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Satellite Scheduled to Launch in June Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Thursday 19 March 2020  

A satellite that American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) students are helping to develop, build and test is planned for launch on a Soyuz-2 rocket from Russia in June 2020, said Dr. Abdul-Halim Jallad, Director and Assistant Professor, Center of Information, Communication and Networking...

AURAK Signs Deal with British Council to Act as Exam Center -Monday 24 February 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and the British Council have signed an agreement for AURAK to act as a center for the IELTS exam administered by the British Council. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an international standardized test of English...

National Geographic Photographer Tells AURAK About His Work -Tuesday 18 February 2020  

National Geographic contributor Kiliii Yuyan gave a presentation about his photography titled ‘True Grit in Photography (and Life)’ at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK). The presentation was organized in conjunction with the US Consulate General in Dubai and the Sheikh...

Appalachian State University Delegation Visits AURAK -Tuesday 28 January 2020  

A delegation from Appalachian State University (ASU) in the United States visited the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) for a campus tour and discussions with the leadership on deepening their cooperation. Sheri Everts, the Chancellor of Appalachian State University, led the ASU...

AURAK signs an agreement with The University of Texas at Arlington -Saturday 18 January 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) have signed an agreement to set up a collaborative education program to maximize opportunities for students. The deal means that students at AURAK who successfully complete three years of the...

AURAK Hosts Visit by South Korean Students -Wednesday 15 January 2020  

The International Students’ Programs of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a visit by a group of students from Keimyung University, based in Daegu, South Korea. During their visit to AURAK, the group of 20 students, one professor and two staff had the opportunity to...

AURAK and Coastal Carolina University Ink Cooperation Agreement -Saturday 11 January 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Coastal Carolina University in the United States have signed an agreement to stimulate cooperation and strengthen research, teaching and outreach to promote development, broaden international experiences and promote cross-cultural knowledge...

AURAK Signs Extra Cooperation Agreement with Appalachian State University -Tuesday 7 January 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Appalachian State University in the United States have signed an addendum to a previous agreement to expand their cooperation. AURAK and Appalachian State University will establish a 3+1 Student Transfer Program (TSP). After successfully...

AURAK Hosts 3rd Port City Universities Summit -Tuesday 26 November 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted the 3rd Port City Universities Summit to promote cooperation between higher-education institutions in ports and the maritime industry. AURAK President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, opened the proceedings with an address, welcoming...

AURAK Holds Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference -Sunday 17 November 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in conjunction with the International Workshop of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) held a two-day conference titled Smart and Sustainable Cities: Towards Sustainable Development Solutions. The conference opened...

University of Texas-Arlington Delegation Visits AURAK -Saturday 26 October 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a visit by a University of Texas-Arlington (UTA) delegation to discuss potential future cooperation. Prof. Pranesh B. Aswath, Vice Provost, Dr. Curtis Andressen, Vice Provost, International Affairs, and Dr. Bahram Khalili, Professor in...

Chinese tech firm Huawei to Donate Equipment to AURAK -Saturday 19 October 2019  

Chinese tech giant Huawei is to donate equipment to the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) to set up the first Huawei ICT Academy in the United Arab Emirates. Representatives of Huawei visited the AURAK campus to initial the agreement and met the university’s President,...

AURAK Gains ABET Accreditation for Three Degree Programs. -Sunday 8 September 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) bachelors of science degree programs in Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, and Chemical Engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commissions (EAC) of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university...

AURAK Actuates with UTA -Monday 24 June 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) Department of International Programs and Partnerships (DIPP) hosted a visit for a University of Texas-Arlington (UTA) delegation consisting of Dr. Curtis Andressen, the Vice Provost, and Dr. Bahram Khalili, the Associate Professor of Instruction,...

AURAK is Wyoming Bound -Sunday 19 May 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) Department of International Programs and Partnerships (DIPP) hosted a two-day committee visit for a University of Wyoming (UW) delegation to speculate on the possibility of cultivating a student and faculty exchange program. The delegation...

AURAK signs an MoU with AAA -Sunday 12 May 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Alalkim, and the General Secretary of the Accountants and Auditor’s Association (AAA) in United Arab Emirates, Mr. Salim Saeed Naser Al-Esaei, entered into a memorandum of understanding during a signing...

AURAK Hosts IEEE Student Day 2019 -Saturday 4 May 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) School of Engineering hosted its 14th annual IEEE Student Day 2019 to foster student innovation in the field of Engineering. IEEE Student Day 2019, reaching the milestone of its 14th year of activity, was sponsored by ECOLAB and in...

AURAK Starts Up -Sunday 21 April 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), in cooperation with Khalifa Fund and Google, organized the RAK 19 Startup Weekend to facilitate future entrepreneurs in developing projects into market ready products. With the sponsorship of the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic...

AURAK Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence -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...