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EWB & FOT 2015 Conference Dates Announced

The Higher Colleges of Technology has announced the dates for the 2015 editions of its iconic student-centred education conferences – the Education Without Borders and the Festival of Thinkers. As with the 2013 conferences, these biennial events will be held back-to-back from March 24-26, 2015. The venues, themes and programme for the conferences will be […]

International students feted at HCT’s 7th Education Without Borders 2013 conference

Topics such as the importance of education, the influence of mentors, public-private partnerships and improving critical thinking were debated yesteroday as hundreds of international and UAE students explored ways in which to bridge gaps, in order to provide educational opportunities for global communities at the 7th biennial Education Without Borders 2013 conference (EWB 2013). The […]

EWB 2011 alumnae making their mark on Indian tourism market

When they attended the EWB 2011 conference, student delegates Sanchit Malik and Ish Jindal never thought the experience would lead them towards an entrepreneurial success story in India. As a result of attending the conference in March 2011, and the networks that were opened up after meeting so many like-minded students, the pair set to […]

EWB 2011 Alumna wins Fulbright research grant for research paper

Jordyn Arndt from St. Catherine University in St.Paul/Minneapolis, USA, and an EWB 2011 Alumna, has recently been awarded a Fulbright research grant for her work, detailed in a research paper, she presented at the conference last March. Jordyn was one of 36 paper presenters at the conference, whose paper was entitled International Trade and Women’s […]

EWB 2011 proves a huge success in Its 10th Year – Bringing Students And Educators Together

In its 10th year, the 6th biennial conference Education Without Borders 2011 (EWB 2011), proved to be the biggest in the conference’s short history with a diverse range of students, mentors and ideas converging on the Dubai Men’s College campus for the 3-day international student conference. Under the theme of Innovative Solutions to Global Challenges […]

A message from the EWB 2011 World Student Organizing Committee members

To the delegates and attendees of the 2011 Education Without Borders conference. The Higher Colleges of Technology is honoured to have hosted the 6th biennial International Students’ Education Without Borders Conference in Dubai between 28th-31st March 2011, which led to the culmination of over 130 nationalities and more than 1000 students working together to discuss […]

EWB 2011 Winning Student Papers

Congratulations to all the students who shared their ideas through their inspirational and thought-provoking papers and posters. And a special congratulations to those who won the awards for best papers.

Celebrity Guests Help Open Small World – UAE Gala Fundraiser

Hollywood star of movies such as Titanic, Dead Calm, The Mummy and The Phantom, Billy Zane, helped launch the inaugural Small World UAE gala fundraiser at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. The event was under the patronage, and in the presence, of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research […]

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Education Without Borders 2011 Conference Officially Opened in Spectacular Show

With the world’s tallest building as an imposing backdrop the 6th Biennial Education Without Borders 2011 (EWB 2011) international student conference was officially opened last night in a glittering ceremony at the Burj Island Park in Dubai. The 10th anniversary of the world-renowned education conference was officially opened in the presence of His Highness Sheikh […]

French “Spiderman” to climb world’s tallest building for Education Without Borders 2011

The internationally famous solo rock and sky scraper climber, dubbed “The French Spiderman”, will create history next week during the Education Without Borders 2011 (EWB 2011) international student conference when he climbs the world’s tallest building – the Burj Khalifa. Alain Robert, 48, who has been climbing since his teenage years has scaled more than […]