The Minister of Higher Education chairs the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Galala University

Dr. Ayman Ashour, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, led the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Galala University today, Tuesday, in the presence of Dr. Adel El-Adawy, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Galala University, dr. Muhammad Abdel Hamid Shaira, coordinator of private universities, and Dr. Mohamed El-Shennawy, Acting President of Galala University, and Dr. Wadih Attia, representative of Arizona State University and the Santana Foundation, members of the Board of Trustees, and dr. Rana Zeidan, secretary general of the University, at the ministry’s headquarters, with the participation of Dr. Douglas Becker Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Santana Foundation for the Management of Educational Institutions in the United States of America, through Video Conferencing Technology.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Council Dr. Ayman Ashour congratulated on accepting the post of Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, wishing continued success and pay. The Council also Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar thanks for his fruitful efforts to upgrade the high school education and scientific research system during his tenure at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. For His Excellency to assume the duties of the Ministry of Health and Population.

In his speech, the Minister praised Galala University as one of the private universities, as well as its social and service role for the development of the Suez Canal region and the city of Suez, praising its role in concluding international partnerships with prestigious foreign universities, which is a key axis for the promotion of the educational process, which praises the university’s application of modern and leading programs. Catering to the needs of the labor market at regional and international levels.

The Minister called on the university to include among its objectives to attract international students, especially the African continent, which requires the provision of distinguished educational programs in the French language.

Dr. Ashour emphasized the role of private universities as educational and research institutions in supporting and developing the surrounding cities, in order to achieve the sustainable development goals of the state, as well as their role in providing excellent education by providing advanced educational programs that meet the requirements of the local, regional and international labor market..

On his part, Dr. Adel El-Adawy said that Galala University seeks to attract international students to study at the university in collaboration with the Santana Foundation for the Administration of Educational Institutions in the United States of America; To promote the university, especially in the Arab region, emphasizing the university’s role in supporting Egypt’s 2030 strategy.

Dr. Mohamed El-Shennawy, for his part, indicated that Galala University is the first private university to accept integration students to study there, based on the application of standards of availability and integration in educational institutions, explaining that 5 study programs will be launched for the new academic year, which will be awarded double degrees in partnership with the University of Arizona. The American state, in the field of (engineering, computer science and business administration), by offering programs (software engineering, electrical engineering, business administration, marketing, computer information systems), and note that curricula through this (Egyptian-American partnership) will offer world-class education, in addition to other privileges to connect students with innovative international programs, and provide students with access to the latest global education technologies.

Dr. El-Shennawy reviewed a report on the status of student housing at the university and pointed out that it is one of the priorities of the university administration to provide the necessary services to students..

During the meeting, the Council reviewed the budget for the financial year 2022/2023.

The council also discussed the university’s preparations for the start of the new academic year 2022/2023, where the number of students studying at the university during the year 2023 is approximately 6 thousand students, and the university aims to have 25 thousand students during the year to reach. 2036..

The Council also discussed the conclusions of the committee set up by the Board of Trustees to evaluate the performance of the deans and faculty members at the university, and the mechanisms to contract with professors through the best faculty members with academic and practical experience in to choose all disciplines. and fields; It is to link education and study with practical training, either inside or outside the university.

The council also discussed the recommendations of the Santana Foundation for the management of educational institutions in the United States of America regarding the evaluation of the performance of the University of Galala, whether at the teaching or teaching level, with all elements of the education system, including professors, students, administrators and the organizational structure of the university..

Dr. said. Adel Abdel Ghaffar, Media Advisor and Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, said that Galala University was established by Republican Decree No. 436 of 2020, and it is considered a smart university among the fourth generation universities, and it is built on an area of ​​174 hectares, and includes faculties (Engineering, Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering, Science Administrative, Art and Design , Media Production, Social and Humanities, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Science, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Applied Health Science Technology, Food and Food Industries, Higher Academy of Sciences), and offers many distinguished study programs.

The spokesperson added that Galala University offers a number of programs for the academic year 2023-2022. In the field of engineering sciences, the university offers programs (architectural design and digital architecture, environmental architecture and building technology, mechatronics and industrial automation, construction engineering and specialized construction, materials and manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering.” Obtaining a dual degree from the University of Arizona and the University of Galala”), the field of computer engineering includes programs (computer engineering, which traces the “embedded systems, cloud computing, high-performance computing, cyber security”, and artificial intelligence engineering), the field of computer science, which includes programs (medical informatics). Biology, computer science, including tracks “big data analytics, computer vision, software engineering” , artificial int elligence sciences, software engineering “who obtains a double degree from the University of Arizona and the University of Galala”), and the field of advanced basic sciences, including programs (molecular biotechnology, petroleum geology and mining, nanoscience and technology), the field of applied health science technology, including programs (radiology and medical imaging technology, limb technology). Industrial and Prosthetic Devices, Medical Laboratory Technology, Dental Manufacturing Technology), Medicine Field (Medicine and Surgery Program), Dentistry Field (Dental Program), Pharmaceutical Sciences Field (Clinical pharmacology Pharm Dthe field of physical therapy (physical therapy program), the field of nursing (nursing), the field of administrative and business sciences, which includes programs (economics and political science, logistics and supply chains, and a double degree is granted from the University of Arizona and the University of Galala in the programs “Marketing, Business Administration, System Information”), the field of applied languages ​​(Japanese language program), the field of media production (advertising and television production), the field of tourism and hospitality (hotel and resort management), the field of art and design, including programs (interior architecture, textile and clothing design, graphic design).

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