Under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, and Prof. Dr. Abdel Fattah Saoud, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, Prof. Dr. Mustafa Mortada, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, announced the beginning of candidacy for the student union elections at the Faculty of Arts for the academic year 2021/2022.
The Dean of the Faculty stressed the importance of encouraging students to participate and compete in the elections, which are a microcosm of the practice of democratic life, and to create a generation aware of the importance of positive participation in building Egypt's future in line with the aspired hope in the new republic.
On her part, Prof. Dr. Hanan Kamel, Vice Dean for Education and Student Affairs, said that she follows up moment by moment the flow of the electoral process to ensure transparency, and prepares a daily report on the most important developments and indicators that are submitted to Prof. Dr. Mustafa Mortada, Dean of the Faculty, according to the announced schedule. She also called on all students to actively participate in the elections, whether by candidacy or by voting. She also urged the current Federation Council, in cooperation with the Youth Welfare Department, to conduct the electoral process in a manner befitting the faculty.
The faculty administration is keen to apply all precautionary and preventive measures to confront the Corona virus, such as wearing a medical mask, measuring temperatures, and considering the social distances.
It is worth noting that according to the schedule approved by Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, said that nominations opened, Thursday, and the initial lists will be announced on November 21, and appeals will be received on November 22, and the appeals will be examined on November 23, with the final lists being announced on November 24, and electoral propaganda begins On November 25, the first round elections in faculties, counting and announcing the results will be held on November 28, and the run-off round will take place on November 29, elections for committee secretaries and their assistants will be held at the faculty level on November 30, and the elections for the president and vice president at the Faculty level will be held on December 1, to end The student elections marathon to elect committee secretaries and their assistants, and the president and vice president of the University Union on December 2, 2021.