The Community College of Qatar (CCQ) received today the annex to the Lusail Female Campus in Rawdat Al-Hamama area from the Public Works Authority "Ashghal", in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Al-Naemi, CCQ President, and a delegation from Ashghal headed by Eng. Abdulmohsin Al-Rashid, Manager of Buildings Projects Department. The establishment of the new annex comes within the framework of the College's keenness to continue to make headway on its nationwide expansion strategy in response to the increasing demand for its academic offerings and the significant increase in the number of students enrolling at the CCQ.
The attendees toured the facilities of the new annex, which extends over an area of 27,000 square meters and consists of four floors, with two information technology laboratories, a conference room, multi-purpose meeting rooms, and a range of facilities and halls that support the learning environment.
On this occasion, His Excellency Dr. Ibrahim Bin Saleh Al-Naimi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, praised the efforts made by CCQ to support the academic needs throughout Qatar, and its pioneering role in providing the local labor market with qualified national professionals. Dr. Al-Naimi said: "The education sector in Qatar is witnessing a remarkable boom in terms of the development of educational institutions, the services they provide and the building areas, thus enabling receive larger numbers of students and increase the opportunities available to members of the community to complete their higher education."
His Excellency added: "CCQ is one of the essential higher education institutions in Qatar, offering a wide range of unique and diverse educational paths that contribute to the professional development of thousands of highly qualified professionals and enable individuals to realize their ambitions, further the progress of the Qatari community and support the national priorities ".
For his part, Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Al-Naemi, CCQ President, praised the unwavering support of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, saying: “The Ministry of Education and Higher Education is a key strategic partner of the College in its pursuit of academic excellence since its establishment in 2010 until we became one of the nation’s leading higher education institutions contributing to the development of qualified national cadres and the reinforcement of the competitive capacities of public institutions, with a variety of specialized academic and training programs aiming at meeting the increasing and evolving needs of the Qatari labor market.”
Dr. Al-Naemi also extended his thanks to the Public Works Authority “Ashghal” for their great efforts and fruitful cooperation with the College, and added: “We are pleased today to receive the new annex to Lusail Female Campus from the Public Works Authority, as the new annex will contribute to enriching our students’ educational experience and enhance CCQ’s ability to receive larger numbers of female students and offer them more opportunities to complete their higher education. We are currently working hard to equip the annex with the latest high-quality educational tools and services, to be ready to receive our female students at the beginning of the next academic year.”
For his part, Eng. Abdulmohsin Al-Rashid, Manager of Building Projects Department at the Public Works Authority “Ashghal”, explained that the design of the new annex reflects the characteristics of the local culture and ensures the provision of educational, environmental, and recreational benefits to students, in addition to its conformity with the highest standards of safety and to the local and international quality standards.
It is worth noting that CCQ has recently opened the annex to the Lusail Male Campus in Rawdat Al-Hamama area, which includes four floors and extends over a building area of about 13,650 square meters. Through its various branches, CCQ provides a diverse range of specialized academic programs that include two-year associate degrees in arts, applied arts, science and applied science, in addition to high-demand 2+2 bachelor degree programs that cover a multitude of sought-after fields to support the labor market with specialized national cadres.