Sunday, September 13, 2009

Tasjeel donates one Dirham for every car registered during Ramadan; Funds raised to go to Bait Al Khair Society for helping people in need

Dubai, September 13, 2009: Tasjeel, an ENOC and Road Transport Authority (RTA) joint venture for speedy and hassle-free vehicle testing and registration services, has introduced “Dirham wa’Bas”, a new charity initiative being held in the Holy Month of Ramadan.

With ‘Dirham wa’Bas,’ Tasjeel will donate one Dirham from the car registration fees of every car towards Bait Al Kair Society, a charity organisation in the UAE. The move also includes setting up a number of charity collection points at its service centres across Dubai, Sharjah and Khorfakan.

Ayas Bin Hendi, General Manager of Tasjeel, said: “The “Dirham wa’Bas” initiative complements the various efforts undertaken by ENOC group to partner in social projects for the welfare of UAE residents. At Tasjeel service centres, we receive an average of 2,000 vehicles for registration every day. We hope that the charity initiative will help bring smile to people in need.”

In a bid to offer motorists more convenience and flexibility during the month of Ramadan, Tasjeel has extended its working hours at all service centres. They are now open from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm until 12:00 mid night from Saturday to Thursday

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Emirates Aviation College on target for 15 per cent increase in student numbers

Dubai, U.A.E.,13th September 2009: With the new semester due to start directly after Eid, Emirates Aviation College is on target to see an increase of 15 per cent on last year’s total student numbers.
Just over a week out from the start of the new term, the college has seen a rise in the number of new student registrations, as well as students returning to complete their studies.
Dr. Ahmad Al Ali, Senior Vice President Academic Wing, Emirates Aviation College said: “The significant increase in new and returning students is testament to the outstanding teaching standards that have helped put Emirates Aviation College at the forefront of international aviation training. Every member of staff at the college, from teaching to administration, is looking forward to the start of the new semester and to playing an important part in shaping these students’ futures.”
“Completing specific studies in aviation enables our students to forge ahead with their career goals and ambitions. Emirates Aviation College is renowned the world over for its leading aviation programmes and for producing some of the world’s most sought after graduates.”
The college enlists the services of the very best teachers from across the globe to ensure that the students are ahead of the curve on completion of their academic studies. All courses offered at the Emirates Aviation College are certified by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education.
The Emirates Aviation College offers a variety of courses from Academic Programmes to Diplomas, Higher Diplomas as well as several MBA programmes. Since the college opened in late 1991 a total of 8,000 students have successfully completed their studies across a variety of specialisations. Many of these students have since gone on to rewarding and successful careers in aviation across the globe.
Current courses on offer for the 2009-2010 academic year include:
Academic Programmes: Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering and Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Air Transport Management.
Diplomas and Higher Diplomas in Aerospace Engineering, Business Studies, Electronics and Computer, Computer Software Development and Tourism Management. Top-up Degrees in a variety of specialisations including; Aviation Management, Aerospace Technology, Applied Business, Electronics Engineering are also available.
Those looking to complete their MBA can enroll in; Aviation Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and IT Management. The college will also be offering English Foundation programmes and Flight Operations Management courses.
Registration is still open for students who are interested in attending the Emirates Aviation College. Further information can be found at or by calling the college administration office on +9714 2824000.