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AURAK Kick Starts the Year of Tolerance with the Green Sheikh Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -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...

AURAK Bolsters Administration -Tuesday 11 September 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hired two new deans starting Fall 2018: Professor Daniel Kirk, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Professor Joseph L. Wallis, Dean of the School of Business. Prof. Joseph, formerly a professor of Economics and Public Administration...

AURAK Gains ABET Accreditation for Three Degree Programs -Tuesday 4 September 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) bachelors of science degree programs in computer science, industrial engineering, and mechanical engineering have been accredited by the Computing and Engineering Accreditation Commissions (CAC and EAC) of ABET, the global accreditor of college...

AURAK Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with Al-Farabi Kazakh National University -Sunday 22 July 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) Rector, Professor Galimkair Mutanov, of the Republic of Kazakhstan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to exchange students,...

AURAK Organizes the Sheikh Zayed Leadership Camp for AURAK Student Leaders -Saturday 7 July 2018  

Director of the Teaching and Learning Center, Dr. Bryn Holmes, and Assistant Professor of  the Political Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department, Dr. Kai Bruns of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK)  organized “The Sheikh Zayed Leadership Camp for AURAK Student...

AURAK and the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development Make Way for New Local Businesses -Monday 21 May 2018  

The Student Life Department of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in collusion with The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) hosted a two part workshop entitled the “Khalifa Fund Open Day” in order to educate young Emirate entrepreneurs over the protocol of how to...