Connections with Alumni are an important component of the University’s community engagement activities. Al Falah University seeks to facilitate continuous communication with its graduates and help them develop their abilities to meet the challenges they may face in the labour market and provide guidance to them to complete their higher education. AFU organizes some activities and events that are consistent with the vision and mission of the University. AFU tries to strengthen the relationship between the university and its graduates, to develop a sense of participation among graduates, and to encourage cooperation between graduates and the university to provide better service to the community.
Al Falah University, through the services provided to graduates facilitate continuous communication with its graduates, help them develop their capabilities to meet the challenges they may face in the labour market, and provide guidance for them to complete their higher studies. The Student Affairs organizes some activities and events that are consistent with the university’s vision and mission. These services can be clarified as follows:
The services provided to graduates are planned by Al Falah University and this is reflected in the Strategic Plan and the Operational Plan
SA & colleges provide variety of services to the university alumni including:
Al Falah University Alumni Association Club (AFUAAC) is an organization that represents the alumni body of the Al Falah University, governed by Executive Board of elected alumni by the Alumni Body, under the applicable policies of the Al Falah University and the federal law of the United Arab Emirates.
Mission of AFUAAC
The Al Falah University Alumni Association Club (AFUAAC) supports the university and its students by nurturing opportunities for strong alumni engagement, participating in university activities, building a sense of community and pride amongst AFU Alumni and strengthens the student-alumni relationship.
Benefits to Alumni
The AFU provides variety of services to the AFU Alumni Association Club including:
Alumni Association Club Membership
Alumni Awards and Honours
The AFUAAC manages and administers an Alumni Awards program that recognizes university alumni for their achievements and contributions to society, as well as their service to the university.
Student Affairs & AFUAAC communicate with Alumni. These communications include, but are not limited to event notices, surveys, emails, announcements, and newsletters.
The purpose of alumni volunteer networks, organized regionally or by special interests, is to support and further the mission of the AFUAAC and the university. When alumni volunteer networks are officially recognized, they benefit by having access to AFUAAC expertise and support in communications, marketing, events management, resources, and fundraising efforts.
The Student Affairs and colleges carefully collect graduate data to facilitate the process of communicating with them. Emails and WhatsApp messages are sent periodically about university news and newsletters, in addition to announcements of some training programs on job skills in cooperation with local market institutions specializing in this field, and the announcement of some activities and events that are carried inside or outside the university campus. Student Affairs obtains the graduates' data from the registration and maintains these data to be continuously communicated with them
Student Affairs, in cooperation with the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Centre, works to communicate with employers, request an evaluation of the graduate students ’performance and obtain feedback that can be used at the university to develop academic programs and services. Employers are also invited to participate in the advisory boards of the university colleges
Student Affairs provides the opportunity for graduate students to join some scientific meetings about the requirements for completing postgraduate studies inside and outside the country.
Student Affairs at the university and Colleges tracks graduates’ transition to the job market. Data are collected on graduates who have employed after graduation, graduates who have not yet obtained a job, a comparison between males and females, the percentage of graduates who have obtained a job in the public sector and the percentage of those who got a job in the private sector, in addition to those who have pursued higher studies. Communication with graduates takes place six months after graduation, and data is collected through a questionnaire that is distributed to students via e-mail or by answering the items of the questionnaire via phone call. The data obtained is used in the development of college programs and can be available to university students, graduates, and employers.