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Foundation year at UAE state universities to be scrapped from 2018

UAE universities

The foundation year at state universities, which improves new students’ English-language skills so they can begin their degree courses, is to be scrapped from 2018. Its abolition will require major changes in the curriculum for the final three years of secondary school to prepare pupils for university education. Last year only 20 per cent were ready for direct entry to ... Read More »

FNC to debate scrapping of English foundation couses at UAE universities

UAE Students

The decision to abolish the English-language preparatory year for new students at the three state universities is to be raised at the Federal National Council. The foundation course has been in place for decades to help students who would otherwise struggle with degree courses taught in English. However, it is a serious drain on financial resources at United Arab Emirates ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes