New British Council Director Visits Birzeit University

On Thursday 11 October
2012, the new British Council Director, Mr. Alan Smart, visited Birzeit
University (BZU). He met with the President, Dr. Khalil Hindi, and Dean of
Graduate Studies, Dr. Henry Giacaman, and Ms. Dolly Kaibni-Nammour, External
Academic Relations Officer.


In the meeting, a discussion was made of avenues of
cooperation between the British Council and BZU. Such areas include providing
assistance with PhD scholarship opportunities for faculty, the teaching of
English as foreign language, research fellowships, short term study tours and a
prospective PhD program at BZU. The meeting was followed by a tour around
campus organized by the Public Relations office.