Cana­dian Univer­sity in Dubai hosts 8th grad­u­a­tion cer­e­mony

The Gulf Today - Business - - HAPPENINGS -

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.

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