Dear students and colleagues,
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2012-13 academic year at RIT Dubai. This is our third year in this campus following the tradition of our 180 year history at Rochester Institute of Technology to provide top quality education to our students.
We are thrilled to welcome our third class of undergraduate students at RIT Dubai and share all your college experiences together!
RIT Dubai, accredited by UAE and American authorities, is a university with a vision to be a premier provider of career focused high education institution in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. You, our students, are going to be a part of making this vision come true. We welcome you to a new and exciting learning environment in Dubai dedicated to training the future professionals and leaders in business, engineering, technology, leadership, service and innovation. You are among the first group of students to study at RIT Dubai, and together with the faculty and administration, you will help to build this truly unique university.
I am confident that you will find your experience at RIT Dubai enriching, exciting and productive. With access to leading faculty, innovative degree programs, extensive resources and the latest learning technology. RIT Dubai students will be well prepared to enter into their chosen professions and compete and lead in the global market. RIT Dubai is committed to fulfilling only the highest standards for higher education; equal to those set by the world-renowned Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in western New York State. Degrees and diplomas granted by RIT are recognized and well-acclaimed all over the world and the programs offered at RIT Dubai campus are the same high technology-based programs that are currently offered on its main campus in Rochester, New York. Moreover, RIT’s own faculty members are bringing their valuable knowledge and experience to Dubai to empower innovative thinking that can be applied in practical settings. RIT Dubai is dedicated to the development of students’ competencies in engineering, finance, information technology, and leadership as well as their successful integration into a global society.
I personally wish you the best in your academic studies and life experiences at RIT Dubai and we all look forward to your contributions to this great institution.
Thank you for giving us an opportunity to help you grow and explore!
Dr. Yousef Al Assaf
President & Professor
RIT Dubai. Imagine the possibilities...