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EC Universities Change Graduation Sites

EC Universities Change Graduation Sites

By Shakeeb Asrar   This year, Education City universities will hold their commencement ceremonies on their respective campuses, unlike previous years’ graduations which were held at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC). “NU-Q graduation has historically been held at QNCC, but we were asked this year to hold it in another Qatar Foundation venue,” said [...]…

Female Students Allege Bus Drivers’ Harassment

Female Students Allege Bus Drivers’ Harassment

By Neha Rashid   The senior transport supervisor for Qatar Foundation’s bus service said recently that he has received several complaints from female students who say they have been ogled and forced to provide their phone numbers to the drivers in order to be let off the bus. Allegedly, inappropriate stares and this kind of [...]…

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GU-Q holds fourth annual MESSA Undergraduate Conference 2015

GU-Q holds fourth annual MESSA Undergraduate Conference 2015

By Shakeeb Asrar, with reporting from Urooj Kamran Azmi & Shuhan Zhang | Video by Urooj Kamran Azmi Students from around the world discussed the Middle East at the recent Middle Eastern Studies Student Association (MESSA) undergraduate conference held by Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar.  “It’s a…

Student Profile: Hamza Iqbal – Spending A Semester At Sea

Student Profile: Hamza Iqbal – Spending A Semester At Sea

By Shakeeb Asrar   While most of the students in Education City aim to study a semester abroad at their university’s main campus, Hamza Iqbal, a junior at Georgetown University in Qatar, decided to spend a semester at sea, studying and living on what is known as a “floating university.”…

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