Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed new master’s degree students for the upcoming academic year at Graduate Orientation Day at its campus in Education City. The event provided a comprehensive session for new graduate students about Texas A&M at Qatar’s two masters programmes in chemical engineering, in addition to an overview of the academic expectations at the university.  

The Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education Services at Texas A&M at Qatar invited new graduate students to the event to interact with current students as well as recently graduated students. Faculty and administrators were also present to provide information and support the incoming class. Attendees also had a small tour to see Texas A&M at Qatar’s world-class facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories to get a better perspective on being an Aggie graduate student.

Sabla Alnouri, a recent PhD graduate, said:

The graduate programme at Texas A&M at Qatar has provided me with an opportunity to be engaged in a unique learning environment, which helped intensify my core sciences and interpersonal skills, in a field I am passionate about.’

New graduate students learned about Texas A&M at Qatar’s graduate programme offerings, degree eligibility requirements and the resources offered including financial aid opportunities and flexible schedules.

Dr Ahmed Abdel Wahab, professor in the Chemical Engineering Program said:

The quality of teaching and research offered at the university is absolutely outstanding. Thus, our graduate programme provides an unprecedented opportunity for the young generation to obtain an excellent graduate education.’

Hania Ayyash, manager of graduate studies and continuing education services at Texas A&M at Qatar, said:

Thanks to our unique students and outstanding presenters, the Texas A&M at Qatar Graduate Studies Orientation Day was a great opportunity for new students to learn more about the benefits and opportunities available to obtain graduate degree from Texas A&M at Qatar. They learned about the academic expectations and general requirements, campus life and resources. Our graduate students enjoy a flexible schedule, they may qualify for funding assistance and will participate in responsive research projects that contribute to Qatar National Vision 2030’s goal to build a knowledge-based economy.’

Applications for the Master of Science (M.S) and Master of Engineering (M.Eng) programmes are being accepted for the Spring 2016 semester and will remain open until 31 October 2015.

For information about Texas A&M at Qatar Graduate Studies programme please visit their website  or call 4423 0135.