Yearly Archives: 2008


HCT Graduate Nominated For Prestigious Scholarship

A recent Abu Dhabi Women’s College graduate, Mahra Hamoud Al Shakeeli, has been nominated to receive a Fulbright Scholarship to study in the United States. The US State Department-sponsored Fulbright Program is one of the world’s ...

ADWC Students Give Back to Celebrate National Day

Abu Dhabi Women’s College (ADWC) celebrated National Day with a series of community service activities throughout the week. This year’s National Day theme, ‘For You My Emirates’, aimed to celebrate unity and giving back to the Emirati society through community service which ...

Another international visit for ADMC

A delegation from the National University of Defence Technology, China, visited Abu Dhabi Men’s College and CERT recently to learn more about the HCT and higher education in general in the United Arab Emirates. In addition to being given a tour ...

Historic Heritage Camel Caravan Sets Off From Dibba

The Sharjah Men’s College (SMC) heritage camel caravan is on its way! Watched by curious onlookers, the group of eight SMC students, two faculty and 12 camels left the shores of Dibba under police escort early on 22 November for the historic ...

HCT Students First to Participate in Water Initiative

Fourteen students of the CERT Food Inspection program at Al Ain Men’s College have become the first group from the United Arab Emirates to participate in the World Water Monitoring Day initiative. World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD) is an international educational ...

Students return from successful Japan trip

Four students from the Madinat Zayed and Al Ruwias Women’s colleges have returned from a successful nine-day trip to Japan thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Western Region Development Council. During the nine days, the four students visited Tokyo, Kyoto ...

Sharjah English School Checks Out SWC Planetarium

Students from the Sharjah English School were the first official visitors to the newly opened planetarium at Sharjah Women’s College when they were introduced to astronomy and viewed a selection of stars, planets and the UAE night sky. The students were ...

HCT Hosts President of US Teacher Education Accreditation Council

As part of the Higher Colleges of Technology’s accreditation submission with the US-based Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), Dr Frank Murray, president of TEAC and TEAC vice-president (Membership) Rebecca Pelton, visited the Higher Colleges of Technology in October. TEAC, which is ...

Guest speakers promote reading and publishing careers at RKMC

The Ras Al Khaimah Men’s College Library and Learning Centre is promoting reading and careers by bringing authors, illustrators, journalists and publishers to the college. To start the series author Frances LaBonte, whose co-authored series, ‘Creatures of Arabia’ has been selected ...