The Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology Concludes the Orientation Week for its New Students
On Thursday, October 22, 2020, the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology concluded its orientation week for students admitted to study during the academic year 2020/2021, in the Faculties of Engineering and International Business and Humanities. The orientation events were held at the headquarters of the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology in Borg El-Arab, Alexandria. They included an introduction by the University’s Student Union for their activities explaining how students can participate, in addition to welcoming students residing in the dormitories, and acquainting them with all the university facilities including the activities hub, lecture halls, laboratories and important locations in the university. The day also included familiarizing students with the Faculty of Engineering and its various specializations: Electronics and Communications Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering, Energy Resources Engineering, and Environmental Engineering, and Biomedical and Informatics Engineering. In addition, an introductory session for the Faculty of International Business and Humanities was held familiarizing its students with the various majors: Accounting and Information Technology and Human Resources Management. Students were also introduced to the Liberal Arts and Culture Center.
Dr. Ahmed El-Gohary, President of the University, addressed a speech to the University’s family of faculty members, new students, and administrative staff, stressing that the first batch will graduate from the University after only one academic year. He also pointed out that university students participate during their studies in internships in factories and institutions that have contracted with the University, whether Egyptian or Japanese; in addition to the fact that there is a large group of students who were able to obtain job offers in Egyptian and Japanese companies upon graduation. He also indicated that the buildings represent 17% of the campus area, which is credited and designed in an environmentally friendly way according to the latest global systems and technologies.
For his part, Dr. Sameh Nada – Vice President for Education and Academic Affairs welcomed the new students and pointed out the need to pay attention to student activities to develop their’ skills.
It is worth noting that the University provides career counseling to students from their freshman year and offers many advantages such as summer training opportunities in major companies and organizes workshops to refine communication and leadership skills.
The Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology has also provided many scholarships this year for outstanding and deserving students offered by the National Bank of Egypt, Misr El-Kheir, and Beit El- Zakat. In addition, academic achievement scholarships were offered to the top students from various governorates, athletic achievement grants for international and Olympic medalists, including grants for the children of martyrs from the army and the police, the children of members of the teaching staff in government universities and the children of teachers in government schools.