On Monday, September 12, 2022, the faculty of mass communication and Public Relations, headed by Prof. Dr. Heba Al-Samri – Dean of the Faculty, signed a cooperation protocol with the Training and International Cooperation Centre of the Middle East News Agency, within the framework of Al-Nahda University’s continuous endeavour to develop the skills of its students, and providing students with realistic coexistence in the field of media work before their graduation, which qualifies them to compete strongly in the local and international labour market.
Mr. Ali Hassan – Chairman of the Board and Editor-in-Chief of the Middle East News Agency, indicated that the protocol comes within the framework of cooperation between the Faculty of mass communication and the Middle East News Agency, to improve the performance level of students, and praised and affirmed his confidence in the level of education received by students of the faculty of Mass communication, Al-Nahda University in different Media Arts.
He also stressed his constant keenness to extend a helping hand to the faculty in its march to advance the scientific level, to prepare it for the labour market, which needs skills development and more scientific expertise in addition to theoretical sciences.
For her part, Dr. Heba Al-Samri, Dean of the faculty of Mass communication and Public Relations, explained that the protocol comes within the framework of the faculty’s plan to achieve integration between the theoretical and practical aspects, and to emphasize the importance of the skill side of the student, which is the only way that qualifies the student to compete vigorously in the labour market, which is our goal and a priority of the Faculty of Mass Communication.
She also confirmed that within the framework of the faculty of Mass communication’s plan for intensive practical training for students, which the faculty began implementing since the beginning of the summer semester, the faculty of Mass communication provided several training courses to develop the skill side within the faculty’s laboratories, and we are keen to provide training in a number of major media institutions.