ELEGANT Project Events
Activities of Liaison Officers
Till May 2021
Partner Universities in Jordan and Lebanon
Activities and achievements of Liaison Officers at PSUT, JUST, ABAU, MUBS and BAU covering the period till May 2021.
MUBS Hosts a Seminar on Digital Job Capacity of the Future
MUBS, Lebanon, 11/05/2021
Technological advancements, the pandemic, and recent changes that impacted the job market have resulted in major shifts in the ecosystem of information technology and computer science fields. To highlight these changes, and explore the emerging trends in the field, MUBS hosted on May 11, 2021 Mr. Samih Ajrouch, “Future Ready Skills Manager” at Microsoft Education as part of the Elegant Erasmus+ Project activities.
Two New ICT Labs Established
MUBS, Lebanon, April, 2021
Within the framework of the Elegant Erasmus+ project, two new ICT labs were established at MUBS School of Computer and Applied Sciences in April 2021.
Webinar – Modern Cybersecurity: Educational and Technical Perspectives
BAU, Lebanon, 25/11/2020
BAU organized an event on on modern cybersecurity from the educational and technical perspectives on November 25, 2020. The event comprised three main tracks, namely, cybersecurity in higher education, cybersecurity in research, and cybersecurity in industry.
Virtual Lectures: Experts from industry speak to students at JUST
JUST, Jordan, 16-20/11/2020
University of Science and Technology (JUST) organised a number of events for experts from the industry and commerce to give lectures and run workshops on the latest developments in a number of ICT areas and the implications for University students. Due to the Corona Virus restrictions, The events were held on line.
Webinar – Recent Trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
MUBS, Lebanon, 11/11/2020
MUBS organised a webinar entitled "Recent Trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning" on November 11, 2020. The event featured speakers from Europe and the MENA region.
Launch of Enterprise Survey
MUBS, Lebanon, 8/10/2020
The Enterprise Survey (activity 1.5 of the Project), aimed at identifying the knowledge and skill gaps of ICT graduates, was launched in Lebanon on 8 October 2020.
Curriculum Development Workshop
Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, 05/10/2020
The first Curriculum Development workshop of the ELEGANT Project on the topic of Smart Systems Design took place at Staffordshire University on 5 October 2020. Dr. Abdel Hamid, Associate Professor of Signal Processing and Telecommunication at Staffordshire University conducted this Workshop. Twenty colleagues from partner universities attended the Workshop.
Training Session for Liaison Officers
University of Dubrovnik - Croatia 30/09/2020
UNIDU organised a Training Workshop for the Liaison Officers of the ELEGANT project highlighting and elaborating two aspects of LO’s activities: the organisation of University-Enterprise Cooperation Network and developing a programme of activities around Enterprise-Oriented Education.
Zoom Webinar at MUBS
MUBS - Beirut, Lebanon 23/09/2020
As part of the ELEGANT project activities, Modern University for Business and Science organized a Zoom webinar about Enhancing IT Graduates Employability through Skills Development & Curricular Innovation
Monitoring Visit - Jordan
PSUT- Amman, Jordan 26/08/2020
The National Erasmus+ Office in Jordan organised a virtual Monitoring Meeting to assess the progress of the ELEGANT project. Princess Sumaya University for Technology formally hosted the virtual meeting.
Virtual Induction Meeting for Liaison Officers
University of Dubrovnik - Croatia 06/07/2020
A Virtual Induction Meeting was held on 6 July 2020 to discuss the role of the Elegant Liaison Officers in the project and their responsibilities.
Virtual Management Meetings
May to June 20
The Project Management Team has arranged a number of Virtual Meetings with different groups of partners in order to discuss the situation and provide alternative mechanism for different Work Packages of the Project
Dead Sea, Jordan 09-10/02/2020
ELEGANT Was officially launched at the kick off meeting on 9 – 10 February 2020 at the Hilton Dead Sea Resort, Jordan, organized by Princess Sumaya University for Technology.