stc Bahrain, a world-class digital enabler, announced its strategic partnership with the American University of Bahrain (AUBH) to support the education sector through advising and participating on building digital ecosystem/solutions that provides students with a world class educational experience in the digital era. This strategic partnership has been carved out to support AUBH in developing entrepreneurial and innovation capabilities of students alongside the world class curriculum it offers.
Under this partnership, stc Bahrain will provide unique blended opportunities to the students of AUBH, through internship opportunities summer training programs, research projects and professional development. stc Bahrain will invest in sharing with the University their experience and expertise in ICT space and build Next Gen Digital Talent.
Commenting on the partnership, stc Bahrain CEO Eng. Nezar Banabeela, said: “We are delighted to enter into a partnership with AUBH to help accelerate building a strong and capable talent pipeline and offering unparallel stc pay Channel for students to provide them first-hand Digital Experience. We believe it’s our Corporate responsibility to contribute towards building a strong pipeline of Professionals who shall Lead the Country’s Vision and Mission.”
This partnership will bring the students of AUBH closer to the highly qualified professionals from stc Bahrain through Guest Lectures, Industry Events and knowledge sharing Forums The alliance will also promote marketing and research activities, including roadshows for stc Bahrain staff and Group affiliates. Furthermore, the partnership aims to work on joint corporate social responsibility projects and multiple activities for AUBH students.
Elaborating further, Dr. Susan E. Saxton, Founding President, AUBH said: “We are delighted to be partnering with stc Bahrain. We are confident that this strategic partnership will solidify our promise to offer an innovative American-style teaching and learning experience, on par with the best universities in the U.S. Together, we look forward to elevating digital literacy and entrepreneurship to support the goals of Vision 2030.”
This partnership comes when stc Bahrain has been actively investing in its digital education to enable research and case studies in the Kingdom—promoting it as a progressive digital education gateway to the world. stc Bahrain invites the wider community to benefit through a speaker series and panel discussions on a diverse set of topics, movie and content screenings related to technology, culture, and art, as well as seasonal and sporting events.
For more information, please visit www.stc.com.bh.