Top UDST graduates receive President’s Award for Academic Excellence
Doha: The best graduates of Doha University’s class of 2022 for science and technology were honored at a gala during which they received the President’s Award for Academic Excellence.
The award was given to 31 graduate students who achieved the highest marks in their individual programs. Among the winners, 8 achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0.
This celebration is an important occasion that encourages healthy competition among students and recognizes the efforts made by the best students to achieve the highest ranks.
The students were recognized by Dr. Salem AL-Naemi, President of UDST, who expressed his pride in the graduates’ achievements and said, “Tonight we celebrate academic excellence. Our students have once again proven their determination to overcome any challenge and succeed in the classroom and beyond. This academic award is not only recognition of their efforts, it is motivation for them to keep pushing forward and working even harder to achieve their dreams. We look forward to seeing these future leaders join over 7,000 UDST alumni who are contributing to the development of Qatar’s economy and inspiring many others to reach great heights.
The President’s Award for Academic Excellence is an annual tradition at UDST. The 2022 winners represent 11 countries: Qatar, Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Philippines, Sudan and Syria. The 27 winners of the President’s Award for Academic Excellence will join their classmates on Tuesday, June 7 for the UDST Class of 2022 graduation ceremony.
UDST currently offers 19 applied bachelor’s programs, 3 applied master’s programs in addition to 24 diploma programs. The University has also launched 12 new programs which will be available in the Fall 2022 term. 8 of the UDST programs are unique to Qatar and they are:
Bachelor of Applied Business Administration in Banking and Financial Technology; Bachelor of Applied Science in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence; Bachelor of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy and Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Radiography; Bachelor of Applied Science in Digital Communication and Media Production; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering – Applied Electrical Power and Renewable Energy; Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering – Applied Automation and Systems Control Engineering. The University also offers UDST programs divided into 3 main streams: Engineering Technology, Business Management, Computing & Information Technology, and Health Sciences.
About Doha University for Science and Technology
The first national applied university offering applied bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in addition to certificates and diplomas. UDST offers more than 50 programs in the fields of engineering technology and industrial trades, business management, computer science and information technology, health sciences, development continuous and professional training, etc. The University is renowned for its student-centered learning and state-of-the-art training facilities. UDST has over 20 years of experience in Qatar; it started as a college and transitioned into a university in 2022. The university is an in-state destination for technical and vocational education and training (TVET), its world-renowned faculty works on developing student skills and helps raise well-equipped graduates who proudly contribute to a knowledge-based economy and make the Qatar National Vision 2030 a reality.