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GUST President, Professor Donald Bates, and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Salah Al-Sharhan, paid a visit to Kuwait University’s (KU) newly appointed President, Dr. Hussain Al-Ansari, to congratulate him on his new position. During the visit, Prof. Bates and Dr. Al-Ansari discussed several potential opportunities for cooperation between KU and GUST, with the intention to continue seeking excellence in higher education.Sep 29, 2015
GUST marked an important milestone on Wednesday with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National University of Singapore (NUS), one of Asia’s leading universities, to jointly launch the Center for Global Studies (CGS) at GUST.
This collaboration is envisioned to develop CGS into a leading research center on global studies, and a vehicle for engaging both our internal and external communities through stimulating events and lectures about global issues. Its... Read moreSep 16, 2015
GUST hosted its annual student orientation at its conference center on Wednesday. Organized by the Office of Student Life (OSL) before the start of every fall semester, the orientation allows students to get all the information they need to start their academic year with confidence and ensure a smooth transition into their new academic journey.
Welcoming the students, GUST President, Professor Donald Bates said, “I want each and every one of you to consider this place, GUST, your... Read moreSep 02, 2015
GUST welcomed its new faculty at its campus with a three-day orientation this week. The orientation allowed new faculty members to meet university’s top management, its departments and existing faculty, while also getting acquainted with the existing processes and procedures to ensure a seamless transition into their new roles.
Welcoming 17 new faculty members from Kuwait, Europe, and the U.S.A., GUST President, Professor Donald Bates said: “For some of you, this may be your first... Read moreSep 01, 2015
Eight GUST graduates, more than any other private university in the country, were recruited by NBK. This initiative comes as a part of the strategic partnership between NBK and GUST in Kuwait. University representatives were invited to a contract signing event at NBK to celebrate the students' achievements.
Dr. Salah Al-Sharhan, GUST Vice President of Academic Affairs, said: "This unique partnership has evolved tremendously in granting several internships for GUST students, NBK’s... Read moreAug 31, 2015
Eight students from GUST joined OXadventure for a two-week charity trip to Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. Throughout their stay in Sri Lanka, the students helped the locals build a community center through hands-on labor.
During their trip, students got the chance to visit centers for the elderly, orphanages, and pre-schools, while also experiencing the gift of giving, and broadening their perspective on the world. Students volunteered for this trip as part of the summer internship program... Read moreAug 23, 2015