Media Releases and Statements

May 2022

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.

April 2022

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.

AUC Student Clubs Giving Back to the Community in Ramadan

From creating packs full of essential food staples to hosting charity iftars and buying new clothes to celebrate Eid, student clubs and organizations at the American University in Cairo (AUC) are showing their dedication to creating a positive impact in the local community during the holy month.

March 2022

AUC Joins 11 Egyptian Universities in Launching the Third UCCD 2022 Virtual Career Expo in Cooperation with USAID

The American University in Cairo (AUC) joined 11 Egyptian universities and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday in launching the University Centers for Career Development (UCCD) Third Virtual Career Expo 2022.

AUC’s Research and Creativity Convention Kicked off Yesterday with Opening Remarks from the Minister of Environment

The American University in Cairo (AUC) kicked off yesterday the seventh edition of the Research and Creativity Convention (RCC) with opening remarks from Yasmine Fouad, minister of environment of Egypt.

Modern Pentathlon World Cup Kicks Off Today at AUC

The Modern Pentathlon World Cup kicked off today at The American University in Cairo’s (AUC) New Cairo campus and will continue through March 27, 2022.

AUC Discusses the Findings of "AlMostaqbal: Envisioning A Better Arab Future" Report

The American University in Cairo (AUC) hosted yesterday a press conference and a panel discussion on the launch of the Blue-Ribbon Report of AUC Centennial Project “AlMostaqbal: Envisioning a Better Arab Future.”

AUC Professor Hesham Sallam Receives the Study UK Alumni Award

Hesham Sallam, professor of vertebrate paleontology at The American University in Cairo (AUC) and a graduate of the University of Oxford, received the prestigious Study UK Alumni Awards for Science and Sustainability 2022 at a ceremony held recently at the British Embassy in Cairo.