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QU consortium wins gold at QS-Reimagine

QATAR University’s (QU) Empower Generations Consortium has won the ‘Oscar of Education in the Middle-East’, the World’s Gold for Life Sciences and the World’s Silver for the Best University-Employer Partnership at QS-Reimagine Education conference in London, the UK. QS-Reimagine celebrates and rewards the most successful educational and innovative projects around the world.
On this occasion, QU President Dr Hassan Rashid al Derham said, “Achieving a national base of human resources in healthcare and life sciences is one of the core elements of the human development pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030. It’s a priority for us that we kept working diligently to accomplish. We, at Qatar University, are proud to see how far the consortium has reached at the national, regional and international levels.”
Dr Egon Toft, vice president for Medical and Health Sciences, said, “I am pleased to see the hard work and commitment towards Qatar’s vision 2030. It is essential to focus on building a generation of healthcare professionals through the Empower Generations Consortium.”
The consortium’s founder Prof Asmaa al Thani, who is also dean of the College of Health Sciences and the director of the Biomedical Research Center said: “The consortium was established in 2013 to build national capacities of Qataris in the fields of healthcare and life sciences. The project gives an opportunity to high school Qatari students to learn about career prospects in healthcare sector.”