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AUC’s CIMUN Team Wins Big at 2022 National Model United Nations Conference in New York

The Cairo International Model United Nations (CIMUN) team of The American University in Cairo (AUC) won Outstanding Delegation awards for the 12th consecutive year at the 2022 National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in New York City this spring. The team won a total of 19 awards at the conference.

Co-Founded by Mostafa Kandil '15, Egyptian Startup Swvl -Accelerated by AUC Venture Lab- Debuts on Nasdaq

Accelerated at The American University in Cairo (AUC) Venture Lab, Swvl has made its debut on Nasdaq and is now the first $1 billion-plus Middle East unicorn to list on Nasdaq and the largest African unicorn debut on any U.S.-listed exchange.

AUC Releases Second Sustainability Report, Highlighting Achievements amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has published its biennial sustainability report and brochure. Compiled by the Office of Sustainability, this report highlights the University’s commitment to sustainability throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite numerous challenges brought by the pandemic, AUC community members continued implementing sustainable practices within the University and raising awareness of how the community can help the environment.

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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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AUC Students Conceive Masterplan for Egypt's First-of-Its-Kind College Town

May 11, In partnership with real estate developer Tatweer Misr, students from AUC's Urban Design and Landscape Architecture course are working on proposals for Egypt's first-of-its-kind city for learning. Through urban design and planning, the student proposals are creatively addressing global concerns like climate change and catering to the sustainable lifestyle needs of university populations.

SU Real Life Competition’s Fifth Edition

May 9, Watch highlights from this year’s SU Real Life Competition. Organized by AUC’ Student Union, this global, student-led competition addresses real-life sustainability problems.

AUC Tackles Climate Change With Water, Energy, Food Technologies Professional Diploma

May 8, Launched last year by AUC's Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Engineering and Science Services Center, the Water, Energy, Food Technologies professional diploma is providing graduates from diverse backgrounds with the knowledge and skills needed to manage climate change in Egypt.

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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