Author: Colin Armstrong

Expert advice: Do your social media profiles affect employability?

Expert advice: Do your social media profiles affect employability?

As part of our Sunday Series, every week we bring you a new expert advice column to make the most of your life in Abu Dhabi. This week, Chris Greaves, managing director at Hays Gulf Region, discusses how your social media …

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Meet the mind behind this amazing new exhibition

Meet the mind behind this amazing new exhibition

When Zayed University visual art graduate Ayesha Hadhir Al Mheiri was selected to be part of the 10-month Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF), she set off on a new journey. For the arts development and education programme’s Community …

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Find out why this free family fitness fest is going to be fantastic

Find out why this free family fitness fest is going to be fantastic

Ahead of an action-packed weekend at Yas Family Fitness Fest, we find out how a creating a culture of health runs in the family and why community plays such an important role in wellness It always seems to be the …

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Seven ways for you to live it up in the city this weekend

Seven ways for you to live it up in the city this weekend

Forget the work emails, leave the stress in the office, get your sunglasses on and relax. Oh yes, that’s right, it’s the weekend With all this time on your hands, the last thing you want to do is realise that …

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These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

A programme designed to preserve the country’s longstanding tradition of falconry has proudly introduced what it bills as the first group of female falconers in the world. Female students from different nationalities, aged seven to 13, recently completed a course …

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This innovative system is teaching in a new way

This innovative system is teaching in a new way

Sixth form students at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi are learning the value of money in lesson time with a challenge to test their trading skills. Modelled on the US stock market, the Cranleigh Stock Brokers Cup pits students and teachers head-to-head …

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Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Increasing awareness about cancer and raising money to fund vital research, the Terry Fox Run returns to Abu Dhabi this weekend.  Honouring the legacy of cancer patient Terry Fox who ran the Marathon of Hope in a bid to find a …

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Expert advice: How to keep your new fitness routine going

Expert advice: How to keep your new fitness routine going

As part of our Sunday Series, every week we bring you a new expert advice column to make the most of your life in Abu Dhabi. This week, Chris Wraithmell, head of fitness at Advantage Sports, tells us how you can keep …

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What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

The UAE is moving at the forefront of weather modification science in an attempt to counter its arid climate and water shortage issues On 9th March 2016, the UAE experienced 287 millimetres of rain across Al Ain and Dubai. It …

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Time is of the essence at this awesome event

Time is of the essence at this awesome event

With 14 ten-minute plays and just one winner, Short+Sweet is back, and with it comes a host of amazing community theatreAccording to research, the average attention span tops out at around ten minutes. That’s not a lot of time, when …

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