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Professor Gabbott

UOWD quality expert honoured with the ASQ-UAE Quality Professionals Award

Thursday, 29 November, 2018

“In a very competitive world, the next generation of future leaders need to stay abreast with the latest trends and research in their respective fields. UOWD is in the forefront of providing an education that is innovative, research based on focussed on the ever changing needs of the market.  Dr Lasrado has shown incredible initiative in shaping the Quality Management curriculum at the University and I would like to congratulate her on receiving this award”, Professor Gabbott commented. 

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Sustainable living interventions for Millennials

Tuesday, 17 April, 2018

With the UAE’s focus on sustainability, did it ever cross you mind how certain generations may influence sustainability in the future?

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Etresia Wolmarans

Lifestyle patterns of Millennials have a huge impact on the future of sustainable cities”, says Quality Management expert

Monday, 29 January, 2018

9th Annual Sustainable Development & Inclusive Growth Congress Week focusses on achieving global sustainability

EFQM middleeast Manager

Israa Mobideen

UOWD’s Master of Quality Management receives endorsement from EFQM

Wednesday, 13 September, 2017

It is our aim to provide students with ready-to-go practical exposure in our subjects, so that upon completion of their course, they have a sound understanding of the implementation of quality systems in business, enabling them to successfully carry out quality assessments in any organisation said Dr Lasrado,Disciplie leader UOWD

Palgrave Macmilllan, UK

Liz Barlow

UOWD research unveils Innovation Elevation Roadmap

Sunday, 29 July, 2018

Ms Liz Barlow, Head of Business and Management, at Palgrave Macmillan commented that the scope of the project is certainly timely, as it shows how organisations can establish a culture of creativity at a global levell


Etresia Wolmarans

First cohort of Quality Management students receives EFQM Internal Assessor Certification

Wednesday, 28 March, 2018

“Tonight we proudly congratulate our first cohort of students on receiving their Internal Assessment Certification from EFQM”, commented Dr Payyazhi Jayashree, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Business.

ASQ LMC President.

Nancy Noumi,

UOWD’s Master of Quality Management students celebrate 5th World Quality Day with ASQ

Sunday, 14 January, 2018

Celebrating World Quality Day provides a great platform for quality management students to engage and learn from industry professionals. I am very pleased to have witnessed such high levels of enthusiasm from all the participants during the event at UOWD, highlighting the importance of quality in the successful running of businesses”, commented Nancy Noumi, ASQ LMC President.

UOWD Alumni

Mohan Dharmarajan

Quality Management Forum unites with Quality Management Alumni and ASQ

Monday, 18 June, 2018

Dr Lasrado and Mohan Dharmarajan were official assessors of the UAE Innovation Award which was held earlier this year.


Dubai Quality Group

UOWD academic selected as an official assessor of the newly launched UAE Innovation Award

Wednesday, 28 February, 2018

 Dubai Quality Group (DQG) launched the first UAE Innovation Award. Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority & Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, Dubai Quality Group, in collaboration with Team Power International is excited to announce the UAE Innovation Award – a unique award to recognise innovation in private sector companies throughout the UAE.

UOWD student

Sabreen Wahbeh

UOWD’s Master of Quality Management students attend Best Practices Forum with leading organisations

Thursday, 23 November, 2017

Sabreen Wahbeh, MQM student at UOWD said: “Being able to attend the forum was an amazing opportunity for me to gain an in-depth insight from industry experts on quality leadership. It also provided me with a better understanding on the correct ways to operate as a quality management professional”.


 Etresia Wolmarans

Industry related assignment help UOWD students win top award at Dubai Trade’s ESEA ceremony

Wednesday, 01 March, 2017

The Quality in Management students at UOWD was recently given an assignment to improve the Dubai Trade processes as part of their group projects for the semester. Three groups were then selected to enter their projects for the E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) which took place recently.


 Etresia Wolmarans

UOWD academic participates in panel discussion on Sustainability during 8th Annual Sustainable Development Congress

Monday, 02 January, 2017

The five-day congress was packed with informative talks on sustainability with Dr Lasrado being invited to participate in a panel discussion on ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Sustainable Development’ along with four distinguished professors from across the UAE



UOWD academic chairs the Science Collaboration Symposium in Bahrain on tackling Sustainability issues in the Gulf

Tuesday, 06 December, 2016

Dr Flevy Lasrado, Assistant Professor in Quality Management at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) was recently awarded a travel grant to chair the Bahrain Science Collaboration Symposium in Bahrain under the theme of Water-Food-Energy Nexus.The conference, organised in collaboration by the British Council, the UK Science & Innovation Network and the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, was held at the University of Bahrain and brought together various experts from three Gulf Countries - Oman, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain as well as researchers from the United Kingdom to discuss large-scale solutions to water scarcity.



UOWD academic delivers keynote speech at International Seminar in India

Friday, 16 September, 2016

Dr Flevy Lasrado, Assistant Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) recently had the privilege to deliver a special address at the inauguration of the International Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Business Excellence and International Business – India’s Perspective”. The seminar was organised and hosted by the Department of Commerce, University of Madras in Chennai, India and sponsored by UGC.

Country Deputy Director of British Council, ,

Claire Grundy

UOWD hosts research workshop on Employee Engagement for Quality green behaviour

Monday, 25 April, 2016

Country Deputy Director of British Council, Claire Grundy, said that the researcher workshop has stimulated an interesting dialogue and is an opener for a green movement and wished the grant recipients success with their research project. Dr. Flevy Lasrado, Assistant Professor of Quality Management at UOWD’s Faculty of Business, expressed her gratitude to British Council, Department for Business Innovation and skills, UK science and innovation Network for the research grant award and for facilitating the Researcher links between UAE and UK institutions.  She expressed her confidence that it would help promote green concepts in both countries.


British Council

UOWD team up with British Council for Researcher Links program

Tuesday, 22 March, 2016

Dr Flevy Lasrado, Assistant Professor of Quality Management at University of Wollongong in Dubai’s Faculty of Business, will be bringing an innovative new workshop on sustainability and green behavior to Dubai next month in collaboration with the UK’s University of Salford, thanks to a significant research grant from the British Council.

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