The Faculty of Economic Studies and Political Science organized a symposium on the Palestinian problem and its implications for the Egyptian national security. A lecture was delivered by the ambassador Mohammed Orabi the former Egyptian minister of Foreign Affair. Mr. Orabi is currently President of the foreign affairs committee in the House of Representative. The symposium was attended by Dr. Kadri Ismail Dean of the faculty, Dr. Mamdouh Mansour, Head of the Political Science Department, Dr. Ali Abdel Wahab, Faculty deputy for Education and Students Affairs and a group of faculty members and students.

 

on supporting its distinguished students in all activities especially in sport so that the faculty addressed congratulations to its

students who achieved advanced places in university championships, and they are:

* Zeyad Mohamed Abd Al Rahman, the student in the second class who occupied the first place in Karate competition.

* Noha Tarek Wasfy, the student in the third class who occupied the first place in Fencing competition.

* Marwan Mohammad, the student in the first class who occupied the third place in Squash competition.

* Nadine Ahmed Effat, the student in the first class who occupied the third place on the university level in Squash.

* Alaa Mohammad Ahmad Al-berkdar, the student in the third class who occupied the first place in Tennis competition.

* Faculty football team on strong representation.

 

In the framework of the celebration of AU Diamond Jubilee, the Faculty of Commerce held charity market for students. The event was held under auspices of Acting Dean Dr. Yehya Abdel Ghani

Abu Al-Futouh to strengthen social solidarity. The market started on Tuesday 20/12/2016 with participation of faculty members and the Graduates Community of the Faculty of Commerce in addition to Dr. Mohamed Omar Hammad Abu Doh, the Faculty deputy for Community Service and Environment Development.

 

Dr. Abdul Aziz Konswa, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering congratulated and honored the student Saber Fekry Sakhr from the Department of Production Engineering for achieving the first place in the international contest for youth and sustainable development ZERO HACKATHON 2016 which was held in Rome – Italy.

The competition was held in the period from 29 November to 2 December 2016 under auspices of Food and Agriculture

Organization (FAO), the International Youth Foundation and the International Organization for Society Development in Italy.

The student Saber Sakhr invented a new technique for water purification named TWOPRO and designed to be one of the effective solutions for the problem of water pollution suffered by the international community in genera and Egypt in particular. According to the World Health Organization estimates, more than 768 million people depend on the supply of non-improved water containing high levels of pollutants.

 

Dr. Mohammad Ismail Abdo, Vice President of Alexandria University for Matroh Branch Affairs stated that the student is the core of the educational process so that development programs of the higher education should be directed to the student as the principle output of higher education. He indicated that AU is characterized by distinct educational programs in undergraduate and graduate levels and confers many joint degrees in collaboration with world universities.

That came during the symposium organized by the Committee of Higher Education Reform Experts H.E.R.E. in the conference hall of the Faculty of Medicine.

The symposium was attended by deans, deputies and faculty members of Alexandria University and other Egyptian universities.

Dr. Ismail added that higher education reform must address several items: education, students, graduates, faculty members, scientific research, community service and the development of the environment.

Prof. Dr. Seddik Abdel Salam, Vice-President of AU for Graduate Studies and Research declared that big universities focus its curricula and programs on the student and called to develop the pre-university education by developing appropriate curricula for the labor environment.

Dr. Yasser El-Shayeb, Director of the National Agency EU Programs NEO declared that the H.E.R.E committee is a selected group of Egyptian professors to perform continued development and researches with big universities in the European Union. He also stated that during 2017 a number of workshops will be held on medical education and students’ development.

The symposium included some presentations delivered by committee members on higher education reform issues.