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Prof. Alaa El-Din Ramadan, Vice President of Alexandria University for Community Service and Environmental Development Affairs, witnessed the graduation ceremony of the 74th batch of the Faculty of Science, 4th Batch of Industrial Microbiology and Applied Chemistry Program, the ninth batch of the Petroleum Geology Program at the Faculty of Science in Moharam Bek . In the presence of. Dr. Amani Ismail, Dean of the College, former Vice Rectors, Vice Deans, Faculty Members, Heads of Departments, Staff, Parents and Students.

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The President of Alexandria University Dr. Essam El Kurdi opened the Electronic Microscope Unit in the Faculty of Science on Sunday 25/2/2018. Dr. Kurdi opened the unit after upgrading and adding the new microscope JEOL 1400 Plus with a cost of 7 million EGP that considered a unique device in the university and will serve medical, agriculture and industrial fields in addition to energy and nano-technology.

Dr. Essam declared that the university is preparing a plan for a new building in the Faculty of Science similar to the building of the Faculty of Engineering with a cost of 450 million EGP. He also emphasized on calling the civil society organization and industrial companies to cooperate with the university to finance the new building.

The dean Dr. Alaa Ramadan stated that the new device has high image amplification efficiency up to 1.2 million times for diseases diagnosis, quality assurance, industry defects, water purification and other fields.

Dr. Azza Shehata; the executive director of the unit declared that the unit will serve the researchers from all the Egyptian universities through intensive training courses in addition to specialized courses for technicians.

 The event was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber the university vice president for Education and Students Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Ismail the university vice president for Matroh branch and Dr. Mokhtar Yousef the university vice president for Graduate Studies and Research in addition to faculty members and representatives from industrial companies.

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Alexandria University Council for Graduate Studies and Research headed by AU vice president Dr. Hisham Gaber adopted the proposal of creating Master degree in blood bank in the Institute of Medical Researches.

The Council also adopted the proposal of creating Specialized Diploma in Applied Medical Chemistry and Professional Diploma in Biomedical Chemistry in the Institute of Medical Researches.

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Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi issued a decision to assign Dr. Manal Nabil Said Saudy as acting dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy starting from 1/8/2017 beside her current position as faculty deputy for Graduate Studies and Research.

 

Dr. Mohammad Ismail Abdo, Vice President of Alexandria University for Matroh Branch Affairs stated that the student is the core of the educational process so that development programs of the higher education should be directed to the student as the principle output of higher education. He indicated that AU is characterized by distinct educational programs in undergraduate and graduate levels and confers many joint degrees in collaboration with world universities.

That came during the symposium organized by the Committee of Higher Education Reform Experts H.E.R.E. in the conference hall of the Faculty of Medicine.

The symposium was attended by deans, deputies and faculty members of Alexandria University and other Egyptian universities.

Dr. Ismail added that higher education reform must address several items: education, students, graduates, faculty members, scientific research, community service and the development of the environment.

Prof. Dr. Seddik Abdel Salam, Vice-President of AU for Graduate Studies and Research declared that big universities focus its curricula and programs on the student and called to develop the pre-university education by developing appropriate curricula for the labor environment.

Dr. Yasser El-Shayeb, Director of the National Agency EU Programs NEO declared that the H.E.R.E committee is a selected group of Egyptian professors to perform continued development and researches with big universities in the European Union. He also stated that during 2017 a number of workshops will be held on medical education and students’ development.

The symposium included some presentations delivered by committee members on higher education reform issues.