Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is holding a series of Graduate Information Sessions throughout the month of February for its various colleges and programmes. Each event in the series offers an excellent opportunity for prospective students to interact with HBKU’s faculty and admissions staff and explore the opportunities on offer.

Sessions have been tailored specifically to encourage prospective students to ask questions, explore their study options, and get clarifications before HBKU’s 2017 application deadline. Those attending will gain a thorough understanding about their preferred programme, its eligibility requirements, admissions process, curriculum, and research areas before submitting their application.

Dr Khalid B. Letaief, Provost of HBKU, noted:

Attending an information session provides a great way for prospective students to investigate graduate study at HBKU and for them to gain an in-depth understanding of the high-quality learning provided by HBKU faculty. I encourage anyone interested in learning more about the outstanding opportunities for study at HBKU and thinking about joining our growing body of talented students to pay us a visit.’

The College of Islamic Studies at HBKU is hosting an information sessions for its MA in Islamic Studies and MS in Islamic Finance programmes on 8 February. Additionally, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences will be holding sessions on its MA in Translation Studies and MA in Audiovisual Translation on the 15 February.

HBKU’s College of Science and Engineering (CSE) will host an information session at the HBKU Student Center in Education City on 6 February followed by a second session at the HBKU Executive Education Center in Tornado Tower on 22 February. CSE is bringing faculty representatives to both locations from the following programmes: Computer Science and Engineering, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Environment, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Cybersecurity, and Data Science and Engineering.

CSE’s Executive Master in Energy and Resources programme is scheduled to hold programme-specific sessions at the HBKU Executive Education Center on 1 and 22 February.

Finally, the College of Law and Public Policy will offer prospective students the chance to explore its first-in-the-region JD graduate law programme at the HBKU Student Center on 1 and 21 February, and at the HBKU Executive Education Center on 7 and 27 February.

Prospective students interested in attending one or more of the information sessions are strongly encouraged to register at hbku.edu.qa/infosessions. Students can also make use of weekly drop-in advice sessions every Wednesday between 1 pm and 5 pm at the HBKU Student Center.

For more information, prospective students should check out the HBKU website at hbku.edu.qa.