Graduate Newsletter Issue 4

Issue No 4                      November 20, 2013 

Samer Sarofim, MBA

Quotes from

Class of June 2013

"The AUC distinguished professors, the top notch accredited programs, and the recognized quality education enabled me to pass through the very competitive and rigorous selection process until I got admitted to an accredited PhD program in the USA."

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GradNews Welcome to the fourth issue of Grad News!  The e-newsletter for graduate students and alums is published on a periodic basis. Each issue includes information about upcoming workshops, opportunities, and deadlines and highlights pertaining to graduate studies. 


Sign up for the upcoming workshops   
The Art of Literature Review    
by Martina Rieker Wednesday, November 20    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  Mostafa Core building C121

Survey Design and Analysis Workshop for Social Sciences
by Hassan Zaky
Wednesday, November 27    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm   The SRC seminar room P 005  The Social Research Center   Building close to AUC Portal and Gate 1 Research Ethics and IRB procedures 
by Pandeli Glavanis and Atta Gebril Sunday, December 1            4:00 pm - 6:00 pm     Hatem and Janet Mostafa Core Building C117 Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) 
by University Academic Computing Technologies Monday, December 2            1:00pm - 3:00 pm    P017 Computer Class UACT corridor next to the Library    or Repeated session   Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)  by University Academic Computing Technologies Wednesday, December 4        3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

in P017 Computer Class UACT corridor next to the Library  


Coffee and Chat for Graduates  Join us for the upcoming Coffee and Chat at L'Aroma 
  • Thursday, November 21 from  2:00-3:00 pm 
                                               Get a free drink and make new friends!  


DECEMBER 1                   DEADLINE for 3 Fellowships 

Building the Next Generation of Scholars in Egyptian Public Universities
For Egyptian tenured teaching assistants-interested in economics, journalism, mass communication, political science, public administration, public policy, law and sociology)


Jameel MBA Fellows Program

For Egyptian and Palestinian students interested in the MBA program 



Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship

For Egyptian nationals interested in global affairs, public policy, public administration, journalism and mass communication, international human rights law, LLM)





Make use of the Graduate Support Grants offered by AUC
Research, Conference and Study Abroad Grants Interested Graduate students must submit 2013-2014 grant applications to their departments by one of the following two upcoming deadlines:  February 9, 2014; or April 6, 2014. All full-time graduate students at AUC are eligible to apply for research, conference and study abroad grants. Those who have just graduated and intend to present the results of their MA or MSc thesis at a recognized professional conference may also apply.   


Study Opportunities in the UK  Gates Cambridge Scholarships   

Theseare full-cost scholarships for international students to study anysubject at the postgraduate level at the University of Cambridge.


Thescholarships are among the most prestigious scholarships in the world,and the program was set up by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in2000 by a donation of $210 million. Since then, the program hassupported more than 1200 students from 95 countries.  

Applications for 2014/15 entry are now open and the deadline for non-U.S. citizens is December 3, 2013.

Full details about the program, criteria, how to apply and profiles of students are available at 


Need help with your research?
Make use of the Social Research Center (SRC) clinic services

Forsocial science graduate students who need help to conduct practicalfieldwork and/or are looking for research and thesis support 

To sign up for consultation sessions, click here For more information, click here 


Need help with your writing? Check out the Mohamed Taymour Writing Center Services


The writing center aims to help graduate and undergraduate students improve their writing skills and communication abilities.  


To schedule a tutoring appointment, click here. Papers of graduate students may also be submitted electronically to the Online Writing Lab. Feedback is provided to students within three working days.

(Sciences and engineering students who need help with their theses should send an email to




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