Canadian University Dubai ranks in top 2% of universities worldwide
Sunday, June 20, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been ranked amongst the top 601-650 universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2022. The unprecedented achievement positions the University among the top 2% of institutions for higher education worldwide as it enters the internationally renowned ranking system for the first time in its history.
FAID host International Virtual Symposium with Sherbrook University & La Rochelle University
Monday, June 14, 2021: The Faculty of Architecture & Interior Design (FAID) successfully held an International Virtual Symposium on “New Sustainability Practices in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction,” May 31, 2021.
Canadian University Dubai joins PRME
Monday, June 14, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is pleased to announce our membership to PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education), a world-wide initiative of the United Nations Global Compact to promote responsible and sustainable management education.
BSc in Environmental Health Management Accredited* by ECO Canada
Thursday, June 3, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is pleased to announce that the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Management program has been awarded Accreditation* Status from ECO Canada.
Canadian University Dubai and Al Wasl Sports Club join forces to promote sports management education
Thursday, June 3, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and Al Wasl Sports Club (AWC) have established a new partnership to promote education and professional development opportunities that will help build capacity across the UAE’s growing sports management sector.
CUD Participates in World Anti-Doping Agency’s Play True Day
Tuesday, June 1, 2021: Since 2014, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have celebrated ‘Play True Day’ in April – a day that is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of protecting clean sport around the globe.
CUD FOM Research Seminar Series
Monday, May 31, 2021: Dr. Saida Harguem, Assistant Professor, Canadian University Dubai, participated in the Faculty of Management’s (FOM) research seminar series and presented her research paper entitled “A Conceptual Framework on IT Governance Impact on Organizational Performance: A Dynamic Capability Perspective” that was recently published in the Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, a Scopus indexed journal.
Canadian University Dubai joins the Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
Wednesday, May 19, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is proud to join the Association of Arab Universities (AArU) that works to support and connect institutions for higher learning in the Arab World, as well as enhance cooperation among them. The non-governmental organization includes 280 Arab universities at present, 12 of which are located in the United Arab Emirates.
CUD and AWC Celebrate International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP)
Tuesday, June 1, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) celebrated the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6, 2021 with Al Wasl Sports Club (AWC) by participating in the Peace and Sport’s #WhiteCard campaign.
CUD Students win 2021 MEPRA National Student Pitch Challenge
Sunday, May 9, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Communication and Media students Andrea Kurian, Andrea Assi, Nour Haddad, and Nada Abdulrahman, known collectively as ‘Next-Gen Agency’, have taken the top spot in the 2021 National Student Pitch Challenge hosted recently by the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA).
Department of Communication and Media
CUD FOM Speaker Series: Information System and Control Audit
Friday, April 9, 2021: The Faculty of Management hosted a webinar on information system and control audit featuring Mr. Abdul Jaleel, experienced Information Security Management Executive and Information Systems Auditing Specialist.
CUD and AWC host webinars to commemorate United Nations International Sport for Development and Peace
Thursday, April 22, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD), in collaboration with Al Wasl Sports Club (AWC), hosted a series of webinars to commemorate the United Nations International Sport for Development and Peace on April 6, 2021.
CUD Student featured on Sustainable Development Research and Training Institute talk show
Thursday, April 22, 2021: Layla Khawatmi, senior Environmental Health Management student, Canadian University Dubai, was invited by Dr. Rashed Karkain, Founder, Sustainable Development Research and Training Institute, and Professor, Canadian University Dubai, to be a guest on his talk show "Young Environmental and Sustainability Leaders.”
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
CUD Students win ProjectSet’s ICE-21 virtual hackathon against 250+ participants from 36 GCC universities
Tuesday, April 20, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to students Razan Khawatmi (International Business), Sidra Fareed (Marketing), Simran Dsouza (Accounting and Finance), Hajer Ben Mnaouer (Mechatronics Engineering), and Adel Yousefi (Mechatronics Engineering), whose team “Social Clout” claimed the top honours in ProjectSet’s ICE-21 Innovation Challenge for Entrepreneurship 2021.
From Canadian University Dubai to the University of New Brunswick, Canada: A chat with Bhaanvi Rai
Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Through our established partnerships with a range of Canadian higher education institutions, students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) can choose to transfer the credits they earn at CUD to complete their degree in Canada. We caught up with one of our students, Bhaanvi Rai, who recently made this decision. She completed her first year of university education in 2020 with the Faculty of Management, achieving 30 credits that were successfully transferred to her current Bachelor's degree program at the University of New Brunswick (UNBC).
FCAS hosts webinar on Crisis Communication
Tuesday, April 13, 2021: The Faculty of Communication, Arts, and Sciences (FCAS) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) hosted guest speaker, Dr. Timothy Coombs, on Thursday, April 8, 2021, in a webinar titled "Crisis Communication: Research, Main Concepts, and Case Studies." Some of the topics analyzed included; how global brands deal with a crisis and protect their reputation, how academic theories help agencies develop their strategies, and how brands should manage these situations internally.
Department of Communication and Media
FOM webinar: When Individual and Organizational Resources Promote Well-Being and Performance at Work
Monday, April 12, 2021: The Faculty of Management hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 entitled “When Individual and Organizational Resources Promote Well-Being and Performance at Work' featuring Annick Parent-Lamarche. The webinar focused on the role of individual and organizational resources that promote well-being and performance at work. Also presented were recent research results that fit into Dr. Parent-Lamarche's research program, as well as practical advice and implications.
FCAS Assistant Professor & Student published in journals
Wednesday, March 17, 2021: 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
Tuesday, March 16, 2021: 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
Tuesday, March 9, 2021: 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
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021: 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
Monday, Feb. 8, 2021: 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
Sunday, Feb. 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.