GUST and KFH sign MoU

Date: 
Apr 20, 2017
Location: 
KFH Headquarters

Gulf University for Science and Technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kuwait Finance House (KFH). This agreement comes in efforts to further provide a framework for cooperation and coordination, while boosting a constructive connection between the two organizations.

AVP for Planning and Development at GUST, Eng. Paul Zalloua, and Group Chief Human Resources Office at KFH, Frederick Carstens, signed the MoU at KFH headquarters in presence of VP for Academic Affairs at GUST, Dr. Salah Al Sharhan, Group Public Relations and Media at KFH, Yousef Al Ruwaieh, and officials from both sides.

VP for Academic Affairs at GUST, Dr. Salah Al Sharhan said “We look forward to continuing our cooperation with a leading institution in the private sector such as KFH, and we value their efforts in working with us in preparing our students for leadership positions. One of our top priorities is preparing our students to face the workplace with confidence, equipped not only with academic knowledge but also with skills that enables them to tackle everyday challenges.”

The framework of cooperation with KFH encompasses training programs, internships, full-time and part-time jobs, KFH sponsorship of GUST activities, career seminars, GUST facilities and space utilization, case studies programs including approaches and collaboration planning.

Group Chief Human Resources Office at KFH, Frederick Carstens, said “We are delighted to establish longstanding collaborative links with GUST. It is envisaged that signing the MOU will definitely foster development links between the two organizations for the best interest of KFH employees and GUST students”

Carstens added that pursuant to the MoU, GUST and KFH recognize each other as important organizations in the learning and development field, and that this signing reflects both institutions’ keenness on maintaining high levels of services and benefits to its employees and members.

AVP for Planning and Development at GUST, Eng. Paul Zalloua concluded, “This MoU is important to the future of our graduates. Being proactive with KFH through our internship and placement programs, we offer our students yet another opportunity to join the workplace immediately after graduation. KFH has been supportive of our programs, and their feedback on the performance of our graduates is valuable towards preparing our students in aspects of workplace skill and productivity”