Dubai: The biggest inter-school medical and science exhibition of Ajman at Gulf Medical University (GMU) have seen the tremendous participation of student community from various schools of UAE. New generation intellectuals who nurse a dream to be scientists have exhibited their creations at the Annual Scientific and Medical Exhibition.
The exhibition called “GMU Mase 2014” was held to give intellectually curious students a platform to display their talents in exhibiting innovations in science and medicine. Around 4,500 students from more than 50 schools from all over the UAE presented their creations, which included anatomical models.
Earlier, Indian Consul-General Anurag Bhushan inaugurated the exhibition in the presence of the university president, Thumbay Moideen, and other dignitaries. “This event is a great platform, which encourages innovation and experimentation and that is the only way to let the genius of the students bloom,” -Bhushan said.
Prof. Mohammad Arifulla, Dean Admissions and Registrar at GMU, said: “Many kids have incredible brains, we wanted to explore the giftedness in a child and this platform brings forth the unnoticed talent amongst young children who, in their formative years, may have decided on their future course of education and specialisation.”
Exceptional works were recognised on the last day of the exhibition. Cash prizes worth more than Dh25,000 were given to the winning pupils.
Gulf Medical University
.Gulf Medical University, formerly known as Gulf Medical College, established in 1998, is a private university in the United Arab Emirates. The Gulf Medical University came into existence with the Decree issued by the Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan on the 10th of July 2008. Then the Gulf Medical College, Ajman was officially approved as the Gulf Medical University.
It offers undergraduate and post graduate education in various fields of medicine. Gulf Medical University is the first medical school in the U.A.E to offer admission to both males and females of all nationalities. Mr. Thumbay Moideen is the Founder President, Board of Governors of Gulf Medical University. It is owned and promoted by Thumbay Group. GMU was listed in Asia’s 100 best and fastest growing private education institutes by WCRC Leaders-Asia magazine.