(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar University (QU) Research and Graduate Studies section conducted an open day event for those interested in completing their higher studies. The Admissions Department provided students with information about programmes, dates, admission forms and announcements. The QU Library familiarised attendees with resources, books and research that enrich the learning process.
The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour & Social Affairs (MADLSA) provided students with requirements related to external and internal scholarships, conditions and sponsorship programmes. Professor Mariam Al-Ali al-Maadeed, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, said: 'The Open Day is one of the most important events held under the supervision of the Graduate Studies Programme, targeting students both inside and outside the university. QU has a large selection of internationally competitive study programmes that are enriched with diverse research, to develop the community and help with intellectual development.
A series of awareness lectures were held on the sidelines of the event, such as how to prepare for a personal interview through the University's Career Services Center. Topics also included awareness about scholarships from MADLSA, QU's scholarship section and QU admissions section. Professor Mohamed Saadoun al-Kuwari was present to talk about his experience in graduate studies and how it impacted his career.
The research and writing support section from graduate studies participated for the first time. The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and Hamad Bin Khalifa University were invited in support of the areas of co-operation between educational institutions in the state.
Dr Ahmed Elzatahry, dean of Graduate Studies said, 'We target all those who wish to complete their higher studies and who have the admission requirements that qualify them to enroll in the programmes they wish. The graduate office is always supportive and supportive of students from the moment they are accepted.
Ghada al-Kuwari, assistant dean for Student Affairs added, 'We are always happy to meet with students and listen to them and to provide assistance in accordance with our terms of reference.