The Middle East University (MEU) facilitated students association through hosting a group of students from Canberra University - Australia. The event came about as a part of Majid Al-Sadi program for “Changing Lives Program”
Majid Al-Sadi Changing Lives Program (CLP) and the Australian Middle East Journalism Exchange Program, in cooperation with the MEU International Office (IO) organized a cultural association program; partnering Media faculty undergraduate students at MEU and their counterpart in Canberra University.
The program was one week long where Canberra University Students visited MEU campus, and MEU students had the pleasure to take them around for an introductory tour around the campus. Towards the End of day one visit, they both enjoyed a very interesting mock programs at MEU’s Media Development and Training Center, discussing media national views from both sides. On the second day, both students had a very interesting visit to UNESCO-Amman office, where they introduced their role in Jordan and showcased their Jordan Media Development project in Jordan , as MEU is a part of the projects of which in collaboration with CFI , UNESCO Amman office updated curriculum and equipment’s for a more hands-on experience.
During their stay, Canberra students went to visit media institutions such as ARIJ and Syria Direct, refugee camps, and touristic sightseeing. Where on evenings, both students enjoyed the beautiful vibrant life of the capital Amman, downtown, shops and restaurants.
” CLP programs resembles a golden opportunity for MEU for establishing bridges for international cooperation alongside cultural that would allow students to extend their experiences and empower them to compete for a prosperous future”. Said Dr. Sara Nasereddin Director of International Office at MEU.
“It made me want to meet new people from all over! I never thought I would get along with someone this fast, going from a complete stranger to someone I'd meet with on daily basis and actually be comfortable with it, even enjoying it. I'm really glad and thankful that you decided I would take part in this. Thank you! “
Hadeel Al Manaseer- English Literature BA student
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.