LONDON, 13th August, 2022 (WAM) — Sheikha Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Cultural and Educational Institutions Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, attended two important meetings with leading educational institutions plane in the UK. Sheikha Dr. Shamma held a meeting with Queen Mary, a university part of the University of London, which dates back to 1785 and has campuses across the city.
She was welcomed by Professor Colin Bailey, Rector of the University, and a number of senior faculty members. A presentation was given on the university’s educational, research and community services.
Dr. Shamma expressed his joy to learn of their accomplishments, especially their dedication to society and the pursuit of excellence. During the dialogue, she raised the possibility of collaborating with them through the cultural and educational institutions of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan.
Dr Shamma also visited King’s College London, established in 1829 by the Duke of Wellington. The College enjoys a long and distinguished international reputation in the humanities, law, sciences, psychiatry, medicine, dentistry, nursing and social sciences.
Rebecca Morgan, Senior Director of Philanthropy at King’s College London, welcomed Dr Shamma and thanked her for her interest in getting to know the college up close.
A presentation was given on the history of the college and the valuable contributions it has made to various areas of research.
During the meeting, Dr. Shamma discussed the results of the program and their impact on building and developing the capacities of students.
She praised the societal role of the college and discussed mechanisms for exchanging experiences in community programs with the cultural and educational institutions of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan. She then toured the college’s departments, including the library.
Sheikha Shamma also presented the libraries of the two universities with a collection of publications and books on the United Arab Emirates as part of the Knowledge for Humanity initiative.