Qatar University held its annual graduation ceremony for the female students at the QU stadium yesterday. A total of 879 students graduated at the graduation ceremony this year returned to home ground after many of being held off-campus.
Professor Sheikha Abdulla Al Misnad, QU President, congratulated the students in the presence of guest of honour and keynote speaker Qatar’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Sheikha Alia’a Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani, members of QU leadership, special guests, deans, heads of department, faculty, staff, students and well-wishers.
The graduates represented 381 Bachelor’s degrees from College of Arts & Sciences (CAS), 187 College of Business and Economics (CBE), 93 College of Engineering (CENG), 90 College of Shariah and Islamic Studies (CSIS), 42 College of Education (CED), 24 College of Law (LAWC), and 18 College of Pharmacy (CPH). This was the organization’s first pharmacy graduates and the first in Qatar.
Master’s level graduates included 21 MBAs from CBE and six MEd Education Leadership from CED. Twelve Early Childhood Diplomas, four Special Education, and one Primary Education were presented to CED graduates.
Hundred and fifty four students were honoured for distinguished achievement of being named on the Dean’s List with GPA scores 3.5 and upwards, with the highest score 3.94 gained by Business and Economics student Omnia Fathy Elgendy.
This year’s ceremony also witnesses the first batch of graduates from the College of Pharmacy. This College provides a qualitative alternative to the other majors offered at QU and has achieved a lot in a relatively short space of time.
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