Al Ain University of Science and Technology starts to develop its campus in Al Ain
Within its strategy to develop its facilities, Al Ain University of Science and Technology launched the new extension of the university’s campus at Al Ain, in the presence of Dr. Noor El Deen Atatreh –AAU Chancellor- and a number of AAU’s academic and administrative staffs.
The extension building which is due to be completed by 2019, will have beautiful designs and an outstanding geometric shape in a total area of 11 thousand square meters, surrounding with greenery and palm trees, and applies the sustainability criteria recommended by the Abu Dhabi Government in the United Arab Emirates, equivalent one pearl degree.
The building consists of two floors plus a ground floor and it will include the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Business and the College of Communication and Media, it will be equipped with a range of classrooms that provide the latest smart technologies, technical and artistic laboratories, discussion rooms, conferences hall, library, special rooms for studying and research, as well as advanced recreational facilities.
Dr. Atatreh said that the aim of launching this extension is to improve the performance of learning and teaching for faculty members and students, and to develop scientific research and different community engagement activities. He added, “This step comes from the keenness of the Al Ain University and its staffs in the need to develop facilities, keep pace with the education techniques and modern patterns, and provide a distinct learning environment for students combining with the theoretical and scientific aspects.
AAU Chancellor pointed to the pursuit of the United Arab Emirates, to develop the educational institutions and its concern on scientific research, it is an incentive for everyone to take responsibility for the educational advancement, contribute to develop the higher education institutions and to promote the scientific level of youth in this country. He also stressed on the role of Al Ain University of Science and Technology to offer a high-quality academic programs within an enjoyable environment to meet all students' needs and make AAU an advanced scientific institution in higher education extended locally and internationally.