Qatar University (QU) honoured 97 employers in the annual 'Employer Recognition Ceremony' for collaborating with various colleges to train or sponsor QU students in 2016.
Organised by QU’s Career Services Centre (CSC), the event was attended by university officials and staff led by its president Dr Hassan al-Derham, and company representatives.
Dr al-Derham thanked employers for their pivotal role in supporting QU’s objectives, strategic plan and Qatar National Vision 2030 towards a knowledge-based economy.
“QU is committed to promoting national identity among students and to shaping national competencies by equipping them with high-quality education,” he said. “We are always pleased to receive a feedback about our qualified graduates.”
The QU president also highlighted their achievements in international and regional rankings, saying that the university has been ranked number one in the Arab world in the Round University Rankings.
QU also topped in international collaboration in THE World University Rankings 2015-2016 and ranked 393 out of 400 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2016-2017.
CSC director Maha al-Marri echoed al-Derham’s statement saying the continuous collaboration between QU and the various sectors in Qatar helps them to prepare a generation which is capable to participate in the process of national development and lead the country’s promising projects.
“We are keen to strengthen our relationships with our partners to provide our students with career opportunities and give Qatar the best,” al-Marri added.
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