Students from various universities who attended the Winter Academic Training Program (February-March 2016) and the Summer School (July 2015) at the Al Maktoum College in Dundee, Scotland, were invited to an audience at Zabeel Palace with H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Industry, and Chairman of the Al Maktoum Foundation. Dr. Jihad S. Nader, AUD’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer represented AUD at this event.
The event featured student presentations, videos of the students’ activities in Dundee, and recitations of poetry. The event concluded with presentations of plaques by senior administrators from each university and their students to H.H. Sheikh Hamdan expressing appreciation and gratitude for his gracious and unwavering support to the advancement of youth through education and through nurturing in them a spirit of openness, tolerance, mutual understanding, respect and collaboration among members of different cultural, religious and national backgrounds.
Featured in the photo are AUD’s three students who attended Al Maktoum College in July 2015, Zainab Al Khajeh, Amna Ali, and Nour Ibrahim Saad. together with Dr. Jihad S. Nader, presenting a plaque to H.H. Sheikh Hamdan.