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(AUBH) has joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy to offer the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course to students starting February 2020. The tech education program is designed to help students acquire the skills and credentials needed to succeed in the cloud IT industry. The course will prepare them to pursue careers in the rapidly growing cloud computing space and take globally-recognized AWS Certification exams.

Sameera Alatawi, Director of Information Technology, AUBH, commented: “Cloud computing has become the new normal for organizations around the world, and the technical skills that students develop through AWS Academy will soon be essential for the work-ready graduate. We are proud to make such international courses available to students, staff, and faculty.”

The AWS Academy curriculum is developed and maintained by AWS subject matter experts, ensuring that it reflects current services and up-to-date best practices. Courses are taught by AWS Academy accredited educators, who are trained by AWS Academy. AWS Academy strives to bring higher education institutions, students, and industry leaders together in order to address the skills gap and meet the need for thousands of new cloud computing professionals.

AUBH offers programs in Colleges of Business and Management, Engineering, and Architecture and Design. AUBH’s purpose-built campus in Riffa is a second home to a new caliber of students, nurtured and mentored by hand-picked faculty with the best international and local expertise. As the first American-style University in Bahrain, AUBH takes a unique approach to learning, going beyond imparting knowledge to giving students access to real world scenarios and practical case-based learning. Complete with the latest in learning technology, library, labs, and a sports center, the campus is alive with the buzz of academic and extra-curricular life, amongst a multi-cultural student body.