UAE, April 9, 2014 – During its most recent board meeting, members of the Board of Governors of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) commended the UAE’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for their efforts to ensure the compliance and implementation of the set highest international standards of quality for the educational sector. The continuing move of both authorities falls in accordance with UAE Vision 2021, which is aimed at positioning the UAE amongst the best countries in the world. In line with this, the Board of Governors affirmed their commitment and support in complying with CAA’s set standards and regulations. The board also lauded the CAA’s recent report and recommendation to boost the academic, intellectual and research achievements of the Arab World in general and the UAE in particular–preparing today’s younger generation to be socially and academically qualified to compete at a global level.
The Board of Governors also reviewed the results of the HBMSU’s student participation at the recently concluded 2014 Congress, which was held under the theme, “Leading Transformation to Sustainable Excellence.” They extended their congratulations to students who submitted their case studies and research papers, which represent valuable additions to Arab Knowledge and in full compliance of highest international standards.