On March 10th the American University in the Emirates celebrated the outstanding academic achievements of its brightest master’s students, in the very first edition of Leadership and Academic Excellence awards ceremony for graduate students.

The event brought together students, families, and faculty members to honor the hard work and persistence of students throughout their academic journey. Professor Muthanna Abdulrazzaq, the President of the American University in the Emirates, opened the ceremony by asserting that: “The University is proud of your diligence, your dedication, and your achievements, through which you have embodied that truly nothing is impossible…. You have proven today that you are the first and best in what you do and study, which aligns with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in making the UAE the  leading country in the field of education”.

Students from each AUE’s nine graduate programs (Master of Security Studies and Information Analysis, Master in Intellectual Property, Master in Criminal Sciences, Master in Arbitration, Master in Sports Management, Master in Business Management, Master of Arts in Diplomacy, Master of Arts in Security and Strategic Studies, Masters of Sports Law) were called to stage and awarded certificates & medals by the College Deans and Programs’ Directors. Master’s Students who have demonstrated leadership, creativity, interactivity have received Leadership awards from Prof. Muthanna and the seven colleges’ deans.