Hamdan University inks online education deal
Dubai, November 26, 2013
UAE-based Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) has signed an agreement with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University (TAGI-UNI) to deliver premier online education.
Under the terms of the deal, TAGI-UNI will promote the UAE university’s e-learning programs and also co-operate more closely in academic programs, student enrollment, and joint research activities.
The agreement is of great significance as it is the first one signed between TAGI-UNI & Arabic university.
Dr Mansoor Al Awar, the chancellor of HBMeU, said the strategic partnership is part of the UAE institution's continuing thrust to widen its international network of strong ties with leading global academic institutions in line with an ambitious vision of improving the quality of e-learning in the Arab World.
"The new agreement is of strategic importance as it provides solid ground to intensify our joint efforts to encourage scientific research and provide the best e-learning programs adhering to the highest standards of excellence and quality," noted Dr Awar.
“We are confident that our strategic partnership with a prominent academic institution, such as Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University, will open new opportunities to promote the culture of e-learning in the Arab World. We are looking forward to exchange the best academic practices and leading experiences which will play vital role in re-shaping the future of learning based on innovative methods in line with the rapid development of the digital world,” he added.
Dr Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, the president of TAGI-UNI, said the new partnership provides the institution with direct access to some of the best online programs from HBMeU, a leading, accredited online Arab university.
"It is a welcome addition to the growing list of TAGI-UNI’s partners, and the cooperation will certainly prove to be fruitful for both parties," he added.
According to him, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University is a gateway to the world’s best online education. It partners with leading international education institutions to deliver accredited, world-class education to a global student body. - TradeArabia News Service