President's Welcome

It gives me great pleasure to introduce our students, staff, colleagues and friends throughout the world to our second and final newsletter of the academic year 2017/18... Read More →

Prof. Riyad Yousif Hamzah
President of the University of Bahrain

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University of Bahrain Launches New Programme with the Prince's Foundation
The University of Bahrain (UoB) has officially launched an MSc programme in Environmental and Sustainable Development in partnership with the Prince's Foundation for Building Community.
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Forsati for Her - University of Bahrain Launches Female Coding Academy
The University of Bahrain (UoB) has launched an exciting project in partnership with UNDP, Microsoft, Think Smart and Tamkeen to develop a high number of female programmers.
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University of Bahrain Partners with Google

Google Developer Roadshow MENA came to Bahrain for the first time and met with 300 students... Read More →

IET Smart Cities Symposium 2018

The University of Bahrain (UoB) in collaboration with the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) UK, and IET-EMEA... Read More →

Research wins
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British Council
The Shape of Global Higher Education
The University of Bahrain was commissioned by the British Council in 2018 to undertake the third volume of a global study...
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Edge Hill University
Cyber Security Grant Win
University of Bahrain (UoB) and Edge Hill University have successfully won a research grant from the joint UK and Gulf academic development programme.
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Nasser bin Hamad Scientific Research Award 2018

The second edition of Nasser bin Hamad Scientific Research Award in the field of sports honored the winners... Read More →

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University of Bahrain Hosts QS MAPLE Summit 2018 as Strategic Partner
The QS-MAPLE 2018 conference and exhibition, the 8th Annual Strategic Summit for the Advancement of University Excellence in All its Forms, successfully concluded on 6th March 2018 in Manama, Bahrain.
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WESii Research Conference

Under the patronage of H.E. Dr Abdulhussain Bin Ali Mirza, the first Water and Energy Sustainable Innovation and Industry Conference... Read More →

University of Bahrain Hosts Foundation Programme Conference

The English Language Centre organized... Read More →

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Environmental Sustainability
University of Bahrain Awarded the Best Educational Stand at Bahrain International Garden Show 2018
February 21, 2018 saw the opening of the Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS)...
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University of Bahrain Celebrates Qerqa'aon
The University of Bahrain (UoB) organized a Qerqa'aon event to mark the mid of the holy month of Ramadhan on Saturday, 2nd of June, 2018.
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Faculty Awarded at World Energy & Environment Conference

University of Bahrain (UoB) faculty members from the College of Science... Read More →

2018 Graduation
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University of Bahrain Celebrates 23rd Students' Graduation Ceremony
Under the patronage of H.R.H. Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al- Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, represented by H. H. Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister, the University of Bahrain (UoB) organized its 23rd graduation ceremony on the 21st January 2018 at its Sakhir Campus. The graduation ceremony was held over 5 days and awarded degree certificates to more than 5,000 graduate and undergraduate students from eight Colleges of UoB.
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Bahrain Teachers College Celebrates Graduating its Fifth and Sixth Cohort
Under the patronage of H.H. Shaikh Mohamed bin Mubarak Al-Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Education and Training Development, Bahrain Teachers College (BTC) organized its 5th and 6th Cohorts' graduation ceremony on 21st February 2018 at the University of Bahrain's Sakhir campus. The ceremony awarded 269 graduates with Degree Certificates in Bachelor of Education, 159 graduates with Higher Diploma in Educational leadership and 129 graduates with Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
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BIPA Celebrates Graduating its First MPM Cohort in Partnership with UoB
Under the Patronage of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain Institute of Public Administration (BIPA) celebrated the graduation of its first cohort of Master's Degree in Public Management (MPM) in March 2018 which included 22 public and private sectors employees.
This prestigious program is delivered in partnership between BIPA, Tamkeen, UoB, Aix-Marseille University and the French National School of Administration (ÉNA).
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Confucius Institute Celebrates Graduating its Sixth Cohort
The Confucius Institute at the University of Bahrain (CIUOB) celebrated its 6th cohorts' graduation last January, which also included 35 public sector employees from the Defense Ministry, Interior Ministry and the University of Bahrain. Since its establishment in 2014 over 5000 UoB students have joined CIUOB to study the Chinese language as an elective course and it has organized language courses for 100 public sector employees from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Interior, Defense and Education. The Institute is run in collaboration with Shanghai University and is a branch of Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing) and a certified center for the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK).
New Strategic Partnerships
University of Bahrain (UoB) signed agreements with Bahrain based BIBF (Bahrain Institute for Banking and Finance) and RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland) Bahrain branch.
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University of Bahrain Signs Partnership with Palo Alto Networks

UoB signed a partnership with Palo Alto one of the global leaders in cybersecurity... Read More →

Alumni Interview

Mr. Ali Salman Saleh is the Portfolio Manager for Social Development and Government Efficiency at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)... Read More →

Student Success
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Writing Competition
The University of Bahrain English Language Center, in partnership with National Geographic Learning, launched its inaugural Writing Competition ...
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University of Bahrain Hosts H.H. Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Initiatives Office
On April 10, 2018, the permanent office of H.H. Shailk Khalid bin Hamad's Initiatives...
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University of Bahrain Students Win Kaspersky Cybersecurity Cup
A group of University of Bahrain (UoB) students won the Kaspersky Cybersecurity Cup...
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University of Bahrain Physics Student Awarded Internship at CERN
The European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN) has recently offered Safwan Rabiae Abdulla...
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University of Bahrain Organizes 16th Student Council Elections
The University of Bahrain (UoB) organized its 16th Student Council elections on May 10th, 2018.The candidates competed for 20 seats to represent students from nine...
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University of Bahrain Teams Compete in H.H. Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Tournament for Universities
Various University of Bahrain (UoB) teams competed in the first edition of H.H. Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad...
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I.T. Senior Students Deliver Cutting-Edge Projects
Cutting-edge projects were presented at the senior I.T. students’ projects exhibition organized on May, 23rd...
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University of Bahrain Takes Top Prizes at A.I. Hackathon
University of Bahrain (UoB) students took first and second places at the Artificial Intelligence Hackfest in conjunction with Microsoft...
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University of Bahrain Team at Solar Sport One 2018
University of Bahrain (UoB) was proud to showcase its Green Technology at the Solar Sport One event 2018 this June in A-Class...
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College of Engineering Hosts Senior Projects Exhibition
University of Bahrain's (UoB) College of Engineering exhibited eighty Senior Projects in June 2018...
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American Studies Center Activities
American Studies Center Student Association supported multiple academic and cultural activities...
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Editorial & Content:
Cameron Mirza
Neesha Malik
Salman Zayed

Public Relations:
Luma Yousif

Design:
Hooriya Al Madani

Upcoming Events
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September 2018
Sustainability and Resilience Conference
The University of Bahrain will be hosting the Sustainability and Resilience Conference in partnership with University of Northumbria and University of Durham
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18-20 November 2018
3ICT 2018
International Conference on Innovation and Intelligence for Informatics, Computing, and Technologies... Read More →
     
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