SACSCOC grants AURAK candidacy

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), has granted candidacy status to the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK). Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, AURAK president, stated, “I wish to express my sincere thanks to everyone for the considerable effort which was taken for us to achieve this significant milestone … Continue reading SACSCOC grants AURAK candidacy

Reliable content for all reading levels at Britannica Kids

School kids and their families have a safe, reliable and comprehensive source of information and media for learning, research and discovery, with Britannica Kids, announced today by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. The site, which is accessible 24/7 from all devices – PCs, laptops, tablets and smart phones – features more than 100,000 articles, 60,000 images and … Continue reading Reliable content for all reading levels at Britannica Kids

Bringing safe water to children in Burundi

The entertainer Beyoncé has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to launch a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to the most vulnerable children in Burundi. The partnership, BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, will support programmes to improve water, sanitation and basic hygiene practices in the hardest-to-reach areas of the landlocked East African nation. The water … Continue reading Bringing safe water to children in Burundi

HEBCI survey finds 3,890 new graduate start-ups

The results of the 2015/16 HE Business and Community Interaction (HEBCI) Survey have been published online free of charge. The publication is released as part of HESA’s Open Data Strategy and shows the extent to which higher education providers are embedded in the economy and communities of the UK. The survey of all publicly funded HE providers … Continue reading HEBCI survey finds 3,890 new graduate start-ups