World Faculty Day celebrated at UCB

posted 14 Oct 2017, 06:35 by UCB Admin

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. October 7 is celebrated as World Teacher's Day, across the globe. The day celebrates the contributions that the Teachers make in the life of students. To mark this day, Student Volunteers along with members of the Student Council presented all teachers with an appreciation certificate along with a small token of appreciation. All faculty members were overwhelmed with this gesture and felt very emotional. The members also presented Dr. Khalid Al Khalifa Founder & Chairman of Board of Trustees with the appreciation certificate and shared their experiences with him.




posted 25 Sep 2017, 02:20 by UCB Admin

 The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations as an annual observance of global non-violence and ceasefire. Every year, people in all parts of the world honour peace in various ways on 21 September. As a part of the CSR commitments, University College of Bahrain (UCB) organized International Peace Day on September 24, at its campus. UCB’s constant endeavor is to promote Peace, and a small step towards this direction was celebration of this day at the campus.

As last year, the theme of the day was White, where the campus was decorated with white balloons and the dress code was white. The members of the student council presented white roses to the staff & faculty members. The students wrote messages on the occasion. 



posted 24 Sep 2017, 08:43 by UCB Admin   [ updated 24 Sep 2017, 11:07 ]

The beginning of the new semester at UCB is marked by the organization of the Orientation Day for all the new students. On September 20, 2017, University College of Bahrain (UCB) officially welcomed the new students to Fall 2017-18 Semester by organizing the Orientation Day, that was aimed to provide an opportunity for new students to familiarize themselves with the members of the academic and administrative bodies of the University, including other information which would help them during their stay & studies at UCB.

The students were welcomed by Prof Salah Emara, President UCB and Dr. Ugi Suharto, Vice President Academics where they congratulated the students on making the right choice. Dr. Rana Sawaya, Manager Admissions made a brief presentation about important information related to documentation and other aspects, followed by a presentation by Dr. Latika Chaudhary, Dean Student Affairs, about student life. Dr. Nandita Sen Gupta, Head of the IT Department apprised students about IT facilities & services available for students. All head of the departments were also introduced to the students.  





Students of Communication & Multimedia Department

posted 22 Jul 2017, 23:47 by UCB Admin   [ updated 22 Jul 2017, 23:47 ]

University College of Bahrain's Department of Communication & Multimedia's senior students organized and hosted a charity event in Beautopia Beauty Lounge, Saar for the Dream Society children on Saturday the 1st July 2017. UCB believes in the importance of corporate social responsibility and in light of the University's keenness to instill values and principles amongst students, encourages them to participate in charitable work and to be an integral part of society. The students that organized the event had the pleasure of being in the presence of some of the Dream Society girls and had the opportunity to draw a smile on these beautiful fighters faces.

Beautopia and UCB students collaborated in giving the wonderful girls fashionable hair styles with funky nail polish and makeup. The event included singing, dancing, and contests with prizes. They served food, dessert and individual giveaway gift bags for the lovely girls at the end of the event. UCB would like to extend its thanks to the fabulous owners and staff of Beautopia Beauty Lounge, for their exceptional service and full support. The students of UCB were grateful to have shared such an intimate and happy experience with the bright girls of Dreams Society and have emphasized how much they have learnt the importance social responsibility.


Charity Event for Ramadan

posted 22 Jul 2017, 23:39 by UCB Admin

In the spirit of the Holy month of Ramadan, the management of UCB made a Charity event by donating cartons of food materials at The Child Welfare Home (Ministry of Labour & Social Development). The students along with staff, volunteered in packing food items for donation. They also visited the Child Welfare Home where they met the officials. The representatives of the Child Welfare Home, thanked UCB for the generosity.


UCB represents at International Annual Conference - WASD

posted 22 Jul 2017, 23:36 by UCB Admin

Dr. Nandita Sengupta, Assistant Professor and Head of Department of IT, UCB attended World Association Sustainable Development (WASD), 15th International Annual Conference organized by Ahlia University at Sheraton Bahrain Hotel from 16th to 18th May 2017. Papers from various areas, like, “Governments in the digital age – progress, priorities and policies”, “Government universities and society: implications of the Digital Transformation”, “Youth urban innovation: educational platform for Smart City Planning”, “Dynamic model for the knowledge management and measurement of intellectual capital in service companies” were presented in the conference.


UCB participates in Exclusive CIO Roundtable

posted 22 Jul 2017, 23:33 by UCB Admin   [ updated 22 Jul 2017, 23:34 ]

Dr. Nandita Sengupta, Assistant Professor and Head of Department of IT, UCB attended “Exclusive CIO Roundtable” powered by Emitac Enterprise Solutions, Dubai hosted by Enterprise Channels, MEA on 15th May 2017 at Ritz Carlton, Bahrain. It was an interactive session where CIOs from various organizations, like Gulf Air, Ministry of Finance, National Bank of Bahrain, Arcapita Bahrain, Viva Bahrain, IGA Bahrain, Bahrain Shura Council, Gulf University shared their views in relation to the emerging growth of Information Technology.



UCB hosts World Water Day Event

posted 22 Jul 2017, 23:24 by UCB Admin   [ updated 22 Jul 2017, 23:24 ]

UCB in Association with EWA & Northern Area Municipal Council hosted an event on the occasion of World Water Day. Representatives from Electricity, Water Authority and Northern Area Municipal Council and UCB family gathered on the 7th May at its campus and held a series of guest lecture on various social topics specially highlighting how to save water & electricity.

The session ended with Prof Salah Emara, President, UCB, presenting the officials with a UCB shield as a memento, which they delightfully accepted. All delegates were thankful for the hospitality offered by UCB.



UCB proudly hosts its 12th Annual Graphic Design Exhibition

posted 22 Jul 2017, 23:20 by UCB Admin   [ updated 22 Jul 2017, 23:21 ]

Under the patronage of Shaikha Hala Bint Mohamad Al Khalifa, Director Culture & Arts, Bahrain Authority for Culture & Antiques and Dr. Khalid Al Khalifa, the Executive Chairman of UCB, the 12th Annual Graphic Design Exhibition was held at UCB Campus on May 4th. The exhibition served as a perfect platform and aimed to provide an opportunity for the final year Graphic Design students to present their final projects to a discerning audience of friends, family, colleagues, and industry representatives. The exhibition was open to all including UCB students, parents, other graphic design companies, professionals and artists. The exhibition showcased the projects of final year students of the Graphic Design department.


The Graphic Design concentration, under the able guidance Dr. Lilian Hillak, is the most sought-after program. It is one of the most dynamic fields, where designers create visual compositions that give voice to the world around us, making them communicators and problem solvers.



UCB’s 6th Annual Multimedia Video Showcase

posted 22 Jul 2017, 23:16 by UCB Admin   [ updated 22 Jul 2017, 23:17 ]

UCB organized its 6th Annual Multimedia Video Showcase on April 27th in the auditorium at its campus. The Multimedia Showcase featured several short video films created by the final year students of Communication & Multimedia Department. The video showcase aimed to provide each student with the experience to demonstrate their knowledge and command of their physical, mental, emotional, and creative social selves. The show was under the patronage of His excellency Dr. Khalid Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of University College of Bahrain.

The event was also graced by two special guests of honor, Ms. Nahed Al Shaikh, Director of Program Development and Marketing at Bahrain TV and Sheikha Noora Al Khalifa, founder Medpoint Design. The multimedia projects included animations, 3D compositing, kinetic typographies, visual effects, documentaries, public service announcements, social media videos, short films, and web design.




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