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CMU-Q, Barzan Holdings sign MoU to promote scientific research

Agreement will facilitate knowledge transfer and scientific research DOHA, QATAR - February 20, 2019 – Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and Barzan Holdings have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in the field of scientific research and strategic studies. Nasser Al Naimi, managing director of Barzan Holdings, and Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, signed the MoU at a meeting to discuss areas of cooperation and collaboration.  Al Naimi noted said the agreement will help Barzan in its objective to create innovative security technologies to promote Qatar’s defence industries. “We are enthusiastic about partnering with Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, and working together to provide opportunities for graduates in all of CMU-Q’s program areas,” said Al ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy honors 25 KAWADER graduates in the program's sixth Cohort

DOHA, Qatar –18 February 2019 – Marking the completion of yet another successful term of its renowned national development program, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) recently held the graduation ceremony for the sixth cohort of the ‘Kawader’ program under the patronage of the Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi. The event was attended by CEOs of top banks and financial sector institutions, senior HR executives, parents and the media.   The ceremony saw the graduation of 25 outstanding young Qataris, bringing the total number of participants in ‘Kawader’ since its inception to 149 students, who have been primed to contribute effectively to the human capital development of the country’s financial services sector, the national economy’s progress, and ......read more

History of Qatari homes brought to life in new UCL Qatar project

16 January 2019 - Qatar   As part of the UCL Qatar and Qatar Museums Origins of Doha and Qatar project, UCL Qatar has developed an innovative presentation to support schoolteachers in teaching the history of Qatari homes.    Throughout the 2018/19 school year, UCL Qatar aims to reach thousands of students between the ages of 6 and 11, developing their knowledge of the history of Qatari traditions and the main architectural features of homes in the 1930s and 40s.   The Origins of Doha and Qatar project, which these materials form part of, is funded by the Qatar National Research Fund’s National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), and draws on archaeology, history and geography to depict the historical development of Qatar. The materials are designed to be used by teachers to support the ......read more

Middle Eastern scholar and author Marc Lynch to speak at NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – February 16, 2019 – Marc Lynch, professor of political science and director of the Project on Middle East Political Science at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., as well as the author of several books on the Middle East, will speak at NU-Q on “Displacement and Wars in the Middle East.”  The event will be moderated by Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of NU-Q, on Tuesday, February 19, at 1:00 p.m.  Lynch has been a member of the Content Advisory Group for the University’s museum – The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar – since 2012. He is also a non-resident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a contributing editor at the Monkey Cage blog for The Washington Post.  Lynch, one of the most ......read more

NU-Q hosts annual 48-hour Creative Media Festival

Doha, Qatar – February 14, 2019 – Working with the theme “Legacy and Promise,” students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) spent 48-hours producing multimedia projects with film and photography as well as creative writing and live performance at the University’s annual Creative Media Festival.  The theme inspired students to explore how legacies are formed and what promises legacies hold for the future. Moving forward to increasingly critical moments on the global scale such as mass migration, climate change, and political populism, students were urged to consider what promises are being made to future generations. One team of students used photographs and live performance for their project “The Good, The Bad, and The Evil” to demonstrate how sometimes only the bad things ......read more

“Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy partner on innovative programme with the British Council in Pakistan.”

Doha, Qatar, 11 February 2019: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s global programme, Educate A Child (EAC), in partnership with the British Council, is pleased to announce the ‘Ilm-Possible: Take a Child to School (TACS) Phase II’ project in Pakistan, aiming to enrol 200,000 out of school children (OOSC) into quality primary education throughout the country.  Building on the previously successful Phase I strategies of TACS, this three-year joint project is also supported by Generation Amazing, the social and human legacy programme of Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, to enhance the learning experience of class 1-5 students by introducing a football for development module called ‘United Generation’ that promotes ‘life skills through sports’ as part of a normal ......read more

Northumbria University in Qatar starts accepting admission applications for new session

Doha, Qatar, 09 February, 2019: Northumbria University, UK, in Qatar is pleased to announce that it has started accepting admission applications for bachelor degrees major in Accounting, Finance & Investments and International Banking & Finance that have been licensed by Qatar’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Located at QFBA, in West Bay, Northumbria University is providing an opportunity for high school graduates who are looking for a university degree from a UK-based university located in Qatar, as well as the chance to top up to a bachelor’s degree, for diploma holders are being granted, in related fields.  The last date for submission of applications is August 1, 2019 as the academic session starts from September onwards.  On this occasion, Dr. Khalid Al Horr, CEO, QFBA, ......read more

Qatar Academy wins 15th edition of Botball at CMU-Q

More than 200 students compete in Carnegie Mellon’s high school robotics tournament  February 09, 2019 - DOHA, QATAR: A team from Qatar Academy won the overall title at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q)’s annual Botball competition for high school students. The competition, which was launched by CMU-Q in 2005, brought together 15 teams to program a robot through a complex game board. Botball participants receive their robot and their mission at a workshop eight weeks before the final event so they can learn to program the robot and plan a strategy for the final competition.  Qatar Academy narrowly edged out the Lebanese School of Qatar to secure first place. English Modern School took third place for the overall competition. Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science (SCS) is a world ......read more

Education Above All and the United Nations Development Programme students in Gaza host the first of its kind conference “INSPIRE 2019”

Doha, Qatar, February 06, 2019: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme Al Fakhoora in Gaza, successfully hosted “INSPIRE 2019,” inspire hearts, minds, action!  This conference, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP) and Qatar Fund For Development and in partnership with Al Nayzak organization, took place on January 31, 2019.  Organized entirely by Al Fakhoora students, INSPIRE was a “first of its kind” annual conference to discuss cutting edge and currently relevant issues in the field of education.   The aim of the conference was to empower youth to speak up and become part of the global conversation on issues in the forefront of education, as well as to share Al Fakhoora students’ ......read more

NU-Q announces new director of production and digital media

Doha, Qatar – February 6, 2019 – Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has appointed Rami Al-Badry as director of production and digital media services. Al-Badry left CNN in Washington DC to join NU-Q. He brings 15 years of experience as a production and operations manager in leading media organizations in the U.S., U.K., and Middle East. As director, he will oversee the department that manages NU-Q’s studios, advanced equipment, and state-of-the-art Newsroom so they are operational and ready for students, faculty, and staff. He and his staff also provide production support in classrooms and training for digital media projects. This appointment came after an international search. Dean Everette E. Dennis called Al-Badry a “consummate and respected professional who has a natural penchant for teaching and ......read more

Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) partners with QFBA to run the pilot program for the first batch of generation 2030.

DOHA, Qatar, 04 February 2019:   Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) partners with QFBA to runs the pilot program for the first batch of generation 2030 in pursuit of offering the best in class financial courses to Qatari executives and new age professionals. The program, targeting new joiners as well as employees who have been on the job for up to three years, will help professionals master the latest trends and challenges in the financial sector and thereby allow them to further hone their skills. The Training modules will be spread over four to six months, with coaching and mentoring in between.  The pilot session of this program took place at QFBA and involved participation of Qatari employees from all QFC entities. Commenting on the occasion, Qatar Financial Centre CEO Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida ......read more

NU-Q's Middle East Media Use Survey Reveals Changing Attitudes, Media Usage Patterns

Doha, Qatar – February 4, 2019 –Northwestern University in Qatar has released the results of its sixth annual Middle East Media Use survey on its interactive website, mideastmedia.org. The full report, in English and Arabic, will be released in March.   The comprehensive 2018 survey, which can be explored in detail via searchable charts, videos, and essays, looks at changes in media consumption patterns, attitudes and content preferences. The participating countries – Saudi Arabia (KSA), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Tunisia – represent a cultural and geopolitical cross-section of the MENA region.    “NU-Q’s annual media usage surveys are widely cited by scholars, industry experts, and other thought leaders who seek to explain regional ......read more

NU-Q's offers executive strategic communication course on resiliency and reputation

Doha, Qatar – January 26, 2018:   Resilience is one of the key issues in strategic and crisis communication, and professional communicators will have the opportunity to learn strategies to address this issue at an executive education program being offered by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).    NU-Q’s Dean and CEO Everette E. Dennis pointed to the blockade of Qatar as an example of navigating an institution during a time of sudden change. “This course,” Dennis said, “will offer insight on how Qatari-based businesses can keep running smoothly and be resilient in spite of such changes and challenges. Facilitated by leading specialists in this area, this program is an extension of NU-Q’s expertise in the area of media and communication.”   The ......read more

Dean welcomes prospective undergraduate students to ‘Experience CMU-Q'

Secondary school students learn about CMU-Q degree programs through interactive workshops  Doha, Qatar, January 20, 2019: Nearly 140 students from 35 Qatar high schools visited Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) to learn about fields of study in business, science and technology. The event, called Experience CMU-Q, is the university’s flagship program for introducing prospective students to the campus.  Addressing the students, Michael Trick, the dean of CMU-Q, said: “CMU-Q is a global community. We all come from different backgrounds, have different life experiences, and nearly every student speaks at least two languages. We don’t just acquire knowledge at CMU-Q—we put our ideas into practice. We like to solve problems and puzzles, and create new ways of doing things.  Experience ......read more

NU-Q's 10th Anniversary Celebration Continues

Doha, Qatar, January 20, 2019:  As part of its year-long celebration of the 10th anniversary of Northwestern University in Qatar’s establishment in Doha, it is joining with its alumni and hosting a homecoming for the University’s faculty, staff, and students. Homecomings are a tradition in the United States for universities to welcome back former students, along with current students, faculty, and staff, to celebrate the institution. The Northwestern Club of Qatar will host the event, which is being held as part of Northwestern’s global alumni event – NU Connects. “We look forward to welcoming home our alumni as part of NU Connects, as well as hosting our current students, faculty, and staff for a homecoming that will mark and celebrate NU-Q’s development and achievements in Doha over the ......read more

Northwestern University in Qatar students shine at Ajyal Film Festival

Doha, Qatar – January 16, 2019:   The spotlight shined especially brightly on two students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) at the Ajyal Film Festival. Amal Al-Muftah, who has been called “the rising star of Qatari cinema,” received the Made in Qatar’s Best Narrative Film Award, while Mariam Al-Dhubhani, who was making her directorial debut, won Made in Qatar’s Best Documentary Award.  “NU-Q recognizes that these awards reflect on the quality of education our students receive, as well as the support they have from faculty, the administration, and student clubs,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of NU-Q. “Over the past 10 years, we have been proud to see our students and alumni continue to shine at festivals from Ajyal to Cannes with films and ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy hosts diplomatic delegation from Somalia

DOHA, Qatar – 12 January 2019:   The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), recently hosted a high-level diplomatic delegation from Somalia. Organized in coordination with Ministry of the Foreign affairs, the 12-memberdelegation visited Qatar to learn more about Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) and its subsidiaries. Received by Dr. Mohammed Al Emadi, QBA Head of Sales and Marketing, the delegation was taken on a tour and briefed on the courses and products available at Qatar Finance and Business Academy.  Briefing the delegation, Dr. Mohammed Abdulla Al Emadi, Head of Sales & Marketing, Qatar Finance and Business Academy, said: “QFBA offers training for the entire professional segment of the financing sector, including staff from the most junior to the most executive level. We identify the needs ......read more

NU-Q Year in Review 2018: A year of new beginnings, discovery, and continuity

Doha, Qatar – January 9, 2018 –   Challenges and benefits at the crossroads of geopolitics and higher education is the focus of Northwestern University in Qatar ’s annual report.    In the document, published in December, NU-Q’s Dean and CEO Everette E. Dennis appraised the “resilience and resolve” with which the school, its sister institutions in Education City, and the State of Qatar have navigated the continuing Gulf crisis and blockade of Qatar since June 2017 to the present. “We were determined that the blockade with all its challenges not interfere with NU-Q’s journey forward just after occupying our new building in Education City,” Dennis said. “The growth of the student body, a new admissions recruitment strategy, stable faculty and staff, and ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy collaborates with Qatar Financial Centre Authority to deliver a seminar on Aviation Financing

DOHA, Qatar – 06 January - 2019 -   Capturing newer horizons of growth and empowering financial sectors of Qatar, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) proudly collaborated with Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA) and delivered a seminar on “Aviation Financing”. Aviation finance is turning out to be a lucrative business proposition for Qatar. At present, there is no hub for aviation financing in the region, and QFCA aims to gain the first mover advantage. This four-day custom designed program will provide attendees the finer nuances of aviation financing right from basics to the advanced level including Export Credits; Capital Markets; Tax Leases; Common Financing Tools, etc., thereby preparing new age leaders to drive change. The entire program is designed in such a way that attendees will be able ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy conducts CMA P1 Bootcamp in association with IMA Doha Chapter LLC(G)

Doha, Qatar, December 30, 2018:   In order to facilitate Certified Management Accountant (CMA) students with the program highlights, Qatar Finance and Business Academy successfully conducted CMA P1 free boot camp in association with IMA Doha Chapter LLD (G). Held on December 15, at Intercontinental, Doha, this event intended to update accountants on new CMA practices and prepare them to be at par with the changing dynamics. With Mr. Asham Al Masri, CMA, CIA, CFE, CRMA, CCSA, as the facilitator, the event kick-started with a brief info session about the CMA certificate, its contents, eligibility criteria, exam and membership fees, etc. Asham is the Vice President for Admin and Finance at the IMA Doha Chapter. The second part of the event was moderated by Mr. Ahmed Mahmoud, CPA, CMA, CIA, ACMA, ACCA, CertiFR, ACCA CertIA who ......read more

QFBA Participates in The 2018 Euromoney Qatar Conference

With a view to facilitate the launch of its new programs in 2019 DOHA, Qatar – 19 December 2018 –    The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) participated in the 2018 Euromoney Qatar conference. The 7th edition held the leading finance and investment conference in the second week of December. This year’s edition welcomed several government officials, senior economists and bankers from across the region as well as international delegations. Keynote speakers included His Excellency, Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi; Minister of Finance and His Excellency, Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani; Governor of Qatar Central Bank.  The event focussed on Qatar’s post blockade strategy and its development as a sustainable economy. The event also served as a launch pad for QFBA to announce its 2019 ......read more

Carnegie Mellon Qatar celebrates Qatar National Day at Darb Al Saai

CMU-Q showcases educational computer science program as part of Qatar Foundation’s theme, ‘together for our homeland’ Qatar, December 15, 2018:  Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) is showcasing its Alice Middle East software at Darb Al Saai as part of the 2018 Qatar National Day festivities. CMU-Q is part of Qatar Foundation’s tent, which celebrates the theme, ‘together for our homeland’ to promote Qatari culture, support the preservation of its rich traditions, and bring the community together. Alice Middle East is an educational platform that helps children learn the basics of computer programming, and is supported by the Hamad bin Jassim Center for K-12 Computer Science Education that promotes learning in the basic computational thinking skills.  Alice Middle East was ......read more

College of Engineering at Qatar University wins first place in Dell EMC's “Envision the Future” Student Competition

The winning team from the university presented a comprehensive security solution with the aim of protecting sensitive data    News summary Dell EMC recognizes regional talent in annual graduation project competition ‘Envision the Future’ Qatar University was recognized as the winner for the demonstration of a Hardening Fingerprint Authentication using Intel's SGX Enclave Technology The winners are from Department of Computer Science and Engineering The competition has witnessed year on year growth with over 329 project submissions by more than 1,450 senior undergraduate students Doha, Qatar, December 12, 2018:    Dell EMC announced the winners of ‘Envision the Future’, the annual graduation project competition for Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region. The ......read more

NU-Q Debate Club scores victories

Doha, Qatar – December 10, 2018 –   At a time when some people seem to struggle to disagree agreeably, students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are learning how to debate opposing viewpoints collegially through the university’s Debate Club – and they are winning awards and recognition.  The Debate Club is led by Ayman Al-Rachid and Sikandar Ali Chaudary, who serve as co-presidents with NU-Q Professor Torsten Menge as the faculty advisor. Since the club re-launched in 2017, the students have been participating in several tournaments and earning awards in recognition for their speaking abilities. “Being able to converse calmly but confidently with someone who does not share the same perspective is a valuable and necessary skill to develop in life, and this club – one of ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) Northumbria takes part in University Expo Qatar

DOHA, Qatar –04 December 2018 -    With an aim to expand its reach, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) Northumbria University, participated in the University Expo, which was held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Higher Education Qatar on November 28 – 29, 2018 at Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar. This Expo offered a poised platform for QFBA Northumbria to create an awareness about its bachelor degrees to a wider audience. University Expo Qatar is a comprehensive two-day exhibition attended by students aged 16+ who are considering their higher education options, as well as their parents and teachers. Hosting 50+ regional and international universities, colleges and vocational training centers, two live seminar rooms and a ......read more

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SUC Launched its First Coffee Table Book to Mark its 25th Year…

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Sharjah, UAE, April 16, 2016:   Second year Macroeconomics students of Skyline University College organized Economics Day event with the theme: “The Global Economy: Dubai 2020 on the Horizon” on April 12, 2016. The Middle East, more importantly in the UAE, Dubai will host the next World Expo in 2020. This year’s Economics Day focuses mainly on this highly ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Raises Awareness on Drug Use and Abuse…

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Skyline University College Gears Up for GETEX 2016…

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