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AURAK Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, -Sunday 14 April 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) celebrated its tenth year anniversary and its newly acquired accreditation through Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) by hosting “AURAK’s 10th Anniversary Ceremony and AURAK’s SACSCOC Accreditation...

AURAK Signs with Wayne State -Sunday 24 March 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Wayne State University (WSU) commemorated the expansion of their Transfer Student Program agreement in a signing ceremony between AURAK President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and Wayne State Provost and Senior Vice President for...

AURAK Hosts Job Fair -Sunday 17 March 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted the AURAK Job Fair 2019 to encourage interactions between job market employers, AURAK students, and Ras Al Khaimah residents seeking employment opportunities. AURAK, an independent, public, state-owned, non-profit, coeducational...

AURAK Signs MoU with EMDI -Tuesday 5 March 2019  

The American University of Ras AI Khaimah (AURAK) President Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and EMDI Institute of Media & Communication (EMDI) Deputy General Manager, Ms. Arundhati Sen, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a signing ceremony to promote educational and vocational training...

AURAK Contributes to Innovation Month -Monday 25 February 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK), in collaboration with Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), organized “Hackathon 2.0 UAE” to develop innovative solutions and ideas to contribute to lifestyle development in UAE communities. The UAE Hackathon is comprised of...

AURAK Kick Starts the Year of Tolerance with the Green Sheikh -Sunday 17 February 2019  

In support of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), in cooperation with Emirates Writers Union Ras Al Khaimah Branch and Book Studio, hosted “The Role of the Writer in Spreading Tolerance” Seminar presented by His Highness  Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin...

AURAK Meets with Sungkyunkwan University -Saturday 9 February 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, met with representatives from Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea to discuss possibilities of an international partnership.   The Dean of the Business School of Sungkyunkwan University and...

AURAK Enters into an MoU with Huawei Tech -Saturday 12 January 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Kaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and Huawei Tech FZ-LLC (Huawei) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Li Shi, entered into a strategic memorandum of understanding in a signing ceremony hosted at the University.   AURAK is the first...

AURAK Hosts the Canadian Embassy -Saturday 5 January 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a meeting with the Trade Commissioner and Regional Education Coordinator of the Embassy of Canada, Mabelle Sawaqed-Hen, to discuss the possibility of establishing international partnerships with Canadian universities. AURAK Associate...

AURAK Rocks Out with AFCENT -Tuesday 25 December 2018  

The United States Consulate in the United Arab Emirates sponsored an event for the enjoyment of faculty, staff, students, and the entire Ras Al Khaimah community, a performance of the United States Air Force Central Command (AFCENT) Band at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah...

AURAK Gains SACSCOC Accreditation -Saturday 15 December 2018  

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) officially announced the accreditation of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) at its 2018 Annual Meeting which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States of America. SACSCOC, the...

AURAK Celebrates International Friendships -Sunday 9 December 2018  

The Department of International Programs and Partnerships of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) participated in the global "International Education Week" by promoting cultural understanding with a series of events and activities, introducing students to the opportunities at AURAK...

AURAK Enters into an MoU with The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture -Saturday 24 November 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Kaimah (AURAK) hosted a signing ceremony to celebrate the new MoU partnership between AURAK and The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA). AURAK is a public, non-profit, independent, coeducation institution accredited by the UAE Ministry of...

AURAK Hosts ICEWES 2018 -Tuesday 20 November 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted their annual three-day conference, The International Conference on Energy, Water, and Environmental Sciences (ICEWES), in cooperation with the Arab German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) and the International Canadian...

AURAK Cultivates American Exchange Opportunities -Sunday 11 November 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) Department of International Programs and Partnerships hosted a committee visit for a Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI) delegation to explore possible US partnerships for student exchange programs. The KEI provides education abroad programs...

AURAK Cuts Ribbon on New RAKBANK Building -Tuesday 6 November 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the official Grand Opening of the RAKBANK Building, which currently houses AURAK’s School of Business and the Office of Academic Support Services. The ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh...

AURAK Enters Into an MoU With Al Mizan International L.L.C. -Sunday 4 November 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Managing Director of Al Mizan International L.L.C, Kaival Doshi. AURAK is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution accredited by the...

AURAK Holds 7th Commencement Ceremony for Graduates -Monday 15 October 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted their 7th Commencement Ceremony in the presence of Ras Al Khaimah’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, and Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi. The evening commenced with the arrival of Sheikh...

AURAK Ranks High in the Scopus Database -Saturday 29 September 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) ranked twelfth among 103 UAE institutions with Scopus affiliations, with a total of 403 Scopus documents published by the AURAK faculty and researchers. Scopus is the largest database of peer-reviewed literature, encompassing scientific...

AURAK Unveils New Tahr -Sunday 23 September 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted an unveiling ceremony where they revealed the new tahr statue located at the front entrance, welcoming visitors to the university campus. The statue is a representation of the Arabian Tahr, an endangered species of horned mountain goat...