Aspire Academy recently organised its annual ‘University Career Fair’ to showcase a wide range of universities from Qatar that could become new home of further education for their graduates. Grade 11 and 12 student-athletes had the chance to meet education experts from domestic universities to learn about the various majors on offer and understand entry qualifications.
Stemming from Aspire Academy’s mission to develop well-educated sports champions, the exciting and informative annual University Career Fair demonstrated the wide range of educational opportunities available in Qatar. Hosting the event reflects the Academy’s overarching goal of guiding and supporting students into educational paths that are rewarding, fulfilling and relevant to their career development goals after life at Aspire Academy.
Abdul Aziz al-Jedaia, Aspire Academy’s Students Affairs and Career Networking Manager, said: “We host this event to shine a spotlight on all the available university options in Qatar for our student-athletes. We have a vast number of students who get accepted into almost every university in Qatar and we have also sent an increasing number of graduates to HBKU, Texas A&M, Carnegie Mellon, Stenden and the College of the North Atlantic.”
Abdul Aziz al-Jedaia, added: “It was a thoroughly enjoyable and informative day and I’m glad to see so many students setting their sights firmly on the future.”
Aspire Academy’s senior student-athlete, Abdulrahman al-Naemi, said of the event: “This fair offers a valuable opportunity for students to access lots of personal advice from renowned educational entities in Qatar about the different majors on offer. Hosting such fairs at Aspire Academy is an amazing way of introducing us to the next step in our education.”
Among the wealth of information made available to students online, the university fair lets students learn about upcoming visits by deans of admissions, get hints on how to write personal statements and university essays, and understand the rigorous application processes at the prestigious institutions represented.
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