Establishment of the professional diploma in computer science for non-specialists
The Graduate Studies and Research Council of Alexandria University headed by Dr. Seddik Abdul Salam, Vice President of the university adopted the establishment of a professional diploma in computer science for non-specialists in the Faculty of Science for graduates from the Egyptian universities and equivalents.
The groundbreaking for the new buildings for university branch in Chad in March
Alexandria University Council during its session held on Sunday, 28 February 2016 under the chairmanship of Dr. Rushdi Zahran; the University President reviewed the development plan of university branch in Chad as the groundbreaking ceremony will be by end of next March for a new facilities in the university campus in the Chadian capital of N'Djamena. The ceremony will match celebrating the graduation of the first batch of students from the Faculty of Agriculture.
Dr. Neivin Khaled is a Counsellor in the Egyptian Cultural Office in Paris
Alexandria University Council during its session held on Sunday, 28 February 2016 under the chairmanship of Dr. Rushdi Zahran; the University President congratulated Dr. Neivin Khaled; Deputy of the Faculty of Arts on the occasion of being assigned as Cultural Counsellor in the Egyptian Cultural Office in Paris
Opening the First Economic Conference for the Development of Agricultural Research Station
Prof. Dr. Rushdi Zahran, President of the University of Alexandria, called for concerted efforts of professors and researchers with the Administration of the Faculty of Agriculture to establish a workable development projects in the farms of the Faculty, in Abis and Al Hammam areas, so as to contribute effectively in adding a productivity value to the sector of food products in Egypt.
He expressed his hope in the development of an integrated strategy for the vision of the Faculty in cooperation with agriculture, industry and business sectors along with presenting it to the University Council for approval to be one of the projects adopted by the University. That is to contribute in the development of its own resources and achieve greater contribution to the financing of future University projects and reduce the economic burden of the state.
The President of the university asserted on the importance of partnerships with various business and industry sectors of society for the advancement of agricultural production, which aims to bridge the food gap. He also expressed confidence in the ability of professors and scholars of the Faculty of Agriculture in bringing about a quantum leap by their experience at the local, regional and global levels in the development of food production.
This came during the opening of First Economic Conference for the Development of Agricultural Research Station, Faculty of Agriculture, on Tuesday morning, February 16th.
Prof. Dr. Abdullah Zin El Din, the Faculty Dean and President of the Conference, confirmed that the conference aims to develop an investment map for the re-planning and development of units of agricultural research of the Faculty for the twenty upcoming years. That is through scientific and practical visions being formulated with the visions of professors, scientists, researchers, and businessmen and industry participants in the Conference to maximize the economic return of the farms while maintaining them as a training research guiding unit.
Training and education courses under the umbrella of Egyptian Knowledge Bank activities
Within the framework of the presidential initiative sponsored by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, planned and financed by the Presidential Advisory Council for Education and Scientific Research.
Dr. Ashraf Hatem, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Universities, declared that the working group of Digital Libraries Unit had conducted some training and education sessions in collaboration with the Presidential Advisory Council within the framework of the activities of the Egyptian knowledge Bank, beside the activities carried out by Digital Libraries Unit in all universities.
The initiative aims to build the Egyptian Knowledge Bank that seeks to unify subscription to international periodicals and data bases, and to provide information sources, research and scientific studies via one electronic portal.
The Secretary-General the Supreme Council of Universities called the working groups of Digital Libraries Units to cooperate with the Digital Libraries Units of the Supreme Council to establish information and training sessions for faculty members and researchers at universities to achieve maximum profit of available sources through the Knowledge Bank.