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The British University in Dubai is recognised as a course provider by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) is now a Recognised Course Provider (RCP) by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). BUiD’s students on the...

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Reimagining Higher Education after COVID-19

  The British University in Dubai (BUiD) organised the inaugural TEDxTheBritishUniversityinDubai at the Marriot Hotel Al Jaddaf on 16 January 2021. The event explored...

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BUiD’s Academic edits two books about Education

  Dr. Christopher Hill, Associate Professor at Faculty of Education, co- edited two books discussing different subjects in Education. The First Book “Importing Transnational...

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The British University in Dubai signs an MoU with SecureLink

  The British University in Dubai (BUiD) signed an MoU with SecureLink to bring in world-class cybersecurity training to the Middle East. Through this...

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BUiD’s Professor selected as an Assessor for the Australian Research Council (ARC)

  Professor Edward Ochieng, Head of Project Management Programmes, was selected as an Assessor for the Australian Research Council (ARC). The contribution of ARC...

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BUiD’s student recognised for her community efforts

  Nedaa Al Barghuthi, student on the PhD in Computer Science programme at BUiD, received a recognition award “HCT Pioneer Award – Community Employee...

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BUiD’s Alumna appointed as Director-General of the Emirates Schools Establishment

  Congratulations to BUiD’s Alumna, Her Excellency Dr Rabaa Alsumaiti, for her appointment as Director-General of the Emirates Schools Establishment. On 17 January 2021...

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Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT speaks about Solar Energy

  Professor Bassam Abu Hijleh, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT, spoke at “The Present and the Future of Solar Energy” webinar...

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BUiD’s Professor ranked among the top 1% of peer-reviewers worldwide

  Professor Stephen Wilkins, Head of Graduate Programmes in Business Management at The British University in Dubai, is recognised as being among the top...

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BUiD signs an MoU along with other UAE Universities to launch the University Consortium for Quality Online Learning (UCQOL)

  BUiD was one of nine universities that signed an MOU with the Ministry of Education and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education...

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The Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT is selected to judge the SAINT-GOBAIN Multi-Comfort Student contest – Paris Edition 2020-2021

  Prof. Bassam Abu Hijleh, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT at BUiD, was selected to judge the SAINT-GOBAIN Multi-Comfort Student...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer writes an article about branch campuses

  In his article for the Association of Heads of University Administration titled ‘Vestiges of empire? An international perspective on branch campuses’, Hugh Martin, BUiD’s...

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BUiD’s Professor writes and edits a book about Science and Mathematics Education

    Prof. Sufian Forwai, Professor of Science Education at BUiD, wrote and edited a book titled ‘Science and Mathematics Education in Multicultural Contexts-...

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BUiD’s academic participates in the Future Blockchain Summit 2020

Dr. Maria Papadaki, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Business and Law and the Director of Innovation and Risk Management Centre at BUiD, participated...

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The British University in Dubai launches Master of Architecture programme

On 7 December 2020, BUiD organised a webinar to launch its new programme, Master of Architecture. Prof. Bassam Abu Hijleh, the Dean of the...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer participates in the EducationInvestor Global Summit 2020

  Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai participated in the EducationInvestor Global Summit 2020. Mr. Martin was...

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BUiD’s Professor ranked among the top 2% of researchers worldwide

In a recent study published by Stanford University, Professor Stephen Wilkins, Head of Graduate Programmes in Business Management at The British University in Dubai,...

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BUiD’s Academic contributes to the latest UK IMechE’s COVID-19 Task Force Manual

Dr Kirk Shanks, Assistant Professor of Building Services Engineering at BUiD, was a member of UK IMechE’s COVID-19 Task Force. The latest COVID-19 Manual...

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The British University in Dubai hosts the 17th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems

The British University in Dubai in collaboration with the University of Nicosia organised the 17th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems...

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BUiD organises a webinar on the Importance of Further Learning and Research in Structural Engineering

  On 26 November, The British University in Dubai (BUiD) organised a webinar on Structural Engineering titled ‘The Importance of Further Learning and Research...

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BUiD conducts webinars for postgraduate students

BUiD conducted a series of webinars in different topics for postgraduate students in Areas of education, engineering and sustainability. In his webinar, Introduction to...

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BUiD conducts a webinar on Teacher Well-being During COVID 19

    The British University in Dubai (BUiD) conducted a series of webinars on different topics. The first webinar, Teacher Well-being During COVID 19...

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BUiD’s Professor wins the 2020 Emerald Literati Award

Professor Stephen Wilkins, Head of Business Management programmes at BUiD, won the 2020 Emerald Literati Award for his article published by Emerald Publishing in...

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The British University in Dubai launches a Bachelor of Law programme

On 19 November 2020, BUiD organised a webinar to launch its new programme, the Bachelor of Law. For the first time in the Gulf...

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BUiD’s Academic participates in a webinar about learning organised by UK- NARIC

Dr. Christopher Hill, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education – BUiD, participated in ‘Flexible paths to learning: micro-credentials and TNE, challenges and opportunities’...

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BUiD’s Professor ranked among the top 2% scientists in the world in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing

  Professor Khaled Shaalan, Head of Computer Science programmes at The British University in Dubai was ranked among the top 2% scientists in the...

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BUiD conducts a series of webinars for high school students

BUiD conducted a series of webinars in different topics for high school students. The first webinar, Poised to Deliver Innovative Solutions to Society, was...

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BUiD’s academics edit a book about Planning and Management of Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects

  Professor Edward Ochieng, Head of Project Management programmes at BUiD and Dr Sulafa Badi, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business and law...

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The Dean of the Faculty of Education gives training for parents of children with disability

Prof. Eman Gaad, the Dean of the Faculty of Education, was invited to give training for parents of children with disability. The series of...

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BUiD’s Academic talks about current challenges to internationalisation and mobility in higher education

  Dr Christopher Hill, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, co-wrote an education intelligence article for AppliedHE. The online article discusses current challenges...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer has been elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts

  Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, has been elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society...

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BUiD’s Vice Chancellor speaks about the future of internship after COVID -19

On 26 October 2020, Prof. Abdullah Alshamsi, BUiD’s Vice Chancellor, participated in a webinar about the future of internship after COVID -19. The webinar...

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BUiD wins the AEE Corporate Energy Management award for the Middle East region

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) won the Energy Management award for the Middle East’s region in a virtual ceremony organised by the Association...

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The Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT wins the AEE award for Energy Professional Development

  Professor Bassam Abu-Hijleh, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT, won the AEE’s Energy Professional Development 2020 award. Prof. Bassam received...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer talks about future-proofing the university campus

  In an article published by the Higher Education Digest, Hugh Martin, BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer talks about future-proofing the university campus....

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BUiD participates in an International Symposium on Transformative Leadership and Decolonial Praxis, Toronto

  Prof. Eman Gaad, Dean of the Faculty of Education and Rawy Thabet, Academic Associate at the Faculty of Education –  Doctoral Training Centre,...

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BUiD academic talks about how to promote inclusion and engagement through team-based learning

  Dr. Tendai Charles, Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Centre for Research in Digital Education talked about how to promote inclusion and engagement...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer participates in the EduTech Digital Summit 2020

Hugh martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, was invited by the Ministry of Education- Saudi Arabia and the G20 Saudi Secretariat to the EduTech...

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The British University in Dubai and Saint-Gobain UAE sign a collaborative MoU on academic research and innovation

BUiD signed an MoU with Saint-Gobain UAE to collaborate on academic research and innovation. The MoU will align the two organisations’ efforts to conduct...

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Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer speaks at QS MAPLE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020

    Hugh Martin, the Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer of The British University in Dubai (BUiD), spoke at the QS MAPLE Virtual Conference...

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The Professional Development and Examinations Centre (PDEC) at BUiD conducts Certified Energy Auditor (CEA®) training

  On 13 September, The Professional Development and Examinations Centre (PDEC) at BUiD conducted the Certified Energy Auditor (CEA®) training. PDEC has successfully delivered...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer writes an article about the Battle to Protect the Arts and Humanities

Hugh Martin, BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, discusses in an article published by the Association of Heads of University Administration (AHUA) the threats...

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BUiD’s students contribute to a curriculum innovation and transformation book

Dr Solomon David, Associate Professor and Head of Master of Education Programme, and Dr Christopher Hill , Associate Professor in Education at the British...

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BUiD Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer participates in the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit 2020

Hugh Martin, the Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer of The British University in Dubai (BUiD), joined the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit 2020...

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The British University in Dubai launches a PhD in Business Law

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) has received accreditation from the UAE Ministry of Education to offer new programmes in law. During an online...

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The British University in Dubai (BUiD) launches new accredited Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)

On 5 August 2020,The British University in Dubai (BUiD) launched its new accredited Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). Professor Abdullah Alshamsi, BUiD Vice...

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BUiD conducts an online training on construction law and dispute resolution

  The Faculty of Business and Law conducted a training on construction law and dispute resolution (CLDR). The 2- day training ,which was held...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer joins the panel in a webinar about legal hazards during COVID-19

Hugh Martin, the Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, joined leaders from NYU Abu Dhabi and Al Tamimi &...

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BUiD’s Centre for Research in Digital Education hosts a webinar about blended learning

The Centre for Research in Digital Education (CRDE) hosted a webinar about Blended Learning on 1 July 2020. The webinar was presented by   Dr....

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BUiD Academic talks about COVID-19 impact on education

On 19 June 2020, Dr Solomon Arulraj David, Associate Professor of Education, Head of Master of Education programme at BUiD, participated in the CEDU...

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BUiD alumnus publishes his research on the Construction Law Journal

Yaman Bedawi, graduate of BUiD’s MSc. in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, published part of his dissertation research on the Construction Law Journal. In...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer debunks COVID-19 myths in higher education

Hugh Martin, BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, explained in an article published by the Association of Heads of University Administration (AHUA) why we...

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BUiD’s Professor talks about online arbitration

Prof. Aymen Masadeh, Professor of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at BUiD, wrote an article titled, “Is Online Arbitration available under the UAE Law?” In...

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BUiD named winner of Blackboard’s Inaugural Fix Your Content Day Challenge

BUiD has been named the MENA region winner of Blackboard’s inaugural Fix Your Content Day Challenge, a day of action and impact that brought...

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BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer speaks at an international webinar on Covid-19 and higher education

Hugh Martin, the Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, joined a panel of top educational experts on a webinar...

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PhD theses defence conducted completely online at BUiD

To ensure the continuity of the PhD research by our doctoral students and to enable them to complete their PhD requirements, BUiD has scheduled...

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BUiD Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer judges the finals of the Tatawwar Competition 2020 and is selected as a panellist on a roundtable discussion

On 14 May 2020, Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, participated in the second roundtable discussion about the Future of Learning, as part...

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BUiD Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) delivers its first webinar – Getting Started with Online Education

BUiD’s DTC delivered its first webinar ‘Getting Started with Online Education’. The webinar was conducted on 20 April,2020 and opened by Dr Khalid Almarri...

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BUiD conducts online training for The Performance Contracting & Funding (PCF) certification

On 14 April, BUiD’s Professional Development and Examination Centre (PDEC) conducted a training session through Taqati training programme.  The Performance Contracting & Funding (PCF)...

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BUiD moves to full online teaching

Since BUiD started more than 15 years ago, we have supported and cared about our students, our staff, and all those who connect with...

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PhD in Education thesis defence conducted completely online at BUiD

Ikrame Sbai, studying for a PhD in Education, successfully passed her thesis defence in a viva voce exam, which was held entirely online yesterday,...

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BUiD academic participates in a Webinar Series about Online Learning

On 31st March 2020, Dr. Tendai Charles, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education, was invited as...

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PhD thesis defence conducted completely online for the first time at BUiD

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and in line with the UAE Ministry of Education directives, BUiD is operating entirely online using up-to-date distance...

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BUiD Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer is selected as a judge at the Tatawwar Competition

Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, was selected along with other thought leaders in the fields of education, investment, government, and the law,...

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BUiD Professor conducts a workshop for the Ministry of Justice

On 26 February, Professor Aymen Masadeh, Head of MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, has been invited by the UAE Ministry of Justice to...

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BUiD signs a collaborative agreement with Al Tafaouq Al Elmi

On 25 February, BUiD signed a collaborative agreement with Al Tafaouq Al Elmi to deliver the certification programmes of the Global Innovation Institute (GInI®)...

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Faculty of Education organises a workshop on educational policy

On 22nd February, the Faculty of Education organised an innovative, 3-hour hands-on workshop for Doctoral level students enrolled on the DED622: Education Policy module,...

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BUiD students participate in the Academic Training Programme in Dundee, Scotland

Four of BUiD’s postgraduate students were among 59 female students from 13 universities from the UAE, Egypt and Malaysia who participated in the 29th...

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BUiD academic appointed as an Associate Member of the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning at Lancaster University

Dr. Tendai Charles, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education, has been appointed as an Associate Member...

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BUiD hosts a public lecture on Fire Safety in Buildings

On 4 February 2020, BUiD hosted a public lecture titled ‘Fire Safety in Buildings: Getting It Right’ by Professor Ali Nadjai, Director of Fire...

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BUiD launches its Centre for Research in Digital Education

On 25 January 2020, BUiD launched its Centre for Research in Digital Education (CRDE). This is the UAE’s first non-profit, research centre, which focuses...

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BUiD students win two of The 3rd UAE Student Awards for Postgraduate Education 2020

BUiD Students won two of the 3rd UAE Student Awards for Postgraduate Education 2020. These Awards are designed for recognising outstanding Masters and PhD...

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BUiD Professor participates in the 6th International Conference on Environmental Systems Research (ICESR2019)

Dr. Gul Ahmed Jokhio, Assistant Professor at The British University in Dubai presented a paper titled ‘Environmental Benefits of Incorporating Palm Oil Fuel Ash...

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BUiD celebrates its fourteenth cohort of Masters and PhD graduates

Under the Chancellorship of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, CEO and Chairman of the...

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Dean of Education wins Excellence Awards for her research

Professor Eman Gaad, Dean of the Faculty of Education, won the Best Research Award at the Asia-Pacific Down Syndrome Federation (APDSF) Excellence Awards 2019...

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BUiD hosts the 16th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS 2019)

In collaboration with the University of Nicosia and the Dubai Blockchain Center, BUiD organised EMCIS 2019 on 9-10 December. EMCIS is an annual research...

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BUiD signs an MoU with The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP)

On 24 November 2019, The British University in Dubai (BUiD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP,...

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BUiD Professor wins Best Presentation Award

Dr. Emad Abu-Ayyash, Assistant Professor of Education at BUiD won the Best Presentation Award at the XIII ICLLL 2019: International Conference on Languages, Literature...

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BUiD students participate in the Solar Decathlon Middle East competition

BUID’s team Harmony was shortlisted in the Solar Decathlon Middle East competition organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. The team was formed by...

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BUiD staff participate in the Higher Education Conference 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019   Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, and Joe Hazzam, Head of Communication, Marketing and External Relations at BUiD...

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BUiD Professor wins the Best Professor in Finance Studies Award

Thursday, October 10, 2019 Prof. Husam-Aldin Al-Malkawi, Professor of Finance and the Head of Finance programmes at BUiD, won one of the Asian Education...

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BUiD Professor wins Transformation Maestro in IT Research Award

Monday, October 7, 2019 Prof. Khaled Shaalan, Head of Computer Science programmes at The British University in Dubai, won the Transformation Maestro in IT Research...

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BUiD Professor participates in Ideas to Transform the World conference

Tuesday, September 24, 2019   Dr Amer Alaya, Assistant Professor of Business Management at BUiD, participated in the (Ideas to Transform the World) conference...

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BUiD is now a member of the Association of Heads of University Administration

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 BUiD is the first and only overseas university to be granted membership of the Association of Heads of University Administration...

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BUiD Professors win the 2019 Emerald Literati Awards

Thursday, August 8, 2019     BUiD Professors won the 2019 Emerald Literati Awards for their articles published by Emerald Publishing in the areas...

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BUiD professor presents research findings at top service management conference

Sunday, July 21, 2019     Prof. Stephen Wilkins, Professor of Strategy and Marketing at BUiD, recently presented the results of a research study...

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BUiD students participate in an educational trip to the United Kingdom

Friday, June 28, 2019 In the fifteen years of The British University in Dubai (BUiD), regular educational visits to the UK have formed an...

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The British University in Dubai celebrates its 15th anniversary

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 The British University in Dubai (Build) celebrated its 15th anniversary. The celebration was attended by H.E. Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi,...

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BUiD Education students participate in a students research conference

Friday, June 14, 2019 BUiD students from the Faculty of Education along with Dr Christopher Hill, Associate Professor and Director of Doctoral Training Centre,...

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The British University in Dubai signs 2+2 agreement with the University of Glasgow

Thursday, May 30, 2019 The British University in Dubai (BUiD) has signed a collaborative agreement with the University of Glasgow. Through this agreement, BUiD...

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Professor Eman Gaad contributes a chapter in a book about education in the UAE

Monday, May 20, 2019     Prof. Eman Gaad, Dean of the Faculty of Education, wrote a chapter in “Education in the United Arab...

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BUiD’s professors provide professional training in sustainability

Thursday, May 16, 2019   Prof. Bassam Abu Hijleh, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT, Dr Hanan Taleb and Dr Riad Saraiji,...

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Dr Maria Papadaki presents at the Project Management Symposium 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019   Dr Maria Papadaki, Assistant Professor of Project Management at BUiD and Managing Director – Dubai Center for Risk and...

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BUiD holds its fourth Doctoral Research Conference

Saturday, May 4, 2019 The fourth BUiD Doctoral Research Conference was held on Saturday 4 May 2019 at BUiD’s Campus.  The day began with...

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The British University in Dubai organises its 1st Entrepreneurship & Innovation Competition

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 The British University in Dubai (BUiD) organised its 1st Entrepreneurship & Innovation Competition for schools .The competition aimed to encourage innovation...

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Dr. Emad Abu-Ayyash selected as a judge for an undergraduate research competition

Monday, April 29, 2019 Dr. Emad Abu-Ayyash, Assistant Professor of Education at BUiD, participated as a judge in the Seventh Undergraduate Research Competition organised...

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Two of BUiD’s students win best paper award

Tuesday, April 16, 2019   Two of BUiD’s PhD students won best paper award at the Graduate Students Research Conference 2019 (GSRC) held at...

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