Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2021

In celebration of the International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), Oryx Universal College invited a panel of qualified and accomplished female engineers to discuss about their experience and achievements over the course of their careers in the field. Discussing various points, they walked the audience through their story and what inspired them to contribute to Read More
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Staff and students raise 800 kilogrammes of everyday essentials for the needy

With the spirit of Ramadan and an ambition to contribute actively to the society, Oryx Universal College collaborated with Wa’hab to reach out to those in need and to make a difference in the lives of those who are an essential part of the nation’s progress. Wa’hab is a non-profit organisation which started back in Read More
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Professor ‪Rafid Alkhaddar appointed as Dean of Academic Affairs at Oryx Universal College

Professor Rafid Alkhaddar, the former Director of Department of Civil Engineering & Built Environment at Liverpool John Moores University UK, will start 25th April 2021. Oryx Universal College in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University is proud to announce the appointment of Professor Rafid Alkhaddar as the new Dean of Academic Affairs starting as of Read More
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OUC sponsors Ministry of Education & Higher Education event

In late March, Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE), Qatar hosted a Virtual College Readiness Forum. Oryx Universal College in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University & INJAZ Qatar sponsored the event. With 20 academic institutions, including international universities participating, the event was aimed to raise awareness about various majors being offered in universities Read More
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Working towards sustainability with one million tree planting campaign

Working towards achieving its sustainability goals, Qatar set on a mission to fulfil its commitment under the Paris Climate Change Agreement in September 2019. ‘Plant a Million Trees campaign’ supports this by aiming to afforest areas all across the nation. Numerous institutions have taken the initiative and participated in order to work towards achieving greener Read More
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OUC kick-starts 2021 with induction day

With the start of a new year, Oryx Universal College in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University welcomed a new cohort of its postgraduate programme, on 6th January 2021, hosting the event at the Al-Messila campus, in compliance with health and safety rules and regulations. OUC opened its doors to 30 new students in the Read More
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360 kilogrammes of litter cleaned up at the Singing Sand Dunes

As a part of Qatar Sustainability Week 2020, Oryx Universal College engaged in a clean-up initiative on 19th November. The event primarily aimed to instill a sense of responsibility individuals have towards the environment and the society. With this as a driving force OUC students and staff set off to the Singing Sand Dunes on Read More
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Joining hands with Qatar Green Building Council

Oryx Universal College was pleased to take part in Qatar Sustainability Week for the first time in 2020. This started with both students and staff making pledges to reduce their impact on the environment for the week, such as travelling more by metro or not using plastic bags. On 5th November, students and staff travelled Read More
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First OUC Charity Week a great success

During the week of 25th October – 30th October, Oryx Universal College was pleased to host its first Charity Week organised by Oryx Student Social Enterprise. ‘Charity Week’ is an organisation that has been active since 2014 in Qatar. All funds raised this year go to Education Above All projects which include Heart Surgery for Read More
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OUC’s first on-campus student induction event

Oryx Universal College marked a major milestone, on 15th and 16th September 2020, proudly welcoming six new cohorts including four undergraduate and two postgraduate, on their induction day organised at the Al Messila campus. The event proved extremely successful given OUC’s achievement as the only institute in Qatar offering female students an opportunity to pursue Read More
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