campus
Student Reflections

Students Reflect on the Shift to Online Learning

“On a global level, online learning proved to the world that learning is an ongoing process that would not be halted even by the spread of a global pandemic.” - Malak Khattab

Read More
PayHack #1

Endorsing Financial Inclusion: AUC Venture Lab Launches PayHack Digital Payments Hackathon

Gathering developers, coders, bankers, finance professionals, entrepreneurs, and fintech professionals, AUC Venture Lab’s PayHack, which ran between June 17-21, aimed to support the role digital payment platforms have been playing in maintaining business during the COVID-19 pandemic to encourage an advanced Egyptian digital community.  

Read More
jpal

J-PAL Launches New Regional Research Center at AUC to Help Improve Lives Across Region

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) — together with AUC, MIT and Community Jameel —launched a new regional research center in the Middle East and North Africa, J-PAL MENA, focused on alleviating poverty and improving lives through evidence-informed policymaking. 

Read More
Virtual African Experience

Videoconferencing: Bringing the African Experience to the Virtual Classroom

With COVID-19 setting boundaries in the classroom and the widespread policies that attempt to mitigate the pandemic outbreak, internationalization had to be revisited under restricted travel conditions. With that, the AUC School of Business piloted a videoconferencing initiative to bring the African experience to its students in their virtual classes.  

Read More
HACK 19

AUC School of Business Holds its First Regional COVID-19 Online Hackathon

The hackathon aimed at building a crisis response system in collaboration with 20+ partners in various sectors, leveraging on the entrepreneurship momentum in the region amidst the challenges faced due to the pandemic outbreak.  

Read More
kcc

School of Business Faculty, Students Win EFMD Case Writing Competition’s Family Business Category

A case study submitted by AUC's School of Business El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center titled "Technology Park Company: Harvesting the Fruits of a Family Business” won the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Case Writing Competition’s Family Business category.

Read More
Library

AUC School of Business and AUC Library Activate Students as Change Agents Initiative

"Change is the law of life, and students are the most effective change agents in universities. Students as Change Agents and Partners is the Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT)'s new philosophy and pathway for empowering students to actively improve AUC's overall life-long learning and research experience for themselves, their peers, and the community at large,” believes Heba Sayed, associate director, Strategic Engagement and User Experience, AUC Main Library.

Read More
BA

Business Association Stepping In: BA Got Your Back

While students are coping with missing major milestones of their college life, as well as the absence of traditional extracurricular activities due to physical absence from campus, the Business Association (BA) team vowed to provide students with a much-needed dose of positivity while doing their best to implement engaging activities.  

Read More
Gemini

AUC Provides Mentorship for Gemini Uplift Initiative

AUC will be providing voluntary mentorship support for entrepreneurs as part of the Gemini Uplift initiative to support entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initiative, launched by Gemini Enterprises Africa, aims to revive the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt and Africa during these difficult times through money, matchmaking and mentorship. Gemini focuses on supporting entrepreneurship in Africa, and particularly projects focused on social dimensions. 

Read More
Online Case Competition

Students Virtually Compete to Come Up with the Best Solutions for Real-Time COVID-19 Business Challenges

Adding to the list of students’ firsts, we set in motion our first fully remote case competition given the current situation, while still maintaining its essence; getting students in front of real-world executives to compete on solving existent company challenges.  

Read More
FT Ranking EXECED

The AUC School of Business Executive Education Jumps 7 Places in Financial Times (FT) Ranking of Open-Enrollment Programs

Ranked at 67 in 2020, and rising 7 places from 2019’s ranking, the classification maintains the School’s positioning on the world map as the only ranked school in the Arab region and one of only three in Africa.

Read More
Faculty Feedback

11 Tips for Managing the Digital Classroom During COVID-19

With faculty members worldwide proactively seeking out innovative ways of setting students up for success and ensuring academic continuity through the shift to online learning, we sought the advice of our faculty members on live lecture strategies after a month of first-hand experience.  

Read More
BSIS Story

Making an Impact: AUC School of Business Receives the Business School Impact System (BSIS) Label

The AUC School of Business has successfully completed the European Foundation for Management Development's Business School Impact System (BSIS) process and received the BSIS label, with the findings verifying the School’s significant impact not only on Egypt but also extending to the MENA region and beyond.  

Read More
VLAB AACSB

AUC Venture Lab’s Fintech Accelerator: An Innovation That Inspires

Out of more than 1,700 business schools, the AUC Venture Lab’s Fintech Accelerator has been selected among only 25 highlighted innovations in AACSB’s Innovations That Inspire Challenge as a catalyst for innovation.  

Read More
Laptop and Paper

AUC School of Business Executive Education Shifts to Live Online Learning

With the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak and campus closures worldwide, education institutions are confronted with a new normal to which they have to adapt. The AUC School of Business Executive Education introduced live online learning for the first time, to continue providing learners with the knowledge to navigate the uncertainty.  

Read More