The Deanship of Student Affairs at Al Ain University of Science and Technology organized the closing event marking the end of an activity-filled academic year and in celebration of the efforts made throughout the year. AAU President, Professor Ghaleb El Refae, attended the ceremony along with AAU Deans, faculty members, and staff as well as students from different colleges. The ceremony included documentaries on AAU’s development highlighting the academic achievements and agreements in addition to cultural activities. At the end of the ceremony, a number of faculty members and staff were honored, namely the public relations department, in appreciation of their effort embodied in being the main channel of communication with the community outside AAU.
Prof. El Refae stated that 2011/2012 has witnessed several events and milestones for AAU both academically and culturally. Holding this closing ceremony is in fact a form of appreciation for all those contributing to the university’s advancement faculty members, staff, deans, and students. We have done everything possible to provide our students with resources and activities to enhance their learning capabilities and interaction with the community.
Dr. Ibtehal Aburezq, Dean of Student Affairs, mentioned that the Deanship of Student Affairs at AAU has always tried to present a variety of extracurricular cultural, social, recreational, and sport activities to cater for the needs and interests of students and to foster their talents. This has been possible through the support of AAU Administration in addition to the invaluable role the AAU Public Relations Department has played.
Aburezq added the Deanship of Student Affairs would like to extend its appreciation to all the organizations both public and private, inside the UAE and abroad which have collaborated with AAU and helped deliver knowledge and activities to the students. We wish our students all the best at the end of this academic year and continued success for all the coming years.