The Institute of Applied Technology announced the delegation of 292 UAE male and female students from Applied Technology High Schools during summer to receive training in major international industrial establishments in USA, France, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Ireland, Canada and Scotland.
The training program encompasses various fields of engineering, technology, space, aviation, nuclear energy and more. The delegation includes, and for the first time, 48 female students.
This has been announced during a press conference conducted yesterday by Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, Managing Director, IAT and H.E. Ciarán Madden , Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland to the UAE, and representatives from the destination countries.
The Irish ambassador said: "The Institute of Applied Technology, with its developed scientific curricula, clearly point to the success of the UAE in the application and implementation of the latest international methods necessary to prepare UAE cadres capable of keeping pace with the technical development in the advanced countries, stressing his country's keenness to develop the bilateral relations between the two countries in all areas and in the education sector in particular."
Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi said: " This program offers golden opportunities to ATHS students to gain the latest international field experiences in the various fields of technology and engineering, and in particular, the nuclear energy, aviation, space and other scientific fields that are characterized by the aforementioned countries."
Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, Managing Director, IAT expressed his appreciation of the role of the corporations sponsoring these delegations, among which, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), which is sponsoring the delegation of students to south Korea.
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