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66 parents graduated from Al jalila Training conducted by BUiD 14 Jun 2015

H.E Dr Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Member of the Board of Trustees and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Al Jalila Foundation, inaugurated the ceremony at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City.  Dr Abdulkareem Sultan Al Olama, CEO of Al Jalila Foundation; Professor Reyadh Al Mehaideb, Vice President of Zayed University; Professor Abdullah Alshamsi, Vice...

Professor Ashly Pinnington Co presents with Saoud Al Falasi at White Rose Pathway Annual Conference 12 Jun 2015

On 11th June 2015, Professor Ashly Pinnington (Dean of Research) and Saoud Al Falasi (PhD in Project Management Student) gave a keynote presentation titled, “Planning a Sustainable Future” at the White Rose Pathway Annual Conference 2015, Sheffield University Management School, 11th–12th June.

Professor Ashly and Saoud’s two keynote presentations concentrated on major projects in...

What next after your Masters? 04 Jun 2015

Doctoral Qualifications - the New Minimum Level


Anyone who has gained a doctorate, will confirm that doctoral research work requires a massive amount of energy, time and perseverance. Undaunted by this difficult challenge, an ambitious group of people in the UAE are returning once again to higher education. Determined to continue their development journey on...

Professor Abdullah Alshamsi receives Think Science Recognition Award 25 May 2015

Under The patronage of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Emirate Foundation held a ceremony to recognize the oraganisations that supported the “Think Science Fair”. Professor Abdullah Alshamsi, BUiD Vice Chancellor, received the recognition Award on behalf of BUiD at the ceremony which was held on May 25.

“Think Science “is geared toward...

BUiDs alumni wins Business Woman of the Year Award 21 May 2015


His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation and Chairman , Chief Executive of Emirates Airline Group and BUiD’s Chancellor honoured 22 public and private sector organisations and outstanding projects, along with the ‘Entrepreneurial Personality of the Year’ at the ceremony which was organised by Dubai SME.



Doctoral students rise to Dubai innovation challenge 16 May 2015


The British University in Dubai held the first Doctoral Conference on Saturday 16th May.

Many of the students are in full-time employment and have chosen thesis topics that address R&D challenges experienced in the workplace. The event showcased their applied and theoretical research, is a result of an...

Current Trends in Teacher Education Conference held in BUiD 15 May 2015

The 4th BUiD International Education Conference was held on Thursday 14th May and Friday 15th May, 2015 at the British University in Dubai. The conference covered Current Trends in Teacher Education. It was designed to enable participants to share research experiences and explore good practice, in order to further develop their knowledge and awareness across the field of teacher education. In...

Project Management recieves accreditation from PMI GAC 01 Apr 2015

BUiD has received accreditation for its MSc and PG Diploma in Project Management from the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).


For more information, please visit PMI website.


BUiD upgrade its IP telephony system 29 Sep 2014

Since its establishment in 2003, BUiD has come a long way from 6 students and one programme in its initial years to a fully-fledged Postgraduate University with 12 Masters and 4 Doctoral programmes. To better meet the growing number of enquiries about BUiD and its programmes, BUiD has recently modernized its...

UAE’s green building industry makes progress after authorities intervene 02 Apr 2014

The more stringent requirements for new buildings have helped create a market for green materials and technologies, while increasing knowledge among industry professionals.

The transformation, said Jeff Willis, associate director of Arup, an international engineering and consulting firm, has been in the making since 2006 when the Government first started taking notice of the...



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