Qatar University (QU) honoured five distinguished students at its activities and sports building recently in the presence of university staff and students.
The five students include Nora Essa Ali Hussain al-Ansari and Shaheen Essa al-Nuaimi from the College of Arts and Sciences, and Hamad Abdullah Tayyis Abdullah al-Jumaili from the College of Law, who won gold in the university graduate category.
Nasser Mohamed Nasir al-Habab al-Hajri, a College of Law Master’s student, received an award in the literary category. Ahmed Abdullah Ali al-Jabir al-Buainain, a College of Engineering Master’s student, received an award in the scientific category.
On the occasion, Dr Hassan al-Derham, president of QU, said: “Excellence is a word that requires great efforts, patience, determination and willpower to reach it. We are proud to honour our students for their excellence. As we strive for excellence, we should consider it as a lifetime goal.”
He said QU is working on new programmes that help students bring out the best in students, which are rich in knowledge and provides support in scientific fields. This honouring will encourage other students to follow them by actively participating in the development of Qatar towards achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.
Dr al-Derham also said the university is "dedicated to achieving more in the future". QU has maintained its international rankings and overcome many obstacles thanks to an "excellent and highly-flexible management".
Dr Iman Mostafawi, vice-president of QU for Student Affairs, said: “We are happy to see our students being honoured in different categories. Their achievement reflects the support being provided by the university, which enables them to achieve their distinction in leadership and self-development.
“We congratulate our graduates and their families once again on this event. The value of their efforts encourage them to continue achieving their personal aspirations to serve themselves for their country."