education

  • DEWA honours 39 outstanding students in its scholarship programme

    HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has honoured 39 high-performing Emirati students who are part of DEWA’s scholarship programme. The move supports the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to support and develop talented Emiratis. It also supports DEWA’s strategy to promote Emiratisation and develop a UAE National workforce for the energy and water sectors. The award ceremony, organised at DEWA’s head office, was attended by Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA, DEWA officials, the students and their families.

  • DEWA opens registration for students in Hatta to apply for scholarships in the UAE and abroad

    As part of efforts to support Emirati youth and enhance the capabilities of Emirati talent, in adherence with the Emiratisation strategy, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has opened registration for students in Hatta to apply for scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to university students enrolled in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or civil engineering degrees. High school students with an average score of over 80% in science, are eligible to apply.

  • DEWA organises first summer camp for young engineers

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised a summer camp for children under the theme ‘Engineers of the Future.’ The summer camp features specialised training programmes to develop children’s communication skills, helping them cope with pressure, face obstacles, and enhance teamwork. This promotes innovation among children, and creates a platform by which they can improve their skills, with a focus on electrical and mechanical engineering, science, and mathematics.

  • DEWA receives over 3,000 electronic job applications during its participation in Careers UAE 2016

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received over 3,000 job applications during its participation in Careers UAE from 16-18 May 2016. This year, DEWA used a live online evaluation mechanism of applications that is approved by the UK Evaluation Society. DEWA is the first government organisation to adopt this method of evaluation, which involves online tests designed for different roles and specialisations, as well as tests for students applying for DEWA’s scholarship programme. The evaluation process was supervised by a team of occupational psychologists from DEWA’s Assessment and Development Centre.

  • DEWA receives visiting delegation from Harvard

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received a delegation from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government at their Sustainable Building in Al Quoz. The delegation included 32 graduates from 17 countries,. The visit is part of DEWA’s efforts to showcase current and future sustainable development projects and initiatives to international educational institutes, while adhering to the strategy to introduce students to Dubai’s energy sector, in support of the vision of the wise leadership to transform the Emirate into a smart, integrated city, by preserving national energy resources and reducing the nation’s carbon footprint to achieve sustainable development, for generations to come.

  • DEWA signs MoU with UAE University to conduct specialised research on PV technologies

    HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HE Dr. Mohamed Albaili, Vice Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University (UAE University). The MoU worth over AED 15 million outlines the framework to conduct research to mitigate dust on solar panels. This is in adherence with the vision of the wise leadership to increase dependence on clean and renewable energy sources, and as part of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) efforts to invest in solar energy projects.

  • DEWA wins Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance

    HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, honoured Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) at the 18th Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

  • DEWA wins three awards at Smart Cities Summit and Awards 2016 during World CSR Day

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) won three awards at the Smart Cities Summit and Awards 2016 during the World CSR Day activities in Mumbai, India. DEWA won in the Best Smart City Initiative category for their Green Charger Initiative, in addition to winning the Configuration and Deployment of Smart City Infrastructure 2016 category for its Dubai Smart Soil Initiative. DEWA also received the award for Most Powerful Smart City Leaders.

  • Dhahi Khalfan congratulates H.H. Mohammed bin Rashid &H.H. Hamdan bin Mohammed on latest achievement of HBMSU

    H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors,dedicated the university’s unprecedented success in obtaining an academic accreditation to deliver its Master of Science in Innovation and Change Managementprogram fully online in the UAE to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and the President of HBMSU.

  • Dhahi Khalfan Intellectual Property Center introduces Intellectual Property Expert Diploma in cooperation with Dubai Courts

    Dhahi Khalfan Intellectual Property Center, which is under the umbrella of Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), has announced that it is launching the Intellectual Property Expert Diploma, a professional course which aims to develop a group of experts accredited in the fields of patents, registered trademarks, copyrights and intellectual property rights in cooperation with the Dubai Courts. The Diploma of the Intellectual Property Expert is divided into four sections, including the IP System Entry and International Conventions; Diploma of an Expert in Patents and Trade Secrets; Diploma of an Authorized Expert in Literary Property; and Diploma of an Expert in Trademarks and Illegal Competition. The diploma will take place on 4 March 2018 at the Emirates Towers Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.

  • Dial-A-Battery accelerates commitment to safety with “Hop in and Buckle up” campaign

    In support of the new laws in the UAE, Dial-A-Battery, initiated an educating program ‘Hop in and buckle-up’ supported by RTA insome of the leading schools in Dubai like Kings’ School, Regent International School and Dubai British School.The main reason behind educating kids was to ensure that the next generation is responsible and owing to the safety habits inculcated in them in their early years.

  • DIDI Announces The Dubai Mall Scholarship Winner On Emirati Women’s Day

    The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) today, on Emirati Women’s Day, has announced The Dubai Mall scholarship winner as 19 year old Emirati, Ayesha Al Suwaidi.

  • DIDI Celebrates Opening with Unveiling of a Live Design Installation, Khayt, at The Dubai Mall

    The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) has today unveiled a bespoke art-design installation, Khayt, that explores past and present Middle Eastern culture and design practices at The Dubai Mall. This art installation is part of The Dubai Mall’s ‘Back to School’ campaign.

  • DIDI Partners with FujiFilm Middle East , Urging Students to ‘Get Inspired’

    The region’s first cross-disciplinary design university, the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) has partnered with FujiFilm Middle East to give students the opportunity to capture inspiring design, art and creative street culture, using the latest, top of the range photography equipment.

  • Digital Education Exhibition Ensures GCC is a Leader in Progressive Learning Techniques

    Cengage, a global education and technology company, provided higher education representatives from the Middle East with a range of digital solutions at The Digital Education Show Middle East 2016.  The event took place from November 14 to 17 at The Conrad, Dubai. 

  • Discover Something New and Delve Deeper into Design this Summer with Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation

    Whether you want to brush up your design skills, discover more about the diverse world of design or simply be inspired this Summer, the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) has you covered. From design talks and workshops, summer design intensives and its debut photography exhibition, DIDI x DXB, there is something for everyone.

  • Discussing Education Research in the Gulf: The Eighth Biannual Gulf Comparative Education Society Symposium to Take Place in Ras Al Khaimah

    The Gulf Comparative Education Society (GCES) is holding its Eighth Biannual Symposium April 7-9, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

  • Dr Cedwyn Fernandes promoted to Pro Vice-Chancellor of Middlesex University Dubai

    Middlesex University Dubai’s Director, Dr Cedwyn Fernandes, has been awarded the title of Pro Vice-Chancellor. With over a decade of experience in higher education in the UAE, he has showcased great leadership skills and has led the University to outstanding success, catapulting its reputation as the University of choice in the region.

  • Dr Michael’s Dental Clinic takes oral hygiene message to Dubai School

    Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic, the state of the art multi-specialty dental clinic brand from Sweden, has taken its message of oral health to Dubai’s schools as part of its School Project initiative.

  • du Participates in the GEMS Founders School’s Adam Burfield Innovation Expo

    du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has recently participated in Adam Burfield Innovation Expo, the newly launched initiative by GEMS Founders School’s that aims to inspire young students to think innovatively and utilise technology.