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Qatar, Malaysia discuss co-operation in higher education sector and research

Qatar, Malaysia discuss co-operation in higher education sector and research

The first meeting of the Joint Working Group of Qatar and Malaysia on Monday discussed co-operation in higher secondary education and issues prevailing in the sector.

Applications for higher studies scholarship on the rise, says Ministry

Applications for higher studies scholarship on the rise, says Ministry

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education received more than 750 applications for the government scholarships, according to the official website.

'About 67% of Qatar's higher education graduates are women'

'About 67% of Qatar's higher education graduates are women'

About 67% of Qatar's higher education graduates are women, said HE the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah Alkhater.

Germany mulls setting up higher education facility in Qatar

Germany mulls setting up higher education facility in Qatar

Germany is exploring the chances of setting up a higher level educational institute or university in Qatar, ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel said on Monday.

QU jumps to 35th in THE emerging economies university rankings

QU jumps to 35th in THE emerging economies university rankings

The inclusion of QU in the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings is a "significant achievement, meaning it is one of the top 378 institutions in the 42 countries included in the ranking", the university said.

City College to start classes from September 2

City College to start classes from September 2

City College will start its programmes in Qatar on September 2 with a High National Certificate in Business and High National Diploma in six business specialisations.

University of Aberdeen's AFG College officially opened

University of Aberdeen's AFG College officially opened

Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh al-Thani, founder and chairperson of the Al Faleh Group, and Prof Sir Ian Diamond, principal and vice chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, co-hosted the opening ceremony.

Education ministry achieves 80% Qatarisation in public schools

Education ministry achieves 80% Qatarisation in public schools

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education revealed the Qatarisation of nearly 80% of the senior and middle positions in public schools at the level of academic and administrative deputies and co-ordinators.

QU comes 77 in ranking of top 300 universities in Asia

QU comes 77 in ranking of top 300 universities in Asia

Qatar University (QU) has been placed 77 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2017. The list ranks the 300 top universities in the Asia region.

Community College to set up new campuses

Community College to set up new campuses

The Community College of Qatar (CCQ) is planning to set up more campuses to meet the rising demand from students for various programmes.

QF equips young people with skills to excel: Sheikha Hind

QF equips young people with skills to excel: Sheikha Hind

Innovation in education is at the heart of Qatar Foundation's work that leads to empowering students with the skills to succeed in all walks of life, HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani said.

Call for more private universities as demand grows

Call for more private universities as demand grows

A senior official of Qatar University has recommended the establishment of more universities in the private sector. He also called for providing a quota at the existing universities for expatriate students.