H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, on Wednesday witnessed the graduation ceremony of the 20th batch from Gulf Medical University. It is the largest batch in the university’s history and took place at Thumbay Medical City in Ajman.
Sheikh Ammar praised the commendable and blessed efforts made by UAE’s wise leadership, along with its continuous support for higher education institutions, in line with the era of knowledge and successive scientific developments.
He emphasised that President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, have prioritised education as the most crucial pillar in the development process of the nation.
His Highness stressed that the university has achieved this distinguished position in a short time, thanks to the continuous support of H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Sup
reme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman.
The Crown Prince of Ajman extended sincere congratulations to the graduates for their outstanding achievements.
A collective of 509 university graduates received their graduation certificates this year, with 180 emerging from the College of Medicine, 76 from the College of Dentistry, 53 from the Pharmacy, 129 from the College of Health Sciences, 53 from the College of Nursing, and 18 from the College of Healthcare Management and Economics. These outgoing students represent a diverse spectrum of 46 nationalities.
Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group, expressed gratitude to the Ruler of Ajman for the continuous support provided to the institution.
Dr. Thumbay Moideen said, “As Gulf Medical University celebrates its 25th year, it stands as a monumental success in the history of private health professions education in the region. Noteworthy for its uniqueness, trendsetting initiatives, and innovation, Gulf Medical University has been a pioneer in the
field. Students from over 96 countries, faculty and staff from 50 countries, and hospitals treating patients from more than 175 nationalities reflect its global impact.
“Today, Gulf Medical University has emerged as one of the most sought-after private medical universities in the region, establishing itself as a reputable brand. In addition, the extensive network of Thumbay Academic Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacies, and Laboratories positions it as one of the largest healthcare providers in the country.’
Congratulating the graduates, Dr. Moideen assured them that Gulf Medical University would always offer its support.
Meanwhile, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, Prof. Hossam Hamdy said, ‘I would like to congratulate all our graduates for their dedication and resilience. In addition, I would also like to express my gratitude to their families for their support throughout this journey. I encourage you to uphold the values instilled by Gulf Medical University in your careers, leading with empathy, altr
uism, conscience, truthfulness, teamwork, and a sense of responsibility to God. It’s important to note that the university and its hospitals will prioritize your training and recruitment, and our commitment to supporting and caring for you extends beyond graduation.’
The number of GMU undergraduate and postgraduate programmes has increased from 15 to 27. In addition to the doctorate programme, a dual-PhD in ‘Precision Medicine’ will be awarded by Gulf Medical University and Paris Saclay, the largest of the French universities.
‘More than 3000 full-time and internship students from 75 countries are currently studying at the university; they are learning together, united by the value of ‘tolerance’,” he said adding, that the number is expected to increase to 4,000 within the next three years.
Source: Emirates News Agency