Doha, January 14 (QNA) - University of Doha for Science and Technology welcomed back close to 6400 students to campus for the Winter semester.
New and returning students have joined 5 Colleges that are offering more than 60 programs in the fields of Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences and General Education.
Addressing the students during his welcome speech, President of UDST Dr. Salem Al Naemi, said: "We are starting a new year, a new semester and a new chapter for our beloved Nation. After hosting a phenomenal World Cup tournament, Qatar has proved to the World that with ambition, dedication, and perseverance anything is possible.
And thats a lesson I want you to remember. You will face many challenges in your course of study, in your career, and in life. These challenges can be overcome if you truly believe in yourself and your capabilities." He added: "UDSTs core values of performance, excellence, and achievement are the foundation of our commitment towards our students and our nation.
Our aim is to help our community self-develop and seek innovation that serves society and achieves sustainability under the Qatar National Vision 2030." Ahlan Welcome Week is an event that creates more interaction between students and contributes to their personal and professional growth.
The Student Engagement Department, a division of Student Affairs held orientation sessions for the new joiners prior to the first day of classes. New students were introduced to the many advanced laboratory and simulation facilities that the campus boasts, and were able to meet highly skilled faculty and staff who will be supporting them through their study journey.
Furthermore, At UDST both Qatari citizens and children of Qatari women are exempt from the payment of tuition fees for Bachelors degree and diploma programs. The University offers applied Bachelors and Masters degree programs in addition to diplomas and certificates. All programs are tailored to achieve human, social and economic development goals nationally and internationally. (QNA)