On Tuesday 15/5/2018, Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El Kurdi received Dr. Mohamed Lotfy the Vice President of Cardiff Metropolitan University in UK. The meeting was attended by AU Vice President for Education and Students Affairs Dr. Hisham Gaber, AU Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research Dr. Mokhtar Youssef and Dr. Rasha Al Shinity the Vice Director of Projects Management Unit in the university.

The two sides discussed cooperation opportunities and experience exchange in fields of excellence in the two universities. They also talked about establishing mutual scientific programs in order to enhance the world ranking of both universities through cooperation with prestigious world universities and updating the curricula to be up to date with latest researches.