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Archive for December, 2012 is the Middle East’s online careers portal connecting students, graduates and employers. Launched in November 2011 by recent graduates Iba Masood and Syed Ahmed, with only $200, now has a presence in 550 Universities globally, and posts jobs from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ireland and the UK. Our clients include Google, IBM,Philips and over 300 SMEs. The Fruit Bowl, Gradberry’s career blog, provides career resources to support and facilitate the job search experience for students and fresh graduates.

One year after launch, was a winner at the United Nations ITU Young Innovator’s Competition and winner of the Cartier Laureate for the MENA Region. primarily caters to internship vacancies for students and entry-level positions for university graduates with 0 to 2 years of full time work experience. Our philosophy is to “plant fruitful careers” for students and graduates and by connecting employers, universities and graduates, we aim to mitigate youth unemployment in the region. Read more

Desperately looking for Karate or Taekwondo classes for women only in Dubai. Can you help? Read more

Every year, Dubai Drums sets the new year off to the right beat, by drumming in lots of positive spirit and happiness in a fun-filled, diverse and entertaining experience where everyone present becomes a part of the evening’s entertainment.

Come and share rhythmic spirit… together and enjoy a night full of drumming, singing, dancing and general merriment with great people, good food, super music and lots of new year spirit. The camp will be decorated new year style and the bar stocked at reasonable prices. There will be a bonfire but bring warm clothes as well. Read more

I’m looking for an outdoor fire pit for a cosy fire in the evening. Do you know where I might find one please. Read more

I have my concern here, I read online and on newspaper about the amnesty here in Dubai from Dec 4 2012to Feb 3 2013, My plan is to grab this opportunity and go back to my home country. Louise, my question is can I come back to the UAE specifically Dubai any-time after I avail this amnesty for example after 1-month or 2-months, or is there any specific time-frame to when can come back to UAE or is there a lifetime ban? Read more

This week’s Into-yous features Syrian expat Loai

Tell us a little about yourself:
I’m 32 years old , have been living in Dubai my whole life. I’m a brand manager of a fashion brand.

When did you move to Dubai and what brought you here?
I was born and raised in Dubai

Have you been an expat elsewhere and if so, where?
Yes, I was an expat in UK, London Read more

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