9 January 2018
Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah (UoS), honored 40 outstanding and honors graduate students from the 2017 summer and fall academic semesters who obtained Bachelor degrees with distinction and with distinction and highest honors in several academic disciplines. The ceremony was attended by members of UoS' Board of Trustees, vices of the chancellor, deans of colleges, directors of centers and departments, the outstanding students and honors students, and their parents.
In his opening speech, Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of UoS, congratulated His Highness Skeikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of UoS, on such a distinguished group of outstanding students, who represent His Highness's aspiration in building future generations. Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy addressed the students, stating: "I proudly congratulate you for your excellent and outstanding performance, assuring that your scientific excellence has not only been your goal and scientific and academic challenge, but also a substantial goal for UoS, as it is and will always be one of the most fundamental principles of the noble mission set for our University by His Highness Skeikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of UoS". "This principal is an continuous and solid goal for all of UoS staff, as everyone work their hardest to improve standards of excellence and distinction among the students to fulfil such a significant principal", added Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy.
In his message to the honors students, Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy said: "Outstanding graduates of the University of Sharjah (UoS), your homeland need your creativity and excellence to reach its development and advancement goals in the fields of national and social improvement as it needs your creativity and excellence to achieve such development; especially if you decide to gain even more knowledge, particularly, in the University of Sharjah (UoS) which has its doors wide open to receive you and fulfil any scientific aspirations you may need through its various graduate programs and scientific research".
During the ceremony, Abdul Rahman Ahmad Ghassan gave the graduates speech, in which he expressed his appreciation and gratitude, on behalf of his outstanding and honors students, to His Highness Skeikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of UoS. Abdul Rahman said "Today we thank the efforts of His Highness Skeikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of UoS, in building the human resource and developing his competencies, skills and capabilities through these proud edifices. Without His Highness's effort, we would not have reached this stage of excellence and success. Today is the day we return the favor to our beloved nation, the United Arab Emirates; today, we pay our appreciation to our fathers and mothers. We have spent in the Sharjah of knowledge and science our prettiest years, as we drank from its streams of knowledge and breathed its beauty and pride, in the country of great and generous Zayed – may Allah protect and bless it. We found in our Sheikhs and leaders the support we needed to achieve our scientific and practical ambitions, and so, we thank them and pray Allah protect and bless them".
The ceremony concluded with honoring the outstanding and honors students, who received shields of excellence amid a tumultuous welcome and joy from the parents and the audience.