Graduation 2019

The University of Manchester, Middle East Centre
Graduation Celebration
21st November 2019

The University of Manchester held its seventh MBA graduation ceremony in the Middle East

The University of Manchester will hold its seventh MBA Graduation Celebration in the region, for students of University of Manchester Middle East Centre, on Thursday, 21st November 2019 at The Palm Ballroom, Fairmont The Palm, Dubai. The graduation celebration will be hosted by Professor Fiona Devine (OBE), Dean of Alliance Manchester Business School and will be held in the presence of Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General – KHDA.

The graduation celebration in the UAE is a mark of the impact of the school in the Middle East, respect for the MBA graduates, appreciation of the University’s hosts in the UAE, and the long-term commitment of the University to the region.

The graduation celebration will present an opportunity for the University to reaffirm its commitment to Dubai, the UAE and Middle East, and to refresh, reinvigorate and reinforce the relationships with key stakeholders, whilst celebrating publicly the success of these new graduates and inspiring current and future students.

The University of Manchester is the largest single-site university and one of the oldest business schools in the UK. The University launched its Middle East Centre in Dubai Knowledge Park in 2006 and, today it is the largest and fastest growing of the university’s international network of five centres. The Middle East Centre supports more than 2,500 part-time students in the region, many residing in the UAE, and has graduated around 1,500 part-time MBA students over the last 13 years.

The University works in a range of collaborations with professional bodies and industrial groups in the region. In addition, the Middle East Centre has forged close partnerships with a range of leading public and private sector organizations.

Beyond its teaching and research, the University also works actively within the UAE community, creating access to the school’s top teaching faculty and leading academic thinkers through a programme of free masterclasses and guest speaker series open to the public.