Video Competition Finalists Announced

Video Competition Finalists Announced July 30, 2017, The three finalists of the AURAK video competition have been announced. The video with the most combined likes across YouTube and Facebook at the end of August will be named the winner. Remember to like your...
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AURAK Celebrates International Yoga Day

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has this week celebrated the 3rd International Yoga Day with a public event on its campus.

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Prof. Stephen Wilhite Named AURAK Provost

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has this week announced Prof. Stephen C. Wilhite as the university’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs and student success.

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SACSCOC Grants AURAK Candidacy

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), has granted candidacy status to the American University of Ras Al Khaimah.

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AURAK Pays Visit to Ruler for Ramadan

A delegation from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has visited H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, to pay its respects during this holy month of Ramadan.

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AURAK Alumna Awarded for Government Excellence

An alumna from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah, Samya Mohammed, has received an award for government excellence for her role at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Knowledge Development.

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AURAK Celebrates Annual Iftaar Gathering

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah has celebrated its annual iftaar gathering at Marjan Tent on Marjan Island, allowing faculty and staff to socialize outside the normal work environment.

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AURAK Launches Video Competition

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s Communications and Public Relations Department has announced the university’s first creative video competition for students, with a prize of AED 10,000 to be presented to the winner.

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AURAK Establishes Relationship with Irish University

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed an agreement which sees the University of Limerick (UL) becoming the university’s first Irish partner.

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AURAK Featured in Times Ras Al Khaimah Report

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has been featured in a special report on the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah by the London-based British national newspaper, The Times.

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AURAK Hosts High School Sports Competition

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has once again hosted its annual high school sports competition, inviting schools from across the emirate to compete in football and cricket.

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AURAK Signs Agreement with German Renewable Energy Company

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK)today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Neon Energy Green Building Construction Materials, a multinational German firm which focuses on energy-efficiency and renewable solutions.

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AURAK Celebrates 3rd Alumni Reunion

This weekend, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted its 3rd alumni reunion, organized by the Department of Career Development, Internships and Alumni Affairs (ICDAA).

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AURAK Student Wins Khalifa Award

Asma Abdulaziz Al Zaabi, an AURAK student enrolled in the Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEEL) program, has received the Khalifa Award for Distinguished Teacher 2017.

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AURAK Signs MoU with University of Illinois

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Illinois, converting the U.S.-based university into its latest international partner.

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New Student Government Association Elected

The student body of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week elected their representatives to form the new Student Government Association.

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Arts and Sciences Discusses Research in Education

The School of Arts and Sciences has hosted a discussion session focusing on research within the field of education currently being carried out in the school.

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Career Development Organizes Résumé Clinic

The Department of Career Development, Internships and Alumni Affairs has hosted a résumé clinic over the last week, giving advice and guidance to students on how to prepare themselves for their approaching job search.

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AURAK Receives Visit from Crown Prince

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today received a visit from H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah.

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AURAK Celebrates Design and Research Day

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) School of Engineering has hosted its first design and research day on campus: an exhibition centered on showcasing students’ senior design projects, undergraduate research projects, and graduate field projects.

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AURAK Hosts Math Conference

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has hosted another mathematics conference this week.

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Arts Society Organizes Alserkal Avenue Trip

The AURAK Arts Society yesterday organized a trip to Alserkal Avenue in Dubai, giving students, faculty and staff an opportunity to explore the city’s contemporary art scene.

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AURAK Awards Top Achievers

With students preparing for their final exams as the 2016/17 nears its conclusion, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah has hosted its annual student recognition award ceremony.

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AURAK Crowned HCT Basketball Champions

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah basketball team were last week crowned champions after winning the 2017 HCT Basketball Championship.

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Arts and Sciences Hosts Morals Discussion

Headed by Prof. Kamal Abdel-Malek, Dr. Philipp Dorstewitz and Dr. Kai Bruns, all of whom teach within the school, the discussion was centered on whether or not universities and educators should play a role in inculcating certain ideas…

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AURAK Hosts United Nations Workshop

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has hosted a workshop on campus in conjunction with The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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AURAK Represented at Arab-Euro Conference in Morocco

A delegation from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) represented the university at the 4th annual Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education (AECHE) conference, hosted this year at Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.

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RAKRIC Officially Opens New Building

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK’s) research facility, Ras Al Khaimah Research and Innovation Center (RAKRIC) today officially opened its new building at the center’s main facility in Jazeera Al Hamra.

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AURAK Enjoys Further Sporting Success

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s sports teams have continued to enjoy success as we near the end of spring ’17 semester.

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AURAK Celebrates 8th Birthday

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has celebrated its 8th anniversary, having been officially established by royal decree on April 8, 2009.

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AURAK Participates in Think Science Exhibition

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has participated in the 2017 Think Science Fair, which was organized by the Emirates Foundation and hosted at Dubai World Trade Center.

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AURAK Discusses CBI Cooperation

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has received a delegation from RAK-based bank, Commercial Bank International.

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IEEE Student Branch Established at AURAK

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week saw the official establishment of its Student Branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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AURAK Alumna to Earn Ph.D.

It has been announced that Aaesha Alnuaimi, an alumna from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), is on the verge of earning her Ph.D. from the Abu Dhabi-based Masdar Institute.

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AURAK Hosts Annual Job Fair

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) organized its second annual job fair. The fair, which ran over the course of two days, had been organized in cooperation with a number of the university’s partners from government and private sectors.

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Main University Road Renamed

As the local municipality continues to develop the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s campus, as well as the surrounding area, the main road adjacent to the university’s logistics gate has been renamed.

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AURAK Signs MoU with OAIRO Alliance

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with OAIRO Alliance, a British company specializing in smart technology and sustainability.

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AURAK Awards News Services Group

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has presented News Services Group (NSG), represented by its CEO Mr. Tony Abi Hanna, with a token of appreciation for its exemplary translation and news distribution services on behalf of the university.

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AURAK Signs MoU with RAK Municipality

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with RAK Municipality, promoting enhanced cooperation between the two government entities.

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AURAK Hosts Workshop with ADQCC

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has hosted a collaborative workshop with the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (ADQCC), focusing on the importance of natural, outdoor exposure testing, relevant standards and the certification process.

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AURAK Qualifies for Neymar Jr.’s Fives Finals

Once again the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) football team has qualified for the Neymar Jr.’s Fives national finals.

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AURAK Receives Visit from Association of Arab Universities

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has received a visit from a committee from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU).

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AURAK Signs MoU with Hungarian University

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pázmány Péter Catholic University, becoming the Hungarian institution’s first partner within the UAE.

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AURAK Celebrates Recent Success

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) last night hosted a celebration evening on the university lawn, recognizing the university’s recent success.

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AURAK Celebrates 6th Annual Global Day

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has celebrated one of its most-anticipated annual events; its 6th Global Day.

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Football Team Celebrates Further Success

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) football team has celebrated further success, this time in the Higher Colleges of Technology 7-a-side tournament.

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AURAK Hosts Lecture on the World Economy

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has hosted a lecture on the economic media and its importance in today’s world.

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AURAK Hosts Workshop on UAE’s Critical Infrastructure

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) School of Engineering has hosted another workshop open to the public, entitled ‘Critical Infrastructure in the UAE: Needs and Challenges’.

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Prof. Al-Nasra Colloquium on Forensic Engineering

In the first faculty colloquium of the new semester, organized by the School of Graduate Studies and Research, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) Prof. Moayyad Al-Nasra gave a talk on the “Conceptual Approach to Forensic Engineering”.

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AURAK Signs MoU with Academia Consortium

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Academia Consortium for Education, Research and Business Development.

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AURAK Hosts Annual Engineering Camp

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has hosted its annual ‘Engineering Camp’ giving high school students the opportunity to learn more about the School of Engineering and its facilities.

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AURAK Senior Participates in Model UN in New York City

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah has, for the first time, been represented at the Model United Nations in New York City. Earlier this month, Yusra Zaheer, a 21 year old biotechnology senior, travelled to the United States to take part in the prestigious academic competition.

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President Holds Student, Faculty and Staff Meetings

Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim has held his annual meetings with students, staff and faculty over the last two days, in order to gauge their satisfaction with how the university is progressing.

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AURAK Signs MoU with RAK Center for Statistics and Studies

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ras Al Khaimah Center for Statistics and Studies.

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AURAK Discusses GEMS Cooperation

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week received a visit from Mr. Lachlan Mackinnon, principal of GEMS Westminster School – Ras Al Khaimah.

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Jordanian Consul General Visits AURAK

His Excellency Dr. Sa’ed Radaideh, consul general of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has visited the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) to congratulate AURAK for the academic recognition of its programs in Jordan.

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AURAK Signs MoU with Global Academy for Training and Development and Consulting

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Global Academy for Training, Development and Consultancy, which is based in the emirate of Ajman.

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UAE Engineering Deans Council Meeting Held at AURAK

The School of Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) held its second meeting of the UAE Engineering Deans Council for the 2016-17 academic year.

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Creative Writing Competition Winners Awarded

The winners of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s creative writing competition were this week awarded for their achievement.

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AURAK Volunteers at RAK Half Marathon

A group of students and staff from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) volunteered to man a water station at this year’s RAK Half Marathon.

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AURAK Signs MoU with Education For Employment (EFE)

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Education For Employment (EFE), an international not-for-profit network that creates employment opportunities for youth across the Middle East and North Africa region.

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AURAK Celebrates President’s Awards

Last night saw the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) celebrate its annual president’s awards for the academic year 2015/16, recognizing faculty and staff for their outstanding performance throughout the year.

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AURAK Visited by RAK Hospital Delegation

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week received officials from RAK Hospital to discuss the relationship between the two parties.

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University of Limerick Delegation Visits AURAK

A delegation from the University of Limerick, based in Co. Limerick, Ireland, visited the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today, in order to discuss a potential partnership agreement between the two institutions.

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AURAK Receives Visit from H. H. Sheikh Khalid

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today received a visit from H. H. Sheikh Khalid bin Saud Al Qasimi, vice-chairman of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah’s Investment and Development Office.

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Bello Adamu Wins RAKMHSU Mini-Marathon

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is pleased to announce that one of our students has won this year’s RAK Medical and Health Sciences University annual mini-marathon

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AURAK Alumna Receives Government Excellence Award

An alumna from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), Eng. Amani Al Mansouri, has been recognized for her outstanding work in the public sector at an awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi.

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AURAK Hosts Workshop on Contemporary Home Design

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week hosted an architecture workshop entitled ‘Contemporary Approaches to Design of Houses’.

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Prof. Kamal Interviewed by ‘The National’

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s Prof. Kamal Abdel-Malek, professor of English, Arabic and translation within the Languages and Literature Department, was this week interviewed by ‘The National’, an English-language newspaper based in Abu Dhabi.

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Consul General of Jordan Accepts AURAK Invite

His Excellency Dr. Sa’ed Radaideh, Consul General of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Dubai and the Northern Emirates, this week received Prof. Bilal Akash, vice president of academic affairs at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), and Dr. Kai Bruns, chair of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, at his mission premises in Dubai.

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AURAK Named IEEE Strategic Partner

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has been selected as a strategic partner of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), UAE Section.

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AURAK Visits Ministry of Health in Dubai

A delegation from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has visited the Ministry of Health and Prevention headquarters in Dubai in order to discuss the university’s biotechnology program.

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AURAK Signs Agreement with Local Guard Group

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has finalized an agreement with the Local Guard Group, which is a branch of the local Ras Al Khaimah governmen

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AURAK Hosts Keimyung University Visit

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week hosted a visit from a group of students from Keimyung University, based in Daegu, South Korea.

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AURAK Promotes Women’s Opportunities in STEM Education with AGYA Workshop

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in association with the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA), has today launched the ‘Women in STEM Education and Career Pathways’ conference.

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AURAK Launches First Phase of Campus Development Plan

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has announced the initiation of its five-year campus development plan, which will see the campus rejuvenated and the capacity expanded to accommodate a total of 5,000 students.

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German Consul General Visits AURAK

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has received a visit from the consul general of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency Guenter Rauer.

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AURAK and UAE Space Agency Sign Partnership Agreement

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a partnership agreement with the UAE Space Agency, officially putting pen to paper in the federal institution’s head office in Abu Dhabi.

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