Wednesday 30 September 2020

Emirates Aviation University gets top rating

DUBAI, May 7, 2020

Emirates Aviation University, the academic wing of the Emirates, has been awarded an overall score of Five Stars by QS Stars University Ratings for its outstanding performance and academic excellence across a wide range of categories.
The university is the first non-federal educational institution to receive a Five Stars QS rating in the region, achieving five stars in teaching, employability, facilities, inclusiveness and social responsibilities and four stars in academic development and internationalisation categories. The university also received five stars for its MBA in Aviation Management programme.
Of the 129 overall QS star rated institutions in the Arab Region, only five, including EAU, are rated as Five Stars. Approximately 580 universities are evaluated globally by QS, of which 48 universities are rated as five stars.
Emirates Aviation University also received the UAE Ministry of Education accreditation for four of its new Applied Bachelor in Engineering programmes. The programmes are: Aerospace Engineering, Avionics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Aircraft Maintenance Engineering as well as the Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and chief executive Emirates Airline and Group, said: "These are outstanding achievements for Emirates Aviation University that reflect the hard work and dedication of the faculty who have worked hard to make it an educational, world-class institution of distinction. I would like to congratulate the team at EAU, and hope they continue with their commitment to fostering a culture of creativity, innovation and continuous improvement."
Dr Ahmad Al Ali, Vice-Chancellor of Emirates Aviation University, said: "We are very pleased to be recognised with the QS Five Stars rating and to receive the UAE Ministry of Education accreditation of four of our programmes. These achievements will open up new and wonderful opportunities for the university to build on the learning experience we provide to our students, and we will work hard to attain further successes."
QS Stars is a rating system which was inaugurated In the UK and provides a detailed appraisal of an educational institution, and is used as an essential tool for prospective students to identify which universities rank highest in specific fields of study. Universities and educational institutions are ranked on criteria like program strength, facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, amongst others. - TradeArabia News Service


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