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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for August 28, 2017

Making today's headlines: Emirati Women's Day coverage and excavations in Al Ain

Women make up almost 90 per cent of the student population at Zayed University. Christopher Pike / The National
Women make up almost 90 per cent of the student population at Zayed University. Christopher Pike / The National

Ahead of Emirati women’s day tomorrow check out our special coverage today where we speak to four women who were some of the first to leave the UAE to study abroad.

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An analysis by The National showed that women comprise between 80 and 90 per cent of the student population at two of the nation’s three federal institutions of higher learning.

> Women continue to dominate UAE federal colleges and universities

Archaeologists have restarted work on a site in Al Ain reputed to be one of the earliest agricultural-based villages in the UAE, after a 30-year pause in excavation.

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