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Canadian University Dubai Welcomes Brock University Delegation to Foster Academic Collaboration

May 10'th, 2024, United Arab Emirates (UAE): On May 10, 2024, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) hosted a delegation from Brock University, Canada, as part of our continuous efforts to strengthen international academic collaboration.

CUD Students won at The 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference and Applied Computing

May 6, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Research, Innovation, and a novel business model, ingredients that are rare to be in one single undergraduate-level project. A group of 4th year engineering students at Canadian University Dubai won at the 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference and Applied Computing for their project titled “An Agile Food Pick-Up System Using Optimized Priority Queues” and mentored by Dr. Said Elnaffar in the Computer Science Department.

Canadian University Dubai Ranks High in QS World University Rankings by Subject

April 26, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The esteemed Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2024 recognizes Canadian University Dubai (CUD) as the top university in Dubai with regards to Art & Design and Business & Management Studies. Among 5,000 globally renowned institutions, CUD distinguishes itself by attaining rankings of 351-400 for Business & Management Studies and 201-240 for Art & Design. This exceptional accomplishment positions CUD third in the United Arab Emirates for Art & Design and fourth for Business & Management Studies at the national level, corresponding to the upper 5% and 8% of the world, respectively, for these fields of study.

Scholarly Showcase: Exploring Advanced Solutions in Cybersecurity – Insights from NET-121's Research at NEW2AN 2023

March 12th, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In the rapidly evolving domain of cybersecurity, students from Canadian University Dubai's (CUD) "Network Operating System" course, offered by the School of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology, have made significant contributions through their research presentations at the NEW2AN 2023 conference, held on December 21-22, 2023, by the American University in the Emirates (AUE).

Scholarly Showcase: Advancing Sustainability through Groundbreaking Research

March 8th, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The pursuit of sustainability and corporate responsibility is a complex challenge that demands innovative solutions. In this scholarly showcase, we at Canadian University Dubai (CUD), want to spotlight a series of research studies, that explore the intricate relationship between business practices and global sustainability issues. These three studies, conducted by faculty members from CUD and their international research networks, provide valuable insights for scholars, policymakers, and business leaders alike.

CUD Celebrates International Cultural Day: A Vibrant Gathering of Global Cultures and Traditions

February 29th, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) celebrated International Cultural Day, showcasing the rich diversity of over 30 nations. The event was aimed at promoting unity, featured vibrant cultural performances, exquisite food tastings, and interactive booths.

Canadian University Dubai BBA earns accreditation from Chartered Institute of Marketing UK

February 26th, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has received accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK, earning the prestigious CIM Accredited Degree status for its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Marketing. The recognition will provide students of the BBA in Marketing program with the opportunity to gain industry-recognized qualifications at an accelerated pace.

Canadian University Dubai signs MoU with Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

February 8th, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In a landmark initiative bridging international academic pathways, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) — a leading Canadian institution situated in the province of British Columbia with 140 diverse programs and 23,000 students, recently made a pivotal visit to Canadian University Dubai (CUD).

CUD Student Mohamed Amir Wins PwC Academy's COP28 Impact Makers Challenge

January 24, 2024 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In a significant achievement, Mohamed Amir, a student at Canadian University Dubai’s (CUD) School of Management, has won the highly esteemed PwC Academy's COP28 Impact Makers Challenge. This challenge, a pinnacle event in the realm of climate action, provides a platform for aspiring individuals to showcase innovative solutions addressing critical environmental issues.

Innovations in Aerospace Systems: Dr. Krishna Kumar's Lecture at Canadian University Dubai

January 24, 2024 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The School of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology was privileged to host Dr. Krishna Kumar for a lecture titled "Innovations in Aerospace Systems – Fault Tolerant Control, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics." Dr. Kumar, Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Artificial Intelligence for Aerospace Systems (AIAS) Laboratory at Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada, is a prominent figure in aerospace engineering and provided deep insights into this dynamic field.

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Canadian University Dubai Partners with Harvard Model Congress Middle East to Empower Future Leaders

January 19th, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Department of Communication and Media has partnered with Harvard Model Congress Middle East (HMCME) to host a regional youth conference aimed at empowering the leaders of tomorrow. The gathering was convened at CUD for a second time, assembling over 200 high school students to debate and develop practical solutions to some of the biggest current global challenges.

CUD Architecture and Interior Design Students Shine at COP28 Global Forum

December 8th, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Demonstrating impressive innovation and a commitment to sustainability, students from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) were selected to present their projects at the 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) event, hosted by the UAE’s Dubai Municipality. The projects conceptualized sustainable housing solutions for Emirati families.

COP28 | The Artistic Expression of an Inspiring Symphony Connecting to Climate Consciousness

December 3rd, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD), a partner of the Universities Climate Network (UCN), is a consortium of higher education institutions in the UAE that are committed and united to empower youth collaborations at the international 28th Conference of Parties (COP28).

Canadian University Dubai Honours the UAE's 52nd National Day

November 23rd, 2023: The Canadian University Dubai (CUD) community, together with Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, CUD Chancellor; Prof. Karim Chelli, CUD President & Vice-Chancellor and distinguished guests marked the United Arab Emirates 52nd National Day together on November 23rd, 2023, at CUD’s City Walk campus.

A Spotlight on Sleep Health | Insights from CUD’s Professor on Dubai Eye Radio Station

November 30th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Essential to health, well-being, and the overall quality of life, is sleep health. Dr. Mohammad Nami, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuropsychology in the Department of Social Sciences, at Canadian University Dubai, provided expert insights about sleep health during an interview with Helen Farmer on Dubai Eye 103.8.

Canadian University Dubai students secure AED 10K backing for innovation to tackle food waste

November 20th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A team of students from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has secured AED 10,000 backing for their innovation, which aims to promote responsible consumption and reduce food waste. The award was made during the Finale of the University’s program of events for Global Entrepreneurship Week, which saw ten teams pitch their innovations to a panel of industry experts, investors and established entrepreneurs.

The Transformative Journey of Cars | Exhibition at Canadian University Dubai

November 8th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD), in collaboration with Al Hai Motors, exhibited a collection of more than 20 classic cars. The display provided a historical journey through the evolution of vehicles, for students and visitors to explore the skills that went into creating these masterpieces. Each vehicle at the exhibition became a focal point, telling a unique story of technological advancements, design evolution, and the cultural significance of cars.

Commemorating UAE Flag Day at Canadian University Dubai | 2023

November 3rd, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The community of Canadian University Dubai (CUD) came together to mark the United Arab Emirates Flag Day on November 3rd, 2023. The event was graced by the presence of Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Chancellor of CUD; and Prof. Karim Chelli, CUD President & Vice-Chancellor; in the presence of a full auditorium of students, faculty, and staff.

Canadian University Dubai publishes inaugural PRME report on contribution to UN SDGs

October 30th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has published its inaugural Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) report, showcasing the institution’s contribution to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The report was presented alongside a panel discussion that showcased the voices of women in promoting sustainability in the MENA region.

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CUD Soars Three Spots to #21 in the QS Arab Region Rankings | Upholding the Top Position as the #1 Ranking University in Dubai

October 14th, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has climbed from 24th to 21st position in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Arab Region University Rankings for 2024. Reaffirming that CUD continues to uphold its position as the #1 university in Dubai, a reflection of the institution’s commitment to academic excellence and dedication to enriching the region’s education.

Canadian University Dubai students present ‘Agri-Connect’ at GITEX Global 2023 | IoT Solutions for Smart Buildings

October 14th, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A student team within the School of Engineering, Applied Sciences, and Technology; at Canadian University Dubai showcased and presented their project ‘Agri-Connect’ at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) Global Dubai 2023 from October 14th – 18th, 2023, at Dubai World Trade Centre. The theme of GITEX this year is to ‘Imagine Artificial Intelligence in Everything’.

World Mental Health Day at Canadian University Dubai

October 10th, 2023 | Dubai, UAE: In observance of World Mental Health Day, the ‘Student Council’ and ‘Psychology Society’ at Canadian University Dubai, organized a series of workshops and student activities. Recognizing that mental health is a fundamental component of holistic well-being, the aim was to support and encourage learning, and personal growth, and to highlight the significance of prioritizing mental health, together with in-house clinic visits from Open Minds Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre, BrainHub Polyclinic, and American Wellness Centre.

Cartier’s Industry-Led Session at CUD | Insights into Engineering Roles in Luxury Retail

September 27th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) had the pleasure of hosting an industry-led engagement session with Cartier, a renowned luxury brand under Richemont's umbrella. Throughout this interactive session, students gained valuable insights into the potential roles Engineers can fulfill within the luxury retail industry

Embracing Sustainability and Tourism | World Tourism Day at CUD

September 27th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and the Architectural Heritage and Antiquities Department (AHAD) of Dubai Municipality, collaborated to celebrate ‘World Tourism Day’ at the vibrant CUD City Walk campus.

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Inspiring Student Business Breakfast with Prof. Lars Kolind | Exploring Entrepreneurship, Business Ideas and Innovation

September 25th, 2023 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Canadian University Dubai's School of Management hosted dynamic businessman, author, and consultant, Prof. Lars Kolind; at an inspiring student business breakfast event in the vibrant City Walk. Dr. Dima Jamali, the Dean of the School of Management, opened the event with a warm welcome.

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