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Prof. Dr. Hisham Gaber Vice-Ppresident of Alexandria University for Education and Student Affairs announcedthat AU will organize the 6th Olympiad of Universities for this academic year.

Dr. Gaber said that he first Olympics started in 2008 with an invitation from AU and indicated that sport teams of Egyptian universities will be hosted during this great sports event.

This came during the first forum of sports leaders in the Egyptian universities, held in Au to discuss the draft of development of  sports activities through updating regulations and rules of  university competitions  and studying the possibility of participation of Arab, regional, African and international universities in these activities. Also, experiences of other universities were showed in increasing numbers of practitioners of sport through the development of programs and sports competitions.

The forum was attended by Dr. Mohamed Sobhi Hassanein, the deputy chairman of the Egyptian sports federation of universities, Dr. Magda Salah, the second deputy of the Egyptian sports federation of universities and Dr. Arafa Salamh the Secretary of the Egyptian  sports federation of universities.
The forum was also attebnded by sixty-seven of the directors  of youth care and the directors of the university cities of all Egyptian universitie and the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The forum was held in the Student Activities Complex in the university city of Alexandria University in Smouha. 

Alexandria University President Dr. Dr. Essam El-Kurdi received Dr. Eliana Liwung the former vice president of the Chinese University of Macau on Tuesday 10 October 2017. Dr. Liwung is a certified Auditor from the World Tourism Organization. The visit aims to increase cooperation and to study the possibility of establishing common degrees especially in tourism and hotels disciplines.

Dr. Hanan Kattarah, the Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels had received Dr. Liwung on Monday in the faculty where Dr. Liwung delivered a lecture on developments in the tourism education by the TedQual system. The lecture was followed by an open discussion about this system and how to be applied in Egypt with its benefits. The lecture and discussion was attended by a group of faculty members and assisting staff.



 Dr. Essam El-Kurdi, the President of the Alexandria University, Dr. Mohammed Sultan, the Governor of Alexandria and Dr. Abdel Aziz Konswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering attended the faculty celebration of the graduation of the 71st batch 2016/02017. The celebration held of Friday evening, October 6, 2017. 1640 students has graduated. The distinguished students were honored.

In his speech, Dr. El-Kurdi congratulated the graduates, assuring that the university to fulfill its role in the graduation of a generation capable of competition in local, regional, and international labor markets and well qualified to deal with modern technology to serve our beloved country. He praised the role of the Faculty of Engineering in upgrading the educational process in disciplines needed by the labor market and the establishment of joint programs with international universities in postgraduate studies. He called the graduates always to keep in mind the keys to success, which is the sincerity, strive, struggle and perseverance. He stressed their important role in the development of the prosperity of our beloved Egypt.

Alexandria University Vice President for Education and Students Affairs Dr. Hisham Gaber participated in the closing of the training program "Steps Toward Work," held on Wednesday 4 October 2017. The training program was held over a period of two months in the presence of the deans of the faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine as well as faculty members who participated in the training of the students.

 In his speech, Prof. Dr. Hisham Gaber thanked the students who are the owners of project idea and the executive committees of the project and all of faculty members who participated voluntarily to train the students. The students were trained on productive projects in the field of livestock, poultry, fisheries, biotechnology and rabbits production. The training also covered the quality systems and certification procedures of agricultural products.

Dr. Gaber praised the fruitful cooperation between the students of the three colleges and the integration between agricultural sector and veterinary sector, with its output of the first training project of its kind at the level of Alexandria University and the Egyptian universities.

Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El Kurdi recieved a delegation from Pearson Publishing Ltd. from UK headed by Mrs Anna Burton, the director of learning publishing in North and West Africa. The meeting discussed how to promote cooperation between the twi sides and to establish joint programs to award scientific degrees in the medical field and sustainable development. The visit came as a preparation for signing the agreement of international activities between AU and the World Academy of Advanced Studies and Research Ltd. UK. The agreement aims to provide high quality education and training to meet labor market requirements and producing a graduate with internationally recognized certificate.
The two sides discussed the initiative of Alexandria University to establish the medical council of the university and to increase the cooperation to include engineering and business administration fields.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber the university vice president and Dr. Ahmed Ismail the Director of Pearson in Egypt in addition to deans of the Faculty of Nursing and the Institute of Medical Researches and Dr. Mahmoud Sakr the Professor at the Faculty of Medicine