Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi emphasized the importance of improving the personal skills of university students to build personality capable of dealing with the labor market. He indicated that AU has established career development center and entrepreneurship "CDCE" in the university for this purpose and organized several courses for personal skills development in partnership with a number of international companies and the businessmen associations.

This came during an observation in the faculties of Engineering, Agriculture and Science, in the second day of the academic year 2017/2018. Dr. Kurdi was accompanied by Dr. Hisham Gaber, AU vice president for Education and Student Affairs and faculties Deans in his meeting with the students.

Dr. Hisham Gaber emphasized importance of student's activities of cultural, social and sports activities. He said that the university had increased the number of scholarships provided for the Nile Basin countries to promote research and innovations to offer them its full support.