Al Andalus University participated in the First Student Conference on Pharmaceutical & Medical Sciences for Syrian public and private universities, which was held in the Faculty of Pharmacy at Damascus University on 4-5 November 2018.
Prof Abdul Kareem Ayyash, vice president of Al Andalus University for Scientific Affairs, gave a lecture during the opening session about the role of private universities in scientific research. On the second day of the conference, the session dedicated for student research was headed by Prof Abdul Kareem Ayyash and Prof Mohammad Haroun, Prof Mohammad Nasser, Dr Abdulla Ali and Dr Shadi Al-Khatib acted as members of the panel. During this session, a group of Al Andalus University students presented their research publications. This was followed by presenting an academic play titled “the sixth string in the viola” in English by another group of Al Andalus University students. The reaction to this play was outstanding by the attendees in the theatre and by the media.
At the closing ceremony, Dr Abdul Nasser Harfoush, president of the Board of Trustees at Al Andalus University, delivered a distinguished concluding speech. This was followed by distributing certificates of participation, of which Al Andalus University had a major share.