Qatar Academy Sidra (QAS) recently celebrated the graduation of its Class of 2019 in a ceremony at Multaqa, formerly Education City Student Center. QAS is part of Qatar Foundation (QF) Pre-University Education.

The event saw 18 students honoured in the presence QAS board members and faculty, family and friends. QF PUE President Buthaina Ali Al Nuaimi was also there to witness the ceremony.

Dr Abdulla Al Kaabi, Chairman of the QAS Advisory Board, addressed the graduates and wished them all a happy and fulfilling future. He advised them to be kind and be responsible citizens, to work hard to achieve their potentials and to live meaningful lives in the service of humanity.

The keynote address was delivered by Dr Asmaa Al Fadala, Director of Research and Content Development from WISE, another QF initiative. As a QAS board member and as parent to a Grade 12 student, she extended her congratulations to the graduates on their achievements and with words of advice for their new journey.

The graduates are headed to different colleges and universities in the US, Canada, Hongkong, UK, Netherlands, Oman and Qatar.

This year’s QAS Class of 2019 marks the school’s second graduating class since its launch in 2012. For more information about QAS, visit their website at