The division of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) organized a celebration to welcome new students on Monday, January 9th in the auditorium of the Crescent Building, with an accompanying exhibition, as part of the New Students’ Orientation Program.
The event was held in the presence of His Excellency Professor Mohamed Albaili, Vice Chancellor of the UAEU, Dr. Ali Al Kaabi, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment, and other academic and administrative senior officials at the university.
Professor Mohamed Albaili stated in his speech, “I welcome the new students who are joining the university community and I’m pleased to convey the regards of His Excellency Dr. Ali Al Noaimi, the Chancellor of the UAEU, and his wishes for a successful academic journey. I would like also to thank you for choosing the UAEU as the place to pursue your academic and professional life. The national university has strived since its establishment to equip the country with human resources capable of innovation, creativity and leadership in all fields to contribute to the development of UAE”.
He told the students that the UAEU had achieved many important accomplishments such as obtaining the accreditation of WASC, and many other international accreditations for its academic programs such as in the colleges of Engineering, Food and Agriculture, and Medicine and Health Sciences, to ensure the provision of the required conditions to prepare graduates to be pioneers and leaders in their specializations.
His Excellency provided advice and direction to the new students, and stressed the importance of the adherence to the policies and laws of the university to maintain a good working environment for the educational process. He also encouraged the students to reach for the highest values of integrity, transparency and effective communication inside the academic community.
He assured them that the university management is committed to maintaining excellence in the academic, scientific and research programs to cope with developments in all fields.
The exhibition accompanying the event included representatives from services provided by various departments including Students Affairs and Enrollment, Students Advising Services, Students Activities Services, the Yes to Volunteering program, Housing Services, the Customer Service Center, Special Needs Services, International Students, and more.