CAIRO: Egyptian universities have finished their preparations for the new 2013-2014 school year. They finished fixing laboratories, furniture and teaching aids to facilitate communication among professors and students in order to give Egyptian students a good atmosphere to study in.
Dr. Ali Shams Eddin, head of Banha University, opened the building housing the Faculty of Applied Arts. Dean Yasser Suhail said that the new building replaces the old building, which was located in another place, and added that he will open two new departments in the faculty: Industrial Design and Graphic Advertising.
Dr. Nabil Nour Eddin, head of the University of Sohag, said they completed great preparations this year, including renewing runways, laboratories, furniture and teaching aids to help students and professors get used to new technology.
Dr. Amin Lotfy, president of the University of Beni Suef, demanded the development of security inside the university and summoned people from the fire department to check the fire extinguishing system.
Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Khalifa, governor of Wadi Gedid, said that according to the Ministry of Higher Education, all Wadi Gedeed citizens with Master Degrees or PHDs will be have jobs in Asyut University.
The Zagazig University Council, headed by Dr. Ashraf al-Shehhi, agreed to give employees money in exchange for their vacations if they want.
Dr. Sayyid Ahmed Abdel Khalek, head of Mansoura University, received Adnan al-Mahdi, representative of the University of Kirkuk, in order to make stronger bonds between the two universities.
In presence of Dr. Zeinab Abul-Naga, Director of the Office of External Relations and the Iraqi Saad representative of Iraqi students at Mansoura University, the representative of the University of Kirkuk handed over the University Shield to the head of Mansoura University.
As for Sohag University, Dr. Nabil Noureddine opened the 40th session for teacher preparation at Education College, which aims at teaching teachers how to be professional at teaching and dealing with students, where every teacher will be trained according to his field of specialty.
Translated from Youm7.