An Arab Conference on Talent Research at the University of Jordan … and an Exhibition for High School Graduates at Umm Al-Qura University

Egypt Informatics receives Hoda El Maraghy, the first Dean of Engineering in Canada

Egypt Informatics University has prof. dr. Hoda El-Maraghi, a member of the university’s board of trustees, received at its headquarters in Knowledge City in the new administrative capital.

According to a statement, our publication received a copy of it, it comes within the framework of implementing the Egyptian state’s plan to exchange experiences and increase liaison with Egyptian experts abroad to enhance Egypt’s vision for sustainable development 2030 to support. Dr. Hoda Al-Maraghi is a leading University Professor and Founding Director of the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Center (IMS) at the University of Windsor. She is also the first woman to hold the position of Dean of Engineering in Canada, which received the Order of Canada in 2020, and the Medal of Ontario in 2015, for her outstanding achievements and contributions to knowledge and industrial advancement.

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Kuwaiti-Bahrain Discussions for Academic Cooperation

The director of Kuwait University, Yousef Muhammad Al-Roumi, received the Bahrain ambassador to Kuwait, Salah Ali Al-Malki, yesterday (Tuesday).

Discussing a university statement, the visit aims to strengthen bilateral relations between Kuwait University and the universities of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the field of academic and student exchanges between the two parties. The two sides also touched on the importance of expanding the horizons of future scientific and cultural collaboration.

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The university and the local community .. A symposium at Wadi Al-Shati University in Libya

Wadi Al-Shati University in Libya organized a seminar yesterday (Tuesday) entitled: The University and the Local Community: Identifying Aspects of Cooperation.

The symposium was attended by the University’s Vice – Dean for Scientific Affairs, the deans of the faculties, in addition to many delegates from the various sectors of society in the region. According to a statement from the university, the symposium comes within the framework of the university’s efforts to activate its role in community service, and to consolidate the ties of cooperation and joint work between the university and the public and private sectors to develop the successful plans that ensure the effectiveness of any future programs set up by the university to serve the local community.

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UAE University gets international institutional accreditation for universities again

Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh, Upper President of the UAE University, congratulated the faculty and staff of the university on obtaining, once again, international accreditation by the Colleges and Schools Committee of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, for a period of ten years .

According to a statement received by our newsletter, a copy of which, the final report of the decision to grant accreditation gave the strong administrative and academic leadership of the university, its ability to anticipate and plan for the future, and its embrace of principles and methods aimed at continuously strengthening academic programs and student learning outcomes. The report also praised the UAE University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes the rapid provision of alternative teaching and learning technologies.

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A study at Hamad Bin Khalifa University on the impact of social media on Muslim youth

Two researchers from the College of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University recently presented their study on the interactions and effects of social media on Muslim youth.

It took place during the 12th International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society, which according to Qatar News Agency was held at the University of Cordoba in Spain, yesterday (Monday). Bayan Khaled, Research Fellow, and Iman Ismail, Research Fellow at the College of Islamic Studies, presented a research paper entitled “Exploring the Link Between Islam, Social Media, and Youth: A Study of a Triangular Relationship”, which is the result of ‘ a year-long joint study to address the gap in the current literature on these issues.The relationship, by looking at how Muslim youth deal with social media from religious grounds.

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Exhibition for high school graduates at Umm Al-Qura University

The president of Umm Al-Qura University in Saudi Arabia, Maadi bin Muhammad Al Madhab, inaugurated the “Future Specializations” exhibition at the university yesterday (Tuesday).

The exhibition aims to introduce high school graduates to the university’s new programs, which are available for admission during the next academic year, and which meet the needs of the labor market and its successive developments in various disciplines. The exhibition includes 30 introductory pavilions for all university faculties, with the aim of providing all information, answering queries from new students and their families, offering introductory presentations to the university’s modern programs, and arranging dialogue sessions with students and specialists. .

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A new study program at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Damascus

Damascus University yesterday (Tuesday) announced the approval of the Ministry of Higher Education to create a study program at the University’s Faculty of Economics.

According to an official statement, the decision provides for the creation of an economic modeling and analysis program at the college, for students who are graduates of the National Center of Excellence of the Authority of Excellence and Creativity. The decision also included the acceptance of the study plan for the aforementioned program.

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Reducing extremism through education .. a training workshop in Iraq

Yesterday (Tuesday), the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education announced the organization of a training workshop on “Reducing violent extremism through education,” in collaboration with UNESCO.

According to a statement from the ministry, the director-general of the department of studies, planning and follow-up, dr. Ihab Naji Abbas, in his speech, said the Ministry of Education is working with international organizations interested in eliminating extremism, by organizing courses and scientific workshops to reduce this phenomenon, and working to lay the foundations of communication and peace community, and the rejection of hatred.

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