Yearly Archives: 2008

November 2008: the other election!

Election fever hit Al Ain Men’s College (AAMC) early in November with the formation of the Student Council for 2008.With a new selection process, format and constitution in place, this year’s Student Council is designed to have representatives from all programme ...

Tradition Meets Technology on Historic Desert Caravan Trek

Twelve Sharjah Men’s College (SMC) students will set off on a desert camel caravan expedition from Dibba to Sharjah, travelling in the tradition of their forefathers but with a bit of help using modern technology to guide them through the ...

Huawei Training Program Success

Eight Dubai Women’s College students spent the past week in China participating in an innovative training program with technology giant Huawei Technologies. The Bachelor and Higher Diploma level students studied Datacom technologies including network fundamentals and basic routing technologies which are ...

Education Without Borders – North American Regional Forum

On 21 October the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), in conjunction with the Institute of International Education (IIE), hosted the first North American Regional Forum of Education Without Borders at IIE’s New York City headquarters. The day-long forum brought together an ...

HCT and Huawei Team Up Again To Provide Innovative Education

The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and technology giant Huawei Technologies have once again joined forces to provide innovative and high quality international learning experiences to students. Eight Dubai Women’s College students have been selected to participate in a one-week training ...

King of Sweden Visits Abu Dhabi Men’s College

His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, the King of Sweden visited Abu Dhabi Men’s College (ADMC) on 24 October, 2008. Dr Tayeb Kamali, Vice Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) greeted His Majesty and gave him a tour of ...

Career Fair 2008 – building careers in Al Gharbia

Madinat Zayed and Ruwais Colleges will host their first annual Career Fair 2008 with the support of the Western Region Development Council. Through the Career Fair, the college aims to : invite and host relevant local, national and international companies to advertise ...

GeoCaching Sharjah – Know your World

If you happened to drive between the Sharjah Men’s and Women’s colleges recently, you would have wondered why pairs of students holding strange gizmos in their hands were crouching under the shade of palm trees or walking seemingly aimlessly around the gardens. What ...

Looking at the US election process through cartoons

On 22 October, Bernadette Meehan, a Public Affairs Officer at the US Consulate General in Dubai, gave Ras Al Khaimah Men’s College (RKMC) students and staff a historical perspective about the United States election process.Her presentation gave an insightful and ...