AlMahyawi and Somaya Abdul Muhsin from CUD's Bachelor of Architecture program earned one of the ten finalist spots for the School of Thought - School Redefines Learning competition in Toronto, Canada. They were awarded with People's Choice Award and the project was shortlisted to be published by the editorial team as part of UNI’s Yearbook Series 3 (2020 – 2021).
Department of Architecture
CUD’s Information Office opened at City Walk
CUD’s expansion to City walk is underway! The CUD Information office opened at the new location on August 27, 2020. The office is open for information, registration, and document review from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm every day.
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.