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Sustainable Commitments of the British University in Dubai 17 Jan 2016

On 17th and 18th January 2016 BUiD hosted the international Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 – Dubai (SBE16).  The conference is part of a series of events taking place in different countries, supported by the United Nations Environment Programme’s Sustainable Buildings and...

E-Portfolios for Assessment and Learning at Universities 13 Jan 2016

Dr Sufian Forawi, BUiD’s Associate Professor of Education and his doctoral students Marwa Eltanahy and Nesrin Tantawy all presented their research at the International Conference on Higher Education, Teaching and Lifelong Learning in...

First Emirati Faculty Joins BUiD 07 Jan 2016

BUiD is proud to announce the appointment of its first Emirati faculty member.  Notably, Dr Khalid Almarri is also the first graduate of BUiD’s PhD Project Management programme and thus the first Emirati to be awarded a doctoral degree in this field by a university within the...

UAE UK Alumni Network 22 Dec 2015

British Council

The UK and UAE have an important, long-standing relationship, strengthened through the strong individual connections that many Emiratis enjoy with the UK through their attendance at academic institutions. The British Council UAE would like to connect with anyone...

BUiD MBA cohort putting the Classroom Marketing theories to action 15 Dec 2015

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) collaborated with Infiniti of Arabian Automobiles Company to give MBA students a real world marketing experience. Students of the Marketing module in the MBA programme were required to develop strategies to increase sales of...

Triggering Innovation 14 Dec 2015

The Emirates Quality Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs organized an activity during the innovation week where Prof. Mohammed Dulaimi was invited to give a speech on the challenges of innovation and was quite impressed by the enthusiasm of many...

The British University in Dubai Launches New PhD Programme in Business Management 12 Dec 2015

PhD Business Management Launch

On 12th December the British University in Dubai (BUiD), launched a PhD programme in Business Management.  The region’s leading research-based university marked this addition to its suite of Masters and Doctoral programmes in a ceremony held at...

‘Cradling’ the Birth of the UAE’s First Stem Cell Registry: BUiD Student Researcher Advances Practice 11 Dec 2015


Cord blood is a sample of blood taken from a newborn baby's umbilical cord. It is a rich source of stem...

Inclusion for All 09 Dec 2015


Ms. Amena Al Obaidli, a doctoral student in education at BUiD, told the Forum for Best Practices for Protecting People with Disabilities that her research demonstrates how important it is to include people with disabilities in society in order to...

'If You Can't Measure It, You Can't Manage It: The Arab Region’s First Knowledge Index 07 Dec 2015

The ‘Arab Knowledge Index’ will help countries in the region monitor the development of their intellectual capital by assessing progress in six dimensions: higher education, economy, technical vocational education...



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