New Partnership Between AUC, King's College London and Rowad 2030 Project'

AUC recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with King's College London and Rowad 2030 Project under the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform. These three organizations met to discuss potential partnerships, focusing on advancing executive education through academic collaboration and cooperation.

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ConGrads Class of 2019!

The Class of Fall 2019 commencement doesn’t just conicide with the kickoff of the centennial festivities next month celebrating AUC’s 100th birthday, but it is also the last midyear commencement and the first school-based commencement in the history of AUC before the University completes the transition to a once-per-year model that ensures a more intimate and enhanced experience for students and their families.

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A Winter Welcome

As Spring 2019 classes commence, AUC welcomes 110 undergraduates and 144 graduate students to campus, including 16 international students from countries all over the globe, including Japan, Syria, Uganda, Ecuador, Palestine and the United States. Over one-third of incoming undergraduate students are receiving full and partial scholarships. The newcomers have arrived right in time for the University's centennial kickoff, which will take place in less than two weeks at AUC Tahrir Square.  Why Are You Excited to be at AUC?  

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International Universities Visit

International Universities Visit AUC

The Afghanistan University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP) is designed to help Afghanistan’s higher education professionals effectively manage the growth of tertiary education while improving academic quality. This is part of the two-year partnership between Herat University (HU) and the University of Denver (DU) that began in November 2016. 

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Constructing Culture

AUC is nearing the completion of the first phase of the new Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC). Located at AUC's Tahrir Square campus, the TCC's inauguration is set to take place next month, in tandem with the launch of AUC’s yearlong centennial celebration.

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AUC Students Rise to the Challenge

This Fall, AUC students excelled in a variety of corporate challenges and competitions. On October 21 and 22, the professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) held the regional stage of its annual EY Young Tax Professional of the Year competition. High-performing Accounting, Finance, and Economics students from Egypt’s top universities gathered in EY’s Cairo office to learn about the company’s role in local and international markets and build their knowledge about the tax profession. Two AUC students competed successfully.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Gives Policy Address at AUC

  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave his major United States policy address on the Middle East at AUC New Cairo. His wife, Susan Pompeo, met with students and alumni on campus.    "This year marks 100 years since the founding of this institution, and AUC is more than just a University. It is an important symbol of America’s friendship with Egypt and what binds our people together — a modern place of learning in the midst of an ancient civilization with its own rich history of artists, poets and intellectuals."  

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AUC Moments and Memories of 2018

#AUCCampus   This campus shot was one of the top-performing social media posts in 2018, with a reach of 32,647 and 3,034 engagements.

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Mona Hussein

Inside the Creative Force of Mona Hussein

News@AUC got the opportunity to sit down with one of Egypt’s leading interior designers and jury member for the AUC-TAMEER Water Tower Competition, Mona Hussein ’83, to learn more about her goals, why she decided to pursue interior design, her advice to future AUC graduates and more. Hussein is the founder and director of Mona Hussein Design House (MHDH) and Mahally. Both companies offer a wide range of design services, including interior, landscaping and product design, architecture and branding.

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AUC Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman with the award-winning Saudi Arabian writer Omaima Al-Khamis

Saudi Arabian Writer Omaima Al-Khamis Wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

Saudi Arabian writer Omaima Al-Khamis received the 2018 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, established by AUC Press, for her novel, Masra al-Gharaniq fi Mudun al-‘Aqiq (Voyage of the Cranes in the Cities of Agate).

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Student Finalists in AUC-TAMEER Competition Present Designs for Egypt's First Beautified Water Tower

Three student teams were recently selected as finalists for the AUC-TAMEER Water Tower Competition. These included "Colors of Life,” with team members Haidy Helmy, Mostafa Ahmed and Merhan Amer; “Ciel,” with team members Ghenwa Yehia ElMougy, Farah Habib, Nehal Ezz and Mariam Ismail; and “HRSH Architects,” with team members Rana Abdelkhalek, Hana Elshiaty, Hady Eissa and Sana Soliman.

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career center

AUC, USAID Celebrate the Inauguration of Two University Centers for Career Development at Alexandria University

AUC recently celebrated the opening of two University Centers for Career Development (UCCDs) at Alexandria University's Faculty of Commerce and Faculty of Engineering, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). These mark the seventh out of 20 UCCDs to be established in 12 public universities in Greatr Cairo, the Delta and Upper Egypt, benefiting more than 1 million students.

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V-lab graduates

AUC Venture Lab Celebrates Graduation of 11th Cycle of Startups

The AUC Venture Lab at the School of Business celebrated the graduation of the 11th cycle of the Startup Acceleration Program and the fifth cycle of the FinTech Acceleration Program.

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Empowering Arabic Language at AUC

AUC, UNESCO New Blended Learning Online Course Empowers Arabic Teachers

Aiming to increase high-quality online Arabic content in Egypt and the Arab region, AUC’s Graduate School of Education is partnering with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to launch an open-content, blended learning course designed for Arabic-speaking teachers, particularly those in public schools.

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When Passion Meets Assertion: Scholarship Student Reflects on Road to AUC

  During the Fall 2018 First-Year Experience (FYE), AUC President Francis Ricciardone’s welcome note to the new students was, “You didn’t come here to end your education; you came here to accelerate it.” This statement is what Amr Mohamed Atia has glued on his desk and refers to every day.   “This is AUC for me," said Atia.

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