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Khalifa University to Graduate New Group of Students including First Batch from College of Medicine and Health Sciences on 24 May

May 20, 2023

Organized Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan


Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Khalifa University of Science and Technology’s Board of Trustees, the University will organize the graduation ceremony on 24 May at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).


The event happening in the Year of Sustainability will honor the success of the University’s 549 students from various undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, including 29 medical graduates, first from the College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS). Ten MD graduates got matched into residencies in prestigious health organizations in the US including Mayo Clinic among others, while the remaining graduates are in the process of getting matched.


In all, 37 students will receive their PhD degrees, while 157 will receive their Master’s at the graduation ceremony. A total of 326 students will be receiving their bachelor’s degrees, making the overall numbers to 549 including the medical graduates. Out of this, 259 are male students and 290 female (almost 53%). Marking the Year of Sustainability, Khalifa University has the distinction of graduating four Master of Science students from the Water and Environmental Engineering program and five from the Sustainable Critical Infrastructure program.


Professor Sir John O’Reilly, President, Khalifa University, said: “The graduation ceremony reflects the celebration of a student’s successful academic accomplishments, making it one of the memorable days in their lives. This year, the celebrations have added significance because of the first cohort of MD graduates from the College of Medicine and Health Sciences. The ceremony will be a special occasion that acknowledges the achievements of the graduating students, who are trained and qualified to take up challenging tasks in academic and professional fields. They will also become key stakeholders contributing to Abu Dhabi’s economic and social objectives. Congratulations to the students and their families.”


Clarence Michael
English Editor Specialist
20 May 2023