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A student receiving his degree

472 graduates from 50 countries honoured at GMU

AJMAN, November 23, 2021

Poised to become the next change agents that the healthcare system needs, 472 students from six colleges of Gulf Medical University (GMU) have been conferred with degrees at the 18th Convocation Ceremony. 
With this, GMU owned by Thumbay Group, a leading medical university in the region, so far has 2,591 student graduates since their inception in 1998. The convocation ceremony was held virtually and in person on Monday, November 22. 
Graduates were presented degrees by Dr Thumbay Moideen – Founder, President Board of Trustees in presence of Prof Hossam Hamdy – Chancellor of GMU, Vice Chancellors and Deans of Colleges.
Of the 472 graduates 69 are from the Emirates, 234 represent Middle Eastern and African nations where as 169 students are from Asian, American and other European countries. Currently 2,600 students from 86 countries are studying at Gulf Medical University bringing out a strong message of unity and tolerance that UAE stands for. 
The six colleges include; Medicine, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing and the College of Health Care Management and Economics. 
College of Medicine saw largest number of 158 graduates with College of Health Sciences standing second with 115 followed by 76 students from College of Dentistry, 73 students from College of Nursing and 33 students from College of Pharmacy. 
The College of Health Care Management and Economics which is the only College offering this specialisation in the Arab and the Middle East region witnessed 17 graduates.-- TradeArabia News Service


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