Texas A&M University at Qatar organized an engineering seminar for high school students from various schools in Qatar.
During the two-day symposium, engineering students at the university introduced the students to the world-class accredited engineering programs offered by the university, in addition to familiarizing them with the atmosphere and traditions enjoyed by engineering students at the university. High school students participated in a number of practical workshops and group work activities, including a design competition that allows students to learn about the work of engineers on the ground. The students also learned about the importance and growing need for engineers, especially in the State of Qatar.
Students had the opportunity to learn how to develop leadership skills and take advantage of the extracurricular opportunities offered by the university, which refine graduates’ skills to become world leaders in engineering.
In this regard, Zeina Al-Awda, Chair of the Engineering Student Council at Texas A&M University at Qatar, stressed the importance of this event as an opportunity to introduce students to the university, starting with its engineering disciplines, and ending with the culture of the Aggies (a title given to graduates of Texas A&M University) and their traditions. Noting that high school students who attended the event got the opportunity to talk to current students and get new insights about the sector.
In turn, Miguel Trevino, Director of Student Affairs at the university, affirmed the commitment of Texas A&M at Qatar to provide opportunities that enhance the skills of students to become leaders in engineering, explaining that the Engineering Student Council, one of the main student bodies at the university, annually provides opportunities for potential students to allow them to learn about the field Engineering and the role of the university in helping them achieve their dreams.
He added that this event is one of the many events organized by the Student Council throughout the year, which focus on the basic Aggies values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity and dedication to service.
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