Event Calendar

  • Sept. 20, 2016 – Lecture: “The Human Body as Text”.
  • Sept. 27, 2016 – “Literature and Food: Tasty Texts”.
  • Oct. 2, 2016 – “Texts as Terror” on dyslexia in the context of the UAE.
  • Oct. 6, 2016 – Architecture lecture series.
  • October 11, 2016 – Faculty Research Colloquium: “Automated System for Inspection and Repair of Sewer Pipes”.
  • Oct. 12, 2016 – “Reading Maps: Analog and Digital”.
  • Oct. 13, 2016 – Commencement Ceremony.
  • Oct.17, 2016 – Visit to physically-challenged children’s home.
  • October 18, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium: “Emirati Dialect and Culture”.
  • Oct. 19, 2016 – “Virtual Text: Social Media and the Construction of Culture”.
  • Oct. 23, 2016 – “Reading for Students with Special Needs”
  • Oct. 27, 2016 – Happy Hour (student fun day)
  • Oct. 30, 2016 – Workshop – Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Nov, 1, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium by Dr. Fernando del Ama Gonzalo: “Water Flow Glazing in Zero Energy Buildings”.
  • Nov. 3, 2016 – UAE Flag Day.
  • Nov. 6, 2016 – Workshop – Benefits of Self-Assessment for Career Development.
  • Nov. 7, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium by Dr. Zakaria Al-Qudah, “Internet Path Stability: Exploring the Impact of MPLS Deployment”.
  • Nov. 8, 2016 – Public lecture by Prof. Sheik S. Rahman, “Smart Water Flooding of Porous Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs for Improved Oil Recovery”.
  • Nov. 10, 2016 – AURAK’s Got Talent.
  • Nov.14, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium by Dr. Hurrem Yilmaz, “The Effects of Centrality and Distinctiveness on the Usage of Co-promotions”.
  • Nov. 15, 2016 – Reading Week – ‘What to Read as an Engineer?’
  • Nov. 17, 2016 – Girl’s Bowling Night
  • Nov. 20, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘Innovation and the Human Subject’.
  • Nov. 21, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘Importance and Application of Quantum Mechanics in Physics’.
  • Nov. 22, 2016 – Innovation Week – Conference: ‘Engineering Smart Cities – Smartness All Around’.
  • Nov. 23, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘International Financial Market Using Financial Lab’.
  • Nov. 24, 2016 – Desert Safari Trip
  • Nov. 24, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘Innovation in Creative Strategy’.
  • Nov. 25, 2016 – Innovation Week – Symposium: ‘New Trends in Educational Leadership’.
  • Nov. 27, 2016 – Résumé clinic day.
  • Nov. 29, 2016 – Training Session – Euromonitor Database.
  • Nov. 29, 2016 – Workshop – Computer Science and Engineering.
  • Nov. 30, 2016 – 45th UAE National Day celebrations.
  • Nov. 30, 2016 – Innovation Week – Participation in RAK Innovative Projects Exhibition.
  • Dec. 1, 2016 – Workshop – How to Create Career Portfolios.
  • Dec. 5, 2016 – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development.
  • Dec. 6-8, 2016 – 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications
  • Dec. 6, 2016 – Blood Donation Campaign
  • Dec. 8, 2016 – Exhibition of Students’ Work (Fall Semester)
  • Dec. 13, 2016 – Reading Week – ‘Reading on Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship’
  • March 16, 2017 – 6th Annual AURAK Global Day
  • January 12, 2017 – New Student Orientation (Spring 2017)
  • January 24, 2017 – Workshop – Architecture
  • January 29, 2017 – Alumni Career Mentoring Day
  • Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2017 – MEEL program accreditation on-site review by CAA.
  • February 2, 2017 – Freshmen Welcome Party
  • February 5, 2017 – Résumé Clinic Day and Résumé Competition
  • February 7, 2017 – Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
  • February 10, 2017 – Trip to Al Ain
  • February 11, 2017 – Résumé Workshop for Engineering Students
  • February 12, 2017 – Workshop – Effective Résumé Writing
  • February 13, 2017 – AURAK Career Day
  • February 15, 2017 – Outdoor Movie Night
  • February 20, 2017 – World Day of Social Justice
  • February 21, 2017February 23, 2017 – German – UAE Workshop (Tentative)
  • February 23, 2017 – AURAK Barbecue Party
  • February 26, 2017 – Internship 101: What You Need to Know About Internships
  • February 26, 2017 – Open Day
  • Feb. 27 – March 2, 2017 – SACSCOC candidacy committee on-site review.
  • Feb. 27 – March 2, 2017 – SACSCOC candidacy committee on-site review.
  • February 28, 2017 – Workshop – Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
  • March 2, 2017 – Coffee Morning – World Book Day
  • March 4, 2017 – Engineering Camp
  • March 7, 2017March 9, 2017 – 13th HONET-ICT Conference
  • March 7, 2017 – Workshop – Improving Interview Skills
  • March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day
  • March 8, 2017 – Faculty research colloquium by Prof. Moayyad Al-Nasra “Conceptual Approach to Forensic Engineering”.
  • March 12, 2017 – Architecture Lecture Series
  • March 16, 2017 – 6th Annual AURAK Global Day
  • March 21, 2017 – Mother’s Day
  • March 21, 2017 – World Poetry Day
  • March 22, 2017 – World Water Day
  • March 28, 2017 – Workshop – Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • April 2, 2017 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 4, 2017 – Workshop – The Complete Job Application
  • April 7, 2017 – World Health Day (Blood Donation)
  • April 13, 2017 – Trip to Emirates Heritage Club
  • April 18, 2017 – World Heritage Day
  • April 20, 2017 – Academic Honors Convocation
  • April 22, 2017 – International Mother Earth Day
  • April 23, 2017 – English Language Day
  • April 26, 2017 – Mock Interview Day (Spring)
  • April 27, 2017 – Student Recognition Award Ceremony
  • May 1, 2017 – Labor Day
  • May 7, 2017 – Internship Orientation: Workplace Ethics and Meeting Employer Expectations
  • May 11, 2017 – Exhibition of Students’ Work (Spring Semester)
  • May 15, 2017 – Youm Al Nakba (Palestinian Awareness)
  • July 15, 2017 – World Youth Skills Day
  • Sept 5, 2017 – Faculty and Staff Institute – Fall 2017

    Faculty and Staff Institute – Fall 2017

    The Provost’s Office is delighted to welcome all returning faculty members, new faculty members, and unit managers and department heads to the Faculty and Staff Institute.

    Day:           Tuesday, 5th September, 2017
    Time:         8:00 am – 13:00 pm
    Location:  Auditorium, Building G – Ground Floor

    We are pleased to start our academic year with such a talented and diverse group of individuals on board.  We are looking forward to a successful year of collaboration among all faculty and staff in fulfilling AURAK’s mission.

    Thank you for making time for this important event.

  • Sept 6, 2017 – New Faculty Orientation – Fall 2017

    New Faculty Orientation – Fall 2017:

    The Provost’s Office is delighted to welcome all new faculty members to an orientation session designed to introduce newcomers to the university.  Important information will be presented that will help ensure a smooth, enjoyable transition to AURAK.

    Day:               Wednesday, 6th September, 2017
    Time:              8:00 am – 11:30 am
    Location:       Conference room, Building A – First Floor

    Thanks for making time for this event.

Archive for Academic Year 2015 - 2016
  • Aug. 25, 2015 – New faculty orientation.
  • Aug. 27, 2015 – Orientation program for fall 2015.
  • Sept. 6, 2015 – Sports teams’ selection.
  • Sept. 8, 2015 – Friendly soccer match.
  • Sept. 15, 2015 – Public lecture: “Spacecraft Rockets and Explosions: Unexpected Phenomena in High Speed Gas Dynamics”
  • Sept. 16, 2015 – Fitness session.
  • Sept. 27, 2015 – Table tennis championship for male students.
  • Sept. 30, 2015 – “GIS Modeling of Sea-Level Rise in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Al Hamra Development: A Pilot Project”.
  • Oct. 1, 2015 – Visit of the elderly at Ibrahim Obaidullah Hospital.
  • Oct. 3, 2015 – GITEX trip.
  • Oct. 4, 2015 – Friendly matches for soccer, basketball, volleyball and cricket.
  • Oct. 6, 2015 – Crime scene lecture.
  • Oct. 7, 2015 – Blood donation.
  • Oct. 11, 2015 – Art gallery.
  • Nov. 3, 2015 – Trip to the fifth edition of the Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup.
  • Nov. 5, 2015 – UAE Flag Day.
  • Nov. 8, 2015 – Pool championship male and female students.
  • Nov. 11, 2015 – “Surveying Organizational Effectiveness: A Case Study from the United Arab Emirates”
  • Nov. 14, 2015 – World Diabetes Day.
  • Nov. 15, 2015 – Second AUS men’s intercollegiate bench press competition.
  • Nov. 19, 2015 – Trip to Dubai.
  • Nov. 22, 2015 – “How to Innovate in a Smart City and Become an Entrepreneur”.
  • Nov. 25, 2015 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
  • Nov. 26, 2015 – 5th AURAK Mini-marathon.
  • Nov. 30, 2015 – “Early Cancer Detection among Females and Prevention Strategies”
  • Dec. 2, 2015 – UAE National Day, 2015.
  • Dec.3, 2015 – International Day of People with Special Needs.
  • Dec. 6, 2015 – Inter-university cricket indoor tournament.
  • Dec. 13, 2015 – Invitation to the first science theater at AURAK by the Biotechnology Student Theater Group.
  • Jan. 19, 2016 – Pre-orientation Blackboard training.
  • Jan. 20, 2016 – Faculty orientation, spring 2016.
  • Jan.20, 2016 – Opening semester reception.
  • Feb. 3, 2016 – “Ranking Universities’ Practices, Problems and the Way Forward”.
  • Feb. 4, 2016 – Movie night.
  • Feb. 7, 2016 – Intra-university Volleyball Tournament, 2016.
  • Feb. 12, 2016 – RAK Half Marathon, 2016.
  • Feb. 14, 2016 – Trip to Jais Mountain.
  • Feb. 23, 2016 – Public Lecture – “Advances in Array Processing Techniques for Future Mobile Communications”.
  • Feb. 23, 2016 – First AURAK imagination conference from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • March 9, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium: “Water Disinfection Using CSP Technology”.
  • March 10, 2016 – AURAK Global Day.
  • March 13, 2016 – AURAK Intra-university Chess Championship.
  • March 22, 2016 – Inter-university gym competition.
  • March 22, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium – “Biofuel Exploration from Soil Microorganisms in Ras Al Khaimah Mangroves”.
  • April 12, 2016 – Workshop on Energy and Water in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (EWGCC).
  • April 17, 2016 – AURAK Intra-university Chess Championship.
  • April 20, 2016 – AURAK Job Fair.
  • April 24, 2016 – Karting.
  • May 9, 2016 – Public Lecture “A Soldier in Arabia”
  • May 12, 2016 – Student recognition award ceremony.
  • May 13, 2016 – Student recognition ceremony for sports.
  • May 16, 2016 – Poetry reading by Prof. Larry Griffin
  • May 17, 2016 – “Reading the Other: Arab Representations of Westerners”.
  • May 17, 2016 – Book Club inauguration ceremony.
Archive for Academic Year 2014 - 2015
  • Aug. 26, 2014 – New faculty orientation.
  • Aug. 27, 2014 – Reception for faculty and staff.
  • Aug. 28, 2014 – Students orientation day.
  • Sept. 2, 2014 – CCE diploma in food preparation and cooking arts.
  • Sept. 7, 2014 – Press Conference
  • Sept. 17, 2014 – Ambassador and the General Consulate of Kazakhstan visit.
  • Sept. 18, 2014 – Ankabut CEO, Fahim Al Nuaimi, visit.
  • Sept. 22, 2014 – Sport day.
  • Sept. 23, 2014 –Euromonitor database training session.
  • Sept. 28, 2014 – Dog show.
  • Oct. 14, 2014 – Television program recording at AURAK.
  • Oct. 20, 2014 – Toyota car show on campus.
  • Oct. 20, 2014 – Career guidance session for high school students.
  • Oct. 23, 2014 – AURAK Talent Search competition.
  • Oct. 23, 2014 – Breast cancer awareness campaign.
  • Oct. 24, 2014 – Workshop on patient safety and prevention of medical errors.
  • Nov. 3, 2014 – UAE Flag Day.
  • Nov. 5, 2014 – Public lecture by Gerald R. Shaye.
  • Nov. 13, 2014 – Visit to RAK Research and Innovation Center.
  • Nov. 16, 2014 – CSR and Sustainability conference.
  • Nov. 17, 2014 – Public lecture: “The Maqasid (Objectives) of Islamic Law”.
  • Nov. 23, 2014 – Vision screening.
  • Nov. 25, 2014 – RAK Academy School visits university.
  • Nov. 26, 2014 – Faculty research colloquium: “An Emirate in Transition”.
  • Nov. 27, 2014 – UAE 43rd National Day celebration.
  • Dec. 8, 2014 – Seminar on School of Engineering and School of Business.
  • Dec. 9, 2014 – Lecture: “Applying Social Psychology to Business and Economics”.
  • Dec. 10, 2014 – Poster competition.
  • Dec. 16, 2014 – Public lecture: “Agents for Smart Environments”.
  • Jan. 21, 2015 – New faculty orientation and reception.
  • Feb. 3, 2015 – Faculty research colloquium: “Cognitive Networking: Application to Wireless Sensor Networks”.
  • Feb. 17, 2015 – Public lecture: “Patience, Perseverance and Tolerance”.
  • Feb. 26, 2015 –School of Arts and Sciences annual advisory council meeting.
  • March 1, 2015 – Emirates Red Crescent visit.
  • March 4, 2015 – School of Business advisory council meeting.
  • March 9, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Imagination in Late Scholastic and Early Modern Thought”.
  • March 10, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Intelligent Robots: Present, Past and Future”.
  • March 11, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Nothing but Architectural Dialogues”.
  • March 11, 2015 – Architectural Day.
  • March 12, 2015 – Scholarship award for spring 2015.
  • March 13, 2015 –Recognition from Ras Al Khaimah Cultural Caravan.
  • March 14, 2015 – EEC 2015 International Conference.
  • March 16, 2015 – Faculty Research Colloquium: “Facing and Chasing Viruses – Ebola and Others”.
  • March 18, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Undergraduate Research Application”.
  • March 19, 2015 – Global Day.
  • March 24, 2015 –Strongest and fittest competition.
  • March 24, 2015 – Clubs activities.
  • March 25, 2015 – Public Lecture: “EU Energy Policy and Smart Energy Systems”.
  • April 3, 2015 – Ras Al Khaimah corporate football tournament.
  • April 22, 2015 – Faculty research colloquium: “Flight Data Tracker for Global Aviation”.
  • April 22, 2015 – Pedagogical skills for higher education.
  • April 27, 2015 – Public lecture: “Neural Synergy: Advanced Platform for Motor Function Recovery”.
  • April 27, 2015 – English Department poetry reading.
  • April 29, 2015 – Public lecture by United Brands.
  • April 29, 2015 – Bedouin Oasis Camp.
  • April 29, 2015 – “Enhancing Student Engagement: An Exploration of Social Media Tools for Learning”.
  • May 6, 2015 – “Organizing and Coordinating an Online Course”.
  • May 7, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Smart Grid for a Smart City”.
  • May 13, 2015 – “Creating Course Texts or Anthologies of Student Work for iPads or iPhones”.
  • May 30, 2015 – Alumni reunion.
  • June 7, 2015 – Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEEL) program graduation celebration and awards ceremony.
  • July 20, 2015 – Second annual International Conference on Arts and Humanities.
Archive for Academic Year 2013 - 2014
  • Feb. 23, 2014 – Ambassadors of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro visit.
  • Feb. 24, 2014 – MoU signing with RAK Free Trade Zone.
  • March 4, 2014 – RAK Expo.
  • March 16, 2014 – Visit to the assistant president of the Republic of Sudan, Colonel Abdulrahman Al Sadiq Al Mahdi.
  • March 16, 2014 – Visit from Commercial Bank International.
  • March 18, 2014 – Graduation for school librarians from RAK Education Zone.
  • March 20, 2014 – New AURAK online application launch.
  • March 25-27, 2014 – Three-day International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Analysis.
  • April 2, 2014 – Participation in Turkish-Arab Congress on Higher Education in Istanbul.
  • April 8, 2014 – AURAK’s fifth anniversary.
  • April 9, 2014 – Participation at Gulf Education and Training Exhibition.
  • April 15, 2014 – First-aid training course.
  • April 15, 2014 – Visit from the Consulate General of the State of Palestine.
  • April 17, 2014 – AURAK Arabic forum.
  • April 22, 2014 – “Major Challenges Facing Business Schools Today”.
  • April 24, 2014 – Advisory council meeting.
  • April 29, 2014 – Students’ performance at University of Sharjah.
  • May 7, 2014 – AURAK Open Day.
  • May 8, 2014 – Global Day, 2014.
  • May 15, 2014 – Second annual AURAK student recognition award ceremony.
  • May 26, 2014 – AURAK and RAK Investment Authority sign cooperation agreement.
  • May 28, 2014 – Ras Al Khaimah corporate football tournament.
  • May 28, 2014 – Visit from RAK Academy delegation.
  • May 31, 2014 – AURAK alumni get-together.
  • June 5, 2014 – Third commencement ceremony.
  • June 5, 2014 – Advisory council for School of Engineering meeting.
  • June 8, 2014 – International Center of Professional and Training Studies (ICPTS) cooperation agreement.
  • June 17, 2014 – Civil Defence lecture for AURAK staff.
  • June 18, 2014 – Partnership agreement with ADNOC.
  • June 24, 2014 – Graduation ceremony for job seekers.
  • June 29, 2014 – Cooperation agreement with Talisma.
  • July 6, 2014 – Iftar gathering, 2014.
  • July 16, 2014 – Visit from ADNOC delegation.

* The Teaching and Learning Center will also host weekly seminars (Tuesday and Wednesday 9am – 10am) on teaching, learning and instructional technology.  Does not include midterm or finals week.

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