The Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Prof. Suhil Kiwan and Vice-Dean Dr. Malak Naji met with the Engineering International Students at Salah Eddin Auditorium on Thursday November 1st .
At the beginning, the Dean welcomed students to the Faculty of Engineering (FoE) at JUST and congratulated them on their excellent choice since JUST was ranked among the top 351-400 universities globally. JUST has also landed in the 26th place globally in the Citations criterion according to TIMES Higher Ed (THE) ranking 2019. He pressed on the need to keep the good work up through high achievements and serious students.
Prof. Suhil's talk was divided into two parts covering academic and non-academic needs. He introduced the students to the faculty's professional members and the 8 departments comprising FoE. All engineering departments accredited by ABET and are working to get the EUR-ACE accreditation to enable graduates to at enter the European work force.
The Dean urged students to read the regulations and educate themselves to graduate in time and avoiding making any violations. He also asked them to become actively involved with peers and meet departments' student representatives in case they encounter any difficulties or have any requests.
The Dean explained how most international students are adapting to and learning how to function in a second language, but how they should take this opportunity and learn Arabic language by engaging with the community.
At the end, students discussed academic and non-academic issues that may affect their life at JUST.