BUCUM News and Activities
Older BUCUM activities can be found detailed in our newsletters · To see the team in action, please visit the gallery pages
The project officially ended on 14th January 2016 -thank you to all those involved who worked so hard to make it a success! The short courses are still available and will continue to be run by the partner universities -thus ensuring the sustainability of the project beyond its funding period.
Once it is live on a public platform, details will also be made available for the MOOC -please keep checking back. This will allow university staff from around the world and anyone with a general interest to take the course at a time and place convenient for them.
If you would like more information on this, please contact your local BUCUM manager or email firstname.lastname@example.org
An overview of the project and its achievements is available here
4th September 2015 Professor Daniel Hernandez Ruipérez, Rector of University of Salamanca (USal), received the Egyptian ambassador to Spain, His Excellency Mahmoud Ismail Ahmed SHafik Abdelmoeti. The visit was to review the cooperation between USal and Egyptian Universities, with BUCUM being highlighted as an imporant collaboration. Further details of the visit can be viewed here
University Hassan II of Casablanca have been busy over the last four months delivering the short courses. Photos of the events can be viewed here
8th September -The Governance Centre at Suez Canal University was officially opened. Those in attendance included Prof. Nahed Moustafa; Vice Rector of SCU, Prof. Mohammed Saleh; Director of Faculty Members and Leaders Development Centre, Dr. Mai Hassan; Lecturer of Clinical Pathology, FOMSC and MOOC project member , Mr. Hassan Ateya; Technician in MOOC project and Prof. Amani Waheed; Prof. of Occupational Medicine, FOMSCU and project manager. Also in attendance was Eng. Kareem Hamdy of the National Erasmus Office.
The delivery of the short courses is now in full swing! Photos of staff at University of Zawia and Misurata University can be viewed here
Partners can now access all of the short course materials, including supporting marketing materials, online by logging in to the Partner Area of the website. Please contact the Project Team if you require a reminder of your log in details
Photographs of the official opening of the Governance Centres at Alexandria University, MUBS and The Lebanese University can be viewed in the gallery here
Issue 11 of the BUCUM newsletter can be viewed here
26th/27th August -Dr Maha Emad and Professor Amani Waheed of Suez Canal University delivered the short course on Soft Skills to delegates from partner universities in Morocco and Egypt at their campus in Ismailia. The course focused on aspects such as team work and communication skills, and encouraged participants to create their own Personal Development Plan. Photos from the event can be viewed here
20th August 2015 -Photos of the governance centres in Libya can be viewed in the gallery here
3rd August 2015 -The Governance Centre at AAST was formally opening by Professor Ismail Abdel Ghafar, President of AAST. Also in attendance at the ceremony was Professor Mohamed Loutfi, Pro Vice Chancellor (International) at Cardiff Metropolitan University and BUCUM Project Coordinator, Professor Sultan Abu Orabi, Secretary General of Association of Arab Universities as well as other distinguished guests.
20th June 2015 -The promotional video for the MOOC has been released ahead of the commencement of the course in September and can be viewed here. Thanks to the team at University of Salamanca and the partners involved in its production.
May/June 2015, Short courses on Internationalisation and Research Strategies delivered at Alexandria University
25th - 26th February 2015, Short Course on Research Strategies
Alexandria University • MUBS
4th-5th February 2015, Short Course on Internationalisation
Alexandria University Article 1 , Article 2 • MUBS • Al Bawaba News • Ahram Weekly • Al Mal News • ElBalad.com • Alwafd.org
15th-16th December 2014, Consortium Meeting
Al Bawaba News • A5baralex.com • Cardiff Metropolitan University • MUBS • ARELEN