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Oryx Universal College

Oryx Universal College offers British BSc (Hons) and MSc qualifications in Qatar, in partnership with prestigious Liverpool John Moores University.

Backed with over 100 years of collective experience of the founders in educating future leaders, we are determined to contribute to the Qatar National Vision 2030 through changing the knowledge and skills development landscape in Qatar.

We are the one and only private sector higher education provider predominantly focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education. We provide students with a balance of practical and theoretical studies which complement one another.


Our Mission and Vision

To empower our generation and the future generations to be global leaders; through creation, application and propagation of knowledge, research and innovation.

Our aspiration is to become one of the leading enablers of education opportunities to all, ensuring a peaceful, prosperous and able knowledge society. We will achieve this by providing alternative pathways and options in the form of adaptive higher education solutions to complement diverse student circumstances.

Our values

  • We nurture creativity
  • We are driven by a purpose for the society
  • We never compromise quality
  • We strive to provide the best student experience to all our students
  • We coach our students to become the best in their domain through hard work and continuous learning
  • We support each other to make sure we are together in our journey towards the mission

Why study at Oryx Universal College?

We are passionate about providing students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to work and live in an increasingly globalised world, where they will be adept at meeting the real needs of the business environment, and the IT, civil engineering and construction industries. In this way, we aim to help students to achieve their full potential in the ever changing modern world.

We are a business-focused, innovative and entrepreneurial institution and are working with industry, professional bodies and businesses locally to ensure the relevance of programmes and employability of our students whilst contributing to the local economy.  In these ways we hope to widen participation in higher education for all and ensure equal opportunities.

About Liverpool John Moores University

A Reputation for Excellence

With a rich history of close to 200 years Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) revolutionised the education in Liverpool through innovation and community development through quality skill development and research. Today, with a vibrant community of over 23,000 students from over 100 countries world-wide, 2,400 staff and 250-degree courses, Liverpool John Moores University is one of the largest, most dynamic and forward-thinking universities in the UK. 

Liverpool John Moores University were one of the highest climbers nationally in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which assesses the quality of research in the UK. LJMU are on an upward trajectory in the major UK league tables. LJMU’s student satisfaction scores increase year on year. All of this helps to build on a solid reputation for providing students with the highest quality teaching and a learning experience informed by relevant, credible and world-leading research.


Liverpool John Moores University achieved its highest ever ranking at 59th in the 2019 league tables (published Wednesday 25 April 2018). LJMU also achieved a top 20 for Engineering.

Liverpool John Moores University currently sits at 63rd in the Guardian University Guide 2020.

Our Team

The staff­ at Oryx Universal College, LJMU’s local partner, are committed to providing students with a comparable, if not better, student experience here in Qatar than that of the students studying at the UK campus. All academic staff here in Qatar are validated by LJMU in the UK and have been heavily involved in research and scholarly activities. We provide a one of a kind teaching experience.