The Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) and University of Sharjah (UoS) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards an elective course for Mass Communication and Public Relations students at the Faculty of Communications at the University of Sharjah, among other aspects.
Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council (SMC), and Dr Hamid Al Nuaimi, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, inked the agreement at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah. The MoU also includes collaboration on the publication of a book on practices and initiatives honoured by the Sharjah Government Communication Award (GCA) over the past six years.
The memorandum also includes a number of items on media and academic cooperation between the two sides, as well as the implementation of joint programmes and initiatives.
The Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council said the agreement aims to bolster cooperation with educational institutions and complement theoretical knowledge with practical training.