Emirates Aviation University honours more than 400 Graduates

Success of programmes reflect demand for continuing education and professional qualifications in aviation

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — DUBAI, UAE – 17 November 2015 – Emirates Aviation University celebrated yesterday its 24th annual graduation ceremony, honouring more than 400 students. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline and Group awarded degrees across multiple disciplines with hundreds of family and friends in attendance.

The graduating class consisted of 131 students from the undergraduate programmes, 186 from vocational programmes,  85 from the postgraduate programmes, and 31 UAE National Higher Diploma graduates. Including this year’s number of students, the university has graduated more than 13,000 students since its inception in 1991.

“The growing aviation industry in the UAE and the wider region has created a whole spectrum of jobs that demand continuing education and professional qualifications. The success of our programmes reflects this demand, and also the calibre of our education,” said Dr. Ahmad Al Ali, Chancellor of Emirates Aviation University.

“I would like to congratulate the graduates for this great achievement and wish them all the success in the exciting field of aviation,” he added

EAU remains committed to offering new and industry-relevant programmes. In 2015, the university introduced four new programmes including Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Masters in Aerospace Engineering, Applied Masters in Mechanical Engineering, and Applied Masters in HR Management and Development.

The university also offers Master degrees in Aviation Security, Aviation Safety, Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development, MBAs in Aviation Management; Bachelor degrees in Aerospace Technology, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Avionics Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Management and Applied Business; Diplomas and Higher Diplomas in Aerospace Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Computing, Computing Software Development, Business Management and Tourism Management.

About Emirates Aviation University

Established in 1991, Emirates Aviation University is a leading educational institution in the Middle East for aeronautical engineering, aviation management, business management, and aviation safety & security studies. The former college is the academic wing of the Emirates Group; a global travel and tourism conglomerate known worldwide for their commitment to the highest standards of quality in every aspect of business.

The University is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Knowledge & Human Development Authority and offers an extensive range of educational opportunities designed to provide students with the best aviation related specializations. Students can chose from vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that combine the highest standard of academics with the latest development in the field of aviation.

 

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group handing diplomas to the graduates.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group and Dr Ahmad Al Ali, Chancellor of Emirates Aviation University with EAU’s class of 2015

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