Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced a new partnership with Dalhousie University, a leading Canadian university renowned for its top-tier research and academic programs. ADU continues to collaborate with leading local and global academic institutes such as Dalhousie to provide students with an enriching educational journey and present the faculty with training and research opportunities that are in line with their career goals.
During a virtual ceremony, Professor Thomas J. Hochstettler, ADU’s Provost, and Matt Hebb, Vice-President of Government and Global Relations of Dalhousie reflected on their commitment to the partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of members from ADU’s College of Health Sciences and Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health.
The partnership will present faculty and students with opportunities to participate in research and training as part of the universities’ commitment to information sharing and knowledge exchange. The partnership is specific to the College of Health Sciences at ADU and the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie, with both parties committed to delivering excellence in science, healthcare and professional development.
The partnership will present faculty and students with opportunities to participate in research and training
ADU provides students and faculty members with access to world-class resources, facilities and funding that is geared towards impactful and transferable research that has a positive impact on the local community and beyond. As part of this collaboration, students will be able to enrol in academic programs and participate in training, joint capstone projects, and research between ADU and Dalhousie. Also, undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in internships, exchange programs and fellowships at the host university.
Professor Thomas J. Hochstettler said: “We are pleased to collaborate with Dalhousie University, one of Canada’s leading research institutes to further provide our students with a well-rounded academic experience and also present faculty with the opportunity to elevate their skillset. This partnership, in addition to others, will encourage our students to tackle new experiences and gain a greater understanding of their field. We are continuously exploring ways that will elevate our students’ and faculty experience and best prepare them for the career market.”
Matt Hebb commented: “The establishment of this partnership with ADU is strongly aligned with Dalhousie’s Third Century Promise of expanding international academic opportunities for students, nurturing new international research networks, and thriving as a civic university with global impact. We are delighted by the shared purpose between ADU’s College of Health Sciences and Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health. There is great potential for collaborations including faculty mobility, collaborative academic programmes and joint research.”