Under the patronage of Dr. Khaldoon Al-Roomi, the Director of AOU, Bahrain Branch, The English Club was inaugurated on Wednesday 8th of November, 2017. Gratitude and thanks were given to both Professor Ghada Abdel Hafeez, ELL Program Coordinator and Ms. Eman Redah, Head of Students’ Affairs for their hard work to make this opening happen.
Welcome speech was delivered by Dr. Ghada, who expressed her immense pleasure for the opening of the Club; then she mentioned briefly the aims and goals of the Club which included: encouraging students to be active participants in various activities, preparing them for the labor market, equipping them with important skills like leadership and decision making. She also made it clear that the Club aims at enhancing communication, collaboration and cooperation among students and fostering their creativity and innovation.
The members of the Club have also expressed their pleasure for the inauguration of the Club. They shared their aspirations, expectations, and how they see the Club as an important venue to practice their English speaking and listening skills in an authentic, fun and relaxed environment.