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tanzanyaAlexandia University President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi recieved  the Tanzanian ambassador in Cairo Mr. Mohamed Hagy Hamza.

The two sides discussed how the Tanzanian students can benfit from the grants provided by Alexandria University for Nile basin countries. These grants are available to study for PhD and Master where 30 applicants from Tanzania applied last year.

The two sides reviewe the procedures of cooperation agreements between AU and Tanzanian universities in academic and research fields in addition to joint supervision programs for scientific degrees. The also discussed the medical convoys sent by AU to Tanzania. Dr Kurdi declared that medical convoy with specalists in pediatric surgery will be sent by the end of this month

He also highlighted the cooperation between universiy hhospitals and the Tanzanian side to activate the curtive tourism in Egypt.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber the university Vice President for Students and Education Affairs, Dr. Ibrahim Rahab the unversity Advisor for African Affairs, and Dr. Ahmed Othman Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research the names of winners of State prizes in 2016. This came during the meeting of the Council of the Academy of Scientific Research in presence of Dr. Mahmoud Sakr, President of the Academy and Dr. Ashraf Hatem, the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Universities.

The AU family headed by Prof. Dr. Essam El Kurdi congratulates the three winners of university staff namely:

** Prof. Dr. Esmat Mohamed Hussein Hegazi, the Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Agriculture who won State Appreciation Award in the area of agricultural sciences.

** AProf. Dr. Morsi Al-Souda,the Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Agriculture who won State Appreciation Award in the area of advanced technological sciences.

** Prof. Dr. Samir Abdel Azim Mohammed, the Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture who won State Award for Excellence in the field of agricultural sciences.


Alexandria University Vice President Dr. Hisham Gaber visited the Theoretical Complex to review the second semester exam in the faculties of Tourism, Law, Commerce, Arts and Education. He emphasized on providing proper psychological atmosphere for the students, and preventing any opportunity for cheating.

Dr. Hisham Gaber also reviewed the work inside control rooms and stressed on finishing examination papers and announcing final results as soon as possible.

Dr. Gaber was accompanied by deans and deputies of the faculties of the theoretical complex during his tour.

The Council of Education and Students Affairs headed by Dr. Hisham Gaber reviewed the second semester exams in university faculties. Dr. Gaber stressed on providing all facilities for the students to perform well in the exams in appropriate atmosphere. He called too provide equal opportunities for students and to take legal action with any fraud cases.

The university vice President called to activate the role of Academic Coordinator for foreign students in order to provide care, guidance and support for them and help them to adapt with university community and public life. He also praised the sports day and cultural day organized by the Faculty of Medicine for foreign students from all colleges with participation of 2000 students and attended by cultural attachés of and Consuls of some diplomatic missions.

Dr. Hisham Gaber, Alexandria University Vice President for Education and Students Affairs opened the sixth international workshop organized by the Faculty of Specific Education under the title "Woman in the light of peace and sustainable development".

In his speech, Dr. Gaber emphasized the university role strengthen concepts of enlightenment, creativity, culture and arts and not to be limited to the academic aspect.

Dr. Gaber pointed to the importance of this global event organized by the Faculty of Specific Education, which comes as part of the university's celebration of its Diamond Jubilee. He referred to the subjects of the workshop about the women who is the whole society, not half. He also thanked Dr. Hend Hanafi as a model in the Egyptian society as the first woman to hold the position of president of Alexandria University.