Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi launches ‘Battle of the Arts’, a collaborative competition for everyone in the capital to participate. The world can never have too much artistic expression. Abu Dhabi has a nascent but rapidly growing arts scene with community art collectives, poets, musicians and so much more. In lieu of encouraging…

Located in Mirdiff, Dubai the first Chinese School is set to open in Septemeber with over 200 students. The Chinese School Dubai will open with grades up to year 5 in September with over 200 students and has the space to admit up to 2000 students in total. The founding principal Yin Liping has stated…

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) in partnership with startAD is hosting a virtual competition for youngsters between the ages of 18 – 29 called YouthTech. startAD is an Abu Dhabi based global accelerator initiative by New York University, Abu Dhabi to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in the capital. The accelerator helps…

A team of NYU researchers study the COVID-19 outbreak to determine the best way to balance containment and economic costs. NYU Abu Dhabi brought together a number of mathematicians and economists to examine how the virus could be contained by devising measures that helped economies sustain. At the offset of the virus, the International Monetary…

The UAE government has plans for nurseries, schools and universities to open but no firm date has been give yet. Students across have been sticking to their own routines and recreating their own version of school or university at home to get their academic work done. All this is expected to end after the Ministry…

We’ve put together some boredom-busting ideas that double up as learning tools too. With children spending most of their time indoors, it’s important to make sure that they are spending their time productively. This is the chance to spark their curiosity and encourage them to explore their creative imagination. So we’ve listed some great activities…

NYUAD student athletes will hold two sessions per week to train virtually with Special Olympics athletes. NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD,) Athletics has launched Virtual Unified Partners, a virtual fitness support programme, in cooperation with Special Olympics UAE. As part of the programme, NYUAD student athletes will hold two sessions per week to train virtually with…