Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, reviewed a report submitted by Dr. Ayman Ashour, Deputy Minister for University Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Al-Hayawi, Adviser to the Minister of Technical Education, and Dr. Anwar Ismail, Executive Director of the Technical Consultation, Study and Research Fund at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on the readiness of Assiut University The new technology to start studying in it from the new academic year 2022/2023.
The report stated that the university’s academic regulations have been completed, as well as the completion of all construction and equipment for the university, according to the set schedule, in addition to the preparation of all classrooms and the increase of their number of Students in the new academic year 2022 / 2023
Dr. Adel Abdel Ghaffar, media adviser and official spokesperson for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, said that the New Assiut University of Technology is located on an area of 65,100 square meters and at a total cost of 500.2 million pounds, divided as follows: (395.2 million pounds for construction, 25 million pounds for furniture, 35 million pounds for laboratories). , £ 45 million for the information infrastructure), and the construction and all university buildings were completed, as well as the completion of the main buildings and interior finishes.
The official spokesperson explained that the New Assiut University of Technology will offer new study programs that serve the industry in the surrounding geographical area, including (building and construction technology – electrical and electronic appliances technology – operation and maintenance technology of transmission and distribution networks of electricity and electrical systems – water technology, environment and pollution – food industry technology – technology Chemical industries – health specialties).
The official spokesman added that all the university’s requirements have been met, including furniture, equipment and equipment for laboratories and workshops, as well as the components of the information infrastructure, to be compatible with its study programs, and to be equipped with the latest equipment needed for laboratories and research centers, which is in line with the functional and educational needs of the new programs that will be offered at the university. Point out the important role of technological universities in Egypt in providing well-trained technical frameworks to join the workforce. market, as well as the international partnerships that these universities hold with technological universities with high experience in this training, as well as practical training in factories and companies in the local community around these universities, make graduates of these universities universities able to meet to the needs of today’s labor market locally, regionally and internationally.
Dr. Adel Abdel Ghaffar explained that the university falls within the second phase of the technological universities established by the Ministry of Higher Education, which includes the establishment of 6 new technological universities, namely: (Al Gharbia University of Technology – Sixth October University of Technology – Sponsor El Arab University of Technology – East Port Said University of Technology – New Assiut University of Technology – New Taiba University of Technology) at a total cost of the six universities amounted to £ 3.5 billion.
The new technological universities offer study programs that serve the industry in each geographical region, including: metallurgical, wood, engineering, electronics, electrical, spinning and weaving industries, food industries, tourism and transportation. High school students are accepted with 20% and diploma. students are three years, five years or equivalent, as well as graduates of intermediate institutes with 80% of the total number of admissions, and everyone who wants to enroll at technological universities must pass admission tests.
The official spokesperson added that technological universities grant the following scientific degrees: (professional higher diploma, professional bachelor’s degree, professional master’s degree and professional doctoral degree) in technology in the specialization, and the Supreme Council of Universities, based on the presentation of the Supreme Council for Technological Education, determines the study requirements for each scientific degree, and all matters related to it.
The official spokesperson of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research confirmed the readiness of the six new technological universities in the second phase in terms of construction and equipment to receive students in the new academic year, in accordance with international standards, and note Note that the first phase of the project was witnessed by the establishment of three technological universities, namely (New Cairo University of Technology – University of Delta Technological University – Beni Suef University of Technology), the study started in the 2019/2020 academic year.