Athena Education (AE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with American University of Sharjah (AUS) on 01 February 2021. The partnership is to facilitate collaborative educational opportunities for students and faculty of AE and AUS. The virtual MoU signing ceremony via zoom was attended by Mr. V.N.P. Raj (Managing Director, AE), Mrs. Sasikala Raj (Deputy Managing Director, AE), Mr. Ian McNiff (Director of Schools. AE), Ms. Pretty Khosla (Head of Admissions and Marketing, AE), Mr. Mohammad Motawea (Principal, Al Zuhour Private School, Sharjah, AE), Prof. Kevin Mitchell (Chancellor, AUS), Dr. Juan M. Sanchez (Provost and Chief Academic Officer, AUS), Mr. Ali Shuhaimy (Executive Director of Enrollment Management, AUS), Ms. Hala Al Jundi (Executive Assistant, AUS), and Mr. Farid Alvie (Content Manager, AUS).
The agreement comprises a wide range of initiatives that include recruiting Athena students to AUS, providing partial scholarships to deserving Athena students, and offering opportunities to participate in AUS’ on-campus competitions and extracurricular activities.
The partnership with AUS is part of the Athena Education initiative to promote quality learning.