London- Lord John Tomlinson, the Chairman of the Education Committee of the House of Lords, praised the long-lasting relationships of academic cooperation between the UK and Jordan in the framework of historical relations between the two friendly countries.
During Lord Tomlinson’s meeting with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees Dr. Yacoub Nasereddin, he confirmed the support of the Education Committee of the House of Lords of the agreements between Jordanian and British universities. Lord Tomlinson also emphasized the role of such agreements in promoting the global concept of academic education, scientific research and exchanging experience.
Dr. Nasereddin presented sides of the cooperation between Middle East University and British universities. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees pointed out that MEU hosts many academic programmes (BA, MA and PhD) in cooperation with the University of Bedfordshire. Dr. Nasereddin added that this academic partnership offered the chance for Jordanian and Arab students to study in a British University in Jordan, which saves them many costs and grants them a British certificate.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees spoke about the significance of the agreements the University signed with London School of Commerce and Strathclyde University. Dr. Nasereddin stated that these agreements are parts of the University’s ambitious projects to develop the various academic fields for Jordanian students.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.