The First Employment Forum For University Students

Under the patronage of Prof. Mohamed Ayman Ashour, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Hassan Mohamed Hassan Shehata, Minister of Labor, Prof. Ashraf Sobhy, Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Ahmed Al-Ansary, Governor of Fayoum, and Prof. Dr. Yasser Magdy Hatata, President of Fayoum University, witnessed the opening of the first employment forum at Fayoum University, in the presence of Prof. Mohamed Farouk Al-Khabeery, Vice President of the University for Education and Student Affairs, Prof. Arafa Sabry, Vice President of the University for Postgraduate Studies and Research, Prof. Assem El-Essawy, Vice President of the University for Community Service and Environmental Development Affairs, and the supervisor of the forum, Dr. Mohamed Emad, Deputy Governor of Fayoum, representatives of companies and labor market institutions, sponsors of the forum, and a number of faculty members, employees and students, which is organized by the University Center for Professional Development at Fayoum University under the management of Dr. Emad Abdel Salam, today, Monday, April 29. 2024 in the grand celebration hall.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Ansary explained that Fayoum Governorate is one of the promising governorates and offers great investment opportunities for those wishing to work and establish projects. He indicated that the forum came with great coordination between the university and the governorate to come out in this distinctive way.
Fayoum Governor called on the students to think differently about their future and work to develop their abilities and ideas and learn languages and technology.
Prof. Yasser Magdy Hatata confirmed that the forum reflects the integration between the university, the governorate, and civil society institutions through cooperation in many activities, explaining that the university works in a precise scientific manner to solve current problems by directing scientific research and graduation projects to be applied projects.
He pointed out that the university seeks greatly to connect students with the labor market and open channels of communication between labor market institutions and students to identify their requirements and qualify students according to these requirements, so that the graduate is compatible with the needs of labor institutions.
Mrs. Wafaa Al-Adawy, a project management specialist at USAID, said that the agency seeks to support students in various Egyptian universities by providing training and professional development opportunities and linking them to the labor market. The agency aims to develop the capabilities of 50,000 students in Egyptian universities.
Then Mrs. Maha Fakhry, Executive Director of the University Centers for Professional Development Project, said that 35 centers have been opened in various Egyptian universities.
She praised the first employment forum at Fayoum University, which provides great job opportunities through the presence of many labor market institutions, and explained that the center provided 4,000 training opportunities for students.
For his part, Mr. Hussein Hatem, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Emisal Salts and Minerals Company, said that the Fayoum University graduate is a distinguished graduate, and the company relies heavily on university graduates to meet the company’s employment needs.
He added that the university provides appropriate scientific solutions to all the problems facing the company by presenting them to university professors in the university colleges, stressing that the company opens its door to train students and employ them in the future.
Eng. Ahmed Badawy, Managing Director of the Japanese Yakazaki for wire harness Company, stated that the company owns 141 factories around the world, and the company aims primarily to develop North Upper Egypt by providing job opportunities there, as the company seeks to employ 2,200 employees by the end of the year 2025 and employ 3,500 by the end of 2026, all of them from Sons of Fayoum.
For his part, Eng. Haitham Hassan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Workers Complex, confirmed that the complex seeks to provide job opportunities for university students, by directing many investments in Fayoum Governorate, and establishing a poultry project. The complex opens the door to qualifying students for the labor market and providing them with suitable job opportunities.
On the sidelines of the meeting, employment fairs were inspected, which include a large number of companies offering job opportunities for university graduates throughout today and tomorrow.
At the conclusion of the forum, the forum’s sponsors and participants were honored.