In the presence of   Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Al Falah University, AFU held the first graduation ceremony during the academic year 2019-2020 at the Dubai Opera with the title “Batch 2020: Towards the next 50”. The graduates included 371 from the undergraduate and graduate programs.

The ceremony was attended by representatives from ministries and diplomatic embassies in the country, representatives of governmental and private institutions, members of the University Board of Trustees, members of the Council of Deans, heads of units and departments, members of the academic and administrative bodies, and families of the graduates and their esteemed guests.

The ceremony started with the UAE national anthem and a short video depicting the university’s history five years ago and its accomplishments in this short period. Student Mahra Al Hashemi, from the College of Mass Communication congratulated everyone for a job well done and wished them success in their future endeavors. She, and on behalf of the all graduates also thanked  Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Al Falah University and all those behind it, their parents and everyone who helped the graduates succeed in their academic career.

Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum pointed out that the celebration of the graduates is a celebration of what is achieved at Al Falah University on an ongoing basis. He also added that education in the UAE thanks to the care and attention of the responsible leadership and vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, “may Allah protect him”, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai “May Allah bless him,” and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces for the education sector; their vision open global experiences and provision of modern educational institutions and technologies that are in line with international standards to create an appropriate study environment for our students.

The President of the University, Prof. Abdelhafid Belarbi, expressed that it is our pleasure that the first batch bears the name of the year of preparation for the 50th year in which we look to the future and establish a culture of excellence to follow the path of the state through designing the next fifty years for new generations. The graduation ceremony proceeded with Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, accompanied by the executive management of AFU to hand over the degrees to graduates from various colleges from Business Administration, Law, and Mass Communication.

At the end of the ceremony, a group photo of Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum was taken with all the graduates to commemorate this momentous event. Media Coverage PDF