Alexandria University Achieved Advanced Positions in Egyptian Universities Karate Championship
Alexandria University students achieved advanced positions in the Egyptian Universities and Higher Institutes Karate Championship, which was held at Cairo University, with the participation of 324 male and female students from 34 universities and higher institutes, under the auspices of Dr. Ayman Ashour, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, Minister of Youth and Sports.
The final results of the tournament contained 14 male and female students from Alexandria University winning advanced positions in the individual and team competitions, as follows:
• Alexandria University men team won the first place in the collective kumite competition.
• Alexandria University women team won the first place in the collective kumite competition.
• Amr Mohamed Abdel-Aleem won the third place in the individual kata competition (male students).
• Donia Yousry Mohamed won the third place in the individual kata competition (female students).
• Alexandria University men team won the third place in the kata competition.
• Alexandria University women team won the second place in the kata competition.
• Mohamed Anwar Gaber won the first place in the kumite competition (men under 60 kg weight category), while Ziyad El-Gharib Rabie won the second place.
• Karim Ibrahim Ahmed won the second place in the kumite competition, (men under 67 kg weight category), and the student Abdelrahman Tarek Sami won the third place.
• Salah Shawky Ahmed won the third place in the kumite competition (men under 75 kg weight category).
• The student Malak Mohamed Abdelrazek won the first place in the kumite competition (women under 50 kg weight category), and Maryam Amr Ali won the third place.
• Yasmine Nasr Abbas won the third place in the kumite competition (women under 55 kg weight category).
• Noreen Mohamed Kamal won the second place in the kumite competition, (women under 61 kg weight category), while Fawzia Mahmoud Attia, won the third place.
• Nour Akram Suleiman won the first place in the kumite competition (women under 68 kg weight category).
• Dina Ahmed Saeed won the second place in the kumite competition, (women over 68 kg weight category).
Faculty of Education Organizes Lecture on Credit Hours Culture in Graduate Studies
Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour, Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Research at Alexandria University, participated in the lecture organized by the Faculty of Education today under the title: “The Culture of Credit Hours in the Graduate Studies Sector”, delivered by Dr. Mohamed Gamal El-Turki, former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture.
Dr. Mohamed Anwar, Dean of the Faculty of Education, indicated that this lecture comes within the framework of the directives of Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of the University, on the necessity of establishing the concepts of leadership empowerment, preparing mid-level leaders, and spreading the culture of credit hours in the postgraduate studies and research sector at the university, explaining that the target group of the lecture is the faculties’ vice-deans and their assistants, heads of academic departments, and postgraduate staff in the faculties of Education, Commerce and Arts.
The lecture witnessed interaction from all the attendees during the discussion and dialogue with the lecturer, and they benefited from the information presented.
Alexandria University President Inspects Regularity of Classes on First Day of Second Semester, Directs Deans to Consider Students’ Delay due to Weather
Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, conducted this morning, Saturday the 11th of February, an inspection tour on the start of the second semester. During the tour, he was accompanied by Dr. Wael Nabil, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, and Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour, Vice President of the University for graduate studies and research affairs, deans, vice-deans, and secretaries of various faculties.
The tour included inspecting the faculties of science, agriculture, engineering, economic studies and political science, and nursing. Dr. Knosowa was assured of the university's preparations to receive students in its various faculties at the start of the second semester, the readiness of lecture halls, auditoriums, and laboratories, announcing the timetables for students on the first day, as well as the presence of guiding boards, and the preparation of clinics. He stressed the necessity of continuing to implement the disinfection plan under the supervision of the Vice Dean for Environmental Affairs of all facilities in the university's faculties and buildings, to ensure the safety of all employees of the educational process at the university.
The President of the University also emphasized the timely announcement of all the first semester exam results in all university faculties, the completion of maintenance work that took place during the mid-year vacation period, and the review of safety and civil protection rules. Dr. Konsowa also instructed the deans of the faculties to take into account the delay of students in the dates specified for the lectures, due to the conditions of the winter weather and the rain that Alexandria Governorate is witnessing today.
Dr. Konsowa emphasized providing all means of support and care for students to collect educational materials and practice various student activities at the university, which contributes to providing the appropriate educational environment for students.
The President of the University conducted an open dialogue with his students, wishing a happy academic year for all employees of Alexandria University, and listened to the opinions and suggestions of faculty members and students, indicating that students are the hope and future of Egypt, pointing out in his speech that the university will sign more double degrees during the coming period with English and American universities, to graduate competitive students with international standards.
He pointed out that the university is keen to implement a package of activities, events and educational seminars during the second semester, for the students to take part in various competitions. He also stressed that the university supports innovative students and distinguished talents, and develops mechanisms for implementing activity plans and communicating with students, with the aim of positively contributing to building students’ capabilities, developing their skills and discovering their talents.
The Anti-Violence Against Women Unit at Alexandria University Organizes Counter-Violence Workshop
Under the auspices of Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, Dr. Wael Nabil, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, and Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour, Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Research, and Acting Vice President for Community Service and Environmental Development, the Anti-Violence Against Women Unit organized a workshop entitled "Dealing with Violence" that included several activities.
Dr. Manal Fouda, Executive Director of the Unit, indicated that the workshop included theatrical performances at the opening and closing, screening short films on violence, and legal interventions for the penalties for these malpractices.
She indicated that the students were divided into groups for training in conducting media campaigns against violence and presenting the publications of the National Council for Women, to further spread awareness and culture among students.
The participating students praised the distinguished nature of the workshop and the diversity of its activities, calling for more of them in the future.
The workshop was attended by Dr. Wafaa El-Sahli, former Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for Community Service and Environmental Development and member of the Board of Directors of the Unit for Combating Violence against Women, Ms. Fatma Rashwan, a member of the Complaints Office, and Ms. Rabab Abu El-Azm from the National Council for Women, in addition to the coordinators and volunteers of the unit.
Dr. Konsowa Receives Delegation from British University of Hull to Discuss Cooperation
Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, received a delegation from the British University of Hull, which included Dr. Philip Gilmartin, Vice President for International Affairs, Mr. Robert Skelton, Head of the Global Strategy Office at the University of Hull, and representatives of the British Embassy and the British Council in Cairo, in the presence of the Vice-presidents of Alexandria University, deans of the faculties of Engineering, Medicine, Computers and Data Science, the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, and representatives of the International Cooperation Office at Alexandria University.
In his speech, Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa stressed that Alexandria University is keen to expand its base of global partnerships with major international universities, which reflects positively on the quality of the educational and research process at the university, and opens the doors of academic opportunity to study abroad and to benefit from various international experiences for its students, as well as students at Alexandria Public University, and Alexandria University International branches in Chad and South Sudan. He pointed out that Alexandria University has established many double and joint degrees with major international universities ranked globally, and seeks to complete its goal in this regard during the coming period, to achieve competitiveness in higher education at the regional and international levels. He added that the university is also keen to link scientific research with the industry, noting that the planned cooperation with the University of Hull will include conducting joint research, especially in areas related to clean energy, water, marine environment, climate issues, engineering fields, computer science, and green hydrogen production, as well as cooperation in the field of student and faculty exchange. Professor Konsowa drew attention to the distinguished participation of Alexandria University in the climate conference COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh and presenting the project “Green Fertilizer Production” through the use of green hydrogen as an energy source. This project provided solutions through technologies that do not cause any environmental damage during the production and operation stages.
While Dr. Philip Gilmartin welcomed the cooperation with Alexandria University in areas of common interest, and praised the human and material capabilities and degrees in the various academic and scientific fields at the University. He gave an overview of the British University of Hull, explaining that it is the fourteenth university among the oldest universities in England, as it was established in 1927. He Explained that the University of Hull is an ambitious institution that seeks to prepare and qualify cadres, and includes four faculties and two research institutes, namely the Colleges of Science, Arts and Social Sciences, the College of Health and Social Care, and the College of Education.