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Posted On: 22 November 2015 02:58 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:54 pm

AUS visits Qatar as part of international enrollment drive

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Student recruitmentofficials of American University of Sharjah (AUS), a leading provider of higher education in the region, will host a week-long open sessions for prospective undergraduate and graduate students in Qatar from November 22 to November 26, to introduce them to the various accredited programs offered by the university.

The total number of students coming from Qatar currently enrolled at AUS is more than 150, comprising various nationalities. The number has witnessed a big increase in the academic year 2014-2015 with indications that the growth will continue next year.

Students and their parents attending these sessions will be able to learn about the university’s excellent academic programs and how they help students develop their skills in critical thinking, communication and leadership. They will also gain insight into the university’s campus life and its vibrant multicultural atmosphere with students from more than 95 countries, including Qatar.

In addition to the school visits program in Doha, AUS admissions officials will be available in the lobby of Doha Concord Hotelfrom Sunday, November 22 to Thursday, November 26, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for one-on-one meetings with parents and prospective students.

Dr. Björn Kjerfve, AUS Chancellor said American University of Sharjah, "AUS offers a rich environment that provides the best comprehensive learning experience. Our regional location and the quality of our education equips students with the knowledge and skills that enable them to become pioneers in problem solving and in thinking critically. This makes AUS the first choice for students, parents and employers. "

“While in Qatar, we hope to advise prospective students and their parents of the opportunities available to them at AUS. We, at AUS, offer an enriching campus environment. Our regional setting and the excellent quality of teaching provides our students with a well-rounded education that enables them to become problem-solvers, creative thinkers and leaders, making AUS a top choice for students, parents and employers,” stated AUS Executive Director of Enrollment Management Ali Shuhaimy.

AUS programs have been recognized by a number of international accrediting bodies. The Bachelor of Science degree programs in chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering offered by the College of Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET ( The Bachelor of Science degree program in computer science offered by the College of Engineering is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET ( The Bachelor of Architecture program of the College of Architecture, Art and Design is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board of the United States. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration as well as the Master of Business Administration and Executive Master of Business Administration degrees offered by the School of Business Administration are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.