Dr. Galal Hatem, President of Emirates Canadian University College, emphasized that ECUC has obtained the administrative approval to become Umm Al Quwain University, as a result of its team’s big efforts. The college has made a clear mark in the Emirati educational arena. It has proved that it is one of the pioneer educational institutions which provide academic programs committed to quality assurance standards, scientific and methodological mechanisms in line with international standards, as well as being one of the most important educational institutions which strives to promote higher education in the UAE. Emirates Canadian University College relies on innovation and creativity to build a competitive knowledge economy.
Dr. Hatem said, during an interview in a livestream on RAK FM Radio Station, that new academic programs will be launched coincide with the change to a university.
He spoke about students’ early registration of the first semester of the academic year 2019-2020, which gives the student additional discounts, approved by the Board of Trustees of the College as long as the set conditions are met.
He said that , after obtaining the final accreditation of Law and Mass communication departments from the Ministry of Education, we work to achieve the UAE's instruction to ensure quality of education according to the latest international standards, which based on 11 features of academic and administrative aspects of higher education institutions, including governance and management, , Scientific Research, students, faculty, education facilities, health, safety and environment, legal compliance and public disclosure, educational resources, and community engagement.
Dr. Hatem added that the college is moving to the new campus, which will provide students with a unique learning environment with all the required facilities and modern educational methods. It is expected to move to the new campus during the first academic semester in 2020-2021.
The new campus translates the message of "Umm Al Quwain University" as a leading educational institution moves from the emirate to the world carrying tolerance and values of the Emirati community, adding that the new campus will achieve the desired growth of students and provide them with an up-to-date learning environment.