Nursing, an exciting and rewarding career

Gouna Technical Nursing Institute was established by Sawiris Foundation for Social Development in April 2010 through an educational collaboration with a nursing school in the USA. The institute resides in El Gouna in a facility specifically designed for the education of nurses and offers a Technical Diploma in Nursing.

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The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development provides fully funded scholarships for all selected candidates providing a good standard of accommodation, food and required educational material. A monthly stipend is also supplied in the second year of the program to students with a GPA of 'good' or above.

Nurses are very much in demand today. As a GTNI graduate, students practice their chosen specialty of nursing whether it is children, adult, maternity or mental health nursing, in a variety of health care settings. Opportunities for career progression and advancement are immense with GTNI, as graduates are placed into leading hospital centers of excellence within Egypt with a guaranteed two-year mandatory work contract. The Institute also sponsors its top graduates with a minimum GPA of 3 to complete a BSc Degree in Nursing Studies at reputable universities in Egypt.


GTNI implements a wide-ranging competency-based curriculum, fully delivered in English with intensive English courses in the first semester and throughout the curriculum. By using contemporary teaching and learning methods, the program places a strong emphasis on the clinical application of theory to practice. This gives the students an opportunity to make a difference to a person’s life and make a positive contribution to the Egyptian society and its development.

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