3 juillet, 2012
158 graduates, 25 nationalities represented
DUBAI, U.A.E., 03rd July 2011: Emirates Aviation College, the institution of choice for higher education in Aviation Studies, yesterday awarded graduation honours upon the 2012 class of over 150 graduates. With hundreds of family, friends and Emirates Senior Management in attendance, Gary Chapman, President Group Services and dnata conferred degrees across a multitude of disciplines.
Significant among the graduates, the entire graduating class from the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Engineering programme was composed of UAE Nationals employed by Emirates. Having completed their higher diplomas from the College last year, all 13 students studied further and have earned their bachelor degrees as well. Support for Emirati’s is a key part of the Emirates Group Nationalisation programme and the Emirates Aviation College plays a key role in supporting education for these employees. A total of 27 graduates, nearly 20 per cent of the total graduates, were UAE Nationals.
“Our average student age of 25 years old is a clear indication of how the Emirates Aviation College is meeting the needs of students from a variety of backgrounds – school leavers entering higher education for the first time through to mature students extending their education through graduation programmes. In fact, 22 percent of the graduates have earned their second degree from the College,” said Dr. Ahmad Al Ali, Vice-Chancellor Emirates Aviation College. “As well as wishing them congratulations on this wonderful achievement, we appreciate the faith and recognition of the quality of the Emirates Aviation College this signifies.”
As a testament to the Emirates Aviation College’s commitment to constantly offer new and industry-relevant programmes, the College offers the following programmes of study:
Aviation Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, IT Management, General Management, Aviation Security, Aviation Safety, Engineering Management, HR Management, HR Development
* Courses are taught in conjunction with Coventry University, UK
Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Management, Software Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Avionics Engineering, Business Management, Tourism Management, Airline & Airport Operations
Professional Training Courses
Pilot Training Programme (JAA License), Flight Dispatcher, Aviation Medicine, Aviation English
For more information about the Emirates Aviation College and the programmes offered, see www.emiratesaviationcollege.com