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BSU UK Delegates Visit BSU RAK,  Continuing Partnership for Academic Excellence

Bath Spa University RAK extends heartfelt gratitude to Professor Simon Haslett, David Newman, Pearl Slater, and Charlotte Moroney, from Bath Spa University, UK, for their presence on 21st- 22nd February 2024.

During their two-day visit to the university, they engaged with students, faculty, and staff, including a guided […]

BMESS 2024: 4th International Conference on Business & Management, Emerging Technologies and Social Science

BMESS 2024 aspires to celebrate, showcase, and inspire latest research in the domains of Business and Management, Emerging Technologies, and Social Science. The academic gathering serves as a global platform for both young and experienced researchers and scientists to exchange insights and present their […]

BSU UK Initiates Specialized IT Training Training for  BSU RAK Faculty & Staff

BSU RAK faculty and staff attended a comprehensive IT training session led by Sean Taylor, a seasoned Service Quality Analyst at Bath Spa University UK, IT services. The session  which was held on 25th January 2024, purposely addressed the prevalent challenges and queries from staff  and  students alike which include:

Exploring the Boundless Horizons of Psychology: A Visit to NAFSOLOGY

Bath Spa University RAK Psychology students and faculty had an insightful journey as they visited NAFSOLOGY on the 18th January 2024, under the supervision of Ms. Saima Khan. The highlight of the visit was a session conducted by Madam Nashwa Tantawy, a licensed psychologist associated with the Community Development Authorities Dubai.

BSU RAK Wins Inter-University Boxing Match

Bath Spa University Ras Al Khaimah dominated the ring in the recently concluded Inter-University Boxing Match held on the 9th of December 2023 at BITS Pilani Sports Festival.

In an impressive display of skill, strength, and stamina, Psychology student Nivron Anthony, who represented BSU RAK, delivered a knock-out performance and won two matches against opponents from the University […]

Bath Spa University RAK Forges Global Ties with University in China

On December 6, 2023, Dr.  Raja Sajjad Husain, CEO; Dr. Muhammad Nawaz Brohi, Campus Director; and Saqib Bhatti,  Head of Academics, warmly received Li Lin and Chai Ning,  the Vice President and Head of International Relations of Hunan University  of Science & Technology.

Pakistan’s Ambassador Faisal Niaz Tirmizi Visits BSU RAK

Ambassador Faisal Niaz Tirmizi visited Bath Spa University, Ras Al Khaimah on 15th November 2023. His Excellency was warmly received by Dr. Raja Sajjad Hussain, CEO of Bath Spa University RAK, Dr. M N Brohi, Campus Director, and esteemed faculty members. During his interaction with the students, Ambassador Tirmizi delved into the deep-rooted historic ties […]

Dr. Sajjad Hussain’s Distinguished Career Recognised with Honorary DBA

In a momentous ceremony held at the Pullman Creek Dubai City Centre Deira, CEO Sajjad Hussain of Bath Spa University and a luminary in the educational landscape of the United Arab Emirates was bestowed with the Honorary Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree.

Continuing the Synergy, Optimising Collaboration: BSU RAK & UK’s Partnership Highlights

Bath Spa University UK and Bath Spa University RAK continue to uphold academic quality and collaboration through its second term meeting on 3rd October 2023. Representing BSU UK Staff were Zoe Newth, Anthony Clements, Lorna Lewis, Kayla Rose, Charlotte Moroney, and Matthew Holt. Saqib Bhatti, R Sajjad Hussain…

BSU RAK Welcomes Students from 32 Nations as Academic Year Begins; Dr. Nasir, UK Link Tutor, Inspires BSU RAK Students

As the academic year 2023-2024 kicks off at BSU RAK, the campus is abuzz with high spirits and eager anticipation. The first day of school is always a special occasion; this year was no exception. Academic and Non-Academic staff went all out to ensure that students were welcomed warmly and well-informed about the exciting…

BSU RAK Engages Parents in the Student Academic Journey

Bath Spa University RAK commits to a close-knit partnership with parents by conducting a series of informative orientations for the Academic Year 2023-2024. The sessions cover a range of essential topics, including program offerings, policies, guidelines, the student portal, and university support and services. The university’s primary objective is to actively involve parents in their […]

BSU RAK Gears Up for a Brighter Academic Year 2023-2024

Faculty & Staff Convene  for Crucial Updates & Strategic Direction Setting   BSU RAK Seminar hall was brimming with excitement on Thursday, 31st  August, as faculty and  staff from the different departments gathered together for the Employees’ Assembly. The event, which unified the academic community, was marked by comprehensive agenda that are pivotal for the […]

Bath Spa University Ras Al Khaimah Welcomes UK Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sue Rigby

In a significant milestone, Professor Sue Rigby, Vice-Chancellor of the UK, embarked on a momentous visit to Bath Spa University Ras Al Khaimah on 26th August 2023. This visit marked a critical juncture in the university’s journey, offering a glimpse into its promising future. One of the highlights of Professor Rigby’s visit was a tour […]

BSU RAK Job Fair 2023: Flaring a Trajectory to Fresh Horizons

In pursuit of a holistic educational experience, Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK, in partnership with FilHR- DNE, hosted a Corporate Preparatory Workshop & Job Fair on 19th August 2023 at Al Ghurair Office Tower, Dubai. Organised by the Corporate Affairs office in collaboration with Gina Basilan Perez, FilHR- DNE’s Director of External Affairs, the event seeks to ignite…

Job Fair 2023 -Get Hired & Shape Your Success!

 Get Hired & Shape Your Success! Mark your calendars for August 19th and be part of an incredible opportunity: Event Schedule: – Corporate Preparatory Workshop: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Job Fair: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Join us for a day filled with learning and networking! This event is tailor-made for incoming Levels […]

Termly Meeting: Promoting Academic Quality and Collaborative Development

10th July 2023: Bath Spa University UK and Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK convened for a termly meeting on Academic Quality and Collaborative Development. UK staff were represented by Dr Kayla Rose, Dr Charles Wiffen, Anna Makin, Gavin Harrison, Anthony Clements, Tom Gardner, Lorna Lewis, and Matthew Eacott. At the same time, BSU RAK […]

BSU RAK CEO’s Inspiring Return from Hajj Pilgrimage: Underpinning University Operations with QAA

3rd July 2023: Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK employees warmly welcomed Mr. Raja Sajjad Hussain, the CEO, upon his return from the Hajj Pilgrimage. During the meeting, senior management updated all staff about the university’s Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) status.

From Campus to Crown: BSU RAK Student Reigns Supreme as Mr. Teen PID 2023

Business and Management student Edgar Bryan Dela Pena was left in awe when he was crowned Mr. Teen PID 2023 in the recently concluded Mr. & Ms. Teen Philippine Independence Day (PID) 2023 held on 26th June 2023 at Asiana Hotel, Dubai.

Chinese Universities Set the Benchmark with their Visit to BSU RAK

Top officials and delegates from Shandong University of Technology, Shandong Normal University, Shandong Institute of Commerce and Technology, Binzhou Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, Binzhou Polytechnic, Weifang University, and Taishan University visited BSU RAK on 18th June 2023.

BSU RAK Students Gear Up for Speed Interview with Stratgeist

BSU RAK Students showcased their wit, grace, and poise in an exhilarating speed interview   with the brilliant minds behind Stratgeist, on 22nd June 2023 at Metaverse Age Training  Institute, Dubai. The interview was headed by Jason Lim, CEO, Claira Chua, Content Strategist, and Sharina Manaog, Editor, with the goal  to  identify the best talents that […]

BSU Community Engagement: A Tribute to Bravery and Unity

Every June 12, Filipinos worldwide come together to commemorate Independence Day, a significant milestone in their history. This momentous occasion marks the freedom Filipinos fought for and gained during the Spanish-American War, symbolising the valour and resilience of the Filipino spirit. As 125 years have passed since that historic event, this year’s celebration in the […]

BSU RAK’s Preparations for QAA; CEO Raja Sajjad Hussain Enhances Benefits at Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK

CEO Raja Sajjad Hussain recently convened a meeting with Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK staff to provide updates on the organisation’s benefits and wellness initiatives.

Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK Receives Full Compliance Approval from RAKEZ Academic Zone

Ras Al Khaimah, June 1, 2023 – Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK has achieved a significant milestone by obtaining full compliance approval from the RAKEZ Academic Zone for 2023.

Encounter of Inspiration: Bath Spa University RAK Hosts Esteemed Guests from the UK Campus for an Unforgettable Visit

Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK had the honour of welcoming esteemed guests on May 23rd, as Pro-Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark McGuinness and Director of Student Recruitment Ben Hughes visited the campus.

From Bath to London: A Journey of Education and Adventure

From April 26 to May 4, 2023, a group of students from the United Arab Emirates embarks on an unforgettable journey of discovery, education, and adventure as they join Bath Spa University Ras Al Khaimah’s Annual Study Tour Program. As the plane lands at London Stansted, the students eagerly disembark, ready to explore the UK […]

International Researchers and Scientists Convene for Research Conference at BSU RAK

At Bath Spa University RAK, we take pride in creating a dynamic, stimulating, and motivating atmosphere that encourages both learning and exploration not just for our students, staff, and faculty, but also for the wider global scientific community.

Bath Spa University and Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK: Strengthening Global Partnerships

Higher education institutions are forging transnational partnerships to foster academic excellence and cross-cultural understanding in an era of unprecedented global collaboration. One such collaboration is between Bath Spa University and Future Education World FZ LLC (Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK)…

BSU RAK Earns Prestigious Accreditation: Exemption by ACCA

Aspiring financial professionals around the world turn to the ACCA Qualification, a leading accountancy program that equips students with essential skills, knowledge, and values for successful careers.

BSU RAK Beats Heriot-Watt, Middlesex, Canadian University, RIT, Wins Championship

Bath Spa University RAK basketball team made a stunning impression at the invitational tournament hosted by RIT University in Dubai. The game featured several universities, including the American University of Sharjah, Heriot-Watt University, Canadian University Dubai, RIT, University of Wollongong, Westford University College, and Bath Spa University RAK.

Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK Annual Sports Fest 2023

The annual sports event provided an excellent opportunity for the students to showcase their talents and skills in various games. It also promoted a spirit of healthy competition and encouraged students to engage in physical activity, promoting their overall well-being.

University’s Courtesy Call to the New Envoy to the UAE

Bath Spa University RAK courtesy call to His Excellency Alfonso Ferdinand A. Ver, the Philippine Ambassador to the UAE. His Excellency Ambassador Ver has been presented with the portfolio of the University. Present during the meeting is Consul General Marford M. Angeles, Dr. Nino Decenorio, BSU RAK Senior Vice-President, Dr. Salvacion Martir, BSU RAK Head […]

Dr. Jake Hobbs, BSU UK’s Creative Computing Link Tutor visits BSU RAK

Dr. Jake Hobbs, BSU UK’s Creative Computing Link Tutor visited BSU RAK on the 7th & 8th of Feb 2023. During his two-day visit, Dr. Hobbs met all Creative Computing students and gave them guidance on how to complete the programme effectively, and prepare for and secure internships and jobs. He also made sure to […]

BSU RAK Foundation Day Celebration

Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Shaping the Future BSU RAK faculty, staff, and students gathered together at the RAKEZ auditorium on the 4th of February, 2023, to celebrate the University’s founding anniversary. Mr. Raja Sajjad Hussain, BSU RAK CEO, addressed the crowd by commemorating the University’s metamorphosis – from its humble beginnings to a […]

Grievance Resolution Procedure for Students at Bath Spa University RAK

Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK is dedicated to providing a positive and supportive learning environment for all of our students. To ensure that any grievances or concerns are addressed in a fair and timely manner, we have established the Grievance Resolution Procedure for Students.

Dr. Anita Fumagalli Visits BSU RAK Campus

Dr. Anita Fumagalli Visits BSU RAK Campus Bath Spa University RAK Campus welcomed Dr. Anita Fumigalli, a Forensic Psychology lecturer at Bath Spa University, United Kingdom, on November 15 – 16, 2022. On her two-day visit to the university, Dr. Fumagalli made sure to inspect the newly-approved BSc (Hons) Psychology programme. She also spent time […]

Bath Spa University RAK Freshers’ Party 2023!

This year’s theme is Hollywood stardom, highlighting the noticeable movie stars posing on the red carpet relishing their victories after a successful movie launch. The star casts students to feel that way when they walk through the light-studded red carpet down the middle of the Al Maha Ballroom, RAK Hotel, which is one of the […]

Dr. Nasir Salari, BSU UK Business and Management Course Leader visits BSU RAK

Dr. Nasir Salari is the Course Leader in MA Marketing and Brand Management as well as the Pathway Leader in Marketing at the undergraduate level in the UK. He is also the link tutor between the BSU UK and BSU Academic Centre RAK. His visit to BSU RAK is part of the quality assurance which […]

BSU English Language Test Held at Bath Spa University RAK Campus

Bath Spa University UK, under the supervision of Hugh Osborne and Sarah Sibley, conducts University language tests similar to IELTS for the Academic Year 2022-2023. In addition, students must pass the four macro skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing, requiring a minimum 5.5 band score for each skill and an overall band score of 6.0 […]

Bath Spa University RAK Campus Celebrates 4th Graduation Ceremony

Diplomats from different countries, community leaders, media personalities, corporate partners, proud parents, and graduates of class 2022 filled the Constellation Ballroom at The Address Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE, for the most-awaited event of the year – the Graduation Ceremony held on the 21st of August 2022.

BSU RAK Campus Ready to Welcome Academic Year 2022-2023

“If the university is growing, we are all growing.” -Mr. Raja Sajjad Husain CEO, BSU RAK Campus In preparation for the forthcoming academic year 2022-2023, Bath Spa University Academic Center Ras Al Khaimah held a faculty and staff orientation on the 10th of August 2022. Dr. Muhammad Nawas Brohi, BSU RAK Campus Director, opened the […]

The 2nd International Conference on Business, Management, Environmental, and Social Science 2022

The 2nd International Conference on Business, Management, Environmental, and Social Science 2022 (BMESS – 2022) was jointly organised by Bath Spa University, RAK, UAE, and Gynacity Research Consultancy, India. Headed by Prof. Dr. M.N Brohi,

City Select Academy UK visits Bath Spa University Center RAK

The students of City Select Academy UK were welcomed by Dr. M.N Brohi, Campus Director, Mr. Iftikhar, Head of the Creative Computing Department, and Ms. Arooj Baig, Business & Management Coordinator, at Bath Spa University RAK.

Rousseau International School visits Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK

We had the pleasure to host Rousseau International School on our main campus in Ras Al Khaimah, welcomed by Dr. Niño, our Senior Vice President and Dr. M.N Brohi, Campus Director of Bath Spa University.

Pakistan Day 2022 Celebration at Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK

Bath Spa University RAK celebrates Pakistan Resolution Day, filled with laughing and dancing, commemorating the establishment of the constitution of Pakistan.

House of Cheshire wins BSU Sports Fest 2022

This year’s Annual Sports Fest was participated by the Houses of Somerset, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Cheshire playing the games of Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Cricket, Badminton, Chess and a line-up of mini-games,

Indian Holi Festival at Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK

Bath Spa University Academic Centre RAK celebrates the Holi Festival of Colors. The occasion was filled with laughter and happiness while celebrating with colors, unifying various cultures, backgrounds and ethnicity

BSU Cares 2021 – Back to School Campaign Donations

With the leadership of Dr. Niño Decenorio, our Senior Vice President, and the generous giving of our students – BSU Cares organized a Back to School Campaign for the students of Banwalan Primary School, General Santos City, Philippines.

SVP Bath Spa University RAK Wins Global Excellence Award 2021

The Global Education Excellence Award 2021 acknowledges academic leaders, administrators, and professors who have significantly impacted education.

Bath Spa Academic Center RAK – Space to Grow Forum

Over an hour-long interactive discussion session, the panel reflected upon, and shared valuable insights on the achievements & challenges in information technology, covering themes from human connection, sustainability, connectivity & cybersecurity.

Bath Spa University RAK Students Engage at ASEAN Business Matching

ASEAN countries such as Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines were represented at the ASEAN Business Matching event held at the Philippines EXPO 2020Pavilion, headed by the Philippine Business Council – Dubai & Northern Emirates.

BSU Goes to Dubai Expo 2020

EXPO 2020 is the biggest and grandest event of the year in the whole world, and of course! Our students visited the UK Pavilion and the other different pavilions that broadened our student’s understanding of the different highlights of various countries. Check out their big smiles!

Cybersecurity Challenges for Pakistan and Beyond

Prof. Dr M.N Brohi, Campus Director at Bath Spa University RAK delivered a lecture about “Cybersecurity Challenges for Pakistan and Beyond” on 13th November 2021 and “Reshaping the education sector in Pakistan with EduTech”

Freshers Party 2021

After a long pause from physical classes and social gatherings, our Student Council organized a big bang for the return of our students on campus! Freshers’ Party 2021 with the theme Y2K – held last 23rd October 2021 at the Ras Al Khaimah Hotel.

The Internship Program Launching in Partnership with PBC-DNE

In a growing and competitive market, students must be equipped not only with academic concepts and theories but with practical experience that will help them navigate the complexities of work. 

BSU Convocation Ceremony 2021

It has indeed been a challenging year and over with the pandemic and how everyone needed to adjust to the so-called new normal. One of the biggest adjustments is conducting everything online including classes and events

Professional Training and Job Fair Programme – FILHR Dubai and Northern Emirates

 The FilHR DNE team imparted knowledge and insights to the students regarding building their confidence, knowing their worth, how to effectively present themselves, building their CVs, and getting to know themselves.

Celebrating New Beginnings: Year Starter Party at Bath Spa University RAK

Bath Spa University RAK kicked off the year by hosting a memorable party on January 08, 2021, at Ramada by Wyndham, Deira, Dubai, exclusively for the MA Business Management students from various cohorts and staff. The event was a resounding success, filled with fun games, a delectable buffet, and a delightful exchange of gifts. Recognising […]

Industry Insights and Career Tips: Virtual Session with Mr. Francois Kouyoumjian

During the session, Mr. Kouyoumjian shared valuable insights into the future demands of industries, particularly in the UAE. As a result, students gained a deeper understanding of the evolving business landscape and the skills required to excel in their careers.

Empowering the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Webinar by Dr. Kaship Nissar for Bath Spa University Ras Al Khaimah

The purpose of this Webinar was to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the core concepts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the contexts of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing.

Mind Setting for Fall Semester 2020: The University’s new normal | Webinar

On July 15, 2020, Prof. Rommel Sergio, a distinguished Canadian University Professor, conducted a crucial webinar to equip students with the necessary tools to adapt to the “New Normal.” This Webinar considered the profound impact of Covid-19 and the rise of digital learning as a prominent teaching model. Prof. Sergio’s Webinar aimed to guide students […]

Preparing for Success: Webinar by Dr. Rex Bacarra for Graduating Students

Dr. Rex Bacarra, the Dean of the American College of Dubai, conducted a highly informative webinar for graduating students. This training session aimed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to create a compelling portfolio that would set them apart in the competitive job market. Recognising the importance of a well-crafted portfolio in […]

Exploring the Best of the UK: Bath Spa University’s Educational Trip

From February 22 to March 02, a group of fifteen students from Bath Spa University embarked on an enriching journey from the United Arab Emirates to the United Kingdom. This nine-day educational trip was filled with exciting experiences, including visits to the captivating city of Bath, Bath Spa University itself, and an immersive tour of […]

Promoting Physical Wellness: Annual Sportfest at the University

The University places great importance on the physical wellness of its students and, therefore, organises an annual event called Sportfest. This much-anticipated activity aims to cultivate sportsmanship among students and allow them to appreciate various sports.

Class of 2019 at Bath Spa University Celebrates Graduation Day

Graduation Day marks a significant milestone in every student’s academic journey, filled with emotions and a sense of accomplishment. The Graduates of the Class of 2019 at Bath Spa University experienced a momentous occasion they will cherish forever.

Bath Spa University Ras Al Khaimah: Opening Doors to International Opportunities Through Study Trip

During the UK Study Trip, students can interact closely with the renowned UK faculty, who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Through these engaging sessions, students gain fresh perspectives and deeper insights into their respective fields of study.

Lee Scott Enhances Creative Computing Experience at Bath Spa University UAE

Lee Scott, Subject Leader of Creative Computing at Bath Spa University UK Campus, made a significant visit to Bath Spa University UAE to connect with Creative Computing students. Conducting an orientation.

Dr. Nasir Salari’s Orientation on Academic Policies and Student Well-being at Bath Spa University UAE

During an orientation session, he emphasised the importance of understanding and following the academic policies of the home campus. Furthermore, Dr. Salari highlighted the significance of faculty members’ role in prioritising students’ well-being, encouraging them to go beyond academic concerns.

Celebrating Academic Milestones: Bath Spa University Ras Al Khaimah Holds Memorable Graduation Ceremony

The ceremony was graced by the presence of esteemed dignitaries, including HE Dr. Sheikh Majid Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi, President of Ruler’s Court of Ajman and Minister of Education Ajman, as well as diplomats and government officials from Pakistan and the Philippines.

Bath Spa University-UAE Supports Philippine Independence Day in Ras Al Khaimah

As a testament to its commitment to cultural diversity, Bath Spa University-UAE pledged its ongoing support for various communities in Ras Al Khaimah. The University recognises the importance of celebrating and embracing different cultures, fostering an inclusive and harmonious environment.

RAKEZ Networking Iftar 2018: Fostering Connections and Collaboration in Ras Al Khaimah

Dr. Liju John Thomas, Campus Director, recently attended the RAKEZ Networking Iftar 2018, held at the Fayrouz Ramadan Tent in Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah. The event brought together officials from RAKEZ Academy Zone and senior management representatives from partner universities of RAK Academy Zone.

Orientation Session by Polly Derbyshire: Navigating Essential Policies for Academic Success at Bath Spa University RAK

Polly Derbyshire, Interim Head of Bath Business School and External Development Leader in the UK Campus conducted an orientation session for students at Bath Spa University RAK, UAE. Her primary emphasis was on elucidating and addressing the key policies students must be mindful of during their academic tenure.

Bath Spa University UAE Students Unite in Fun Bash Event

Bath Spa University UAE students joined a vibrant Fun Bash event, fostering stronger connections among students and staff. The day was brimming with excitement, featuring a delightful array of delicious food generously provided by student leaders. The whole management supports the students in this kind of activity as it believes that learning is not confined […]

Bath Spa University RAK Honors Indian Student Toppers

Bath Spa University RAK, UAE, paid tribute to outstanding Indian students during their graduation ceremony, recognizing their remarkable academic achievements. As a testament to their dedication, scholarships were awarded to deserving students with exceptional scholastic prowess. The event was attended by Dr. Liju Thomas, Campus Director.