Unleashing the Potential | How Transformative Education is Shaping Angela’s Supercar Journey
Dubai shines as a global hub, attracting countless visitors from around the world. The vibrant city is recognized for international business opportunities, towering skyscrapers that defy limits, and a culture that embraces innovation and the evolving digital world. The city is also home to an impressive, awe-inspiring collection of supercars, from exotic Italian sports cars to cutting-edge electric cars. These sleek and powerful machines are often seen gracing the streets, enhancing Dubai’s already captivating landscapes with an essence of extravagance. Canadian University Dubai student, Angela Zein develops her passion for supercars and finds its roots in the reasons that led her to choose Dubai as her study destination.
CUD Students Address the Stigma of Mental Health through Innovative Research | A Practical Alternative to Traditional Healthcare
A multi-disciplinary team of students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) created a business plan during the course: Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The project focused on providing solutions to the social problem of mental health and wellness, particularly in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Through the mentorship of Professor Ahmed Al-Gindy, an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, Applied Science, and Technology at CUD, the students evolved the business plan idea significantly and transformed the business plan into research that will be presented in Italy and subsequently published into a global journal. The student team included: Madhulika Karthi, Mayar Alsager, Rahul Mehta, and Nash Namulondo.
Learning Beyond the Classroom | CUD’s Students Gain Invaluable Real-World Skills from Touring Prestigious Dubai Hotels
Canadian University Dubai's (CUD) Faculty of Management recently organized two student educational tours. These exclusive and informative tours took CUD’s students to two prestigious and well-renowned hotels in Dubai, namely the La Ville Hotel and Suites located in City Walk, and the Palazzo Versace. Through these tours, CUD’s students were given a unique opportunity to explore the practical side of the business world and apply the theories they learned during class.
Canadian University Dubai Participates in the Premier Event, GETEX 2023
Canadian University Dubai (CUD), together with 112 regional and international higher education institutions participated in the annual Global Education & Training Exhibition (GETEX), which was held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 26th – 28th April 2023. Under the Patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan bin Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, and joined by Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Chancellor of CUD, and Professor Karim Chelli, President and Vice-Chancellor of CUD, among other delegates, GETEX is a premier event in the region that brings together students, parents, and educators to explore opportunities for higher education and training.
Over 30 Businesses Participate in CUD's Annual Career Fair to Inspire Students' Career Exploration
Dubai, March 16th, 2023: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) organized and hosted the annual 'Industry Career Fair & Networking Event', which welcomed over 30 national and international organizations. The event's primary objective was to facilitate meaningful interactions and exchanges between CUD’s students, graduates and potential employers. The fair showcased various employment, part-time work, and internship opportunities available to both current students and graduates.
CUD’s Prof. Naveed Yasin and Gayatri Nair Win 1st Place for Best Empirical Paper Award at the International Entrepreneurship Conference
Dubai, March 12th, 2023: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Professor Naveed Yasin (Head of Creative Industries) and Mrs. Gayatri Nair (Teaching Assistant, Department of Creative Industries) presented a conference paper: “Am I also an entrepreneur? Determining the Efficacy of Enterprise Education in the Creative Industries: A Canadian University Dubai Perspective. The paper was presented at the 1st International Conference on Management, Economics and Social Science (ICMESS, 2023), hosted by the Maharaja Ranjit Singh University (India) and University of Tehran (Iran), held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Department of Creative Industries
Successful Entrepreneur in Digital Marketing | The Success Story of Canadian University Dubai's Journalism Graduate
Dubai, March 21st, 2023: As part of her self-discovery journey, Fouzia Lkbiech earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Digital Media and Journalism degree from Canadian University Dubai (CUD). Her studies fuelled her career during her journey of digital marketing, enlightening her entrepreneurial spirit, and eventually finding fulfilment in building a prosperous digital marketing enterprise.
Embracing Diversity | A Look into the CUD Community's International Cultural Day Celebration
Dubai, March 9th, 2023: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) International Cultural Day festival showcased the diversity of its community. The event, organized by CUD's Student Council, brought together students from 16 countries to exhibit their unique cultures, traditions, and customs. The festival was graced by the presence of Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, CUD's Chancellor, who visited the event and joined in the celebration of cultural diversity on campus.
Canadian University Dubai Graduates Class of Future Pioneers
March 14th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has graduated the Class of 2022 at its 12th convocation staged at the iconic Dubai Opera. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan bin Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, the ceremony celebrated the talent and achievements of the next generation of CUD alumni, under the banner ‘The Future Pioneers Leading the Way’.
Canadian University Dubai student wins international interior design award
March 10th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) student, Nafisa Saeed, is among the winners of the international LIV Hospitality Design Awards 2022, announced recently in Switzerland. Her design entitled, ‘Nostalgia - Healing Your Inner Child’, aims to support adults’ restoration and relaxation through childhood nostalgia, and won the award in the Wellness category of the annual interior design competition. Nafisa was one of three CUD students recognized in the contest, among hundreds of entrants from both education and industry.
Department of Interior Design
Canadian University Dubai hosts General Assembly of Silk-Road Universities Network
22 February 2023, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has hosted the 8th General Assembly of the Silk-Road Universities Network (SUN), bringing together delegates from international institutions to debate the theme, ‘The Role of Higher Education in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities’. Staged at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, the flagship event convened a panel of academic and industry experts to discuss the hype and the reality surrounding artificial intelligence.
Canadian University Dubai hosts conversation with Lorenzo Quinn
February 20th, 2023, Dubai, UAE: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has hosted renowned Italian sculptor, Lorenzo Quinn, in an exclusive conversation charting his evolution from film actor to figurative artist. Discussing his creative process, his commitment to sustainability, and his desire to connect people through art, Quinn revealed the challenges he faced as the son of an Oscar-winning Hollywood actor, and how he went on to make a name for himself as a globally celebrated sculptor. The event was staged in the presence of the Consul General of Italy, Francesca Dell'Apa, and the Consul General of the Netherlands, Carel Richter.
The MoU between GEMS and CUD Brings a Successful Story | A Student’s Journey from GEMS Kindergarten to CUD Graduation, Now Transitions to a Full-time Faculty Member at CUD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and the GEMS Education yields a success story for Ms. Gayatri Nair, as her higher education pathway was facilitated by the GEMS-CUD Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU provides a seamless transfer process for students who wish to continue higher education. Both institutions believe in the inherent nature of ‘seeing the genius’ in each learner.
Department of Creative Industries
CUD’s IEEE Students Become Certified Robotic Judges to Contribute to International Events
January 22nd, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Institute, Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Student Branch from the Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology (FEAST) at the Canadian University Dubai (CUD), became certified judges for the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation. Several IEEE students acquired the certifications through an exam from REC Foundation, which further enhances the students’ personal and technical skills and portfolios.
CUD Students Visit Germany | Crossing Borders | International Logistics Project
Mannheim, Germany, November 20th – 27th, 2022: The Duale Hochschule Baden Württemberg (DHBW) in Mannheim, Germany, in partnership with Canadian University Dubai (CUD), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, sponsored by the Baden-Wuerttemberg Trust – collaborate to advance student exchanges through the International Logistics Projects (ILP). The exchanges promote and advance the integrated academic studies within industrial workplace programs, inclusive of the ILP initiatives, and have taken place over five phases since 2019. Recently, a team of CUD students, together with professors, visited Germany.
Canadian University Dubai Collaborates with Harvard University to Inspire Young Leaders
January 21st, 2023, Dubai, UAE: The Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Department of Communication and Media has collaborated with Ivy League institution, Harvard University, to stage a regional youth congress tasked with tackling some of the biggest global challenges. The Harvard Model Congress Middle East (HMCME) was convened at CUD and assembled over 100 high school students with teams representing eight institutions across the GCC.
Department of Communication and Media
Canadian University Dubai in UAE and University of New Brunswick in Canada Establish a New Pathway to Canada
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28th, 2023: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and the University of New Brunswick (UNB) at New Brunswick, Fredericton campus (UNBF), Canada, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which opens a new pathway for Engineering students to transfer their studies from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Canada.
IWS UAE & CUD | The Emirati Sustainable Art Exhibition | Spirit of Unity
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 25th, 2022: The Continuing Education Department, a flagship at the Canadian University Dubai (CUD), in collaboration with International Watercolour Society (IWS UAE) United Arab Emirates hosted the 1st Emirati Sustainable Art Exhibition – emphasizing inclusion through engaging activities with People of Determination.
FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar: Global, Regional, and Local Perspectives
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) organized a critical impact analysis conference about the 'International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) 2022 World Cup in Qatar: Global, Regional, and Local Perspectives' on November 23rd, 2022.
CUD Learning Resource Centre | A Successful Week to Discover & Connect
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 29th, 2022: Canadian University Dubai’s (CUD) Learning Resource Centre provided a platform for CUD’s community to participate in a series of fun and educational activities over one week. The week’s activities, events and awards were well-attended by students. Dr. John Newark, Executive Vice-President of CUD opened the event with a welcome address.
CUD Student Recognized In Top 2 | Tourism TechGen Hackathon | Dubai Ministry of Economy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 5th, 2022: CUD’s Mechatronics Engineering student, Lujain Ihsan Alsamhouri won 2nd place at the “Tourism TechGen Hackathon” finale which took place at Zayed University in Dubai, under the patronage of H.E. Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, Cabinet Member and United Arab Emirates Minister of Economy: Building Our Future Economy Based on Knowledge and Innovation.
Abu Dhabi 6G Summit 2022 | 6G Network Security: Challenges and Opportunities
Canadian University Dubai was represented by Prof. Adel Ben Mnaouer, Faculty of Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology, as an organizer and moderator at the 6G Summit held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on November 4th, 2022, which was organized by the Technology Innovation Institute, Abu Dhabi.
Canadian University Dubai and Université de Sherbrooke Sign a Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement
The Canadian University Dubai signed a memorandum of understanding with the Université de Sherbrooke – paving ways for several additional research and teaching collaborations.
CUD Hosts Masterclass with Top-notch Guest Speaker from Philips | Demystifying Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Management
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 23rd, 2022: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) hosted a masterclass with a well-renowned guest-speaker, Engineer Muhammad Mudassar, Regional Business Lead, Data Management & Interop Solutions Philips Netherlands, to learn how Artificial Intelligence revolutionizes industry and business through Demystifying Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Management.
CUD Hosts One of the World’s Distinguished Architectural Cultural Global Events | 2A Continental Architecture
Dubai, UAE, November 18th – 19th,2022: The Canadian University Dubai (CUD), in collaboration with 2A Continental Architecture, hosted the annual 2022 global cultural and awards event: 2A Continental Architectural Cultural Event and Awards (2ACAA). The themed event Innovative Contextual Architecture in the Continents was well-attended by local VIP dignitaries, well-renowned guest speakers, educators, architects, designers, and students. The festival was a confluence of the greatest minds in the architectural world.