1,182 female graduates meet the needs of the labor market
Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Vice Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, the university graduated the 35th cohort of female students on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016, in the presence of senior management, deans, professors, and parents. It was held in the Crescent Building on the main campus.
Dr. Al Nuaimi stressed that UAEU was built on solid foundations by the late Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It was meant to be a leading university that provides the UAE with well-qualified graduates to lead the nation. Dr. Al-Nuaimi said that, “I would like to express my thanks to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the patron of this university that enables UAE graduates to be a leaders and build the country”.
He added that, “His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, has encouraged creativity and innovation. He sees that in every problem there lies an opportunity”. He further stressed that, “we are blessed to have a leadership that puts education first and values excellence and achievement”. He then referred to the words of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces who put, “Education First”.
Dr. Al-Nuaimi addressed the female graduates and said that, “work is like another school, so make sure to learn, develop your skills and excel at your work, as you not only represent yourselves but you also represent the United Arab Emirates University”. He added that, “I would like to thank the faculty staff of the United Arab Emirates University who have contributed to this achievement. Our commitment to academic standards was why we received academic and institutional accreditation”.
There were 1,182 graduates whether from Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral programs, who will supply the labor market with qualified graduates as the country seeks to continue to develop and innovate.