UTB receives Leadership Development award at GHEDEX 2023
Under the auspicious patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Juma, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Higher Education Council, the inauguration of the Global Higher Education Exhibition (GHEDEX), first in Bahrain, took place at the Exhibition World Bahrain.
University of Technology Bahrain (UTB), led by Dr. Hasan Almulla, President, received the leadership development award from His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Juma, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Higher Education Council during the awards ceremony as part of the inauguration. The award is a recognition of UTB’s leadership development in various fields – offering relevant, unique and most affordable programme offerings; accelerating upgrade of campus facilities; implementing the most innovative educational approaches; and working together to build the leaders of tomorrow – all efforts towards excellence and quality in higher education in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Added to the exhibition agenda were two-day conference and display of student enterprises that attracted a good number of visitors. Dr. Rania Nafea, UTB associate professor, was selected to be a panel speaker for the discussion of entrepreneurial ecosystem at schools, applied/vocational/technical education and universities. She commended the role of industries, business partners, economic sectors and the community in strengthening the entrepreneurial mindset among universities in Bahrain. Three alumni enterprises created by UTB budding inventors were accepted to be showcased – sterilization robot, smart bus system and telebot – all works are inspired by the future technology ecosystem driven by breakthroughs in frontier technologies and entrepreneurship opportunities.
It is worth noting that UTB rebranded to a university of technology in 2021, and it has been dedicating its collaborative efforts to enhancing the economic, social, and cultural prosperity of communities through high quality and excellent teaching and learning, research, dissemination of knowledge, fostering inclusiveness at a multicultural environment, and wise leadership management as evidenced by student successes, contributions and services to society, collaborations and innovation initiatives.More News