Emirates News Agency – Zayed University students win 3rd place in ADNOC-Bloomberg UAE Trading Challenge

ABU DHABI, 8th August, 2022 (WAM) — Students from Zayed University (ZU) from the College of Business (CoB) have achieved the 3rd place in the ADNOC-Bloomberg UAE Trading Challenge 2022.

In another competition, Zayed University students won two awards in the HSBC-Rotman ESG Trading Initiative. One group won the 3rd place in the competition, while another group won the Best ESG Portfolio Manager Award.

The initiative was organised by HSBC Middle East and University of Toronto-Rotman School of Management. 47 teams from different universities in the Middle East competed over the course of four months.

The final qualifiers for the ADNOC-Bloomberg UAE Trading Challenge 2022 witnessed exciting competitions between students from Khalifa University, UAE University, Zayed University and Abu Dhabi University. This initiative comes within the framework of efforts to support the next generation of young thinkers in the UAE, with the participation of more than 230 students from 7 universities.

Dr. Fatima Al Ali, Acting Dean of the College of Business, said, “At the CoB, we collectively work to action innovation in teaching methodologies, research and engagement with our stakeholders to make a difference in the community, under our mission and strategic goals. As we embark into the 2022-2023 academic year, we inspire to make significant progress towards supporting the University’s plan for transformation and the UAE’s knowledge-based economy.”

It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Education signed an MoU in 2019 with ADNOC and Bloomberg to implement and develop a training programme aimed at providing Emirati students with the specialised financial skills necessary to excel in the world of business and finance.

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