Zayed University ready to explore age of Space and Artificial Intelligence: Lubna Al Qasimi

ABU DHABI, DUBAI, 14th August, 2018 (WAM) — Sheikha Lubna bint Khaled Al Qasimi, President of Zayed University welcomed 2161 new students enrolled for the new academic year 2018-2019. She directed them to be ambitious, competent, and innovative to meet proposed future aspirations.

During her video welcoming speech at the opening of the New Student Orientation Program in Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses, Al Qasimi said, “We’ve been thriving ever since the establishment of Zayed University in 1998, constantly adhering to the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and in response to the initiatives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces , to groom new generations capable of contributing to the ongoing national development.

“We are continuously spreading to meet our country’s ambitious aspirations for the future industry, and its wide leaps in the field of global competitiveness, and pursuing the ‘Number One’ rank in various fields. We must earnestly contribute to the call of our wise leadership; we are confident to enter the Age of Space and Artificial Intelligence, on a communal basis rooted in the values of happiness, tolerance and positivity.”


The two-day event was attended by Prof. Reyadh AlMehaideb, Vice President of Zayed University, Dr Mohsen Onsy, Associate Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Fatima AlDarmaki, Dean, Student Affairs Deanship and many faculty members.

For his part, Prof. AlMehaideb welcomed the new students and congratulated them on joining Zayed University, affirming that the university has always been committed to providing a unique and supportive learning environment to encourage its students to excel in their academic performance, overcome challenges, and develop a sense of patriotism and belonging.

The two-day event displayed an explanatory video about Zayed University and its undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It introduced new students to the university’s different facilities and services.

Abu Dhabi Campus welcomed 1418 students, 920 female students and 498 males (including 236 students returning from the UAE national service). Dubai campus received 743 female students. The total number jumped to 10330 Students enrolled in the undergraduate stages at Zayed University.

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