Yearly Archives: 2008

HCT’s Top Students Set Their Sights on China

Twelve Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) students have been selected to participate in a two-week training program in China, with telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies. The computer networking and electronic engineering students from the HCT’s Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah ...

Dubai Students Showcase Talents In Australia

Talented graduates from the Applied Communications Program at Dubai Women’s College (DWC) have showcased their artistic works at Billy Blue School of Graphic Arts in Sydney, Australia. DWC and the Billy Blue Group have been working together for the past three ...

Steps on Sand: Preserving the Past

Ras Al Khaimah Womens College students are preserving their past by collecting local stories and recording  them in video, electronic or print format for future publication. The ‘Steps on Sand’ project was initiated by the Learning Centre at Ras Al Khaimah ...

Emaar Industries & Investments backs ‘Engineering Challenges’

Emaar Industries & Investments, a subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, has confirmed its sponsorship of ‘Dubai Engineering Challenges 2008’. Organised by Dubai Men’s College, the one-day conference, taking place on 14 April 2008 will address the engineering challenges faced by the region ...

SWC computer expert wins top teacher award

Sharjah Women’s College IT faculty teacher Ali Farhat has won the Nikai 2008 Award for Innovation in Teaching in the UAE. Mr Farhat came up with the idea of creating mobile phone applications to tackle learning situations where students are having ...

Registration open for Women in IT Conference

Students, faculty and staff are invited to register for the annual Women in IT conference, to be hosted by the Higher Diploma IT Department Dubai Women’s College on Wednesday, 27 February 2008. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan ...

Al Ain Women’s College inspires movie makers

Last semester, one of Al Ain Women’s College (AAWC) First Year Diploma IT classes, ITGN02, organized a Moviemaker Competition for their fellow students. One of the winners, Rahma Barout Juma Saad Al Saadi, made a movie about losing a pair ...

SWC computer buffs shine in competition

Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology IT students have taken out major honors winning both first and third prize in the national Oracle database design and application development competition. Kulaitham Rashid Al Owais and Mariam Ahmed Al Mazam, of Sharjah Women’s College, ...

Vocabulary Course Nominated for International Award

A Vocabulary Course offered by Dubai Women’s College (DWC), has been nominated for the International Category of the British Council Innovation Awards 2008. The Vocabulary Course was created by Emma Pathare, an English teacher at DWC, for the purpose of strengthening ...

e-Learning in Practice conference

The Learning Centre at Ras Al Khaimah Women’s College will host a mini-conference for the HCT’s northern Emirates colleges. Entitled ‘e-Learning in Practice’, the conference will be held on Thursday 17 April 2008 at Ras Al Khaimah Men’s College.  Using ...