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QU’s College of Health Sciences admitted 127 students, including 111 Qatari students this Fall | Qatar University

QU’s College of Health Sciences admitted 127 students, including 111 Qatari students this Fall


Qatar University’s (QU) College of Health Sciences at Qatar University held an online orientation meeting for its new joiners on Monday, August 31, 2020. The meeting was attended by around 75 new students, including transfer students. This fall, the college admitted 127 students, including 111 Qatari students.
The meeting started with the Dean’s welcome by Dr. Hanan Abdul Rahim followed by a detailed orientation to the common year presented by Ms. Nada Al Kubaisi, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. The common year includes courses common to the colleges of the QU Health Cluster, namely the College of Medicine, the College of Dentistry, the College of Pharmacy in addition to the College of Health Sciences. The orientation program also acquainted students with the four departments in the college, which are biomedical sciences, human nutrition, public health, and most recently, the department of physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences. Heads of departments gave the students an overview of the programs and their academic and professional opportunities, which contribute to building the healthcare workforce in the country. The students interacted with questions and a lively discussion, during which they discussed the current challenges and opportunities in the coming academic year.
Dr. Hanan Abdul Rahim expressed her pride in the high quality programs offered by the college, which have a long history of collaboration with the health sector. She also expressed her confidence that the close collaboration among faculty and students of the college will usher in a new academic year full of accomplishments on all fronts.