Over 400 optimistic graduates are looking forward to embarking upon a new stage of life as they eagerly await recognition at Convocation 2013, which will be held at Qatar National Convention Centre on 7 May.
Northwestern University in Qatar has begun offering students a certificate in Middle Eastern studies. Several seniors are expected to graduate with the certificate this May, having already completed the course requirements that include four graded courses.
For too long there has been a dangerous assumption that progress toward universal schooling is inexorable. In fact, it has stalled, and is even falling back in Africa.