A Stakeholders Meeting was held at the Modern University for Business and Science on 16 April, 2014. The meeting was attended by 44 stakeholders representing the various interest groups within the stakeholder community of MUBS to discuss student services in Lebanese higher education institutions with a special emphasis on employability in general, and for MUBS students in particular. Dr. Bassem Kaissi introduced himself and commenced a brief introduction of the MEDAWEL Tempus Project coordinated by
The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the progress of the project in terms of what has been accomplished, tasks at hands, next steps and upcoming events.
A two-day workshop took place in Egypt on the 2nd and 3rd of April 2014. The workshop was hosted by Beni Suef University and led by University of Alicante. The event started with an opening speech by Prof. Walid Salameh, who gave a brief about the previous workshops of MEDAWEL and was followed with a welcoming speech by the Vice president of Student Affairs in Beni Suef University Dr. Ahmad Tammam. The trainer from University of Alicante, Mr. Victor Clement started the workshop with definitions of the
A tow-day stakeholder management training Workshop was held at Modern University for Business and Science in Lebanon on the 9th and 10th of January 2014. Partner University representatives from Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Egypt have attended the workshop along with the Glasgow Caledonian University representatives who conducted the training. The workshop aimed at sharing and exchanging the information and strategies and good practice of Student Services offered by each university. The university
Students Services management workshop was held at University College of Cork in June 2013 in order to explore principles and practices that have proven beneficial in reducing stress, increasing performance and heightening a sense of connection to others and to self. Through exercises and visualizations developed a greater sense of integrity and authenticity, with the ultimate goal of better serving students. During the event Student Affairs staff at UCC described real-life experiences via case studies
After having obtained the first results of the self-assessment, a 3-day study visit was carried out in April 2013 in the Glasgow Caledonian University, UK, with the participation of partner universities’ representatives. The objectives of this study visit were to facilitate peer learning and to create leadership of the change at the strategic level of project partner institutions (in support of sustainability of the project results), as well as to discuss and promote student affairs effective management
The Medwel project aims at enhancing and improving services offered to students at the universities participating in the project. It also aims at reinforcing cooperation and exchanging experiences between the contributing universities.
A conference entitled “The National Conference of Student Services in the Palestinian universities” will be held on 25/8/2015