The University of Applied Sciences celebrated its 10th graduation at a lavish ceremony at the Gulf Hotel on Wednesday, 25 October 2017, under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Ahmed bin Ibrahim Rashid Almulla, Speaker of the Council of Representatives. The ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Sameer bin Abdullah Nass, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Professor. Waheeb Ahmed Alkhaja and the President of the University, Professor. Ghassan Fouad Aouad, in addition to a number of dignitaries, Members of Council of Representative, Ambassadors, several Universities Presidents, members of the university’s Academic and Administration Staff. More than (1000) invitees attended the ceremony.
HE Sameer bin Abdullah Nass, Chairman of the Board of Directors, expressed his happiness to the graduates who completed their studies and worked hard to achieve academic excellence. He thanked HE Ahmed bin Ibrahim Almulla, Speaker of the Council of Representatives, for his patronage, Professor Waheeb Ahmed Alkhaja, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Prof. Ghassan Fouad Aouad, President of the University, and to all members of the academic and administrative staff, for their unlimited dedication to ASU.
Professor Waheeb Alkhaja, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, mentioned in his speech that the University has worked hard to provide its students with the knowledge, support and focus on developing their leadership skills, pointing out that the Board of Trustees is keen to prepare a generation of skilled intellectuals who can build the future of their countries.
Professor. Ghassan Aouad, President of the University, stressed in his speech that the University has taken upon itself the responsibility to contribute to the comprehensive development process in the Kingdom of Bahrain under His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Alkhalifa and his wise leadership. He also praised the strategic plan of the Ministry of Education and the Higher Education Council for the development of education in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Two speeches in both Arabic and English were given by graduates who expressed their thanks and gratitude to the University and to their parents, who were keen to share their feelings of joy and happiness on this occasion, stressing that what they received on that day is the result of great efforts and keenness by the University Administration to graduate students with high academic capabilities commensurate with the labour market.