- Events -
Gulf University for Science and Technology’s (GUST) Global Studies Center (GSC), in coordination with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS), hosted a seminar titled “The Geopolitics of Food Security: New Players in Global Value Chains and what it Means for Food Importers in the Middle East”. The session was led by Prof. Eckart Woertz, a scientific advisor to the Kuwait Chair at Sciences Po in Paris, and was attended by students, faculty, and the general public.
... Read moreNov 28, 2016
The CS Orientation event welcomed all CS students and faculty, and was sponsored by Maher Fragrance and Chocolateness.
A panel comprised of Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Ali Ansari, Assistant Dean, Dr. Iqbal Al-Shammari, and former CS student and GUST alum, Chocolateness Founder Rakan Al-Fadala. The panel discussed the importance and relevance of the major and assured students of their decision to excel in this industry.
Dr. Taher Ali,... Read moreNov 23, 2016
Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) hosted the third Annual Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference at its campus in Mishref, carrying the theme Innovation, Creativity, Communication: Facing Novel Challenges in TESOL.” 500 local and regional educators who teach English attended the event.
Invited to the event were prominent professors and educators, including Professor David Crystal whose keynote focused on “ The Centrality of Pragmatics... Read moreNov 16, 2016
The Human Resources Dept. honored the top five candidates from the 2016 Dale Carnegie Leadership Development Program for their outstanding performance. Human Resources Director, Muhammed A. Al Nasiri, rewarded the top performing candidates with gifts and certificates of achievement during office visits.
The training program focused on building effective coaching techniques, mastering problem analysis and decision-making, effectively communicating change, strengthening listening skills... Read moreNov 08, 2016
In a seminar titled “A Critique of the Bucket Classification of Journals: The ABDC List as an Example”, Economics & Finance Department visiting professor Dr. Imad Moosa, presented his latest findings about the flawed journal rankings. The seminar was organized by the College of Business Administration (CBA), and was attended by a number of faculty members including the CBA Dean and MBA Program Director Professor Antonis Simintiras.
The presentation explained the bucket... Read moreNov 13, 2016
Gulf University for Science and Technology’s (GUST) Office of Student Life (OSL) awarded the student-run Debate Club the Club of the Year award in a ceremony in the campus’s Central Area. The award is presented annually to the club that demonstrates the most initiative, creativity, and actively inspires students by offering educational and engaging activities throughout the year. Dr. Raghad Al Kazemi, Dean of Student Affairs at GUST was present at the event to honor the winning club.... Read moreNov 01, 2016
The International Centre for Applied Mathematics and Computational Bioengineering Organizes Conference at GUST
The International Centre for Applied Mathematics and Computational Bioengineering (ICAMCB) at GUST organized a three-day workshop entitled “Modeling Chronic Diseases: Developing new tools to analyze the basis and impact in the GCC”. The workshop, which took place from the 25th until the 27th of October, is supported by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS), and was delivered by Prof. Muhammad H. Zaman, the Director of Zaman’s Lab at Boston University (BU).... Read moreOct 25, 2016
GUST announced today the launch of the Center for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR), in collaboration with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). The launch kicked off a series of math, science and technology workshops with the Queen Rania Teacher Academy, Jordan.
The opening ceremony hosted Assistant Secretary General of Academic and Student Affairs at the Private Universities Council, Dr. Nebal Bouresli, Assistant Undersecretary to the Minister of... Read moreOct 30, 2016
As part of Dr. Mariam Al Kazemi’s Fundamentals of Advertising class, Mass Communication and Media (MCM) students cooperated on a project with students from Florida State University (FSU), which aimed at introducing students from both ends with the different marketing methods, techniques, and the various roles societies play in choosing which marketing tools to use.
Students focused on understanding the different aspects of media from both countries by curating local ads from different... Read moreOct 27, 2016
GUST participated United Nations Day this week, which took place at the Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah Building at UN House in West Mishref. This year’s event focused on emphasizing the theme “National Implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030” – four of which GUST directly contributes to. At the event, invitees from the public and private sectors were in attendance, in addition to leaders in academia and civil society organizations.
... Read moreOct 24, 2016