RAS AL KHAIMAH, -- The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has received a delegation from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU), led by The delegation, which included Dr. Sultan Abu Oraibi, Secretary-General of the AARU, met with AURAK's senior management, including Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, AURAK President, vice presidents, deans, directors and managers, in order to explain the AARU's vision, strategic goals and progress. They learnt more about AURAK's schools and programs, research activities, community service, and the university's vision for the future in terms of campus development and international accreditation. The delegation praised the university's progress, noting that it possesses a burgeoning reputation throughout the region.
In the current political and social climate, Dr. Abu Oraibi focused his talk on the importance of fostering cross-cultural understanding, emphasising that a university education is highly formative in a young person's development.
Addressing the delegation, Prof. Al Alkim thanked them for their visit, and said, "We have been very excited to demonstrate the great steps we have taken in a relatively short period. I hope to see enhanced cooperation with our fellow Arab universities and contribute to the overall development of the region."
Source: Emirates News Agency