The Architecture department at the Hijjawi faculty for engineering technology organized an educational visit to Aqaba city as part of the “Design studio 6” course schedule. The visit was to the proposed location of “Marsa Zaed” in order to study the existing projects as case studies for a proposed project titled “Aqaba water park” set to be built on the same site.
Aqaba city was chosen for this project because of its strategic location and tourism attraction as Jordan’s only port on the red sea.


Fifty students have participated in the visit alongside a number of faculty members and supervisors. The two-day visit included stops at: The Saraya Aqaba Project, Royal Yacht club, Aqaba Aquarium and The Aqaba port.

On behalf of the Dean of Hijjawi faculty for Technology Engineering, the vice dean Dr. Ali Eyadeh sponsored the first concrete competition in the faculty, organized by the American Concrete Institute- Yarmouk University Chapter. Over sixty students participated in two concrete competitions called “The Strongest”. A total of 17 student teams participated in the Beam Flexural and Plate Impact competition. The main objective was to achieve the strongest concrete mix using several additives in order to resist the flexural and impact tests. Representatives from Jordanian Engineers Association, Jordan Concrete Association, Grand Academy for Training and Consultancy and Lafarge Jordan have attended the event, and the teams were honored the first three positions in each competition.

To the university's vision of the need of communication between the faculty and the student body and in order to achieve the greatest benefit to allocate meetings by academic disciplines, Hijjawi Deanship of the Faculty has organized eight meetings between new students and faculty members in each of the academic departments.

Began a series of meetings, the Department of Architecture on 09.29.2016 followed by weekly meetings of all academic departments of telecommunications engineering and computer engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, medical engineering and power and, most recently to meet the electronic engineering department dated 10/30/2016.

It included meetings welcoming words and introductory specialization of the head of the department concerned. Followed by various paragraphs of a number of faculty members Thdtho the exact and specialization for student clubs and scientific confronted with tips for new students and then Ajabo where their inquiries. Permeated every meeting-entertainment included various competitions and Skchat a play presented by the departments concerned students.

The President of Yarmouk University sponsored the opening of the first architectural exhibition "Tasawq", organized by the Department of Architecture at Al-Hijjawi College of Technology.

He pointed out that the architecture that began 1000 years ago did not start arbitrarily, but reflects the human thought and the person who adopts it.

"The presence of the Department of Architecture at Yarmouk University is a great addition and pride of the University," he said, pointing out that the first architectural exhibition reflects the ideas of the students and their professors, stressing that the students are raising the flag of Jordan and building its future under His Majesty King Abdullah II.

In his turn, the Dean of the College, Prof. Dr. Khalid Al-Gharaybeh, said that since its inception, the College has been providing practical engineering education that is directly related to the needs of the community to contribute to building the country and supporting it with qualified technical staff capable of responding to the development of engineering and technological sciences in the world.

He pointed out that the first architectural exhibition of the Department of Architecture comes as a culmination of the efforts made by the students of the department and the faculty members over the last five years. The exhibition includes the achievements of the students of the department from projects carried out in different years of study and characterized by its practical nature directed to the needs of the industrial sector and the needs of society generally.

Al-Gharaibeh stressed that the Jordanian man is capable of accomplishing a lot if given the opportunity and has the right environment, stressing the ability of national educational institutions to provide the society and its various sectors with creative ideas and practical application with Jordanian minds and hands.

For her part, Eng. Salwa Al-Alawneh delivered a speech in which she pointed out that the exhibition is a result of the course of architectural manufacturing, which is the first of its kind at the level of Jordanian universities, where the department produced a set of outputs that were applied on the ground in real dimensions and deserve to participate with the local market, The exhibition also includes various projects from the outputs of architectural design courses, pointing out that the idea of ​​the exhibition is based on reusing the materials that are believed to be not useful and the formation of products that benefit the individual, society and the environment.

During the opening ceremony, Kafafi delivered the honorary shields to the students and faculty members of the exhibition who were divided into four teams, namely the design projects team, the interactive area, the manufacturing projects, and the advertising.

During his tour of the exhibition, Kafafi listened to an explanation of the projects presented and their usefulness and their positive impact on the society. He praised the distinguished level of these projects, which reflects the extent of students' integration and creativity in their field of specialization. Enabling them to be creative and pioneering.

, The opening events were attended by Vice-Rector for academic, administrative, and a number of deans of the faculties, and faculty members of the college and a crowd of students.
 

In accordance with the university’s strategic plan to prepare students to meet local market needs and equip them with modern science and provide them with appropriate training opportunities, two students, Imad Mansi and Sami Bani Yaseen, of Hijjawi Faculty of Engineering joined (Regis24) company for a period of six months, which is one of the leading companies in software in Berlin. Dr. Bassam Harb, dean of the college, mentioned that this training is the result of partnership agreements concluded between the university and some European companies to train and empoly the college students, with a great support from Hisham Adeeb Hijjawi scientific institution based in Switzerland. He explained that the teaching system in Hijjawi College focuses on the practical side, as is the case in engineering colleges in European universities, which makes training and employment of the college students possible. He added that this cooperation will be expanded to send dozens of college students to Germany for training during the next few months, stressing on the importance of taking advantage of this experience to exchange experiences and improve the educational process and training of college students. He thanked Hijjawi scientific institution for the strong support of academic and training programs in college, which reflected positively on the scientific level of the college graduates.

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