Egypt’s Universities Launch UK Partnerships
Universities in the UK and Egypt have signed 10 partnership agreements aimed at building scientific research and increasing opportunities for student and staff exchanges.
The memoranda of understanding and letters of intent were signed on 20 January during the visit of an Egyptian higher education delegation to the UK. This follows a September 2014 visit by Egyptian government representatives, when it was announced that 2016 would be the “Egypt-UK Year of Research, Innovation and Education”.
The universities involved in the partnerships are: University College London (UCL) and New Giza University; King’s College London and the faculty of medicine at Cairo University; the University of Sussex and the faculty of economics and political science at Cairo University; Aston University and Cairo University; London South Bank University and Alexandria University; the University of Dundee and Alexandria University; Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AAST), Staffordshire University and AAST; Brunel University London and AAST; and Aston University and AAST.
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