The Ministry of Education has sent 81 students from the United Arab Emirates University, Khalifa University, Zayed University, and the Higher Colleges of Technology to world-leading universities. They are to take part in one of two Enrichment Higher Education Ambassadors Programmes, implemented by the Ministry during summer 2019 as part of the fourth edition of the Ambassadors Initiative.
The four-week program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst focuses on modern technology and its use in finding contemporary solutions to problems related to society and sustainability.
The enrichment programme implemented at the National University of Singapore focuses on concepts of innovation, methods of generating innovative ideas, creative design and innovative thinking, characteristics and cost of an innovative product, a product’s financial and marketing planning, project management, and the role of innovation in maximising profit in all sectors.
51 students visited the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the United States
30 students visited the National University of Singapore