Alumni from three Carnegie Mellon global campuses recently gathered to reconnect and network, in Dubai. The event was hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and lays the groundwork for stronger ties among graduates of Carnegie Mellon living in the GCC region.

CMU-Q Dean Michael Trick, who attended the event, said he is continually amazed at how Carnegie Mellon graduates from different years, programmes and campuses find an instant connection based on their bond to CMU.

More than 30 graduates who now live and work in Dubai were at the event, and for some, the event was an opportunity to learn more about the Qatar campus.

Trick said they are very proud of the multiversity experience they offer students in Education City.

Many of these alumni do business in Qatar, and we want them to know they have a home at our campus.

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar opened in Education City in 2004 at the invitation of Qatar Foundation. With 15 graduating classes, the total number of graduates has now reached over 1100. These alumni are part of the Carnegie Mellon network of more than 120,000 graduates worldwide.

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