(MENAFN- The Peninsula) deepak john |
Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani graced the Community College of Qatar's (CCQ) Class of 2022 graduation ceremony at the Lusail multipurpose hall, yesterday.
The ceremony witnessed graduation of 929 students who received their associate's and bachelor's degrees.
The ceremony featured the graduation of the first class of the Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 86 students; the first class of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology, 11 students; and the first class of the Associate of Arts in Business Administration, 41 students.
The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior honoured the outstanding graduates and Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al Horr, CCQ's President, presented the certificates to the graduates. The ceremony was attended by a number of Their Excellencies Sheikhs and ministers, academic and administrative staff, parents of graduates, and a number of CCQ's elite guests. The Community College of Qatar has been a solid and extended bridge for them to cross over to their ambitions and an incubator for their bright minds, preparing them for the labour market as specialised national cadres.
Addressing the graduation ceremony, Dr. Khalid Al Horr congratulated the graduates, expressing his pride in this achievement. He also shed light on the efforts exerted by CCQ during the past year, including the evaluation of its 20 academic programmes that were designed according to the needs of the labour market, in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
He stressed that CCQ had spared no effort to enhance its academic and student services and provide a stimulating learning environment. CCQ was also keen on attracting highly qualified academic and administrative staff and expanding its campuses to accommodate the increasing number of students enrolling at CCQ, approximately 8,400 students. CCQ has become a higher education institution of choice for Qatari students, with 20% of the total number of Qatari students pursuing higher education.
“Today, CCQ takes pride in awarding over 5400 degrees since its establishment in 2010. CCQ also served as a bridge for more than 3200 students to complete their higher education studies at other universities, mainly Qatar University.”
Speaker of the Shura Council H E Hassan bin Abdullah Al Ghanim; Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani; Minister of Education and Higher Education H E Buthaina bint Ali Al Jabr Al Nuaimi with other dignitaries during the CCQ graduation ceremony.
“These accomplishments reflect our firm belief that human capital is the main driving force and ultimate objective of development, and our unwavering commitment to supporting national priorities and to being an efficient contributor to sustainable development,” Dr. Al Horr added.
Dr. Al Horr highlighted CCQ's expansion in academic and strategic partnerships with a number of agreements and MoUs aimed at fostering academic collaboration and achieving sustainable human and social development.
These included signing an articulation agreement with Lusail University to help CCQ students to complete their studies in one of the undergraduate programs offered by the University, signing an MoU with the Police Institute, opening Huawei ICT Academy Lab at CCQ, signing an MoU with Qatar Voluntary Center, and signing an MoU with Qatar Stock Exchange.