AAU launched the “3RD Scientific Excellence Competition” at Al Ain Campus
Based on the importance of the interaction with the community, Al Ain University of Science and Technology launched the “Scientific Excellence Competition” for the third time at Al Ain campus and will keep on running until March 13th, 2016. The participants will be the high school students from Al Ain Educational Zone.
This competition comes in the framework of Al Ain University’s attention to support the talented students and to strengthen the spirit of fair competition between them.
The idea of the competition is to compete among the selected teams from each school by asking a variety of questions in literature, science, arts, and technology. Accordingly, the winning teams will be filtered to the quarter-final, followed by semi-finals until the finals, eventually determining the winners of the three first places.
Because Al Ain University estimated the excellence, the university offers prizes to the winning schools, as follows: the first place winners get a prize of twenty thousand Dirhams, while the winner of the second place gets the amount of fifteen thousand Dirhams prize, finally, the third prize is ten thousand Dirhams.
In this context, the Chancellor of Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Dr. Noor Al Deen Atatreh was delighted to embrace the university’s organization of the Scientific Excellence Competition for the third time. He said that the university has always supported the outstanding students and the dissemination of culture and creativity. He also said that the participation in such competitions refines the students’ personalities, and enhances their sense of responsibility.
For his part, Prof. Ghaleb El Ref–AAU President–expressed the interest of Al Ain University of Science and Technology in students’ excellence. He said that Al Ain University was and still sponsors the talented ones and works on motivating them through rewards and prizes allocated for students since the mission of the university aims to encourage the spirit of competition and challenge and the determination of the students who represent the real addition to sciences and knowledge.
On the other hand, Dr. Ibtehal Aburezeq, Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Development and Follow up- was pleased to host the students from different schools. She added that organizing these kinds of competitions significantly contributes to the development of the students' personalities as well as their mental abilities and cultural thoughts, as well as encouraging them to seek scientific interest.