Egyptian Pioneers and Scholars Program Delegation Visits Alexandria University
Dr. Hesham Saeed, Vice President of Alexandria University for Graduate Studies and Research, and Dr. Ali Abdelmohsen, Acting Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, received on Sunday 21 January 2024, Dr. Amal Mowafi, Director of the Egyptian Pioneers and Scholars Program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the American University in Cairo (AUC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher education and Scientific Research. The program aims to build the capabilities of Egyptian cadres working in the governmental and non-governmental sectors, Egyptian and private universities, and research centres, by providing scholarship opportunities for master’s and post-doctoral studies and short-term training that are consistent with Egypt’s Vision 2030 and the National Climate Change Strategy.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Gihan Gewaifel, Assistant President of the University for International University Branch Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Abdelkarim Abd-Rabbo, former Dean of the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research and Director of the Centre for Adaptation to Climate Change at the University, Dr. Mahmoud Adel Hassan, Professor at the same Institute, Dr. Dina Wafa, Deputy Director of the Egyptian Pioneers and Scholars Program, and Ms. Leila El-Lewendy, Director of Scholarships at the Program.
In his speech, Dr. Hesham Saeed welcomed the attendees, stressing Alexandria University’s keenness to strengthen the bonds of cooperation with the Egyptian Pioneers and Scholars Program, and joint work in all academic fields in general and in the field of climate change in particular. He explained that the university has organized many workshops and training courses, and its researchers publish several scientific papers in the specialized scientific fields concerning this vital topic as well as other related fields, such as water, energy, and green hydrogen issues and their applications. He added that the university also participates in implementing projects through the Alexandria University Technology Park incubator in a way that serves sustainable development and Egypt’s 2030 vision.
Dr. Ali Abdelmohsen indicated the readiness of Alexandria University to develop cooperation with the Egyptian Pioneers and Scholars Program and American universities in the field of various student activities and discussing the possibility of organizing student activities and events in several Egyptian universities.
Dr. Amal Mowafy praised the cooperation and joint coordination between Alexandria University and the Egyptian Pioneers and Scholars Program at the bachelor’s level, and expressed her aspiration to develop this cooperation at the postgraduate level through grants provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and working to form scientific schools, support innovations and patents, and exchange opinions, ideas, and experiences in the fields of climate change and sustainable development.
Education and Student Affairs Council Praises the Efforts of First Semester Final Exams Works
Dr. Ali Abdelmohsen, Acting Vice President of Alexandria University for Education and Student Affairs, discussed during the Education and Student Affairs Council meeting held this morning, Monday January 15, 2024, the progress of the first semester final exams, praising the efforts of the dean and vice-deans of faculties, and all university employees in regularizing the workflow of examinations, managing the examination process at a distinguished level, students’ commitment to the instructions and directives followed within the exam halls, and complete regularity in the work of controls to complete grading, monitoring and review in preparation for announcing the results to students as soon as possible. He also stressed the necessity of continuing to provide the appropriate climate and all the logistical needs of the students, equipping the halls with everything that ensures their comfort while taking the exams.
- Dr. Sameh Nakhla, Director of the University’s Measurement and Evaluation Center, gave a presentation on a summary of the mechanism for implementing the university’s examination policy, which was approved by the Alexandria University Council.
- The Council congratulated Dr. Nevin Gharib on her appointment by Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts
President of Alexandria University Receives Ambassador of Tanzania to Discuss Means of Cooperation
Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, received Ambassador Richard Mutayoba Makanzo, Ambassador of Tanzania in Cairo, and his accompanying delegation, to discuss ways of cooperation between Alexandria University and Tanzanian universities in areas of common interest.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Saeed, Vice President of the University for Graduate Studies and Research, Dr. Ali Abdelmohsen, Acting Vice President of the University for Education and Student Affairs, and Dr. Ibrahim Rehab, Advisor to the University President for African Affairs.
In his speech, Dr. Konsowa stressed the keenness of Alexandria University to consolidate ways of cooperation with Tanzanian universities in various scientific fields, and to provide all means of care and distinguished educational and research services for Tanzanian students studying at Alexandria University, explaining that Alexandria University is working hard to develop and advance the skills of African students in general so that they can participate in the renaissance of their countries. He added that Alexandria University is looking forward to further cooperation with Tanzanian universities in the fields of water, renewable energy and electricity, and to continue sending medical convoys to consolidate the historical relations linking the two countries.
For his part, the Tanzanian ambassador praised the distinguished scientific and academic level of Alexandria University, stressing the depth of the historical relations between Egypt and Tanzania. He pointed out that there are currently 47 Tanzanian students enrolled at Alexandria University. He also stressed the keenness of the Republic of Tanzania to develop joint cooperation with Egyptian academic bodies in general and Alexandria University in particular, especially in the areas of educational programs and joint research projects in various academic disciplines.
President of Alexandria University congratulates the university students joining the diplomatic corps
Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, congratulated the graduates of the Faculty of Economic Studies and Political Sciences who recently joined the diplomatic corps, namely:
- Muhammad Hamdi Al-Ruwaini
- Ahmed Hesham
- Nour Fadel
Wishing them success in their work as diplomatic attaches at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which is considered the citadel of Egyptian diplomacy.
Dr.Ahmed Wahban, Dean of the faculty of Economic Studies and Political Sciences, said that the success of faculty students from different batches in joining diplomatic work is a natural result of the support that the university and faculty provide to its students, whether at the level of education, scientific research, or training, and this applies to all faculty students in my specialty. Economics and Political Science, whether in the Arabic or English department. He also pointed out that the college organized a ceremony honoring its new attachés.
President of Alexandria University inspects Construction Work Valued at EGP 400 Million at Faculty of Computers and Data Science
Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, inspected the progress of construction work at the Faculty of Computers and Data Science building, and stressed the necessity of providing a strong, integrated, and state-of-the-art infrastructure for the new building, to keep pace with developments in the modern educational process. He stressed the need to adhere to the specified timetable and consider the quality of the final finishes of the building, which is located on an area of 2400 square meters, with a total cost exceeding 400 million pounds, including robot laboratories that are being designed for the first time at Alexandria University, in addition to devices and equipment that operate with artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, with the aim of enhancing applied research in the field of robotics and the Internet of Things, and providing training services to those interested in the previously mentioned fields