UOWD observes Orientation Day
Dubai, August 31, 2008
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) welcomed a record number of students for the new academic year, starting September 2008, with an Orientation and Enrolment Day.
Professor Rob Whelan, the new president of the university encouraged the students to adopt an open mindset to take advantage of the opportunities provided by a changing world.
'A recent survey on leading CEOs has shown that the most successful ones were those who had an open mindset reflecting willingness to take on new challenges and handle new projects, and readiness to take risks,' said Professor Whelan.
'This message will serve you well as you embark on the next stage of higher education.'
Parents who accompanied the young students were briefed on the UOWD's strengths, policies, faculty, student facilities, employment opportunities, and other aspects by Jay Jayatilaka, manager, marketing, UOWD. - TradeArabia News Service