ABU DHABI, 2nd June, 2018 (WAM) — A total of 2,926 students are currently enrolled in Zayed University’s 2018 summer semester, which began recently in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and will continue till 28th June, coinciding with the holy month of Ramadan.
The semester examination will be held on 1st and 2nd July and the results will be announced on 4th July. The number of students recorded for summer courses in their field of study was 1,597 in Abu Dhabi, including 1,297 female students and 300 male students. The number of students in the Dubai campus was 1,040, including 1,020 female students and 20 male students.
The number of students enrolled in the “Academic Bridge” programme was 289, including 212 students in the Abu Dhabi campus with 174 female students and 38 male students, and 77 female students in the Dubai campus.
Prof. Reyadh AlMehaideb, Vice President of Zayed University, said that 203 courses covering all available fields were offered in both campuses to students who wished to complete their studies during the summer period. He pointed out that the summer semester is organised for five days a week (Sunday to Thursday) for female students in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, from 9:00 to 14:30.
The course for male students runs at the Abu Dhabi Campus parallel to the days and hours dedicated to female students. In Dubai, they begin their courses at 15:00 and continue until 17:20.
AlMehaideb added that the introduction of the summer semester courses comes within the university’s framework of providing advanced educational programmes for students continuously, to enable academic success regardless of the time of the year.
“Zayed University seeks to develop students’ skills, their career paths and raise their performance levels post graduating, and at the same time contributes to the interests of our community and nation across various sectors,” he said.
He stressed that the directives of Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, President of Zayed University, indicated that the university should continuously form a successful learning community including students and faculty members, and their effective contribution to study and research, 0which positively reflects the level of learning outcomes.