Under the patronage of HH Qatar Amir, QU to hold graduation on Oct. 12

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Under the patronage of the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar University (QU) will hold the male students’ graduation ceremony, Class of 2020 on Monday, 12th of October at 10am, in celebration and recognition of the 43rd batch of QU students (Class of 2020).

The ceremony for distinguished female students will be held in the presence of HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Hamad bin Suhaim Al Thani, wife of HH the Emir, on Tuesday, 13th of October at 10 am.

During the ceremony, safety and precautionary measures will be adopted by the attendees in context of combating COVID-19 pandemic. Attendance will be limited to graduates and senior university officials while observing social distancing. The graduation ceremony will take place over two consecutive days.

As part of preparations of graduation ceremony for the batch of 2020, this year around 3073 students (2,368 females and 707 male) from fall 2019, winter 2019, spring 2019 and summer 2020 will participate.

QU’s new strategy places an emphasis on elevating the student experience by placing QU as a pioneer and a leading educational institution in the higher education sector in Qatar and abroad. QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority, moving towards building a knowledge-based society in accordance with Qatar National Vision 2030.



The strategy aims to facilitate and encourage Qatari nationals to enter university and graduate with high educational degrees. Furthermore, QU works to increase the flexibility of educational opportunities, providing programs for undergraduate and graduate students that meet the needs of the country’s labor market.