CAIRO, Oct. 6 (SEE)-The German University in Cairo (GUC) celebrated the graduation of 2223 scholars for earning bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degrees over three consecutive days.
Up to 135 students graduated from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, 204 from the Faculty of Engineering and Media Technology, and 330 others from the Faculty of Materials Engineering and Science.
The ceremony also witnessed the graduation of students from other faculties such as the Faculty of Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Management Technology, Science and Applied Arts, Architecture and Civil programmes.
Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait, Minister of Business Sector Hisham Tawfiq, President of the University Yasser Hegazy, Dean of the College of Graduate Studies Ibrahim El-Dimeery , representative of the German Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Kundermann, as well as Dean of the College of Computer Science Engineering at the University of Ulm Frank Cargill were among the attendees.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees Ashraf Mansour emphasized that the participation of such leading figures from both countries highlights distinguished interest in developing education and scientific research.
Mansour added that graduates will be able to work efficiently in the marketplace, due to the practical experience gained during years of study.
He noted that the Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Engineers (INGBW) enroll graduates directly in the union due to their reputation. “A delegation of German companies visited the university this week to present employment opportunities to our graduates in Cairo,” he added.
Translation: Taarek Refaat