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At AUC, we take full advantage of the fact that we are located in one of the most unique and dynamic cities in the world.  We take inspiration from Cairo in our academic programs, using it as a site for learning and integrating it into our curriculum. 

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Egyptology Enthusiast: An Old Soul in New Cairo

Historically and until today, AUC has served as a popular destination for international students interested in learning Arabic, studying Egypt’s long and diverse history, or just looking for an adventure. One of AUC’s current international students is Jayme Reichart, an American pursuing a master's in Egyptology and currently working as a teaching assistant for Lisa Sabbahy, assistant professor of Egyptology, and Fayza Haikal, professor of Egyptology.

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Welcoming New Student Scholars, Honoring Achievers

Recognizing its distinguished scholars, AUC held a ceremony welcoming its 120 newest scholarship students, who hail from 26 Egyptian governorates and multiple countries, including Somalia, Yemen and the West Bank. The event also honored returning scholarship students who demonstrate an excellent academic record and was an opportunity for new students to network with scholarship alumni and learn from their experiences. 

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AUC’s New Legal Guide Sunanda Holmes

Law and compliance are the backbone of any institution. This is why AUC brought in Sunanda Holmes, the University's first General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. President Francis Ricciardone introduced Holmes to the AUC community declaring, "Dr. Holmes will bring unique and extraordinary experience and expertise to help AUC advance from very good to truly great as we enter our centennial year."

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Neighborhood Initiative

The establishment of a Neighborhood Initiative on AUC's Tahrir and New Cairo campuses presents an opportunity for AUC to reflect on place-based strategies that combine elements of civic engagement and anchor strategies relevant to the region.

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Living in Cairo

Egypt is an adventurous experience for incoming students, faculty and staff. Here are some tips on how to make a smooth transition; find out more about Egyptian people, culture, availability of goods and services and transportation.

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