Addressing the graduates at the postgraduate ceremony, Mahmood Al Bastaki, chief executive officer, Dubai Trade FZE and member of the UOWD
External Advisory Council, praised the graduates for their efforts in completing their studies.
is strongly committed to contributing to this endeavour through providing an intellectually challenging learning environment.
Established 24 years ago, the UOWD
has established itself as part of Dubai's academic landscape, offering 35 degree programmes to students from around the world.
Other degrees introduced by UOWD
include its Master of International Business Degree, its Master of Strategic Marketing Degree, and its Master of Strategic Human Resource Management.
The MoU was signed by Prof Ghassan Aouad, the president of UOWD
, and Dr Husam Sultan Al-Ulama, the director of the NRF at a recent ceremony held in the office of the National Research Foundation.
This research is funded by a research grant from UOWD
Through Dell's virtual desktop infrastructure solution, academic information, such as e-books, lecture notes, and class schedules, that were once only available on desktops in UOWD
's computer labs are now available to students and faculty anywhere on campus from any device at any time, UOWD
Salem Zein, President of UOWD
, said: "Today, we are very proud to gather here to witness outstanding graduates in various fields stepping with confidence into professional careers and ready to contribute to society.
At present, UOWD
is the only university in Dubai to provide this accredited and highly specialised programme.
women's volleyball team won the title following a nail-biting final against Heriot Watt University, while Nikil Peter took gold in the 100m sprint.
Dr Catherine Todd, Assistant Professor at UOWD
and mentor of the student team that developed the software, said: 'When we turned on the Writing Module, in which a student can write a letter or word on the screen with their finger, the child squealed with absolute delight.
Along with the recent accreditation of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), the new course positions UOWD
as a leading research and teaching university in the UAE.