Monday, 8 February 2016

University College of Bahrain partners with Ellucian to enhance innovation in higher education

College selects cloud-based student administration system to help transform the student experience and drive student success

DUBAI, UAE – 8 January 2016: Ellucian, the global leading provider of higher education software and services, today announced that the company is partnering with the University College of Bahrain and MDSL to implement Ellucian Quercus.
Quercus is a cloud based student administration system that enables higher education institutions to deliver a superior experience for students on any browser or mobile device.
Sheikh Dr. Khalid Al-Khalifa, Founder and Chairman of the Board, UCB, said, “We are always looking at ways to improve our service offerings for our students and staff, while maximising efficiency. It’s important for us to leverage technology solutions that support our continued growth and help us to deliver a world class learning experience.”
Sheikh Abdulla Al-Khalifa, Executive Director, Technology & Innovation, UCB said, “We are thrilled about our partnership with Ellucian because it provides our institute with a more effective way of completing administration tasks. Quercus is a comprehensive solution that has integrated well into our existing network and we are pleased by the prompt deployment process. This has been a big step for UCB, which is why we chose Ellucian as our trusted partner. “
Quercus is hosted in reliable and secure cloud data centers that provide scaling and high resilience facilities for operating mission critical applications. Ellucian’s data centers are certified to comply with Information Security standards. The SaaS platform operates across three physical data centers to ensure resilience.
“We are extremely pleased to announce our partnership with University College of Bahrain. The college is constantly abreast of the evolving educational landscape in the region and continues to take proactive steps to better serve their students and staff. Partnerships such as these also help UCB reinforce their position as an innovative and pioneering institute in the region, committed to student success,” stated Mathew Boice, Vice President, Middle East & Africa at Ellucian.

About Ellucian
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