The petroleum sector and Suez University have signed a protocol to  support and enrich joint scientific research and academic cooperation in engineering, environmental consultancy, and training fields, Al-Ahram reported.

President of Suez University, El Sayed El Sharkawy, stated that the protocol stems from the university’s keenness to achieve two main goals. The first goal is to provide actual opportunities for university students and to have direct contact with institutions in the industry market. The second goal is to provide advisory and academic expertise to serve community institutions in supporting industry and quality control as well as providing training by university faculty members.

Ashraf Heniegal, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, said that the protocol includes training courses that will be provided for students to get them ready for the real world. The training will include; conducting technical studies, assessing environmental impact, and visiting the specialized laboratories. This will benefit students to be up to date with the latest equipment and work developments.