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Virtual Convocation 2021

Virtual Convocation 2021

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) hosted a virtual ceremony on June 1st, 2021 to mark the official graduation of the classes of 2020 and 2021. The virtual convocation celebrated the achievements of 158 nursing students, including bachelors and masters, and was held online to ensure that all COVID precautions were implemented, while an inclusive experience was maintained for all.

Honoring our Heroes Campaign Launch

Honoring our Heroes Campaign Launch

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has produced and exclusively launched their original “Honoring Our Heroes” campaign on Qatar National Television’s Social Distancing program on March 1st, 2021. The unique video and anthem pays tribute to nurses and showcases their leadership and commitment, while highlighting their compassionate spirit and integral role in our healthcare systems.

UCQ launches Emergency Mobile App

UCQ launches Emergency Mobile App

In line with our university security and fostering well-being, we are happy to announce that the UCQ Emergency Mobile app (powered by Alertus) is now available for all members of our UCQ community (Apple and Android users). The Alertus Mobile Recipient App allows users to receive instant alerts and updates that can save lives and prevent injury from the University of Calgary in Qatar.

Latest News


UCalgary in Qatar welcomes 160 new students

Orientation Day event highlights opportunities in nursing education; school sees rising interest in programs...

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UCalgary in Qatar bolsters its teaching focus on evidence-based nursing outcomes

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Statement by Dr. Deborah White on Islamophobia

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Class of 2020 and 2021: 158 nursing students receive degrees at convocation ceremony in Qatar

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Take a tour of our Simulation Centre

The UCQ Simulation Centre is a hands-on learning experience for our students. This is where they learn and practice their clinical nursing skills. Follow along as some of our students are tested on what they've learned!

Why choose UCQ? Why is nursing an important career in Qatar?

Meet some of our students and let them explain it in their own words.