An-Najah Signs an MOU with Sheffield Hallam University
An-Najah National University represented by the Political Sciences Department at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences signed a cooperation agreement regarding academic exchange and research cooperation with Sheffield Hallam University on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
The signing ceremony took place via video conference at the University president’s office at the Old Campus. It was attended by Dr. Abdulsalam Khayyat, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mr. Raed Al Deby, President's Assistant for Community Affairs, Dr. Saed Al Koni, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Dr. Hasan Ayoub, Head of the Political Sciences Department and Miss Summer Abo Moghli, International Relations Officer at the University.
A delegation from Sheffield Hallam University participated in the signing ceremony. The delegation included Professor Chris Wigginton, Vice-chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, Prof. Sital Dhillon, Director of the Helena Kennedy Centre and Dr. Rebecca Peake, Director of International and Academic Cooperation Departmental the University.
At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Al-Khayyat welcomed the delegation and expressed his interest in developing more relations with Sheffield Hallam University. He further discussed means of academic cooperation with regards to establishing joint research projects in the fields of mutual interest between the two universities. Furthermore, he briefed the delegation about An-Najah’s history, academic programs, future projects, academic achievements, and international agreements.
Dr. Al Koni also asserted the importance of the agreement in developing academic relations and strengthening the partnership between the two parties in terms of conducting joint development and research projects in humanities and science fields.
In turn, Prof. Wigginton briefed the attendees about the academic programs offered by Sheffield Hallam University and the international ranking positions the University currently holds. Prof. Dillon talked about the Helena Kennedy Centre 's research activities and joint programs on social justice and human rights.