BRS Ventures furthers commitment to the UAE; inks pact with United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
- MoU signed between BRS Ventures and United Arab Emirates University to provide graduate placement opportunities
- Students graduating from UAEU will be recruited by BRS Ventures entities; Internship and career advice to be made available
Abu Dhabi, November 27, 2018: BRS Ventures and United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide graduate placement opportunities. Deserving students graduating from UAEU will be given preferential placement at various entities held by BRS Ventures. Career advice, participation in careers fairs, practical exposure of working in the corporate world will be made available. Competent students will also get to spend 8 to 16 weeks as internship, at BRS Ventures companies.
The collaboration with a UAE based education entity is a first for BRS Ventures. The MoU is a part of BRS Ventures’ Year of Zayed celebrations.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. B. R. Shetty, Founder and Chairman of BRS Ventures shared, “UAE is the land of opportunities. Whatever I am today, is because of my inspiration – H. H. Sheikh Zayed and benevolence of the royal family. I have been able to build my enterprises with the able support of highly competent people of this land. I am delighted that with this partnership, we will be able to empower and enrich the students graduating from UAEU. There could not have been a more opportune moment for us to ink this pact, as 2018 is the ‘Year of Zayed’. This is our commitment to the seat of knowledge in UAE.”
Dr. Ateeq Almansoori, Associate Provost for Students’ Affairs, UAEU, stressed the importance of this collaboration as, “it helps both parties benefit from each other’s capacities through joint programs, and communication in various fields of joint interests.” He added that, “the Division of Students’ Affairs aims to strengthen collaboration with private sector’s institutions to create job and internship opportunities for UAEU students in line with the university’s vision.”
BRS Ventures is a leading business house headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The company manages multiples businesses across Healthcare, Education, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, Hospitality, Environment and other sectors in UAE, India, Africa and other parts of the world.
UAEU is the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU currently has more than 15,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine colleges.