CBI supports American University of RAK fund raising drive
Monday, January 12, 2015
CBI has announced that it is supporting the annual fund raising drive of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah to support higher education.
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style, undergraduate and postgraduate education with a strong focus on local indigenous culture.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Mohammad Sultan Al Qadi, CBI Chairman said “CBI is a strong supporter of nurturing the education requirements of future generations and our support to the AURAK fund raising initiative is another affirmation of the strong relationship between CBI, the University and the wider community. Promoting education is one of CBI’s core values and we firmly believe that developing talent is vital for communities to prosper in keeping pace with our changing economy”.
AURAK boasts highly qualified, handpicked faculty members to ensure that students receive the highest standard of education, and go out into the world as well-rounded individuals, ready to be leaders in the workplace or in business, and as world citizens.
“Financial support from organizations like CBI and individuals through our Annual Fund and for specific projects enables us to do more than we could otherwise achieve. The University and our students are deeply grateful for that support. The Annual Fund for Students provides invaluable additional support to students through programmes ranging from pre-entry classes to postgraduate scholarships” quoted Prof. Hassan Al Alkim, President of AURAK.
CBI aims is to share its knowledge and expertise as a financial services organization to make a social difference by supporting education and healthcare sectors.