ABOUT THE SATURDAY CLUB

The Dubai Saturday Club is a fun, informal educational programme for teenagers from across Dubai’s schools. The aim of the club is to introduce them to future careers, enhance their 21st century skills and develop a passion and purpose. Saturday workshops are hosted in partnership with local universities, social entrepreneurs and professionals who are passionate about presenting career choices to students and helping them make the world better and happier.

Our inspiration for starting the Dubai Saturday Club was the UK’s National Art & Design Saturday Club. Thanks to our partnership with the Design & Fashion Council, Dubai Design District (d3), Dubai Creativity Clusters Authority and Dubai Culture, students have the opportunity to explore their innate passion for design, as well as tap into their creative, collaborative and communicative skills – the key components for a happy, healthy and productive life.

Since it was established in 2016, the Dubai Saturday Club has completed four seasons and has seen over 330 students attend the club. Season 5 (falling within the academic year 2019-20) aims to reach more students and build on the popular workshops from previous seasons. We are also bringing on board more partners and hence a wider variety of workshops. Due to the nature of the workshops, some partners spread the learning over 2-3 Saturdays while others are just single workshops. So we recommend that students choose their workshops based on interest, continuity, timing and location.

For this season, we’re once again inviting young adults aged 12-15 from Dubai schools to take part in the #DubaiSaturdayClub with workshops held from November 2019 to March 2020. Each session will be delivered by mentors (and their teams) in the fields of Creativity, Design, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Photography, Self-development, Sustainable Design and Wellbeing.

The Dubai Saturday Club is free to attend and you will not be assessed!

So what are you waiting for? Join us now.


Join Us

Registrations are via the Ludopay App (phone and web-based and is now available on Apple and Android app stores.)


Once you’ve registered you will be notified if you’ve been successful as spaces are limited. KHDA looks forward to hearing from you in the new season!!

Partners

Community Partners

Season 5

Season 4

Season 1 - 3

Schedule

  • 18

    January 2020

    Facilitator: Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA)
    Program Title: Photography for Life - Astrophotography
    Venue: HIPA offices, Emaar Boulevard Plaza,
    Tower 2, Downtown Dubai

    Time: 9am - 12pm
    Student Capacity: 20-25
    Session details: Want an introduction to Astrophotography? Then don't miss this session with Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA). The sessions are delivered by professionals in the field in a hands-on manner using professional equipment.
  • 18

    January 2020

    Facilitator: Oli Oli
    Program Title: Programmable Petting Zoo
    Venue: Oli Oli (Al Quoz 1, next to Oasis Center)
    Time: 9am - 1pm
    Student Capacity: 15
    Session details: A slippery snake, a hungry squirrel, or a roaring lion? What will you make for the robot zoo! Working in small teams, participants will design, build, and program an interactive robot animal for the robot zoo. You will explore circuitry and programming emphasizing playfulness and creativity with all sorts of crafting materials, and get to stretch your creative thinking to personalize a funky animal.
  • 1

    February 2020

    Facilitator: Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA)
    Program Title: Mobile Photography
    Venue: HIPA offices, Emaar Boulevard Plaza,
    Tower 2, Downtown Dubai

    Time: 9am - 12pm
    Student Capacity: 25
    Session details: Want to understand the basics of mobile photography? Grab your phone and head to HIPA. Hands on workshop conducted by experts in the field.
  • 15

    February 2020

    Facilitator: Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA)
    Program Title: Portrait Photography
    Venue: HIPA offices, Emaar Boulevard Plaza,
    Tower 2, Downtown Dubai

    Time: 9am - 12pm
    Student Capacity: 25
    Session details: Want to understand the basics of portrait photography? Hands on workshop conducted by experts in the field.
  • 29

    February 2020

    Facilitator: Nikon Kids Photo Club
    Program Title: Young Photographer's Program
    Venue: KHDA
    Time: 9am - 1pm
    Student Capacity: 20
    Session details: Nikon Kids Photo Club is an initiative to develop photography skills in youngsters at a point in their lives where they’re the most impressionable.
  • 11

    April 2020

    Facilitator: Nikon Kids Photo Club
    Program Title: Young Photographer's Program
    Venue: Online via Zoom - link provided to successful registrants.
    Time: 11.00-11.45am
    Student Capacity: 30
    Session details: This online session is designed to spark and nurture your child’s creativity in the comfort and safety of your home. From the basics of handling a camera to specialized genres, the session will cover aspects of photography that touch upon techniques, tricks and tips to create astounding images!
  • 18

    April 2020

    Facilitator: Nikon Kids Photo Club
    Program Title: Young Photographer's Program
    Venue: Online via Zoom - link provided to successful registrants.
    Time: 11.00-11.45am
    Student Capacity: 30
    Session details: This online session is designed to spark and nurture your child’s creativity in the comfort and safety of your home. From the basics of handling a camera to specialized genres, the session will cover aspects of photography that touch upon techniques, tricks and tips to create astounding images!
  • 25

    April 2020

    Facilitator: Nikon Kids Photo Club
    Program Title: Young Photographer's Program
    Venue: Online via Zoom - link provided to successful registrants.
    Time: 11.00-11.45am
    Student Capacity: 30
    Session details: This online session is designed to spark and nurture your child’s creativity in the comfort and safety of your home. From the basics of handling a camera to specialized genres, the session will cover aspects of photography that touch upon techniques, tricks and tips to create astounding images!

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Knowledge and Human Development Authority

Block 8, Dubai International Academic City
Post Box 500008, Dubai

United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971-4-3640000
Toll-Free: 800 KHDA (800 5432)
Email: info@dubaisaturdayclubs.ae
 Web: www.dubaisaturdayclubs.ae