The top students of our first cohort are getting ready to start their new career life as Bue junior demonstrators:
Restorative Dentistry: Mostafa Nomair
Shaimaa Adel
Fixed Prosthodontics: Angy Ahmed
Nada El-Kady
Removale Prosthodontics: Reem Alaa Mokhtar
Ahmed Mahmoud Hussien
Endodontics: Sara Hussien
Nehal El-Shazly
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: Ahmed Mostafa Ismail
Mohamed Sobhy
Oral Biology: Rana Hesham
Osama Hassan
Pediatric Dentistry: Nourhan Atef Youssef
Mariam Aelmessieh
Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Periodontology: Hisham Tarek
Mohamed El-Sayed Temraz
Orthodontics: Omar arwich
Oral Pathology: Arwa El-Tohami



 
  Strategic Plans Achieving Teaching and Learning Excellence
Objective
To provide the highest quality of teaching and clinical practice which will be achieved by having a clear philosophy and treatment plan. To identify priority areas for research-based teaching and learning across the Faculty and establishment of a succession plan. To achieve this objective, the Faculty’s teaching and learning plan focuses on the delivery of the following: Targets
Review regularly all the courses and programs offered in the Faculty for their effectiveness, currency and integration within the overall curricula. Improve courses in response to quality assurance data and through innovative approaches seeking for accreditation. The dental graduate will possess:
-  A thorough understanding of biological and technological sciences to enable the integration and correlation of these sciences with clinical dental practice.
- Skills to provide the preventive and treatment services commonly required in dental practice.
- An understanding of the necessity of continuing education.
- A sense of professional, ethical, and social responsibility.
Development of Analytical and Problem Solving Skills that are necessary for the professional dentist.
- Introducing problem-based learning.
- Introducing independent learners.
- Working on assignments and research projects.
Providing students with the tools to apply the knowledge and skills to solve theoretical and applied problems in Dentistry. Progressive assessment throughout the programs to encourage the transition from dependent to independent learning. Provide knowledge about the practice of Dentistry and development of relevant skills for the constructive use of that knowledge in their range of activities. Acquire competence in diagnosis of oral and dental diseases including an understanding of the relationship between general and oral diseases. Encourage understanding of dental problems in a multidimensional context and empower the students to be able to justify, critically appraise, systematically analyze, reflect on their own and others clinical practice and learning. Enable graduates to apply their transferable skills involving team work, managing and   evaluating one’s own learning and/or making an effective use of it. Experience in the principles and techniques of working to a deadline and in project management and managing a team. Enable graduates to independently evaluate/argue alternative approaches and accurately assess/report on own/others work with justification. Enable graduates to deal with complexity and/or contradictions in the knowledge base and make confident selections of tools for the job in hand. Develop the necessary skills to work in a hospital environment. Acquire and develop the necessary skills to execute infection control. Develop the necessary skills to manage emergency cases. Develop the necessary skills to interact with different specialties and departments. Be able to perform primary dental care for children. The graduate will be able to fabricate most types of prosthesis in the lab.
Performance Indicators:
Student feedback for Modules and Staff every year. National recognition for programs through review by external examiners. Continue to align academic program with NAQAAE norms and bench marking standards. Feedback from External Examiner and External Evaluators. Successful and global application of Students centered learning project targets in taught Modules.
Achieving Research and Postgraduate Study Excellence
Objective
To implement and develop research of the high standards. To maintain the quality of postgraduate programs in dentistry. To achieve this objective, the Faculty’s research and postgraduate plan focuses on the delivery of the following:
Targets
Encourage and support involvement in collaborative research locally and internationally.  Development and upgrading of our research equipment base and also planning for better equipped safe research facilities. Encourage and support research programs and mentor new staff members. Appoint research-active staff of the highest caliber. Improve research productivity in terms of the quantity and quality of publications, Support effective communication of research outcomes. Encourage the translation of research into products and services aimed at improving oral health. Be competitive in the national market place in offering degrees that lead to specialization and advances in knowledge and understanding. Provide appropriate facilities for under taking postgraduate research. Performance Indicators
Visits by external Professors. Publication by Academic Staff of peer reviewed research papers in appropriate journals. Increase in quality and quantity of publications. Annual Research Day open to members of the dental professions. Review of postgraduate degree and diploma. Improvement in postgraduate facilities.
Enterprise and Community Service
Objective
To encourage, maintain and strengthen nationally advanced community oral health services in all dental specialties to meet the needs and expectations of our community patients. To educate well dental professionals in Dentistry who will become integral members of the oral health team and enhance the health of the communities they serve. To be responsive to opportunities and shortcomings in oral health care, including the needs of low socio-economic. To achieve this objective, the faculty’s enterprise and community service plan focuses on the delivery of the following themes.
Targets
Publicize student/Faculty of Dentistry contributions to community with the Faculty activities, achievements, interests and concerns, to make our specialist knowledge available to the community. Encourage faculty to pursue collaborative working relationships with a variety of partners in order to meet challenges in the community – nationally and internationally- offering a remarkable community treatment services and selected clinical disciplines services in all dental specialties. Achieve a leadership in the care and excellent treatment for the patients entry into the Faculties Hospital from the surrounding community in a timely manner using established criteria.  Implement and always deliver a community service excellence model. Raise public awareness to help eradicate dental caries in the Egyptian community   through the promotion of science-based disease management and beyond through excellence in patient care. Continue to serve both the nearby as well as for community without reach activities. Pursue opportunities to identify and set policies and strategies to serve the needs of underserved populations and position the Faculty as a key part in this service. Initiate creative links to national government agencies and ministries in order to establish and provide the needed community services. Improved opportunities for community serving especially low socio-economic status patient management to meet their needs within the dental hospital. Implement quantitative research and qualitative research that has addressed issues that are mostly relating to the oral health problems that are evident within the community – nationally and internationally. Offer programs for undergraduate and graduate students to ensure that they will have highly-valued skills for the delivery of clinical care and also the skills necessary for safe and ethical practice in their discipline and in their community. Instill an understanding of society and it’s infrastructure in order to build relationships with professional and community leaders, mindful of issues relating to specific ethnic groups.
Performance Indicators
Positive responses from our graduates from community, business and professional leaders and national bodies. Promote life-long learning through relevant continuing education courses.
Infrastructure and Support Services
 Objective
To provide a learning environment that enables all students to reach their full potential. To respond to student needs and to take account of academic, professional, cultural and ethical aspirations of the community. To achieve this objective, the Faculty’s infrastructure and support services plan focuses on the delivery of the following themes. Targets
Innovative and effective teaching, to recognize and consider the use of new developments in education, educational research, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and to encourage self-directed learning. Produce informative, attractive and accurate publicity material for prospective students. To foster teaching, clinical and research practices that are sensitive to the cultural backgrounds of our diverse students and appropriate to the cultural background of the community in which they serve. To foster safe and ethical clinical and research attitudes and practices among our staff and students. To develop an understanding of the environmental impact of Dentistry. To enhance communication by giving students and teachers a clearly defined “forum” to discuss teaching and learning issues relating to specific courses. Provide facilities at the campus and in other clinical environments appropriate to deliver the highest quality contemporary teaching and learning. - Highly equipped dental clinics with latest dental units.
- Highly specialized radiology center.
- Central sterilization unit.
- Dental simulators.
- Operating Unit.
- Dental Production Laboratory.
- Preclinical labs with well equipped units.

Performance Indicators
Attendance of teaching staff at higher education development centre courses. Teaching evaluation of each course at least once every year.Production of course-books that provide clear information on course objectives, workload expectations, deadlines and assessments.  Utilization, where possible and appropriate, of small group teaching. Provision of up-to-date information on safe clinical and laboratory procedures.Application of technology for integrated learning across all programs. Working groups, subcommittees and Year Committees, to discuss and review current and new academic initiatives.
 Achieving Staff of Highest Caliber
Objective
To recruit, retain and develop academic, teaching, clinical and general staff of highest caliber.
To achieve this objective, the Faculty’s achieving staff of highest caliber plan focuses on the delivery of the following:
Targets
Provide an open, enthusiastic and supportive working environment which fosters the development of all staff. Involve staff at all levels in policy development and encourage and facilitate communication between members of all departments within the Faculty. Encourage diversity in staffing and foster awareness of Treaty responsibilities among staff. Mentor junior staff members.
Performance Indicators
The Head of Departments (HoD’s) discuss teaching, learning, research and clinical responsibilities and aspirations with each staff member annually. The HoD’s endeavor to assign appropriate teaching/administrative loads for newly appointed academic staff. The HoD’s make strategic decisions that will optimize teaching, clinical and research commitments according to each academic staff member’s needs and aspirations.Academic and general staff informed of decisions via regular meetings.
Building and Sustaining Capability
Objective
To prepare and plan for facilities and equipment required in all programs offered by the Faculty.
To achieve this objective, the Faculty’s building and sustaining capability plan focuses on the delivery of the following:
Targets
Plan to meet undergraduate and graduate student needs for next Five years. This will include study space, staff offices, clinical equipment and research space.Address documented shortages in the dental workforce.
Performance Indicators
There is adequate space, facilities, infrastructure, and staff to support the research and teaching activities of the faculty. Reduction in dental workforce shortages. Continue to press for a new dental faculty building and refurbishment of the existing buildings.
 
Values
The generation of knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis of modern dentistry through excellence in clinical practice, research and teaching, with continuous efforts to improve quality. Provision of an excellent academic and clinical environment for the continuing development of all the disciplines within the Faculty. The personal development of all staff members, based on equity and justice. Openness and transparency in decision-making.
 
Mission & Vision
Mission
To prepare highly skilled graduates with innovative dental education in accordance with the National Academic Reference Standards through commitment to Knowledge diversities and research .Our mission focuses to offer highest quality patient care and services to meet with community requirements.
Vision
The Faculty of Dentistry British University in Egypt is committed to excellence in education, Research and community services seeking regional and global accreditation and world-wide recognition.
 
General Aims and Objectives
The Primary aim of the Faculty is to remain a nationally recognized leader of academic excellence in areas of research, education and training, and clinical practice by: Achieving and retaining a reputation for the highest quality research, teaching and clinical expertise in each discipline. Implementing an environment that stimulates intellectual and professional development.Develop the necessary skills and demonstrate sufficient abilities for the comprehensive treatment and case completion in the dental field.
The following attributes aligned are to be implemented:
Practical skills: the program aims to enable graduates to continue their professional education and practical performance to significantly contribute in the wide field of dental care of their patients. Critical thinking: Ability to analyze issues logically, to challenge conventional assumptions, to consider different options and view points, make informed decisions and act with flexibility, adaptability and creativity. Cultural understanding: knowledge and appreciation of multiculturalism; and an ability to apply such knowledge in a culturally appropriate manner. Ethics: knowledge of ethics and ethical standards and an ability to apply these with a sense of responsibility within the workplace and community. Information literacy: Ability to apply specific skills in acquiring, organizing, analyzing, evaluating and presenting information. Research: Ability to conduct research by recognizing when information is needed, and locating, retrieving, evaluating and using it effectively. Self-motivation: Capacity for self-directed activity and the ability to work independently. Teamwork: Ability to work effectively as both a team leader and a team member.