The University of Manchester, Middle East Centre
21st November 2021
The University of Manchester held its 8th Graduation Celebration on 21st November 2021 for part-time Master’s graduates in the Middle East, as the University marks a return to in-person graduation events; in the Middle East, this year’s graduation coincided with the Middle East Centre’s 15th anniversary celebrations. The graduation celebration was hosted by Professor Fiona Devine (CBE FAcSS FRSA), Dean of Alliance Manchester Business School and was held in the presence of Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General – KHDA.
The Graduation Celebration presents an opportunity for the University to refresh, reinvigorate and reinforce the relationships with key stakeholders, whilst publicly celebrating the success of these new graduates and inspiring current and future students. The celebration was attended by family members, VIP guests, students and alumni of The University of Manchester in the Middle East.
The University of Manchester is the largest single-site university in the UK. Twenty five (25) Nobel Prize winners have worked or studied at the University, which has strategic partnerships and collaborations worldwide, bringing innovation to businesses and insight to institutions. For more than 25 years, the university has been providing transnational education forging strong global partnerships and centres of learning across four continents. With a multicultural campus, five global centres and a portfolio of online and blended learning options, the University can provide a Manchester learning experience, anywhere.
The University launched the Middle East Centre in 2006; today, it is still the largest and fastest growing centre in the university’s international network of five centres, and has supported close to 2,900 part-time MBA and other Master’s students in the region, and graduated more than 1,900 Part-time Master’s students, over the last 15 years.
The Middle East Centre is marking its 15th anniversary with a range of local and regional events and initiatives (please click here for more information).
The graduation celebration in the UAE is a recognition of the importance of the Middle East, the commitment to our students, graduates and alumni here, and appreciation of the University’s hosts in the UAE.
Congratulations to all our new graduates.