Newgiza University (NGU) is a multidisciplinary private university in Cairo, Egypt. Located on the legendary Giza Plateau, mere minutes from the Great Pyramids, NGU delivers a world-class university education to students locally, regionally, and internationally.
NGU welcomed its first class of students in September 2016 at its brand new campus in the midst of the NEWGIZA Development. The education is marked by a strong focus on academic excellence and practical knowledge, spearheaded by unrivalled teaching staff and collaborations with some of the most renowned universities around the world.
Endorsed by Presidential Decree on April 2010, NGU initially focused on the launching of three main schools: Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry.
The university first opened its doors in 2016, and since then, its schools have been witnessing a continual growth including fields other than healthcare, until it became a truly multidisciplinary university. NGU’s ongoing collaborations with globally-ranked academic institutions further cemented its growing reputation as a professional institute of higher education.
NGU will create a community of interdisciplinary researchers, professors, and students who foster excellence and encourage innovation. This community will spearhead academic and scientific advancement in the region and across the world by building a solid foundation for 21st-century learning.
NGU explores the unusual and redefines the possible by challenging the ordinary throughout the campus, thus creates a synergy of cross-cultural and international awareness with the concepts of creativity and enterprise.
It is important for us to provide graduates with the opportunity to create their own destinies and to foster a climate of flexibility, originality and unbounded thinking, thereby enhance their abilities to excel nationally and internationally.
NGU creates an exciting learning environment that is filled with energy, talent, and cultural diversity that redefines the future of Egypt.
- Establishing a distinct infrastructure that conforms to the international standards in education.
- Providing world-class education to the Egyptian society through partnerships with high ranking universities following the Egyptian and International quality education systems.
- Preparing a distinguished university graduate in all disciplines capable of leadership, lifelong and continuing professional development.
- The Schools of Giza University should be a center attracting students from the region and the world at large.
- Establishing center for scientific research that contributes to the development of scientific research in Egypt and the region.
- Serving the community and developing the environment through partnership with civil society institutions.
تهدف جامعة الجيزة الجديدة لخلق مجتمع من الباحثين والأساتذة، والطلاب متعددي التخصصات لتعزيز التفوق وتشجيع الابتكار. وسوف يقود هذا المجتمع التقدم الأكاديمي والعلمي في المنطقة وفي العالم عبر بناء مؤسسة تعليمية قوية للقرن ال21.
تقوم جامعة الجيزة الجديدة باستكشاف وإعادة تعريف للممكن وذلك عبر تحدي المألوف في أنحاء الحرم الجامعي، هكذا ينشأ التآزر بين الثقافة والوعى الدولي متماشياً مع مفاهيم الإبداع والجرأة.
من المهم لنا أن نوفر للخريجين الفرصة لخلق مصائرهم الخاصة، وتعزيز مناخ من المرونة والأصالة والتفكير غير المحدود، وبالتالي تعزيز قدراتهم على التفوق محليا ودوليا.
تهدف جامعة الجيزة الجديدة إلى خلق بيئة تعليمية مثيرة، مليئة بالطاقة والموهبة والتنوع الثقافي الذي يعيد تعريف مستقبل مصر.
- أنشاء بنية تحتية متميزة تتمشي مع المعايير العالمية في التعليم.
- أتاحة تعليم في المجتمع المصري يتبع نظم جودة التعليم المصرية بمواصفات عالمية من خلال شراكة استراتيجية مع الجامعات ذات التصنيف العالمي المتميز .
- اعداد طالب جامعي متميز في جميع التخصصات قادر علي القيادة والتعلم المستمر .
- أن تكون كليات جامعة الجيزة الجديدة مركز للجذب الاقليمي والعالمي للطلاب من جنسيات مختلفة .
- انشاء مركز عالمي للبحث العلمي يساهم في تطوير البحث العلمي في مصروالاقليم (لدعم مركز الجامعة العالمي) .
- تنمية البيئة من خلال دعم الشراكة بين الجامعة ومؤسسات المجتمع المدني .
Words from the Leaders
Prof. A. Sameh Farid,
Founder and President of Newgiza University, Prof. Farid was appointed as the Minister of Health, on Jan 30th, 2011, elected as Member of the Parliament in 2010, Chairman of the Education and Research Committee in the Egyptian parliament, and the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Kasr Al Aini, Cairo University from 2006 till January 29th, 2011.
Prof. Farid was appointed as Professor of Otorhinolaryngology in 1995. In 1998, he was elected as a Board member in the Egyptian Society of Otorhinolaryngology and as President of the Society from 2008 till July 2016. In 2006, Prof. Farid was appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Cairo University Hospitals (9 hospitals) with a total capacity of 5200 beds as well as Chairman of the board of 42 Clinical and Research Centers.
Prof. Farid was also a member of the Medical Sector Executive Board of the High Supreme Council of the Egyptian Universities. He was the Chairman of the Board of the Technical Medical Institute of the Ministry of Health and Member of the Board of the General Organization of Teaching Hospitals and Institutes of the Ministry of Health in 2010. Prof. Farid was elected as Honorary President of the Arab Society of Hearing and Balance and received many honors from different scientific societies.
Prof. A. Sameh Farid was elected in 2011 as Secretary-General of the Arab Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Society (ARABFOS). He presented a vision for a Reform Plan for Medical Education in 2006, which was approved in 2007; an action plan ongoing at Cairo University School of Medicine since that time. Prof Farid published many National and International Publications in the field of Neuro-otology and Audiological medicine, as well as offering many contributions in the domain of Education and Health reform. Currently, he is the president of Newgiza University (NGU) and Secretary-General of the Arab Federation of Otolaryngological Societies. He is also Professor Emeritus at the School of Medicine, Cairo University.
Prof. Lamis Ragab,
University Vice President for Life and Health Sciences
Dr. Ragab graduated in 1976 from the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. She obtained a master degree (1980) and a doctorate degree of pediatrics in 1984. She served since then as a lecturer of pediatrics, assistant professor, and a full professor from 1995 till present.
She also fulfilled a Master of Health Profession Education in 2006. She was the Vice Director of the Medical Education Development Center in (2005-2006), the Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research from 2006 to 2011, and the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. From 2007 till present, she is the Vice President of the Research Ethical Committee.
She acted as the founding Dean of Education at the newly established Armed Forces College of Medicine (2013-2016) and the Secretary-General of the Medical Sector Committee at the Supreme Council of Universities (2012-2016). She joined NGU as the founding Vice President in 2016.
She supervised 48 master’s and doctorate theses and published more than 50 papers in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology, Research Ethics, and Educational Research.
Dr. Ragab has a long-standing experience in the area of Quality Assurance in education. She served as a member of the National Quality Assurance and Accreditation Committee (Executive Office), the Monitoring & Evaluation of New Programs Project, the Continuous Improvement and Qualifying for Accreditation Project (CIQAP), and the team for development of the National Academic Standards for Medicine.
Her Professional Memberships include several scientific committees and non-governmental organizations. Dr. Ragab is multilingual, speaking German, English, and French besides the mother tongue Arabic.
Prof. Sherif Sedky,
University Vice President & Provost
Dr. Sherif Sedky was born in Cairo (Egypt) in 1969. He received the B.Sc. degree, with honors, in Electronics Engineering in 1992, and the M.Sc. degree in Engineering Physics in 1995 both from Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, and the Ph.D. degree in Microelectronics in 1998 from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. In 1999 he was appointed as Assistant Professor in Cairo University. In 2002 he was a visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. In Fall 2002, he joined The American University in Cairo as Assistant Professor where he has been promoted to Associate Professor in 2004 and to Full Professor in 2008. In 2009 he was a visiting Professor at Stanford University.
In 2012 Dr. Sedky has been selected by late Nobel Laureate Dr. Ahmed Zewail to serve as the founding Provost of Zewail City, Egypt’s National Project for Scientific Renaissance. Then in 2015, he served as the Provost of The American University in Cairo. In 2017, he was appointed as the Executive President of Zewail City where he served in this post till August 2020. In September 2020, Dr. Sedky was appointed as the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Sharjah. In July 2021 Dr. Sedky joined Newgiza university as Provost and he is currently serving in this position.
Dr. Sedky published more than 100 scientific papers published in prestigious international journals and leading international conferences in the field of Micro/Nano Electromechanical Systems. In addition, he holds 19 patents and his H-index is 25.
Dr. Sedky is the recipient of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Prize in 2014, and the 2007 Excellence in research and creative endeavors award offered by The American University in Cairo. He is also a recipient of the Egyptian state merit award in advanced technological sciences in 2002, and the graduate studies award from Cairo University in 1996. He served on the scientific committees of several international conferences. Dr. Sedky served on the board of the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF), the board of the National Center of Electronics Research, and the board of King Salman International University.
Where is NGU
Designed by leading international architecture firm, Gensler, NGU wasn’t built to just be a university, but a hub for both scholarship and enterprise. The campus is situated on a designated 170,000 square meter, right at the heart of NEWGIZA development, 5 minutes away from the new Grand Egyptian Museum, 10 minutes away from the Great Pyramids of Giza, and 20 minutes from the capital’s historic Downtown.
NGU is very much a part of Cairo’s educational and cultural fabric, with the campus’s unique location representing the intersection of tradition and progress.
The Giza Plateau, Home to a Global Campus
The campus provides NGU’s students and faculty with open spaces, indoor and outdoor facilities, and a strong focus on an eco-friendly ethos. The purpose of building a campus in line with international environmental standards has been translated into the university’s environmentally friendly protocols, ensuring NGU has a lean carbon footprint, with even the roofs containing green areas that can be utilized by the student body. In addition to this green focus, NGU offers its students state-of-the-art lecture rooms, libraries, and study facilities within its buildings, while the palm-lined paths lead to green outdoor spaces containing gardens and sport fields. The brand new medical facilities –opened in 2016 – are home to 17 specialized laboratories, while the entire campus is connected using a cutting edge information technology infrastructure.
Strategically set only 20 minutes away from downtown Cairo, 2km from the Mehwar Highway, and 6km from the Cairo Ring Road, NGU is located at the crossroads of each of Cairo’s main thoroughfares, moreover, NGU is located within sight of the Great Pyramids of Giza and only a few kilometers from Egypt’s New Grand Museum, connecting students to both modern and ancient Egypt on a daily basis.
NGU is the flagship education project of NEWGIZA, one of Cairo’s landmark destinations, including some of the city’s most popular and active cultural hubs, as well as a sports club and a lively downtown area filled with restaurants, shops, and cafes. NGU is well placed within NEWGIZA for students to have the best academic, extracurricular, and social experience possible.
Board of Trustees
NGU board of trustees is headed by Engineer/ Ibrahim Mahlab, Former Prime Minister of Egypt. The board members are:
Ahmed Sameh Farid, Newgiza University President.
Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Ahmed Darwish, Former Minister of State for Administration Development.
Mahmoud Mohey ElDin, Former Minister of Investments & World Bank Group’s Senior Vice President.
Zahi Hawass, Former Minister of Archeology.
Samiha Fawzi, Former Minister of Trade and Industry.
Nasser Kamel, Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean.
Lamis Ragab, Vice President for Life & Health Sciences – Newgiza University.
Salah Diab, Chairman of the Board of NG.
Magdy Ishak, President of the Egyptian Medical Society, UK.
Serag Issa, Bel Kassem Professor, School of Economy – Libya
Abdallah Ben Sadek Dahlan, Professor, School of Economy – KSA
University College London, UCL
The academic collaboration between UCL and NGU was centered on NGU’s School of Health Sciences, enhancing NGU’s academic capabilities, as well as offering world-renowned undergraduate programs, providing both school and students with ample opportunities for development on an academic and personal level.
This collaboration ensured that the highest international standards in teaching and research are met at NGU, with highly qualified faculty members providing instruction and supervision, starting at first with three schools: School of Medicine in collaboration with UCL Medical School, School of Pharmacy in collaboration with UCL School of Pharmacy, and School of Dentistry in collaboration with UCL Eastman Dental Clinic.
Being London’s ‘global university, University College London (UCL) has a distinguished presence in Australia and Qatar, as well as partnerships around the world with a host of leading educational bodies, from Berkeley to Yale, and Peking University to the University of Sydney, UCL’s influence spans the globe, with such accreditations, it brought its worldwide expertise to NGU.
Having currently ranked 10th on the QS World University Rankings 2020, and consistently placing in the Top 20 of various global university rankings, UCL is widely recognized for its research capabilities and contributions to scholarships and innovations. The university boasts 29 Nobel Prize winners and is the 2nd most cited university in Europe, as of 2016.
Right at the heart of the Giza Plateau and within touching distance of the Great Pyramids, UCL’s professors, lecturers, and staff lead the brightest young minds forward towards successful careers in their chosen field. UCL focuses on personal development and intellectual growth, through typically small class sizes maintaining a low staff to student ratio, in line with the tutorial-based teaching methods employed by UCL globally. Constant student engagement on both a scholarly and extra-curricular level ensured a heightened learning experience, spurring every student towards discovering his or her true potential and realizing NGU’s goal of achieving truly unbounded thinking.
King’s College London, KCL
NGU has a number of collaborative arrangements and partnerships with educational, research and health service institutions both within and outside of Egypt. Such partnerships aim to enhance the quality of educational programmes delivered at NGU.
NGU has entered into an academic collaboration with King’s College London to access expertise to support NGU in the development and delivery of high quality, contemporary undergraduate Economics, and Business degrees. Senior faculty and staff from King’s School of Politics and Economics and King’s Business School will work with their NGU colleagues in: strategic planning, organisation, and governance of the new programme; infrastructure and educational resources development; development of curricula and learning resources; faculty and senior staff recruitment; faculty development and education quality assurance.”
As one of the top UK universities, King’s College London will bring its worldwide expertise to NGU. As of September 2020, King’s has over 31,000 students (including more than 12,800 postgraduates) from 150 countries and over 8,500 employees. King’s Strategic Vision is to make the world a better place by focusing on five key strategic priorities: educate to inspire and improve; research to inform and innovate; serve to shape and transform; a civic university at the heart of London; an international community that serves the world. Kings 2020 ranking is 31st in the QS World University Rankings and is consistently placed in the top 50 of various global university rankings.”
A Video for Prof. Lamis Ragab, NGU Vice President, Talking About the Academic Collaboration with UCL & KCL
A Video for The Deans of UCL & KCL Talking About NGU Students and The Future of The Collaboration with NGU
Meet the Deans
NGU’s commitment to excellence is the key driver in its recruitment and management policies. Students are taught by specialists and leaders in their fields today. This commitment begins from the very top of the university’s teaching staff, with the Deans of the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry, and extends to the rest of the university as a whole.
Dr. Lamiaa Mohsen,
Dean School of Medicine
National and international expert who worked with various governmental and international agencies in the field of health care, education, maternal and child welfare and human resource development.
In September 2016, Lamiaa was appointed as the Founding Dean for Faculty of Medicine Newgiza University which was the first School of Medicine in Egypt to implement the modular integrated curriculum and assessment.
Lamiaa is a member of the RUMP (Reform of Undergraduate Medical Program) committee shared among experts in the preparatory steps for the implementation of the new undergraduate medical curriculum that started in September 2019 in all Egyptian Medical schools.
Lamiaa is a member of the Pediatric Medical Council in the Arab Board since 2014. In this position she is responsible for the preparation, participating and evaluating OF postgraduate training and Assessment in all Arab Countries as well as accreditation of hospitals as training sites.
As a Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology in Cairo University, Lamiaa was involved in undergraduate teaching and research with twelve international publications in the last five years. Lamiaa was appointed as Director for the Center for Social and Preventive Medicine, Cairo University, a body that links medical higher education to the health needs of the community.
Lamiaa worked with USAID and European Union projects in Indonesia, Jordan, Yemen, and Syria. Her leadership skills were solidified through attending The International Health Leadership Program in Cambridge and team-leading The National Egyptian Perinatal Program.
She was appointed as Secretary General for the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, the highest authority in Egypt responsible for protection, promotion and monitoring implementation of Child and adolescent rights in Egypt.
Dr. Randa Elsalawy,
Dean School of Dentistry
Dr. Randa Elsalawy (BDS, MSD, Ph.D.) is the Dean of the School of Dentistry at Newgiza University. She received her Dental degree (BDS) from Cairo University in 1988 and embarked on her dental career as she began her residency at the same university in 1990. In 1994, she received her Master’s degree (MSD) in Restorative Dentistry from Indiana University, USA. In 1998, she moved back to Cairo University where she received her Ph.D. in Biomaterials in 2001. From 1995 to 2006, Dr. Elsalawy held multiple appointments as Assistant Lecturer and subsequently Lecturer of Biomaterials at Cairo University. From 2006 to 2013, she served as Assistant Professor until she reached full professorship in 2013. During her tenure as Professor, Dr. Elsalawy was a visiting professor, Program Director and Chair of the Biomaterials Department at the University of Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA) in Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Elsalawy has given over 1000 lectures during her career and is the author and co-author of numerous national and international publications, focusing on adhesive dentistry. In addition, she supervised the research of multiple Masters and Ph.D. candidates where she provided both tutelage and mentorship. Dr. Elsalawy also owns and runs her private practices (Osman Dental Clinic) as a Restorative and Cosmetic Dentist and is a member of the Egyptian Dental Association as well as the American Academy of Operative Dentistry.
Dr. Manal Maher,
Dean School of Pharmacy
Prof. Manal Mohamed Maher Hussein, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Newgiza University and professor of microbiology and immunology. She held several positions at Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University including, Acting Dean (7/2014-12/2014); Vice-Dean for Education and Students Affairs (2011-2016); Coordinator of the Clinical Pharmacy Program (2009-2011). She participated in the implementation of the Clinical Pharmacy Program, until the first graduated class in 2011. She is a member of the Promotion Committee of Professors and Associate Professors for Microbiology and Immunology.
Her research areas of interest are microbial resistance, fermentation technology and development of new vaccines and biotechnological products.
Dr. Manal was the PI investigator in two research projects covering the process development for the industrial production of Rifamycin B and the feasibility study for a cost-effective process for the production of Rifamycin B. Awarded a Patent No. (200312062) titled “Process for production of Rifamycin B using improved bacterial strain”.
Dr. Khaled A. Hegazy,
Associate Dean School of Business & Finance
Dr. Khaled Abdelaziz Hegazy is Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of the Finance & Business School at Newgiza University. Dr. K. Hegazy graduated from the faculty of Commerce, Cairo University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, he holds a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics & Political Sciences, University of London.
Dr. Hegazy has been awarded the Fulbright’s Commission Senior Scholar Scholarship and is a visiting Professor at Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois USA), and the School of Business & Economics at the UAE University (Al Ain – UAE).
He is a member of distinguished academic and professional associations including, the Institute of Management Accountants – USA, The Canadian Academic Accounting Association, the Egyptian Society for Accountants & Auditors – Egypt, Arab Management Institute – Egypt, the Cost & Managerial Accounting Association – Egypt, and Egypt Economic Forum, Egypt.
Dr. Hegazy served as a member of the following professional organizations; The Implementation Group of the International Financial Reporting Standards on SMEs Committee, International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation, IFRS, London; The Central bank of Egypt, The Committee responsible for developing a set of accounting standards related to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements for banks and recognition and valuation basis; The Syndicate of Commerce Profession, the Curriculum Committee for the development of the Accounting Profession in Egypt; The Information and Disclosure Committee; The Egyptian Capital Market Association – Egypt; The International Accounting Standards Committee, IASC, London, U.K. the Preparatory Committee for the Accounting Standards on Emerging Markets, and The Egyptian Society for Accountants & Auditors, Cairo, Egypt.
Professor Hegazy’s academic research works include publications and conference presentations and postgraduate thesis supervision on risks in financial institutions; Islamic Finance; Activity Based Costing; the balanced scorecard; The design of cost accounting systems; Accounting information systems; Strategic finance; Audit committees and corporate governance; Accounting reforms in less developed countries; the measurement and reporting of intellectual capital, and the knowledge economy.
Professor Hegazy has extensive experience in financial and management advisory, finance & banking, and auditing & corporate governance, and is a registered Consultant with the World Bank in Egypt since July 2009, and a registered Certified Public Accountant in Egypt.
Dr. Hegazy currently serves as a non-executive board member and chair of the audit committees of Misr Life Insurance, and the Administrative Capital for Urban Development “ACUD”, and previously in Barclays Bank Egypt, Incolease, and the Egyptian Resort Company “ERC”.
Professor Hegazy is also a founding partner of Crowe Hegazy, a member firm of Crowe International, registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board – PCAOB – USA.
Dr. Hala Sakr,
Dean School of Economics & Politics
Hala Mohamed Sakr is a Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics & Political Science, Cairo University, since November 2015. She was the Academic Coordinator of the English Section (2015-2018) and is currently a member in the Technical Committee for Health Economics Professional Masters and has been a member in Steering Committee of Applying and Supervising Credit Hours System at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science.
She is also a representative in the Economic Committee in EU Tuning Africa Initiative Project (under supervision of University of Deusto, Spain, the African Commission, and the European Union), Faculty of Economics & Political Sciences, Cairo University.
Dr Sakr has been a member of the Travel and Tourism Sub– Council in The Egyptian National Competitiveness Council (ENCC), since 2013. She participated as an economic consultant in Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) / Egypt in 2016. She was also a Monitoring and Evaluation expert in the Health Pillar in Egypt’s 2030 Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS) in the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform (MPMAR), Egypt (June – July 2017).
Throughout her academic life, she has published and co-published many papers and has several publications in different areas such as; foreign direct investment, international economics, trade in services, labor migration, local economic development, inclusive growth, tourism economic impact, trade liberalization in the health sector and knowledge-based economy.
Hala’s teaching experience includes Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Economic Development, International Economics, and Managerial Economics and Knowledge Economy.
Dr. Samhaa El-Beltagy
Dean School of Information Technology
Samhaa R. El-Beltagy is a Professor of Computer Science. She received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southampton, UK, in 2001, and her Masters and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science from the American University in Cairo in 1997 and 1993, respectively. Prior to joining NGU, Prof. El-Beltagy was the Head of Research and Development at Optomatica (a company dedicated to the development of AI solutions to real-life complex problems). She is also a co-founder of AIM Technologies, a start-up operating in the Middle East utilizing NLP technologies and advanced analytics. From 2010 to 2018, Prof. El-Beltagy was a faculty member at Nile University (NU) where she served as the Dean of the School of Communication and Information Technology, the Director of the Center for Informatics Science, the founder and Head of the Text Mining Research Group and the Director of the Informatics, Computer Science and Big Data programs. She has participated and played a pivotal role in a number of national projects and is currently a member of the technical committee of the National Council for AI established by MCIT. She currently has over eighty international refereed publications and has served and continues to serve on the international program committees of numerous international conferences, workshops, and committees including L’Oréal’s committee for Women in Science, Fulbright’s Junior
Faculty Development Program selection committee, and Fulbright’s Egyptian Student Program interview committee. Her research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, and Data Mining.
Prof. Mohammed Nafie,
Dean School of Engineering
Mohammed Nafie received his B.Sc. degree with honors from Cairo University in 1991; the M.Sc. degree with Distinction from King’s College, the University of London in 1993 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1999 where his research interests were in the area of low complexity detection algorithms.
After his graduation, he joined the Wireless Communications lab of the DSPS Research and Development Center of Texas Instruments. He was a primary contributor to TI’s effort in the IEEE wireless personal area networks standardization process. In 2002, Dr. Nafie co-founded SySDSoft, a company specializing in the design of wireless digital communication systems. He was the Chief Technology Officer of SySDSoft till December 2006. Dr. Nafie has been a Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, since 2013. Dr. Nafie was an Associate Professor at the Wireless Intelligent Networks Center of Nile University, for which he was a director from August 2009 to August 2012.
His research interests are in the area of wireless and wireline digital communications and digital signal processing and include equalization, LDPC coding, MIMO, relaying systems, and caching among others. Dr. Nafie has published numerous Journal and Conference papers and has nineteen issued US patents as well as few others pending. He has several patents in Europe and Japan as well.
NGU offers the following undergraduate programs:
- School of Medicine
- School of Pharmacy
- School of Dentistry
- School of Business & Finance
- School of Economics and Politics
- School of Information Technology
- School of Engineering
- School of Law
- School of Antiquities/Archeology
- School of Nursing and Health Sciences
- School of Fine Arts
- School of Linguistics and Translation
NGU Quality Assurance Center
Quality Assurance center at NGU is part of NGU organization structure, led by prof. Dr. Dawlat Salem, MHPE, external evaluator at NAQAAE. The center is responsible for internal monitoring of the university programs to fulfill NAQAAE standards, preparing all the university schools to be NAQAAE ready in 2022.
Transportation services are available at NGU and detailed schedules are announced before the semester starts.
COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY GUIDELINES
COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY GUIDELINES FOR STUDENTS
On October 18th, Newgiza University will be welcoming students to its premises as part of the new hybrid system for the academic year 2020-2021. NGU is focused on making a safe campus experience for every student. In the below lines, some guidelines will be addressed to ensure that the campus is following the instructions of the Ministry of Health as well as The World Health Organization regarding the spread of COVID -19 pandemic.
Entrance to Campus
All students will be required to get into campus from the passage between building A and B. Your temperature will be checked, and if your temperature is normal, you will be admitted to your class. All students must keep physical distance while being on campus.
COVID-19 Prevention Protocol
If a student is found to have a temperature above 37 or presents has a health problem while being on campus, he/she will be dismissed immediately. If the student is later diagnosed with COVID 19, the student must immediately inform his/her School. The student can only return to campus upon the instructions of a doctor after spending a 14-day quarantine. The student must provide a medical report/PCR test, essential COVID-19 analysis pack in order to be admitted to campus. The designated school will be responsible for receiving the note.
NGU provides a safe environment for all students. Students must wear face masks in all shared environments on campus. Students must wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing the nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, students should use an alcohol-based (at least 70%) hand sanitizer. Students must avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. A student who has flu-like symptoms must self-isolate to limit exposure to others. Individuals should avoid close contact with people who are sick.
-Face masks must always be worn during bus rides in accordance with the Government of Egypt announcements requiring all individuals utilizing public or private transportation to cover their face over the nose and mouth during rides.
-Capacity within the bus will be reduced to half to respect physical distance.
-Buses will be cleaned and disinfected after each trip.
-Face masks must always be worn in food outlets.
-Physical distance must be kept in front of the cashier and food pick up points.
-Tables and chairs must respect physical distance.
-Workers in the food outlet will be wearing gloves and masks all the time.
-Students are encouraged to use outdoor spaces.
-Capacities in classrooms will be controlled by reducing the number of students coming to campus. NGU will embrace the hybrid system, which is a mix between online teaching and physical attendance.
-Physical distance will be respected in the distribution of desks and chairs.
-NGU premises will be regularly aired and good mechanical ventilation will be ensured.
-NGU premises will be regularly cleaned. All common-use surfaces (e.g., door handles, tabletops, chair armrests and support surfaces, toilet surfaces, water taps, touch-screen devices) will be regularly cleaned using disinfectants.
-You are always encouraged to use the stairs instead of elevators.