Cairo University is injecting EGP 500 million to upgrade its digital infrastructure with the creation of an online administrative database and its own smart mega-platform, 'Smart CU'.
Cairo University is launching into the realm of smart universities by injecting EGP 500 million to revamp the digital infrastructure in its faculties, departments and buildings.
The fourth-generation university is taking up a number of technologically transformative tasks such as the creation of an online administrative database and its own smart mega-platform ‘Smart CU’ for online learning, and providing up to 800 interactive screens and 40,000 tablets equipped with state-of-the-art technology for streamlined teaching and examinations. They are also completely adapting 1,325 courses for online learning, uploading 14,000 e-courses, and curating an online examination centre for students studying medicine.
The university has been making considerable strides towards digital transformation since 2017, when they switched to a blended education system with the aim of exponentially increasing its digital capabilities into the future.