The International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation Visits Erbil Polytechnic University

On Thursday, 17th of March 2022, the EPU Rectors Assistants for Scientific Affairs and Administration and Finance Affairs received the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation.

The Head of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Department was present in this meeting. They talked about providing academic staff and hiring interior staff for the Technical Orthotics and Prosthetics Department. To manage these issues, they suggested bringing support from the Technical Health and Medical College to continue the education process and receive students in the next year of academic study.

It is worth reminding that the Orthotics and Prosthetics Department is the first scientific department around Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, which was established in the academic year (2020-2021) in our university. The International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) supported opening this department and collaborating and backing the Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministry of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.

Erbil Polytechnic University Receives Netherlands’ Consulate General Erbil Secretary

On Sunday 13th of March 2022, Erbil Polytechnic University Rector Asst. Prof Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani Received Netherlands’ Consulate General Erbil Secretary Suzanne Tossings, her delegation, and the SPARK International Organization delegation.

In a meeting where both the university Rector Assistants for Scientific Affairs and Students Affairs, Directors were present, they talked about the mutual project between our University and SPARK. This project includes refugees and displaced people sanitation and support in the Kurdistan Region that continues for three years.

The aim of Netherlands’ Consulate General Erbil Secretary visit was to determine the quality of working on the project and communicate cooperation and supports in the future to succeed the project.

Erbil Polytechnic University Holds a Seminar To Celebrate Women’s World Day

On Tuesday, 8th March 2022, Erbil Polytechnic University arranged a “Gender Difference in Community and Region’s View Point” seminar. Three panelists managed the colloquium, Dr. Heshu Rebwar Ali, Dr. Mawlud Khidher Qarani, and Ms. Avan Fars Jaf.

At the beginning of the activity, the EPU Rector presented a speech in which he welcomed the Transport and Communications Minister, Mr. Ano Jawhar, ladies, the University Council Members, lecturers, and guests. He congratulated the university and world women for the 8th March day, and he hoped this ceremony make a difference in the development of women’s rights fields in the Kurdistan Region and the World. In another part of his speech, the university Rector said: “We as the Erbil Polytechnic University see it as our duty to conduct a frank dialogue about the Kurdistan Community perspective to the women’s rights and duties, debate, and conduct serious research regarding this issue. Finally, I again congratulate Kurdistan and world women.”

The session panel began with the supervision of Dr. Selar Othman, in which the panelists discussed the problems and obstacles women face in the community and institutions in their daily activities. They also talked about women’s capacity in all life aspects despite their maternity and family duties. Then, the discussion gate opened for the audience to direct their questions and comments, which were responded to accurately by the panelists. Finally, the university Rector offered honorary certificates to the panelists and coordination committee members.

Erbil Polytechnic University celebrates Women’s World’s Day by performing special activities. This year the university will formally offer appreciation and gratitude letters to all women employees.

Erbil Polytechnic University And SPARK International Organization Fulfilled A Training Course

On Sunday 6th of 2022, our university and SPARK International Organization celebrated the fulfillment of another training course for students for building capacity, “Innovation Hub Lab,” in the Canyon Hotel Erbil. Asst. Prof. Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani, SPARK Official members, EPU Council members, and EPU Director were available at this event.

It is worth mentioning; Holland Exterior Ministry supported this project for four days. It aimed to build a strong bridge between universities and private sector companies through finding a solution for obstacles the companies face by the talented innovator students. Three universities, our university, Northern Technical University, Musul University, and three companies participated in this project. Finally, the attendees received a Certificate of Participation.