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AURAK Holds 9th Commencement Ceremony for Graduates Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday 12 October 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) proudly hosted its 9th commencement ceremony on the 8th of October in the presence of 176 undergraduate and postgraduate students from various colleges. The ceremony was attended by His Excellency Mohammad Hassan Omran Al Shamsi, Chairman of the...

AURAK Resumes Classes and Academic Activities -Friday 4 September 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has resumed its classes and academic activities starting from the Fall semester 2020. All health and safety measures stipulated in the guidelines of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health and Prevention have been taken, in line with...

AURAK Gains ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Administrative Support Services -Tuesday 1 September 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has gained the respected ISO 9001:2015 certification for its administrative support services, the latest in a line of certifications, licensures, and accreditations that testify to AURAK’s excellence and commitment to quality. The ISO...

AURAK Continues to Earn Prestigious Rankings and Ratings -Tuesday 25 August 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), one of the few Universities in the UAE to have achieved SACSCOC accreditation, has now received two significant awards which further highlight the quality of education provided by the university. The first of these is the award of a 5 QS Star...

Ground Station Opens to Track Satellite Built by AURAK Students -Tuesday 30 June 2020  

A ground station that will track and communicate with a satellite built by American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) students has opened on the University’s campus. The ground station is capable of communicating with satellites in orbit by sending commands and receiving telemetry,...

AURAK Poised to Build on Strong Reputation for Quality with New Programs -Thursday 25 June 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), ranked as one of the top ten UAE universities by the Quacquarelli Symonds agency (QS), is poised to build on its strong reputation for quality by expanding its program offerings. As universities return to the ‘new normal’, AURAK is...

AURAK Plans to Introduce Four New Programs in the Fall 2020 -Thursday 14 May 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is planning to introduce four new academic programs in Fall 2020 that were reviewed recently by the External Review Team of the Commission on Academic Accreditation at the Ministry of Education. The new programs comprise a Bachelor of Science...

Satellite Scheduled to Launch in June -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...