Qatar University hosts series of graduation ceremonies

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The students of the 2019 batch of the College of Business and Economics with officials, faculty and other dignitaries during the graduation ceremony.

Qatar University (QU) graduates eight of its colleges for female students during a week of ceremonies. The graduating colleges respectively are the College of Education, College of Business and Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Sharia and Islamic Studies, College of Law, College of Health Sciences and the College of Pharmacy. 

The individual graduation ceremonies took place over the course of one week starting from October 9, 2019 in the Sports & Events Complex at QU and celebrated the 42nd batch of students. 

The College of Education was the first of the individual college ceremonies and took place on October 9, 2019. Former QU President, Prof. Sheikha Abdulla Al Misnad, was the guest of honour at the event and addressed the hall, which included Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, QU President Dr. Hassan Al Derham; College of Education Dean, Dr. Ahmed Al Emadi, 370 of the college’s female graduating class, dignitaries, faculty and student family and peers. 

The next day marked the graduation ceremony of the College of Business and Economics, on October 10 where Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani was the guest of honour. As many as 567 graduates were honoured on this day in the presence of Dean of College of Business and Economics, Prof. Adam Mohamed Ali Fadlalla, dignitaries, QU officials, faculty and student family and peers. 

Sheikh Faisal thanked university officials for extending an invitation to the ceremony and addressed the guests saying, “I am very happy to be here today, among academics and students. I find my presence here, among you, a kind of personal tribute to me and in this speech I want to tell you that in my career I have succeeded in things, and failed in others. I learned from all the experiences in my life and sought to achieve success.”
On October 12, 2019, 834 students from the College of Arts and Sciences were honoured at their graduation ceremony among QU President, Dr. Hassan Al Derham; Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Prof.Ibrahim AlKaabi; QU officials, faculty, family and peers. 

The following day marked the graduation ceremony for the College of Engineering, where 260 graduates received their diplomas on October 13. A number of dignitaries and officials attended the ceremony including guest of honour, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Nuaimi; Dean of the College of Engineering, Dr. Khalid Kamal Naji, and QU President, Dr. Hassan Al Derham.

The graduation ceremony for the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies took place on October 14 where 95 graduates were celebrated. Dean of College of Sharia and Islamic Studies Dr. Ibrahim Al Ansari and QU President Dr. Hassan Al-Derham, as well as number of QU officials, faculty, student family and peers attended the ceremony. 

Dr. Ibrahim Al Ansari, said, “Our college strives to be known regionally and internationally for its pioneering and excellence in Islamic and Sharia studies, for academic research, community service and an authentic approach. We aspire to be a reliable reference for Arab-Islamic identity and present Islam in an actual and positive light. We aim to promote coexistence and dialogue with others.”

On October 15, 2019, QU graduated 183 students from the College of Law in the presence of CEO of the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC), Faisal Rashid Al-Sahouti, who was a guest of honour, QU President Dr. Hassan Al Derham, and a number of QU officials, faculty, student family and peers.  Yesterday concluded the week-long celebrations where the College of Pharmacy, with 39 graduates, and the College of Health Sciences, with 111 graduates, both members of the health cluster known as QU Health, jointly organised one graduation ceremony.  Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) Undersecretary Assistant for Shared Services, Dr. Abdulla Al Emadi, attended the event as a guest of honour, and Vice-President for Medical and Health Sciences and Dean of the College of Medicine at Qatar University, Dr. Egon Toft, also attended and gave a speech.

 

Source: www.thepeninsulaqatar.com

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