AIU Recognized at the 2022 Ellucian Middle East User Conference


We are proud to partner with AIU and work hand-in-hand to achieve the university’s mission.  With a focus on on enhancing student experience, AIU deployed a number of Ellucian solutions to support their students at all levels.  We are pleased to apply our  expertise in servicing millions of users globally and regionally to help higher educationinstitutions build a stronger future."

- Hanny Alshazly - Vice President, Middle East & Africa @ Ellucian

Enrollment leaders from American International University in Kuwait recently attended the 2022 Ellucian Middle East User Conference in Dubai, UAE. This conference, comprised of administrators from some of the most elite public and private universities in the MENA region, allows Ellucian customers to discuss leveraging their technology platforms to enhance access, student success, and the student experience. 

AIU was recognized as a leader in student services, winning the Ellucian Student Experience Award for its use of cutting-edge technological solutions to enhance the student experience. As an industry leader from its inception, AIU has operated Ellucian’s Banner Student Information System, the industry-leading ERP software in higher education. During its first three years in operation, AIU has also launched advanced student recruitment with CRM Recruit, self-registration with Banner Self-Service, an advanced student advising and early warning system using CRM Advise, and a robust curriculum planning and degree audit system with DegreeWorks. All these tools work together as an integrated suite of solutions to provide a seamless, flexible, and functional student experience. 

Mr. Ryan Garrity, AIU’s Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, also participated in a panel discussing technology and its role in increasing student growth and persistence. AIU’s enrollment has increased more than 1,000% in three years, and Mr. Garrity spoke about the various ways the University has utilized Ellucian technology to manage this growth. 

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of higher education technology. For more than 50 years, the company has worked with tertiary institutions around the world to provide solutions to their toughest problems, helping them become more agile, scalable, and efficient. Based in the United States, Ellucian has offices around the world and serves 28 million students at over 2,900 institutions worldwide. 

American International University, opened in 2019 as American International College with twenty-three students, now boasts an enrollment of more than 2,100 and provides an authentic American-style education to the people of Kuwait.

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