Starting in September 2014, the new GEMS Sports Academy based at Silicon Oasis will be giving student-athletes the opportunity to follow a unique 2 year professional academy model of education and athletics. The total immersion within an academic programme will enable student athletes to develop their talent learning from both highly qualified coaches, teachers and classroom peers.
The Academy will provide both a challenging and supportive environment that will bring out the best in student-athletes. Through small class sizes, and expert instruction they will encourage creativity and discussion. Student athletes will follow a bespoke professional academy development programme within a single or multi-sport option coupled with the world’s best international qualification partners in Edexcel and the International Baccalaureate, the GEMS Sports Academy ensures that student athletes are able to progress onto university degree programmes around the world.
At GEMS Sports Academy they believe by harnessing the phenomenal power of sport in combination with a structured programme of education and athletic development ensures that their academy students develop key skills that will help them as they progress through their student-athlete career. Read more
There are loads of Easter activities planned for the Easter weekend. Easter Bunnies will be busy entertaining children in various locations throughout the city. It will be an egg-citing time for the entire family!
Here is a listing of the Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday brunches happening over the Easter weekend in Dubai…
The baby might not have arrived yet, but it is still a good idea to think about the first time at home with a newborn. Arriving home with a newborn you will find yourself catapulted into a whole new existence of apparently non-stop tasks and routine, that can seem rather overwhelming. With a new baby around, you may need parenting support and postnatal care. Here is a list of where to seek professional help and advice in Dubai. We hope you find something that will suit your needs. Read more
Saturday at 8:30pm, show your support and join hundreds of millions of people across the globe in switching off your lights for one hour – Earth Hour, the world’s largest public environmental action. By taking part in this global ‘lights out’ event you we will be celebrating with the people of the world your commitment to the one thing we all have in common – the planet. Read more
The baby might not have arrived yet, but it still might be prudent to think about what formalities need to be completed once the baby has arrived; needless to say, when the baby has arrived you will be busy and in your own `baby world’.
Remember that you have to apply for a residency visa for your new-born baby within 120 days of the birth. If you don’t do this the baby is not allowed to leave the UAE, and AED 100 fine will be added for each day over the 120 day period. Read more
Indulge your senses at the world’s greatest restaurant and music festival! If you love food, drink and music, you’ll love Taste of Dubai. The food lover’s favourite festival now in its 7th year will bring together the city’s highly acclaimed restaurants, prestigious celebrity chefs, premium beverage brands, gastronomic exhibitors and an incredible entertainment stage playing host to live international acts. Read more