Canadian University in Dubai hosts 8th graduation ceremony
Under the patronage and attendance of Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD) hosted its 8th graduation ceremony recently and named it “Class of Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan” to salute the brave UAE hero.
Sheikh Nahyan conferred degrees on 360 students at a spectacular ceremony held at Dubai Opera, attended by a galaxy of prominent dignitaries, including Masud Husain, Canadian Ambassador to the UAE, and members of the University’s Board of Trustees, Sheila Copps PC OC, former Heritage Minister, Environment Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Hon. Dalton Mcguinty former Premier of Ontario, Canada, the Hon. Aldea Landry, former Cabinet Minister and Deputy Premier of New Brunswick, Canada and Abdulla Mohd Obaidallah, Member of the Board of Directors for Emirates Investment and Development.
Addressing the audience, Sheikh Nahyan said the bravery of Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan will boost national pride and the country’s stability.
He also remarked that the annual graduation ceremony relected the University’s success and leadership in helping students to excel and succeed.
Sheikh Nahyan added that this distinctive Class of 2018 will always carry the name of the UAE champion Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who stands out as a model of sacrifice, bravery and commitment to protecting the nation’s integrity.
The 360 students were awarded degrees from across the spectrum of Canadian University Dubai’s 40 program offerings in Business Administration, Public Health and Health Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science & Technology, Architecture and Design, Communication and Media Studies and the Liberal Arts and Sciences.