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AUC Launches Life Mentorship Program For Students

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AUC Offers New Scholarships to Egyptian And International Students

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RiseUp summit is Coming to AUC

For the first time, AUC will be the main partner and host of RiseUp Summit, the one-stop-shop event connecting startups in the Middle East and Africa.

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Students Reuse Industrial Waste in Construction to Provide Practical Housing Models

According to the World Bank, with rapid population growth and urbanization, annual waste generation is expected to increase to 3.4 billion tons in 2050.

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Emmy and Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker Jerome Gary Visits AUC

Emmy and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and Chairman of the MENA Media Fund Jerome Gary visited AUC recently to discuss his work in the region and his future plans in Egypt.  Renowned Director Yousri Nasrallah and Producer Mohamed Hefzy with Filmmaker Jerome Gary 

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AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, from its founding in 1919 until today.

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About AUC

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

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Maybe you’ve seen pictures, but nothing compares to stepping foot onto our campuses. Get more information about experiencing the American University in Cairo first hand.

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New International Students

With the beginning of the new academic year, AUC welcomes the new international students from all over the globe. So the question here is how do they find their new university, and how do they spend their time here on campus?

A Chat with CASA Stateside Director Sonia Shiri

AUC has been home to the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) for more than 50 years. With the CASA U.S. offices moved to the University of Arizona, we had a chat with Sonia Shiri, the new CASA stateside director. Hear her discuss what she's excited about at AUC and what she looks forward to most.

AUC100 Alumni Interviews: Sameh Makram Ebeid

As AUC celebrates 100 years of its ambitious student union, Sameh Makram Ebeid '75, parliamentarian, consultant, and former student union president, tells us about the day that redefined the voice of the student union at AUC back in 1973, and how he reformed what used to be the "higher board" into the AUC "student union" it is today. #AUC100

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Rehab Saad

Senior Director, Media Relations and University Spokesperson

tel: +20.2.2615.3705
mobile: +20.10.6881.5048

Dena Rashed

Associate Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.2383
mobile: +20.12.8000.9078