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The Institute Of American University In Cairo

By Dana Wilson

The Institute of American University in Cairo was established the year 1919 as learning institution aimed to serve the Middle East community. Since then, it has expanded its area of coverage and presently it draws students from all corners of the globe. Evidently this university has open several campuses in the Arab world comprising of large part of the united Arab region and the northern Africa in Egypt. Through the learning service provision, this have played crucial role in linking the Egyptians with other people in other places of the world.
The historical background and the rich cultures of the Egyptians are some of major factors which have contributed to the dramatically expansive nature of the number international students taking their studies in the state. as the university continues its vision and mission of making impacting the international through academic development, the university has created a wide students network repealing students from all corners of the globe. In its spirits of advancing education to parts of the world, it accommodates approximately five thousand students as undergraduate learners converging from more the one hundred and thirteen states. This widely spread area of its operation is correlated with the ability to offer relevant academic program which is bolstered up by provision of efficient transport means.
Transportation in AUC
Transportation in the university and other organization which influence and affect states productivity directly such institutions of higher learning is of paramount importance. Transportation in institutions of higher learning is matter of great concern due tom several factors. One of the most important why transportation should be considered as the most crucial in higher level of education is due to the fact that they enhance national prosperity through research and any delay or communication impediments leads to less coordination between various institutions of research importance as well as communication with the surrounding communities.
The American university in Cairo offers several transport services to the university community including staff member, students and even transports to the sub-coordinate staffs. These personnel or the most important stakeholders to the development of learning institutions who may access the university transport service according to the university plans. The key office of operations in the university is based on the department of facilities and operations. The F $ O department is tasked the responsibilities of the overall operation of the university facilities including housing facilities, management of the building through planning, scheduling, repairing and renovations, as well as construction management of the housing facilities. They are accountable and responsible of the usage of facilities required in transportation by the entire university community.
In the recent time, transport and communication within the university has been an issue of major concern. There has been also of jargon of the organization of events as well as events within the university. It has also been overt that students have been missing there lesson due to poor arrangement or delay as result lack of transport means from their old institutions premises which are five kilometer to the newly founded campus learning centre. It’s not student whom have been experiencing such inconveniencies, but the staff members have also experience similar difficult due to inadequate transport facilities both for university and also the public transport means. This has lead to the formation of the bus transportation advisory committee which is charged with the responsibilities of the inefficiencies in university transport system.
Common transports means.
According to the study carry out by the bus transport advisory committee team, the university has over the last decades utilized bus shuttles and mini bus as the popularly means of transport in the university. During this period, the shuttle buses and minibuses served the university without constraining it or with the university facing no difficulty situation as it’s at present. The transport services were in low demand as most of the students could attend their lessons by trekking from their residential room to the classes. The university provided transport services to only a few students whose residential places were outside the university compound.

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Wilson, Dana "The Institute Of American University In Cairo." The Institute Of American University In Cairo. 26 Jun. 2010. 31 Jul 2014 <>.

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