ALHOSN University at UAE Lead – Youth Leadership Congress
ALHOSN University, an Abu Dhabi–based private educational institution dedicated to ‘global knowledge with local vision,’ will join the inaugural UAE Lead – Youth Leadership Congress taking place as part of NAJAH 2011, the 5th edition of the UAE’s leading annual exhibition on higher education, training and careers running from October 18 to 20, 2011 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
During the Congress, ALHOSN will be on the lookout for leadership opportunities for its students and ways in which the university can further support their personal and professional growth. A delegation of ALHOSN students will receive career assessments from AIESEC, the world’s largest student-run organization. NAJAH will provide various networking opportunities involving not only educational and training institutions and employers, but also government authorities, as the exhibition is strongly supported by key government entities including the Abu Dhabi Education Council, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Emirates National Development Program, and Dubai International Academic City.
“We desire a bright future for our students – which is exactly what NAJAH promises as the leading education, training and career event in the country. Leadership is one of the qualities we strive to bring out in our students, and this is why we are very excited over the new insights to be provided by this year’s inaugural UAE Lead – Youth Leadership Congress. And as usual, NAJAH will be a platform for ALHOSN University to showcase its competitive programs and share its vision of global knowledge with local vision with prospective students,” said Prof. Abdul Rahim Sabouni, Vice Chancellor and CEO, ALHOSN University.
NAJAH draws over 120 exhibitors and more than 18,000 visitors each year. The latest edition will feature over 500 courses offered by more than 100 local and international universities and institutes, as well asemployers from leading organizations seeking talented graduates for recruitment. Also on offer will be aptitude tests at the AIESEC Assessment Centre, one-on-one career counseling by experts from SUMMIT Career Services, and seminars on education and career-related topics by industry professionals, all of which will be given free of charge.
Named after Abu Dhabi’s historic ALHOSN Palace, ALHOSN University was founded in 2005 by the Abu Dhabi Holding Company in response to growing local demand for high-quality, value-based educational institutions. It currently offers 11 undergraduate and 7 graduate programs under the Faculties of Engineering and Applies Sciences, Business, and Arts and Social Sciences. ALHOSN accepts students of all nationalities and also accommodates youths with special needs. All its programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.