HCT-Ruwais Campuses Celebrate 46th UAE National Day with National Pride & Devotion

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The HCT-Ruwais Women’s campus (RWW) and Ruwais men’s campus (RWM ) celebrated the 46th UAE National Day with lots of enthusiasm and love for the country.

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This became a special occasion for the western region as Dr. Ali Al-Mansoori, DVC Campus Operations, joined the Ruwais students, faculty and staff to celebrate the occasion.

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Students, staff and visitors enjoyed the different activities and performances.  To remember the old Arabic culture the Student Council converted the College garden area into a small Arabic village. Various booths were constructed to represent the various aspects of the UAE.

The following booths were arranged in the village; fully managed and designed by the students:

  1. Zayed Al khair– Salute to Sheikh Zayed and his vision for the development of the UAE
  2. Katatib – Representing the old education system.
  3. Asalat Almadhi-Representing old culture.
  4. Yalst-alfreej – Traditional seating arrangements of the old houses
  5. Ayade Emaratiya – Emarati Crafts

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Department of Arabic Studies students prepared traditional food and drinks and created a Bazaar to sell them. Students managed to include a traditional boat and a camel to give the complete feel of the village. Guests enjoyed the nostalgic feel of the village.

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Dr. Ali Al-Mansoori spent time with Ruwais staff and Student in “bait al shaar” , he motivated students and staff by sharing some of his life experiences, and motivating them to serve the country.

In the evening, the Student Council of Ruwais male students arranged a Yola dance with their teachers. All the teachers wore kandooras to blend in with the UAE culture. They also conducted a Quiz to check the knowledge of staff and students about the UAE.

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