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Health Insurance cards for international
students. Additionally, the Housing
Transfer Request system allows students
to change rooms electronically, while
Student Car Permit requests are also
processed through e-Services.
Lastly, in Student Counseling, Blackboard
is now able to manage Counseling
Department services by posting
announcements, uploading documents,
and creating discussion groups.
Faculty Recognition
Three faculty at UAEU were honored
by receiving Sheikh Khalifa Award for
• Prof. Yasser Hawas, College of
Engineering and Director of the
Transportation and Traffic Safety
Research Center (RTTSRC) was
awarded in the category of Research;
• Dr. Mohammed Jaber Qasem, College
of Education was awarded in the
category of Pedagogy;
• Mr. Mohammed Samier Ali, UGRU
Technical Developments
The official Student Information System
(SIS) which manages admission, records,
registration, accounts receivable, and
other vital processes, was upgraded
to enhance functions and services to
UAEU Departments by disseminating
documentation, creating reports, and
providing management data on faculty
workload .
Additionally, the “Banner�? system
was reviewed for areas of weakness,
improvements, further developments,
and greater functionality, which led to
internal development and enhancements
to improve the service to students,
Colleges, and other departments.
The Electronic Financial Aid application
and assessment through e-Services
continues to prove useful, as is the Visa
Renewal system to facilitate renewal
of visas for international students, and
the Alert system to facilitate renewal of
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