MBRU celebrates historic graduation ceremony at Dubai Opera. The event included 108 students from different programmes.
29 June 2022, 12:00 AM
31 July 2022, 12:00 AM
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) celebrated the graduation of the ‘Class of Khalifa’ last evening in a historic ceremony at Dubai Opera.
The event was attended by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of MBRU and Chairman of Dubai Academic Health Corporation’s Board of Directors, and His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai Academic Health Corporation's Board of Directors.
The ‘Class of Khalifa’ consists of 108 graduates, including 40 from the first cohort of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme at the College of Medicine, and 54 from the Hamdan bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine with master’s degrees in various dental specialities.
The first graduates from Al Jalila Children's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program (run in academic partnership with MBRU) were present as well. The programme is accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialities.
Kuwaiti dental specialists from The Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization, who studied at MBRU, graduated on Tuesday as well. The graduating class also included the first cohort of master’s students in biomedical sciences, and the first cohort of master’s students in cardiovascular nursing and paediatric nursing at the College of Nursing and Midwifery.
The ceremony's guest of honour, Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai, delivered the commencement address at the event.