- Events -

  • GUST's student Human Development Club organized a self-improvement seminar titled “Boost Your Confidence” on Tuesday March 22nd. The seminar, which was given by Faisal Al Goba’a, enjoyed an engaging audience at a near full W6-200 hall. The main focus of the seminar was to educate people on ways and techniques used in improving one’s self confidence. Different aspects of the subject were discussed and these include The Art of Motivation, The Important Factors of Motivation, Law of... Read more

    Mar 22, 2016
  • GUST Global Studies Center (GSC) organized a lecture on campus last week, entitled “Declining Oil Prices and Regional Implications”. The lecture, which was delivered by Dr. Bassam Fattouh, Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, UK, provided insights to GUST students, staff, faculty, and the public about this pertinent issue.


    Director of the Global Studies Center, Dr. Martin Rosenstock, said, “The GSC organizes talks by local and... Read more

    Mar 24, 2016
  • GUST hosted the Sixth Gulf Programming Contest which took place on March 23rd and 24th on its campus. The competition, which was sponsored by Boubyan Bank and Zain and organized by the Computer Science Department at GUST, took place in Kuwait for the first time.

    GPC 2016 is an opportunity for university students from around the region majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or any IT related subjects to display their... Read more

    Mar 23, 2016
  • GUST College of Business Administration hosted a special seminar on its campus last week as part of the Startup Kuwait activities, led by Ms. Noor Al-Qatami, CEO and Co-Founder of Saveco supermarket. The seminar focused on the challenges and solutions of entrepreneurship, and was attended by GUST students, faculty members, and their peers from the Australian College of Kuwait.


    After welcoming the attendees and thanking the speaker for leading the seminar, GUST’s College of... Read more

    Mar 14, 2016
  • In a joint effort between students and faculty, the Department of Mass Communication and Media (MCM) launched this year’s annual student-faculty collaborative project ‘The CAUSE with a children’s carnival at the Scientific Center waterfront. This comes as part of a month long initiative that focuses primarily on teaching students and the wider society about humanitarian-oriented efforts in social responsibility.

    Families joined in on the various activities and performances of the... Read more

    Mar 05, 2016
  • GUST held its 18th Annual Career Fair today on its campus. The event, which hosted over 46 different companies from various sectors, aims at connecting GUST students and alumni with potential career opportunities. The event was attended by the university’s top management, and officially opened by Undersecretary to the Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah.

    The businesses sponsoring this year’s event are The Ministry of State for Youth Affairs,... Read more

    Mar 09, 2016
  • The Computer Science Department gave out the awards for the winning teams of the 4th annual programming contest. The contest took place on the 5th of March with nine teams participating from the Computer Science and MIS departments. The main objective of this contest is to improve students programming skills in a challenging environment and entertaining atmosphere.

    During the three hour contest, each team solved a set of 8 problems with a single computer using C++ or JAVA.... Read more

    Mar 14, 2016
  • GUST held its 12th Annual Book and Information Fair today on its campus. The event, which was organized by the A. M. Al-Refai Library, aims at connecting students and alumni with publishers, and to give them the opportunity to discover what’s new and available in the library. The event was attended by the university’s top management, and officially opened by GUST President Professor Donald Bates, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Salah Al Sharhan, and Library Director Mrs.... Read more

    Mar 02, 2016
  • GUST hosted this year’s Shiekha Fadyah Al Saad Al Sabah Science Competition Award Ceremony which comes as part of the Kuwait Ibtikar Initiative for Research open to Public Schools for Girls. The Ceremony was held in the W6 Conference Center with the attendance of university top management.

    The Shiekha Fadyah Al Saad Al Sabah Science Competition, which was first held in 1999, involves schools from the GCC region. It aims at developing and encouraging scientific research proficiency... Read more

    Feb 17, 2016
  • Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) won second place at the Peer-to-Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism initiative which took place on February 3rd in Washington DC. GUST was one of only six schools worldwide selected to advance to the final stages, and the only Middle Eastern finalist in the competition. The team presented their campaign against Turku School of Economics (Turku, Finland) – who won first place, Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lahore, Pakistan... Read more

    Feb 03, 2016