AQF Views & Voices: Policy & Practice

Welcome to the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Policy & Practice Blog

The Policy & Practice blog highlights works and discussions that impact our community, inform policy decisions and best practices, and affect the social, cultural, and economic development of our emirate, the UAE, Gulf region, and beyond. Below you will find our blog posts, op-eds, and reviews.

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In addition to discussing the Foundation’s own research findings, best practices, and priority areas, we welcome contributions from local and international academics, practitioners, policy makers, as well as our peer organizations and partners. If you would like to contribute, email for more information.

Academic Publishing in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Status, Challenges & Opportunities

Natasha Mansur

From Start-up to Sustainable Success: Lessons Learned from Our First 10 Years

Dr. Natasha Ridge, Caitrin Mullan

Applying for an AQF Grant? Here are the Top 5 Things to Consider

Caitrin Mullan

What is it like to study abroad as an Arab secondary school student?

Rafia Aldhahouri

Four Benefits of an International Internship in Ras al Khaimah

Callum Printsmith

2018: A Year in Review

Dr. Natasha Ridge