We are starting strong!
Starting our fall semester at 90% online made us realize how much we can accomplish despite all the obstacles. These unprecedented times required different ways to deal with the current conditions, and allow me to congratulate you for being both resilient and flexible in the face of all the challenges! Your curiosity and creativity surfaced during these times and this is what we are always proud of!
All students, staff and faculty showed cooperation and ingenuity that are much respected and cherished. We not only started classes online, we started virtual activities and events too!
Our Student Government along with the Student Affairs department have been doing several engaging activities online welcoming our new Tigers. Current students were given the chance by our Career Services office to start entrepreneurial internships over the summer, which was extremely useful for students who have always dreamt of starting their own companies. Students were also well trained to become industry consultants working with local and international entities in the mechanical, medical, governmental and entrepreneurial fields.
Our faculty too, started their master classes online and continue to engage with students virtually from around the world. We are also working on finishing the installation and commissioning of new advanced labs in the new campus, which will witness the presence of many international companies including HP, IBM, W Motors and others. We look forward to hearing more success stories from our community and we know that we will be hearing a lot of them!
Please stay safe, strong and vigilant. Thank you for all your efforts.
Dr. Yousef Al-Assaf
President, RIT Dubai