Under the Patronage of
His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan
UAE Minister of Culture Youth & Community Development
University of Manchester held its third MBA graduation ceremony in the Middle East
The University of Manchester held its third MBA graduation ceremony in the region, for students of Manchester Business School (MBS) Middle East Centre, on Thursday, 19th November 2015 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm. The Presiding Officer at the graduation ceremony was the Dean of MBS, Professor Fiona Devine, and the ceremony was held under the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Culture Youth & Community Development; Sheikh Nahayan also addressed the congregation. 89 graduates were be awarded the University of Manchester MBA degree at the ceremony, which was attended by family members, VIP guests, students and alumni of Manchester Business School.
The University of Manchester graduation ceremony in the Middle East is the right occasion for all the latest MBS students in the region who have successfully completed their MBA programmes.
Part of the University of Manchester, Manchester Business School is one of the oldest business schools in the UK and Europe’s largest campus based business school. MBS opened its Middle East Centre at Dubai Knowledge Village in 2006 and, today it is the largest and fastest growing of the School’s network of seven centres around the world.
The MBS Middle East Centre supports more than 1900 part-time MBA students in the region, many residing in the UAE, and has a community of around 2,500 alumni in the region. The School offers the part-time Manchester Global MBA programme with the option of four learning pathways to working professionals who meet the entry criteria. The MBS MBA progammes are triple accredited and are consistently ranked amongst the worlds top ranked programmes.
Randa Bessiso, Director - Middle East, Manchester Business School said: "Bringing the University of Manchester’s MBA graduation ceremony to the Middle East is a mark of the very high respect, which the University has for the UAE. Once again, we are privileged and honoured to be hosting this graduation ceremony under the generous patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Culture Youth and Community Development; on behalf of everyone at Manchester Business School, we offer our sincere gratitude for his deep interest and continuing support for higher education, and for his work which continues to be such an inspiration to us all".