* QU celebrates the graduation of 144 students from the Arabic Language Center for Non-Native Speakers
The Center for Arabic Language for Non-Native Speakers at Qatar University (QU), with the support of the Qatar Fund for Development, celebrated the graduation of students from the center. The ceremony saw the graduation of 144 male and female students, including 52 from developing countries, from the Qatar Scholarship Program sponsored and funded by the Qatar Fund for Development, which aims to expand access to higher education through scholarships and to empower future leaders to contribute to sustainable development around the world.
The director of the Arabic Language Center for Non-Native Speakers, Dr. Abdullah Abdul Rahman, said the graduates are ambassadors of the university and of Qatar in their country, calling on them to continue communicating with the center, which represents a truly civilized forum. He pointed out that due to the good reputation of the center; various cultural partnership agreements have been signed with universities, in addition to some thirty agreements signed over the past five years.
The most important of these agreements is the strategic agreement signed by Qatar University with the Qatar Fund for Development, according to which the fund offers 300 scholarships to students from developing countries over four years. “Through a clear five-year plan, the center will begin to grow, due to the significant increase in the number of applicants, and it is expected that the center will receive the Al-Sabahi program will have 200 students next year, and this will increase by 20% over the next five years,” he adds.
In turn, the graduate students, in a speech delivered on their behalf by Bosnian student Saira Jagalic, appreciated the great support and efforts made by Qatar University to create a high-level educational environment for teaching. from Arabic. The Center for Arabic Language for Non-Native Speakers is a main platform for achieving the university’s goals in spreading the Arabic language, building bridges of scientific and cultural communication between it and other academic institutions. and the opening of prospects for cooperation with its counterparts in regional and international universities.