Zayed University expressed its regret over the misinformation circulated today about the recent changes to the university’s educational curricula.
In this regard, the university said: “We would like to reiterate that Zayed University is keen on the accreditation granted to it by the Commission for Academic Accreditation at the Ministry of Education to ensure that all students obtain certificates accredited locally and internationally in accordance with the procedures in force with the Ministry.. Since our students They are our main concern, all the decisions we make are in the interest of the student in the first place, which is at the heart of our decision-making mechanism.. Any changes made by the university are aimed at improving its performance and meeting the expectations of the labor market, by providing highly qualified graduates “.
She added: “As the university continues its journey of development, this requires continuous improvements in line with the successive changes witnessed by the labor market in the public and private sectors, and supports our country’s ambitions and economic strategies, and its pioneering vision to enter new sectors that we must keep pace with through our specializations and academic curricula. This is considered a standard approach in the most prestigious international educational institutions, but it is part of our continuous endeavor to continuously improve the quality of education and improve the student experience at our university.”
Moreover, the recently established College of Interdisciplinary Studies is an essential aspect of the innovative education approach applied by Zayed University, so its integration into the university program came after an extensive review and evaluation process, and said: “Through it, we concluded that it has a high degree of confidence.” In its success..it will contribute to supporting the academic standing of the university, and graduating leaders who will contribute to shaping the parameters of the future..and we would like to stress in this regard that joining this college is optional for students who wish to join it, and other colleges and specializations will continue to exist..and its creation represents a means of continuous development from Through reviewing majors in consultation with students and seeking community opinions in a manner that serves the interests of the students themselves.
She added, “However, it is really unfortunate that some people assumed similarities between this program and others in a biased and unfair way, which led to a state of anxiety among the masses because of these misleading opinions and information. For our part, we would like to assure students and parents that Zayed University is keen on Applying the highest academic standards. It also adheres to the principles applicable to the Ministry of Education.
She said: “As we renew our pride in our educational cadres in all colleges and our administrative staff, we affirm our close follow-up to the requirements of the labor market and our local and international partners, while working according to the vision and directives of our wise leadership to achieve our lofty national mission.”
In a tweet, the university confirmed that the reports circulating on social media channels were completely incorrect and said: “Zayed University offers various university and graduate programs that are internationally recognized… At the same time, we will remain at the highest levels of responsibility that befit the name of the founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Zayed.” Sultan Al Nahyan, and we will not leave any room for any group trying to sow discord between the university and its society.”
At the conclusion of its clarification, the university appealed to all concerned persons to direct any questions to its specialized staff and not to rely at all on misleading information to avoid further misunderstanding.