HH Sheikh Hasher applauds student success at UOWD's Graduation Ceremony in October 2022
Friday, 30 December, 2022
Graduations are one of the most momentous occasions in somebody’s life surrounded by friends and loved ones, and UOWD’s Graduation Ceremony in October 2022 will be particularly memorable for more than 300 graduates after welcoming HH Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Media Incorporated, to the event.
On 19 October 2022, University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) honored its Undergraduate and Postgraduate students at a gala event held at the Grand Hyatt Oud Metha in the presence of UOWD professors, graduates, and their families.
HH Sheikh Hasher attended the ceremony and was joined by Professor Mohamed Salem, President of UOWD, His Excellency Ian Halliday, Consul-General Dubai, General Manager - Middle East, Africa and Pakistan Australian Consulate-General Dubai Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), Ms Sabine Holl, Vice President of Technology Technical Sales, IBM, Mr Warren King, Charge d'Affairs, Australian Embassy, United Arab Emirates as well as Patricia Davidson, Vice-Chancellor and President for University of Wollongong along with Marisa Mastroianni, Managing Director & Group CEO for University of Wollongong Global Enterprises, who flew in from Australia for the event. All of the attendees shared their heartfelt words of encouragement and congratulations to the graduates.
Commemorating the students’ achievements during their time at UOWD, Davidson opened the event by delivering an inspiring speech for students as they concluded their academic journeys.
As well as celebrating graduates across programs, the event celebrated the university’s Top Graduates who performed exceptionally, impressing our professors and academics throughout the duration of their programs.
The graduation ceremony gathered students from different faculties including Faculty of Business, Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences, and School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Health to celebrate their achievements.
The highlights of the graduation ceremony were captured across our social media platforms and YouTube channels.