Forty students from the School of Science and Technology, Middlesex University Dubai, enthusiastically attended a day trip on October 19, 2014 to the GITEX exhibition, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center, one of the largest IT exhibition, one of the largest IT exhibitions held annually in the Gulf region.
During this tour, the students examined different technologies such as mobility, cloud, in-memory computing and big data. They also had an opportunity to explore the smart services and initiatives that are proposed by the ministry of UAE. Dona Anne Wisidagamage, a second year IT student described the field trip to Gitex as amazing and interesting and stated, “ the trip gave me a chance to see new products and meet a lot of new companies”.
The students were accompanied by IT faculty members Ms. Engie Bashir, Dr. Krishnadas Nanath and Mrs. Pallavi Ranja.