The Office of International Cooperation received a delegation from the University of Hong Kong this morning that included both the Chancellor of the University and the Student Admissions Officer. The delegation was met by Dean of Admission and Registration Dr. Hussein Al Kharousi, Head of International Relations Division Mr. Mahmoud Al Kindi and Head of Exchange of students and academic Mr. Hamoud Al Qassimi.
During the meeting, they discussed possible aspects of cooperation between the two universities in the areas of students and academic exchange, training of students and the establishment of cultural educational programs during the summer. It is worth mentioning that the two universities are very similar in terms of the academic system and evaluation. Moreover, the medium of instruction in the basic disciplines and programs offered by both the two universities is English which facilitates the strengthening of relations of cooperation between the two universities in the areas mentioned.
It was agreed to continue communication between the two universities and discuss the start of cooperation via e-mail. At the end of the meeting, souvenirs were exchanged between the two sides.