Sunday, 05 June 2016

Memorandum of Understanding between Nile University and the British Council

Cairo, 2 June, 2016  – Dr. Tarek Khalil, President of Nile University signed yesterday morning a memorandum of understanding with Mr. Jeff Streeter, Country Director, British Council Egypt.

The Memorandum of Understanding provides grounds for cooperation between Nile University and the British Council in cultural and educational areas and activities, including the provision of British Council programs at Nile University to serve Sheikh Zayed and 6th October cities’ communities.  In addition, Nile University shall be the Centre for conducting the IELTS “International English Language Testing System” Certificate exams, organized by the British Council.

Jeff Streeter, Director British Council Egypt said “As Cairo grows, so does the demand for high-quality English language tuition and world-leading examinations like IELTS. So we are delighted to be working with our friends at Nile University to meet the needs of learners in Sheikh Zayed City and 6th October”. 

The Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony was in presence of by Amr Moussa, Chairman of Nile University Board of Trustees, Mahmoud Allam, professor at Nile University and Computer Engineering Program Director, Dr Essam Roushdy, Head of the Development Sector and Director of the Industrial, Service, and Management Engineering Program, and Hoda El-Bleidy, Project Coordinator for the Cooperation between Nile University and the British Council. The ceremony was also attended by Eman Fouda, Head of Marketing, Communications and Planning, British Council Egypt, and Ian Frankish, Director of Teaching Centre, British Council, Egypt.

Notes to Editor

For further information please contact:

Ola Tanani, Corporate Communications Manager, British Council Egypt

Tel: + 20 (2) 3300 1851

Mobile: + 20 (0)106 5299 826 



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