The Council of Alexandria University in its recently session on 7th  of December 2017 headed by Dr. Essam El Kurdy, the President of the university discussed the final arrangements for the diamond jubilee celebrations from 19 to 21 of December. The first day of celebration will begin with a military music walking from the Faculty of Engineering to the University Administration Building then to the human sciences complex, in addition to some galleries and activities. The second day will witness the official ceremony at Alexandria Bibliotheca which will combine a documentary about AU and honoring 10 of university figures in addition to a gallery under title of "University in photos". In the third day 200 of distinguished pioneers, faculty staff, students and Arabian and African characters will be honored, after that a ceremony will be played by the Arabian Music Band.

 

Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi emphasized on the need to work with the e-book in all the faculties of the theoretical complex starting from the second semester. He also called to spread the experiment of the faculty of commerce in the development of the digital university book. Prof. Dr. Osama El Toukhi the Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Commerce presented the experiment which allows the student to browse the scientific materials via the web site. Dr. Osama said that there are studios under preparation to record the scientific books of the Faculty of Commerce and the preparation of interactive questions for students and training courses on the website.

 

Alexandria University Council of Education and Students Affairs in its session held on Monday 21/8/2017, headed by Dr. Hisham Gaber reviewed the results of the sports activities of the academic year 2016/2017 including the 44th tournament of martyr El Rifaai and the summer activities festival of Egyptian universities, in which AU students won the first place for the sixth consecutive year.

 

Under the approach of strengthen relations and cooperation between Alexandria University, the university president Dr. Essam El Kurdi received a delegation from New Course Association for education and cultural services in China headed by Dr. Wang Mieng Ki. The two sides discussed ways of cooperation and signed a scientific protocol to enroll Chinese students in Arabic Education Center in the Faculty of Arts in addition to exchange professors, students and researches.

Dr. Essam El Kurdi emphasized on receiving Chinese students to study in Arabic Education Center in the Faculty of Arts starting from the second semester of the current academic year.

The Director of Arabic Education Center Dr. Lana Habib stated that the center received 150 Chinese students since 2011 who are studying Arabic language, English and translation in addition to other programs according to their specialization.

 

Alexandria University Council during its latest session on Tuesday 22 August 2017 headed by the Rector Dr. Essam El-Kurdi reviewed the final preparation for the new academic year 2017/2018 that will begin on 16 September 2017. The Council stressed on all faculties to finish all maintenance work for all facilities and to prepare lectures tables and students Id's before study starting date.

Dr. Kurdi pointed out the importance of holding meetings with the students to provide information about the faculties and its academic departments and activities. He emphasised all the facilities that don't work with credit hours system to prepare a plan to update it's regulations in preparation to work with credit hours system.