It is with great honour that the University of Hertfordshire in Egypt announces its first graduation ceremony on the 30th of September 2023 at the university’s main campus in the New Administrative Capital.
The event was a resounding success, drawing undergraduate students from four distinct programmes: Business, Mass-Communications, and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Over 500 guests were in attendance, including representatives from the British Council, as well as notable figures from academia, government, and the banking sector. Additionally, the university was delighted to host a group of esteemed business people who bore witness to this significant achievement.
The anticipation was palpable as the event commenced. Vincent Emrey, President of UH-GAF, took the stage and delivered a heartfelt welcome speech. With a nostalgic tone, he reflected upon the university's remarkable journey over the past four years, filled with challenges, growth, and countless accomplishments.
Following Professor Emrey's inspiring words, Pro Vice-Chancellor of UH-UK, Professor Mairi Watson, stepped forward to deliver her speech. Radiating pride, she extended her heartfelt congratulations to the graduates, recognizing their hard work and dedication. But it wasn't just the students who received recognition – Professor Watson also took a moment to applaud the outstanding staff and faculty who had played an integral role in shaping the university's success.
President Vincent Emrey has commented on that saying: “This was a fabulous event celebrating our first graduating class their achievements were rightly acknowledged, and I look forward to following their careers as alumni of this great university”
The University of Hertfordshire in Egypt strengthens its reputation as a reputable educational institution enabling students to pursue their academic goals within a system that is globally acknowledged and as part of its recognition, all UH-GAF’s academic programmes have been equalised by The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. This equalization policy enables students to pursue postgraduate studies in any Egyptian university. This flexibility opens a wide range of educational opportunities for students, allowing them to choose from various reputable institutions and programmes that suit their interests and career aspirations. This official equalisation by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research enhances the university's curriculum and teaching methods.
As part of the university’s continuous efforts to prepare students to become globally empowered graduates, they received a globally recognised degree certificate from UH-UK, unlocking the doors to limitless global careers.
The significance of this certificate cannot be overstated. It symbolizes the university's unwavering commitment to equipping students with the tools and knowledge necessary to thrive in any professional setting, regardless of geographical boundaries. With this certificate in their possession, these graduates possess the freedom and flexibility to pursue their chosen careers anywhere their aspirations may take them.
Additionally, UH-GAF takes pride in its position as one of the top universities, recognized for its exceptional educational standards. Not only are UH-GAF's programmes and degrees equalized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UH-GAF further ensures that all programs receive the recognition and accreditation deserved from their respective syndicates, guaranteeing the highest level of academic excellence and professional credibility for our graduates.
A major milestone in UH-GAF's students' graduation journey is their certificate. UH-GAF students receive their bachelor’s degrees directly from the UH in the UK. This ensures the never-ending bond between both campuses and further guarantees the quality of education and the promise of studying for a UK degree while living in Egypt.
Since UH-GAF's establishment in Egypt in 2019, the university’s main objectives is to prepare students for the future and to deliver a strong impact in terms of students’ academic and personal skills. The University of Hertfordshire in Egypt provides an innovative career-focused education model in which students are taught by industry experts and are able to apply the “learning by doing “approach during their academic study. The university offers its students the premium opportunity to practice their learning theories into practice through internships and a range of career opportunities, which enables them to become a high caliber contributor to the workplace.