Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2016 – Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), welcomed a delegation from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) led by its Chancellor, Mr. John Dornbusch, to share the history, achievements and visions of their respective institutions and discuss cooperative ventures in key areas of mutual interest.
For almost 50 years, USQ has built a wide presence across Asia and established itself as a renowned global university. Dornbusch commended Dr. Mansoor on HBMSU’s major achievements and exchanged information on the activities, history, plans, programs and successes of their organizations. The Chancellors touched on several promising areas of collaboration, including faculty and learner exchanges, research, joint programs and awards, and supervision of doctoral candidates, among others.
Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) with Mr. John Dornbusch, Chancellor of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Dr. Al Awar said: “We share many commonalities with the University of Southern Queensland, including our prioritization of multiculturalism, accessible and equitable learning, sustainability, values, and community welfare. The visit of Mr. Dornbusch and his delegation has provided us with valuable insights on how we can consolidate our strengths to ensure optimal institutional performance and high-quality learning for the benefit of the communities we serve. We will draw on our strong partnership to come up with highly effective strategies for educating the leaders and innovators of tomorrow.”