UOWD and TECOM sign MoU to boost cooperation through joint activities General Science & Technology July 13, 2012July 28, 20120 Dubai: University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) and TECOM Investments, a subsidiary of Dubai Holding LLC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost mutual cooperation through joint activities. The MoU was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, President of UOWD, and Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments Education Cluster, comprising Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village. Under the MoU, TECOM will promote the university among its employees and business partners, seek involvement of UOWD in its activities or projects and organise joint activities to promote the shared values of the two entities. UOWD, on its part, will seek TECOM’s involvement for activities such as joint seminars and promotional materials. Professor Ghassan Aouad said: “We are sure this MoU will boost the prestige of UOWD with TECOM employees and business partners, and offer them access to high quality, flexible programs. More importantly, UOWD will ensure that TECOM forms an integral part of the various activities we conduct year round.” Dr. Ayoub Kazim said: “Over a span of nearly 20 years, the University of Wollongong in Dubai has successfully established itself as a leading institution of higher learning in the UAE. The memorandum of understanding will help drive our shared vision of developing a knowledge-based economy. Undoubtedly, such collaborations are essential for shaping well-rounded leaders of tomorrow and providing our academic community with the right tools and opportunities that nurture its growth.