Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El Kordi participated in the information day held on Wednesday 5 September 2018 to present the study programs provided by Ocean County College in cooperation with the university. These came under the signed protocol between the two sides to establish community colleges in Egypt.
Dr. Kordi said that Alexandria University leads a scientific revolution through signed agreements for openness to world universities and help students to build their future and meet the labor market requirements worldwide. Dr. Kordi added that the official procedures to activate these agreements will be finished before the start of the new academic year while registration in the new programs will begin on 1/10/2018. He declared that the agreements allow the Egyptian students to obtain a certificate after studying for two years and to continue the study in Alexandria University or one of the American universities for another two years where the student will obtain 3 certificates, one from Ocean college after two years, the second from Alexandria University and the last one from an American university.
Dr. Kordi stated that the new programs are considered unique in Alexandria University as it contains technological and modern science fields in addition to an objective to like the community with the university. He described such step as a qualitative development in the university education system and a base for the community colleges in Egypt.
The university president indicated that the universities during the coming fifteen years will not be as traditional as currently cause the labor market will not be traditional, where the universities will be electronic and the "education will be learning".
In this contest, Dr. Maysa Abu Youssef the vice president of Ocean County College for Foreign Affairs said that building communities is carried out by education and economy. She added that this agreement was signed with Alexandria University to produce a global student compatible with the international labor market as the student will obtain three certificates
Dr. Hisham Gaber the vice president of Alexandria University for Education and Students Affairs said that the agreement complies with the university policy of thinking out the box to develop the student's skills and experience during their study to build graduates able to meet the labor market needs.
Dr. Mokhtar Youssef the vice president of Alexandria University for Graduate Studies Affairs said that the agreement is considered as qualitative step in the university education system as it allows contacting with the global. He added that announcement for these programs will be sent to all faculties.
Dr. Sayed El Siefy; the Dean of the Faculty of Commerce said that the agreement will gran Alexandria University pioneering. He added that there will be high demand for registration in these programs by the beginning of the academic year as it allows students to study in the American universities ranked first in the world.