at HBKU!

This year, we have designed an immersive orientation experience to help you make a smooth transition to life on campus and familiarize yourself with our programs, services, and campus resources.

Our online orientation consists of 12 chapters and is a self-paced program accessible through your HBKU Credentials. Each chapter consists of valuable information on student life at HBKU.

Slide Dr Ahmad
M. Hasnah
Dr. Ahmad Hasnah is the President of HBKU, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF). Since joining QF in 2002, Dr. Hasnah has played a key role in developing the unique Education City model through helping forge partnerships with leading academic institutions such as Texas A&M, Carnegie Mellon, and Georgetown. He has also been instrumental in establishing HBKU as a fast-growing research university. Read more PRESIDENT
Slide Dr. Michael
J. Benedik
Dr. Benedik brings a wealth of over 30 years in academic leadership experience to HBKU. Most recently, he has held the roles of Vice Provost and Chief International Officer for Texas A&M University, where he served as an advisor to the Provost and President, providing guidance for campus-wide initiatives in concert with university and college leadership. Read more Provost
Slide Dr. Maryam
Hamad Al-Mannai
Dr. Maryam Hamad Al-Mannai is the Vice President for Student Affairs at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). She is well regarded in educational circles and possesses a well-documented record of leadership in all key areas of student affairs. Read more VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed Zein

Interim Dean, College of Islamic Studies

Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki

Founding Dean, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Mounir Hamdi

Founding Dean, College of Science and Engineering

Dr. Susan L. Karamanian

Dean, College of Law

Dr. Georges Nemer

Interim Dean, College of Health and Life Sciences

Dr. Leslie A. Pal

Founding Dean, College of Public Policy

Orientation Program

01. Fingerprint The Orientation Day is a great jumpstart to your HBKU experience!
Monday, July 25, 2022
9:00 - 13:00 (GMT +3)
Minaretein, Education City
And don’t forget to join our academic advising session to meet with your program advisor and discuss your academic plan or address any questions you may have.
The sessions will also give you a chance to meet other students in your program.

25 TH OF JULY 2022

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