UOWD hosted a Visiting Committee from the Commission for Academic Accreditation, UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research over the past few days. The Committee assessed the Universitys proposal to offer Doctoral programs. The Committee, led by one of the CAAs Commissioners (Dr Bruce Taylor) included Professor George Stevens, from Kent State University in the USA and Professor Lawson Savery, from Southern Cross University in Australia.
UOWD President, Professor Whelan, farewelled the Visiting Committee in the Majlis on Tuesday afternoon and thanked them for their constructive approach to the visit and for a very thorough review. The University expects to receive the Visiting Committee report within the next few weeks.