Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, founded in 1998 by Dr Thumbay Moideen, celebrated its 23rd anniversary at a special event on the University’s campus on November 7, attended by Professor Hossam Hamdy – Chancellor of GMU , and in the presence of Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice-President, Division of Health Care, as well as the Vice-Chancellors, Deans, Professors and Staff, as well as a number of students who watched the event while it was broadcast live on YouTube.
Professor Hossam Hamdy, addressing the assembly at the event, said: “23 years ago there was no Gulf Medical University, but through vision, leadership and to the hard work of Dr Thumbay Moideen, and above all to his ethical values, we now have this magnificent campus and a solid reputation as an academic health system. “
The event also saw the official launch of the certificate program for students as tutors. Providing the ability to teach and train, this is an important skill, as the student tutor receives many benefits by learning to impart knowledge to others. The program was originally started by the College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing before being implemented university wide.
The student council, represented by Mark Khayat, final year, College of Dentistry, and Shariq Khan, final year, College of Medicine, were also present on the occasion to proudly launch the Peer Tutoring Club, which has over 40 students enrolled. , and who will take the certificate program.
Congratulatory messages from 60 partner institutions and various alumni from different countries flocked to the GMU team for all their developments and achievements.