5 Stars to Al Ain University for Online Learning based in QS
Al-Ain University (AAU) has received the highest ratings (5-stars) in the “Online Learning” category, by the “QS Stars Rating System”, Where Prof. Ghaleb El Refae, AAU President, received the certificate in the celebration organized by QS, attended by presidents and managers of Different Arab Universities.
Prof. El Refae said; Al Ain University is proud to receive the highest rating in more than one category of the “QS Stars Rating System”, which is a new achievement added to the university. He added that, this achievement was a result of continuous work and efforts to promote the future education in spite of the current situation happening in the world due to COVID-19, which affected the educational process, but Al Ain University is keen to continue with ease without negatively affecting students.
Dr. Nazih Khaddaj Mallat, Vice President for Accreditation and Quality Assurance, said that the “QS Stars Rating System” has helped our institution in projecting the areas of its strength and the areas of improvements, which will be definitely reflected in the upcoming years. He added, “Al Ain University” is very keen and fully committed to make sure that the education of the students is moving forward, no matter the circumstances are.
The “QS Stars Online Learning” category is comprised of several indicators, each worth between 5 and 30 points, for a total possible score of 100. These indicators look at a variety of aspects of online learning, and institutions submit evidence to show how well they meet each of these criteria. The indicators are: Student-faculty engagement, Student interaction, Student services and technology, Online outsourcing, Application per enrolment / Faculty-student ratio, and Commitment to online learning.