An award ceremony was held on Thursday November 16, 2017 at Arab Open University in A'ali for Administrative and Academic staff who won distinguished awards for their efforts during the Academic year 2016/2017, they were:
- Dr. Wahiba Al Sayed Al-Alawi:
Award in academic advising.
- Ms. Amina Taqi:
Award in administration services
- Dr. Hanan Naser:
Award for excellence in research.
- Dr. Habil Slade:
Award for excellence in teaching.
On this occasion, the Director of AOU-Bahrain (Dr. Khaldoon Al-Roomi) congratulated the wining faculty and praised the work of AOU employees.