The President of North Dakota University (UND) USA visited the BUE.

The President of North Dakota University (UND), President Mark R. Kennedy has made a courtesy visit to the British University in Egypt. He was accompanied by Mr Ihab Farag, General Director from the Ministry of Higher Education, Cultural Affairs & Missions Sector.
 

Best Ramadan Series 2017 Nominations Festival at the British University in Egypt.

The Faculty of Mass Media and Communication at the British University in Egypt hosted a Festival to honour the outstanding Dramas presented during the holly month of Ramadan 2017, at the BUE auditorium on the 30th of July.
The Festival was attended by Mr. Mohamed Farid Khamis, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the BUE, Professor Ahmed Hamad, the BUE President, Professor Mohamed Shouman, Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Mass Media, the Director Musaad Foudah Cinema Professional Syndicate, and a number of University Professors, students, and media critics.





































 

ENACTUS BUE team won the Second place in the National Competition

Under the supervision of Dr. Hala Hattab from the Business Administration, Economics and Political Science Faculty, ENACTUS BUE team won the Second place in the National Competition that took place July 9-10, 2017.The BUE team achieved first place in its league by presenting three projects that address the challenges faced by different groups of socially disadvantaged people.
ENACTUS BUE also won the 1st place in all the special competitions in their league. The competitions are:
1.Orascome Construction Industries Competition on Improving Livelihoods.
2.Orange Competition on Triple Bottom Line.
3.Juhayna Competition on Capacity Building through Effective Empowerment.
4.ExxonMobil Competition on Entrepreneurship.



 

BUE hosted the final round of Injaz’s StartUp Egypt 2017 program.

As part of its commitment to support entrepreneurship In Egypt, The British University in Egypt hosted the final round of Injaz’s StartUp Egypt 2017 program.
Injaz Egypt works to empower young Egyptians with skills that enable them to become successful entrepreneurs; while StartUp is an intensive Incubation Program that aims at getting startups ready for growth and further investment.
Under the supervision of Dr. Hala Hattab, from the Business Administration, Economics and Political Science Faculty, and in collaboration with the PR and Marketing Department at the BUE, the SU BAEPS worked closely with Injaz’s team on organizing a successful event that started by a trade fair, where 18 entrepreneurs showcased their businesses to judges and audience and closed by announcing the teams who will receive seed funding and incubation. The event was sponsored by Boeing and MBC and Orange. 







 

Recent Advances in Nanotechnology: a BUE Seminar by Professor Mostafa El-Sayed

On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Mostafa El-Sayed Nanotechnology Research Centre at the British University in Egypt organised a seminar on “Recent Advances in Nanotechnology” with Professor Mostafa El-Sayed of Georgia Institute of Technology, USA and BUE Board Member as a guest speaker. The seminar aimed at introducing Prof. El-Sayed’s latest discoveries in cancer treatment with the gold nanoparticles and presenting the newly established Mostafa El-Sayed Nanotechnology Research Centre to the Science Community in Egypt. Prof. Ahmed Hamad, BUE President inaugurated the seminar highlighting the achievements of the university and the strategic objectives that the University is adopting to improve the quality of its teaching and research.

Prof. Yehia Bahei-El-Din, Vice President for Research and Postgraduate Studies delivered a speech outlining BUE research strategy and its alignment with the Egyptian research strategy. Dr. Taher Salah, Director of Mostafa El-Sayed Nanotechnology Research Centre at BUE delivered a presentation on the centre and its roadmap for research in nanotechnology and its applications.

Prof. Mostafa Elsayed delivered a presentation entitled “Nanotechnology of Gold Nanoparticles is Finally Getting Rid of Cancer”, where he started by discussing previous research which uses gold nanoparticles to melt cancer cells when injected in the affected part of the body and heated up. Prof. El-Sayed continued with the presentation to show the latest breakthrough in cancer treatment using gold nanoparticles in which the hot nanoparticles melt away the cancer cells and stop it from migrating to other parts of the body.

Mr. Mohamed Farid Khamis, BUE Chairman of the Board thanked Prof. El-Sayed for his support and sharing this discovery with BUE community and presented BUE plaque to Prof. El-Sayed as a thanks note for his contribution.



























 

Professor Mohamed Shouman Receives the State Prize for Excellence in Social Sciences

Mr. Mohamed Farid Khamis, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the British University in Egypt, Professor Ahmed Hamad, the BUE President, Deans of the Faculties and all staff members, congratulates Professor Mohamed Shouman Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Mass Media for receiving the State Prize for Excellence in Social Sciences.


 

The Saudi Cultural Attaché, Dr. Khaled el Nany’s visit to the BUE

In the light of the strong ties between Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the field of education, the British University in Egypt hosted the Saudi Cultural attaché, Dr. Khaled el Nany and his Deputy, Mr. Abdullah Hamad, on Wednesday the 14th of June 2017. The guests were welcomed by Professor Ahmed Hamad the BUE President, Professor Yehia Bahie El Din the BUE Vice President for Research and post graduate studies, Deans of the Faculties and Dr. Mahmoud Karem, Advisor for International Affairs and Head of CEMES. During the visit, BUE President Professor Ahmed Hamad briefed on BUE’s vision and stressed upon the importance of education. He also pinpointed the University’s efforts to serve the students of various Arab countries as Egypt will always remain the educational gateway for all the Arabs. Dr. Khaled el Nany and his Deputy, Mr. Abdullah Hamad concluded their visit with a campus tour. They expressed admiration with the state of the art facilities and highlighted that this visit shall pave the way for fruitful collaboration with the British University in Egypt.























































 

Professor Ahmed Hamad is selected by the UNESCO to join the Advisory Board and represent the Arab Countries in Paris.

The aim of the Conference is to make a yearly report over the coming year that shows the accountability and education, how the various influences affect education in many countries. Professor Ahmed Hamad stated that attention must be paid to the methods of education that lead to a balanced human being but not to an extremist person.
 

SPE – BUE Student Chapter Outstanding Award for the Fourth time in a row

The British University in Egypt’s Society of Petroleum Engineers student Chapter (SPE) has received the 2017 Outstanding Award for the Fourth year in a row. The award recognizes the chapter’s overall achievements for the year 2016- 2017. This great accomplishment was made possible by the hard work of the team led by Saleh Shady the Chapter’s President and the chapter’s vice President Mostafa Kandil, behind a team that consists of 130 active members, whom they will be receiving the honouring during the Student Award Luncheon at SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in San Antonio, Texas.
The BUE hits a new record for this year, considered to be the first University in the Middle East and North Africa that wins this award for Four Consecutive years. Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is the largest individual – member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. Participants around the world. More than 164,000 member from 143 Countries participated, and 368 chapters all over the world. SPE is a key source for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and provides services through its publications, events, training courses, and online resources











 

Egypt in the Heart of Africa Conference

Under the auspices of Mr. Mohamed Farid Khamis, Chairman of the BUE Board of Trustees, and the British University in Egypt in collaboration with the Center of Africa, represented by the Ambassador Mona Omar, hosted “Egypt in the Heart of Africa” conference on the 9th of May, 2017.
 

The First Scientific Conference and Graduation of the First Cohort for the Faculty of Pharmacy

Professor Ahmed Hamad the BUE President stated that this year is very special as the First Cohort from Pharmacy students was graduated and the University’s main aim is to graduate students who will be capable of applying Scientific research.
 

Cooperation Protocol between the Faculty of law at the BUE and the National Centre for Social and Criminological Researches.

The Faculty of Law at the British University in Egypt and the National Center for Social and Criminological Researches have signed a protocol, on the 26th of April 2017, by Professor Ahmed Hamad, President of the British University in Egypt, Professor Hassan Abdel Hamid, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Dr.Nesreen ELboghdady, the head of the National Center for Social and Criminological Researches. In the presence of the University Vice Presidents, Deans of the Faculties and many Staff members.
This protocol is considered a step for the Faculty of Law’s vision which aims to spread the Legal awareness for the new generations of Jurists and legal Professions with the highest quality standards of in the legal, social and research fields. The National Centre for social and Criminological Researches is one of the largest research entities dealing with various social and criminal issues related our community.