Date& time: 2 – 4 PM, 27 April 2016
Location: Auditorium, CIT Building (E1), Male side, Room G020
The First Forum on Graduate Education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide an opportunity for leaders of the higher education community (1) to assess the state of Graduate Education in the UAE; (2) to discuss the main challenges it faces as a whole, and (3) to propose recommendations for advancing graduate education, thereby addressing the needs and opportunities in both national and global contexts.
Participants and Audience
The participants will be primarily academic leaders from the seven (7) higher education institutions who are organizing the UAE Graduate Students’ Research Conference, 2016 (UAE GSRC 2016), in addition to representatives from the Ministry of Higher Education and the Abu Dhabi Education Council. Representatives from each of the institutions will include one official, who will present on graduate education at that institution, and other representatives of the graduate community to be selected and invited by their respective institutions.