British Academy in Lebanon at MUBS hosted Cardiff Metropolitan University's representative Mr. Mike Flynn for a three day partnership development event from the 16th to 18th of Dec 2015. The first day featured a validation visit to the Damour campus in addition to a preliminary visit to the Aley campus at both of which Mr. Flynn expressed his delight and excitement to offering CMET programmes.
The second day featured an induction session for new students enrolled at BAL. The induction session included welcome notes from Dr. Samer Hamzeh, Dean of the School and Dr. Bassem Kaissi, Vice President for International Affairs at MUBS. Mr. Mike Flynn, Senior Lecturer at Cardiff Met presented the induction session to the students and the privileges for them when they enroll on the joint programmes. After the induction session, students were invited to a buffet and informal discussion with Mr. Flynn.
The final day of the event featured staff and faculty development sessions. The 3 day event was concluded with a series of one-to-one meetings between MUBS department heads and Mr. Flynn to explore opportunities to develop Student Services, Quality Assurance, Learning Resources and IT aspects of the partnership to its full potential.