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Cairo University Council Approves Launching Forum for Excellent Students

Date :2016-04-01 19:25:20

In a meeting headed by Prof. Dr. Gaber Nassar, Cairo University President, on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, Cairo University Council discussed the arrangements of holding second term exams for year 2015 – 2016. The arrangements included exam date, announcing exam schedules for students, and equipping exam halls. The council decided not changing exam date, which coincides with the holy month of Ramadan, to start in the last week of May according to the academic year plan determined before. The council stressed completing scheduled study hours at each faculty.

The University Council confirmed the importance of announcing exam schedules at faculties to conform with the schedule of holy Ramadan to end before breakfast time far enough. The scheduled time is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. depending on the circumstances of every faculty.

The University Council decided to launch ،، Excellent Student Forum,, at Cairo University faculties to encompass students who are creative in international scientific publications, inventions, innovations, and other fields of creativity. The forum aims at boosting ambitions of youth, encouraging them to innovate, and providing them with financial and moral support.

Cairo University Council approved awarding scholarships to the soldiers injured in military operations at Sinai, who have medium-level qualifications. These scholarships are provided at Open Education Programs at the university. The council also approved exempting them from the condition of passing five years since obtaining their qualifications.

The council approved allowing Syrian students to attend exams until deciding on the matter of paying study fees scheduled for the academic year 2015 – 2016.

Cairo University Council decided to exempt expatriate Sudanese, Southern Sudanese, Chadian, Libyan, Yemeni and Syrian students from accommodation and meal fees at the university hostels.

Cairo University Council reviewed the visit of the University President and Faculty of Agriculture Dean to Hiroshima University in the light of the convention signed between the two universities in scientific and academic cooperation fields. Those cooperation fields include exchanging professors, establishing joint scientific programs, agreeing on establishing workshops between the two universities in fields of biotechnology, nanotechnology, medical and engineering sector. The visit resulted in implementing the convention and agreeing on organizing a cultural week between the two universities. This is going to be held during the period from 6-8-2016 to 11-8-2016 inside Cairo University campus in partnership with the Japanese Embassy.


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