Manipal Dubai organized an orientation session for it’s new postgraduate and evening program students on the 26th of September 2021 at the University Campus in the Dubai International Academic City. The orientation was held to prepare students to the new academic year and introduce them to various extra-curricular activities and thus equip them to face various challenges which lay ahead as they start their academic life at Manipal Dubai.
The orientation commenced with a prayer followed by the national anthems of the UAE and India. Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M. D. Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor of MAHE India, Dr. Narayan Sabahit, Registrar, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India and Dr. Jason Fitzsimmons, the Academic President, Manipal Dubai addressed the student gathering by sharing their words of wisdom and encouragement. This was followed by the introduction of Chairperson’s of each of the 6 schools, their team members and a brief session on academics of each of the schools. The Student Relations Officer spoke to students on co-curricular activities, including various student clubs and societies and also addressed on what to expect during their time at Manipal Dubai. The team extended a warm welcome to students to actively participate in all the events and activities organized at the campus and thus get immersed in the day to day life of Manipal Dubai.
The academic orientation was followed by a networking dinner wherein all new students had an opportunity to interact with the new staff members, career services team and explore various other facilities offered at Manipal Dubai.
Manipal Dubai extends its sincere thanks to the administration team for organizing the orientation with all the Dubai Health Authority and KHDA stipulated Health and Safety measures in place. We wish all our new students a fruitful academic year.
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