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Welcome to our Autumn/Winter 2018 Newsletter | Issue 3

UOB achieves top 25 rank in 2019 QS Arab Rankings


University of Bahrain 2019 Ranking


President's Message

Welcome to the first newsletter of the 2018-19 academic year. It gives me a chance to introduce all our new students and staff to what we have already achieved in the first few weeks of the first semester of academic year 2018-19.


UOB Hosts 2018 General Elections


As the 13th voting public center, the University of Bahrain (UOB) hosted 2018 general elections on Saturday 24th November 2018. The University opened its doors from 8 am till 8 pm for voters from all around the Kingdom.


UOB Breaks Record for Research

With still one month left of 2018 UOB has achieved its highest number of research papers recorded annually on SCOPUS which is the international register for research papers.


UOB and UNDP sign agreement for Times University Rankings

The prestigious Times higher education innovation rankings is a new global rankings linked to the UNDP sustainable development goals.

UNESCO ICT prize in Education 2018

The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa ICT in Education Prize recognizes innovative approaches in leveraging new technologies...


UOB Participates in the Inauguration of King Hamad's Chair in Inter-faith Dialogue and Peaceful Co-existence

First Sustainability and Resilience Research Conference

The first Sustainability and Resilience Conference was organized on 16th and 17th October 2018...


UOB Organizes (3ICT) 2018 Conference

The first edition of International Conference on Innovation and Intelligence for Informatics, Computing and Technologies (3 ICT) 2018...

UOB students take 2nd place in Huawei Middle East ICT skills competition


UOB students further enhanced their global status by coming second place in this high profile ICT skills competition. Aimed at universities and students, the competition seeks to recognize..


3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum held

Over 1,000 students attended this year's event, which coincided with Manama entrepreneurship week.


UOB wins Prestigious Injaz Award

UOB won best university partner at the recent Injaz awards ceremony. INJAZ Bahrain is a leading non-profit organization, and a major participant...

A New Collboration with "Derasat" Centre

A new memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies " Derasat" on 14th August 2018.


Stronger links with Sultan Qaboos University

Professor Riyadh Yusuf Hamza received on 17th September 2018 , the Vice Preaident for International Affairs at Sultan Qaboos Univeraity (SQU) Muna Alsaeed.

Those Who Inspire Bahrain


TWI donated the1200 copies of the book to UOB thanks to the partners of Those Who Inspire Movement. Selected Inspiring Bahrainis from the book..


Key Technology Partner of "Huawei"

On the sidelines of Bahrain-Tech Week, the University of Bahrain (UoB) has been recognized as a key technology partner of Huawei.


Further Collaboration with Japanese Universities

During a recent meeting, Prof. Riyad Yusuf Hamzah and Hideki Ito, ambassador of Japan explored ways to deepen collaboration between...

Bahrain Teachers College Partners with the University of Auckland

The College of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland is a global leader in literacy research...


200 Faculty become Microsoft Certified Educators

As part of the transformation plan of the university launched in 2016 when two pillars are focused on...

GCC Universities Visit to the National Geographic Learning Resource Centre


On Saturday 11th November, 2018 a delegation of numerous academics and professionals from universities, educational establishments and ministries in the Gulf region..


New Opportunities Provided by "CERN"

Mr. Martin Gastal a senior staff member of the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited...


QAAC Initiatives

The Quality Assurance and Accreditation Center (QAAC) launched its initiatives for the academic year 2018 - 2019.

UOB Graduates Shine

Earlier this year Bahrain's leading auto distributor, E.K.Kanoo (EKK), entered into partnership with UOB.


Forasti for her graduation

The first batch of students graduated Bahrain's first female only coding academy " Forasti for her"...


First AWS Curriculum in the MENA Region


As part of the major outcomes of the second annual Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit that took part on 30th September 2018, UOB was nominated to be the first AWS Academy in the MENA region to deliver AWS curriculum.




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