Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) commenced on Sunday, February 17, 2013 its orientation week for the Spring Semester of 2012-2013 academic year. The week-long activities, which will take place until February 21, 2013 at the university’s campus in DubaiAcademicCity, aims to assist freshmen who have recently graduated from high school by helping them adapt to university life.
HBMeU Learners Council (LC) will receive new learners at the ground floor of the university to allow easy access for them, meet current learners and get an overview of the university’s recent activities and events, and sign up to volunteer in various events organized by the university.
Dr. Ibrahim Mahmood Bin Abdelrahman, Vice Chancellor, HBMeU, said: “At Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, we are keen to help the learners adapt to the university's e-Learning environment. The Orientation Week is an excellent activity that promotes healthy interaction and communication between learners. It is also a great opportunity for them to learn more about various opportunities, facilities, training programs and services that the university is making available to learners.
HBMeU is the first e-learning institute in the Arab World that was established with the vision to develop a new learning process through the implementation of learning practices characterised by flexibility, quality and diversity to strengthen self-leadership among learners and prepare them socially and academically for a future career through integration in the job market. HBMeU’s philosophy is based on vital methods that have been developed through extensive research and development by specialists from all over the world. These methods include offering high quality programs, supporting the pursuit of lifelong learning, promoting the freedom of information, reinforcing the culture of excellence and innovation and providing education for everyone in line with the highest standards of comprehensiveness and credibility. The university, which is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, seeks to constantly identify knowledge needs, support research and development programs and create an outstanding environment for e-learning.