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Sharjah to invest $500m to make AUS top research university in the Arab world

The Government of Sharjah plans to invest half a billion dollars (AED 1.8 billion) in the American University of Sharjah (AUS) over the next five years to fund the university’s goal of becoming the top research university in the Arab world. According to an interview by the Gulf Today with Hussein Al Mahmoudi, Chief Executive Officer of AUS Enterprises, investments ...

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AUS set to become top research university within 5 years

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS) has announced university plans to become the top research university in the Arab world within five years. Founded in 1997, the American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, institution of higher education located in Sharjah’s University ...

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AUS retains top ten Arab university ranking

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) latest global ranking of universities confirms that the American University of Sharjah (AUS) remains in the top ten highest ranked universities in the Arab world, according to a report published this month. AUS was one of three universities from the United Arab Emirates ranked amongst the top ten Arab universities listed in the global ranking. QS, a ...

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Sheraa: helping to accelerate the UAE’s entrepreneurial ambitions

Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre), launched under the patronage of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Chairperson of Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center), has laid the foundations for a thriving community of young entrepreneurs who will contribute to the growth of the United Arab Emirates and the region. The centre, which commenced operations ...

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AUS ranked in Arab university top 10

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been ranked in the top ten universities in the Arab world by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for the second consecutive year. The university was ranked 7th in both the 2015 and 2016 QS University Rankings for Arab Region, which ranked 100 academic institutions last year and 200 academic institutions in the current report. Quacquarelli ...

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Sharjah to establish digital government centre

Sharjah plans to establish a Centre of Excellence for Digital Government in the American University of Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation (RTI) Park. The news was revealed during a meeting between His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah and visiting SAP CEO Bill ...

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Sharjah to create new R&D park

AUS Enterprises, a new holding company established by Amiri decree in 2015 to develop projects for the American University of Sharjah (AUS), is to establish an economic free zone dedicated to research and development. According to UAE newspaper The National, the first phase of the AUS Research, Technology and Innovation (RTI) Park is expected to be completed in 2018 and ...

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AUS and Sheraa to help create culture of entrepreneurship

American University of Sharjah (AUS) and ‘Sheraa’, the new Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre launched recently by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to boost economic development and help create a culture of entrepreneurship in the emirate of Sharjah. Sheraa, which aims to inspire young people to start their own enterprises and raise the emirate’s ...

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Sharjah launches entrepreneurship centre

A new Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre has been launched at the American University of Sharjah this week. The centre, which is branded ‘Sheraa’, is an initiative of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and aims to inspire young people to start their own enterprises and raise the emirate’s profile as a preferred destination for startups. The launch event was attended by ...

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Bodour Al Qasimi announces establishment of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre

With the support of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has announced the establishment of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) to support and develop the entrepreneurial environment in the Emirate of Sharjah. Sheraa aims to ...

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