University/Organization Information Sessions 

View 28  information sessions' descriptions held by global universities and organizations from 12:30 to 4:30 pm. 

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New York University Abu Dhabi

At New York Abu Dhabi University (NYU) Abu Dhabi, we understand the essential roles and challenges of higher education in the 21st century: holding a common belief in the value of a liberal arts education, concurrence on the benefits a research university brings to the society that sustains it, the conviction that interaction with new ideas and people who are different is valuable and necessary, and a commitment to educating students who are true citizens of the world.

Speaker: Karl Kalinkewicz

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The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development

The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (SFSD) was established in 2001 with an endowment from the Sawiris family as one of the first national donor foundations in Egypt. Since its establishment, the SFSD has been working to address the most pressing issues facing Egyptian society through creating opportunities, driving change, and achieving sustainable development that is based on knowledge and exchange of experiences and best development practices.

Speaker: Nadia Elashkar

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The University of Huddersfield

We are a multi-award-winning UK university based in the north of England, next to Leeds and Manchester, that offers a wide range of courses for all levels of study. The university offers excellent student experience and support as we have been in the top 10% of universities worldwide for student experience (ISB 2018).

Speaker: David Cliffe

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Yale University Jackson School of Global Affairs

Learn more about Yale Jackson's flexible two-year Master in Public Policy in Global Affairs. Take classes from across all of Yale's schools and departments, and take advantage of joint degrees with Yale Law School, the Yale School of Management, and the Yale School of the Environment.

Speaker: Melissa McGinnis

1:00 pm

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Arizona State University - ASU

Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.

Speaker: Ahmed Kamal Ali

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INSEAD

As one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD offers participants a truly global educational experience. With locations in Europe, France, Asia, Singapore, the Middle East, Abu Dhabi and North America, San Francisco, and alliances with top institutions, INSEAD's business education and research span the globe.

Speaker: Segen Berhe

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Personal Statement Workshop

Applying for graduate studies, going on a study-abroad program, or planning to do so in the near future? The most vital component of the application is the personal statement. Attend this session to learn how to set yourself apart from other applicants and give the admission committee members a glimpse of your intellectual and creative abilities.

Speaker: Heba Shaheen
Duration: One-hour session

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University of Glasgow

Offers programs such as doctor of philosophy, executive master of business administration, Master of Arts, master of business administration, master of computing, master of engineering, master of global affairs, Master of Laws, master of public administration, master of public policy, master of public administration and policy. 

Speaker: Pamela Armstrong

1:30 pm

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Central European University

Based in Vienna, Central European University (CEU) brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. Accredited in Austria and the US, CEU offers 50 English-language graduate degree programs in various disciplines and three undergraduate programs in the social sciences and humanities.

Speakers: Bernadett Takacs and Zsuzsa Papp

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Newton Education Services

Newton is Egypt's and the Middle East and North Africa region's premier educational consultancy and education services provider. Newton Education Services was founded in 2013 by a team of Harvard, American University in Cairo, and Thunderbird graduates with significant years of experience in international education.

Speakers: Nehal ElSayaad and Nelly ElZayat

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University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is a global institution with students based in locations in the UK, and Hong Kong and students studying via independent distance learning. In 2021, Sunderland was shortlisted as University of the Year and is ranked ninth in the International category of the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSC) 2019. Education courses are ranked 24th in the UK by The Guardian University league tables in 2022. QS Stars World University Ranking 2021 awarded Sunderland five stars in teaching, employability, internationalization, inclusiveness and outstanding facilities.

Speaker: Elizabeth Hidson

2:00 pm

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DAAD German Academic Exchange Service

The DAAD is the world's largest organization for the international exchange of academics. Throughout its 60 years in Egypt, the DAAD's regional office in Cairo has been offering a platform for networking, cooperation and research activities between Egyptian and German universities and research institutes to implement hundreds of projects which are of mutual interest. In 2016, the office's responsibilities also grew to oversee Sudan as well.

Speakers: Felix Bock and Ghada Medhat

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Esade Business School

Studying for an MBA with Esade in Barcelona will change your life. It's an exciting, enriching and edifying experience in one of the world's greatest cities. You will make lifelong friends and discover a culture that celebrates differences alongside your diverse classmates. Esade and the city are waiting for you!

Speaker: Ursi Van der Herten

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NEOMA Business School

NEOMA Business School is internationally accreditated by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. It has campuses in Rouen, Reims and Paris. It is ranked fifth in France by Le Point, and the world ranked 30th by Financial Times. It has 250 major corporate partners with over 360 prominent academic partners in about 56 nations.

Speaker: Mariceli Blin

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University of Westminster

The University of Westminster offers a vibrant learning environment attracting students from 160 nations worldwide. Established in 1838, we offer attractive practice-based courses, many with international recognition. We lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences. Our location allows us to build on our close connections with leading figures and organizations worldwide.

Speaker: Martyn Davies

 

2:30 pm

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British Embassy - Chevening Scholarship

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The scholarships offer the opportunity to study for a one-year master's degree in any field at any of the UK's leading universities.

Speaker: Nevine Sharaf

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Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) is one of Germany’s top ten universities that takes its place as an excellent international network university. It is a full university with 16 departments and central institutes offering over 150 degree programs. In addition, the Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science, the largest political science institute in Germany, FUB offers the broadest spectrum of research in the humanities in Germany. Special emphasis is placed on physics, mathematics, and computer science, as well as the life sciences and Earth sciences. The spectrum also includes the Department of Veterinary Medicine, one of only five veterinary schools in Germany.

Speaker: Hoda El Mahgoub

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McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business

McMaster University, among the top 1% of universities worldwide, believes in Education with Purpose. DeGroote was the first in Canada to offer a full-time MBA with a co-op program and a Health Services Management specialization. The co-op is ideal for newer grads wanting to build business acumen and launch their careers. If you have work experience, DeGroote also offers an MBA program. Boasting a 94% post-graduate employment rate and over 200 employer partners.

Speakers: Emily Vance and Ryan Shoot 

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Technische Universität Berlin

With over 100 study programs, Technische Universität (TU) Berlin is an institution steeped in tradition and one of the largest, internationally renowned technical universities in Germany. Roughly 35,000 students study here - a University of Excellence in the heart of Berlin. The range of study programs at TU Berlin is unique for a technical university, bringing together natural sciences and technology, planning sciences, economics and management, social sciences, and humanities under one roof. TU Berlin is the only university in the capital region offering engineering subjects.

Speakers: Ingy Nafie and Jan an Haack

3:00 pm

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American University of Beirut

Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut (AUB) bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, the university encourages freedom of thought and expression. It seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership. AUB was granted institutional accreditation in June 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States and reaffirmed in 2016.

Speaker: Jocelyn DeJong

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American University of Sharjah

Firmly grounded in principles of meritocracy and with a strong reputation for academic excellence, the American University of Sharjah (AUS) has come to represent the very best in teaching and research, accredited internationally and recognized by employers the world over for creating graduates equipped with the knowledge, skills and drive to lead in the 21st century. AUS values learners not driven only by academic success but by those that embrace our dynamic campus life and embody our ideals of openness, tolerance and respect. This combination of academic excellence and community spirit ensures AUS is filled with world-class faculty and students who are poised to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Speaker: Mohamed El Tarhuni

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Salus University

Since 1919, Salus University has been educating professionals in health sciences and rehabilitation. Salus University's three colleges offer distinctly innovative curricula that feature interprofessional education and early exposure to clinical training and fieldwork. Hands-on skills are learned in state-of-the-art teaching laboratories and direct patient care is mastered in our community-based clinical facilities as well as hundreds of participating practice sites across the country and many around the world.

Speakers: Monica Scirrotto, Rebecca Heinz

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The American College of Greece

The School of Graduate and Professional Education of The American College of Greece offers graduate degrees in psychology, communication, data science and TESOL. Our programs recognize the engagement between theoretical knowledge and practical application, providing for a meaningful student experience. Our students enjoy access to abundant degree resources, ranging from dedicated academic faculty to outstanding learning facilities and practicum placements. Students come from diverse backgrounds, forming a vibrant community of learning, research and collaborative practice.

Speaker: Alexandra Kaoni

3:30 pm

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Amideast Egypt

Founded in 1951, Amideast is a leading American nonprofit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. We believe that self-forged, fulfilled lives lead to understanding, mutual respect, and a more peaceful, productive world.

Speaker: Noura El Atreby

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EADA Business School

EADA Business School is the only internationally accredited, top-ranked -business school located in the Barcelona city center. 95% of international students, with over 50 nationalities yearly on campus and a direct network of alumni from 90 countries. Our strategic pillars are innovation, leadership, and sustainability. 98% of employability after graduation, according to the latest Financial Times ranking.

Speaker: Christine Means

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Khalifa University

The internationally top-ranked Khalifa University of Science and Technology is the one university in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with research and academic programs that address the entire range of strategic, scientific, and industrial challenges facing the UAE's knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world. The university brings together the best in science, engineering, and medicine in the UAE, to offer specialized degrees that can take promising high school graduates all the way to top-rated doctorate degree holders.

Speaker: Fatima Al Qubaisi

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University of Leicester

A leading UK research-intensive university based in the middle of the country, Leicester has been educating the world for over 100 years. With a wide range of courses from mathematics and biological science, informatics to business, history to languages, engineering to museum studies. The city of Leicester is located one hour north of London by train and is the UK's most diverse city.

Speaker: Jim Green

4:00 pm

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City, University of London

Established in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions. We are based in the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the world and attract over 20,000 students from more than 160 countries who benefit from our internationally renowned experience of more than one hundred years of research and education.

Speaker: Ghazi Lashab

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EducationUSA

Interested in studying in the United States but want to have a better understanding of the procedure? Join this session and get an overview of how to apply to universities in the United States (US). You will also learn about the wide range of free services provided by EducationUSA. The session will cover the five steps to studying in the US, which are researching your options, financing your studies, completing your application, applying for your student visa and preparing for your departure.

Speaker: Reem AbouElenain

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Philipps Universität Marburg

Philipps-Universität Marburg is one of the leading institutions for research and study in central Germany. The university, which has been established almost 500 years ago offers 139 study programs in almost all fields of study, except engineering. It has established 300 international cooperations in higher education and takes special care of its more than 14% international students and researchers. Philipps-Universität Marburg proudly counts 11 Nobel Prize winners.

Speaker: Irene El Khorazaty

4:30 pm

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Yale School of Management

The Yale School of Management's (SOM) mission is to educate leaders for business and society. We believe that to be an effective leader in an increasingly complex world, you will need to leverage connections across boundaries of function, industry and region. That's why Yale SOM developed an integrated curriculum that uses diverse disciplines and areas of expertise to better understand management challenges. The school is a founding member of the Global Network for Advanced Management.

Speaker: Maria Derlipanska