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GUST Wins Top Tier Position in the Startup Kuwait National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge
Gulf University for Science and Technology’s students won a top tier position at the final round of the Startup Kuwait National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge for Fall 2016/2017, held earlier this month at the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The challenge rounded up the top teams from different schools across the country, after several qualifying rounds, to compete.
Seven teams from institutions and universities around the country participated, including Kuwait... Read moreFeb 12, 2017
UST and EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, awarded the winners of the annual MEGlobal Case Writing Competition to develop the academic and scientific competencies of students.
MEGlobal is a wholly owned subsidiary of EQUATE and the competition is part of EQUATE’s Sustainability Program. This is the fourth time this competition has been conducted with GUST.
The judging panel included EQUATE Senior VP and MEGlobal President Dr.... Read moreDec 17, 2016
Gulf University for Science and Technology’s (GUST) Global Studies Center organized this week a lecture lead by Dr. Jan Claudius Voelkel, entitled “Brexit and the Future of the European Union”. The lecture, which was open to the public, and took place on its campus in West Mishref.
Dr. Jan Voelkel, a lecturer in Euro-Mediterranean studies at DAAD (Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst – the German Academic Exchange Service) in Cairo, provided a different perspective on the... Read moreNov 13, 2016
Dr. Cristina Navarro, from the Mass Communication Dept. of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious 2016 EUPRERA Best Paper Award by the European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA) for her investigative paper on “Analysis of social media use and perceptions of public relations practitioners in Latin America. Results from the LCM 2014-15”. The award was given out on October 1st at the 18th Annual EUPRERA Congress of 2016, in... Read moreOct 30, 2016
Dr Anthony M Gould from the College of Business, has been awarded Emerald Group Publishing’s prestigious “Outstanding Reviewer” Prize for 2016 (Emerald Literati Network Outstanding Reviewer Prize). The prize was awarded in August this year at the Academy of Management Annual General Meeting held in Los Angeles. Dr Gould who, aside from his role at GUST, currently holds the title of Professeur titulaire at Laval University in Quebec City Canada and is a Visiting Full... Read moreSep 08, 2016
GUST) has ranked 73rd in the Arab region according to data provided by one of the most influential international university rankings firms, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Limited.
GUST is the only private university in Kuwait to make the list, making it the top-ranked private educational institution in Kuwait. Only two universities from Kuwait were ranked among the top 100, with the other being Kuwait University coming at 24th. Almost 970 institutions were evaluated... Read moreJun 15, 2016
Following Gulf University for Science & Technology's formation of its College of Business (CBA) Administration Advisory Board with a group of dignitaries from all sectors of the country, the college initiated the Undergraduate Student Advisory Board (USAB) to develop student interaction in decision-making in a manner compatible with the terms and conditions of the AACSB.
USAB elected their second and current Chairperson in the semester of Spring 2017, Nazeema Derbas,... Read moreMay 22, 2016
Three teams from GUST won top spots at the 2016 Startup Kuwait National Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge, under the patronage of the Minister of Commerce, Mr. Yousef Al Ali. The event was also attended by the Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Sheikh Salman Al Humoud Al Sabah.
Startup Kuwait is an initiative launched by the Global Centre of Kuwait University to encourage students to understand the challenges and opportunities of... Read moreJun 01, 2016
GUST Arabic and English Debate teams have both received first place at the 5th Arab Universities Debate Compeition in Bahrain, and the Kuwait University National English Debate League respectively. GUST debaters proved their calibre in the Kuwait and the region’s debate arenas.
The Arabic Debate Team competed with several Arab universities from around the region and proved victorious. As for GUST English debaters, they marvelled the audience at Kuwait University with their exceptional... Read moreApr 27, 2016
Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) students won first place at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016. The event witnessed an intensive competition amongst participating university students. Team ‘TechnoFunGames’ from GUST won in the Computer Games category for their project ‘Pass the Torch’. The annual Microsoft Imagine Cup competition is considered a world premier student technology competition that offers students a platform to showcase their skills, talents, and innovative ideas... Read moreApr 20, 2016