Erbil Polytechnic University Celebrate The 124th Anniversary Of The First Kurdish Newspaper

To celebrate the 22nd of April, the 124th Anniversary of the Kurdish Press, Erbil Polytechnic University presented some activities on the 24th of April 2022 at the EPU Presidency Celebration Hall. The university Rector Asst. Prof. Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani, the Head of the Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate, Judge Azad, the official members of political parties, Governmental, non-governmental organizations, and journalists attended the celebration. The Media Techniques Department students and lecturers of the Erbil Technical Administration College and the Erbil Technical Administration Institute arranged several activities.

The activities started with opening the photograph shows, the journal activity, and presenting newspapers and posters produced by the students of both media departments of the mentioned college and institute. Moreover, the Media Techniques Department of the Erbil Technical Administration Institute introduced the number (0) of Polytechnic Magazine, which they prepared for the audience and guests.

Later, the university Rector Asst. Prof. Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani delivered his statement in which he congratulated the journalists, lecturers, and the audience for the Kurdish Press. He said, “We should be proud of ourselves because we are one of the universities pioneers in opening the Media Techniques Department at the Erbil Technical Administration Institute and the media establishments approve of our achievements. Professional Media department alumni of the EPU work on the Television channels. As we see them serve daily, we feel proud of them and our achievements. Here, I want to express my warm appreciation and gratitude towards the Media Department lecturers, and I think that pride is all mine because I was a lecturer in this department for 15 to 16 years. We were teamwork, working scarcely with other lecturers to produce and develop a professional academic media cadre. Today, Ladies and gentlemen, you witnessed our activities achieved mainly by our students. We can see our work go side by side with the ECTS System and Bologna Process that we claim for and implement.

Dear guests, I again congratulate you on the anniversary Kurdish Newspaper and the first published Kurdish newspaper. I hope that the EPU could benefit the social media staff and our media departments. Here, I thank and welcome the judge Azad and Ms. Narmin Sindi, that accepted our invitation to participate in one of the panels to talk about Kurdish Media circumstances nowadays.”

Later, the Head of Media Techniques at the Erbil Technical Administration Department, Mr. Shaker Raza, started presenting panels regarding the Anniversary Kurdish Newspaper joint with the Kurdistan Syndicate President Judge Azad and Ms. Narmin Sindi, the consultant at the Media and Information Office at the Kurdistan Regional Government. They talked about Kurdish media statuses and the problems and obstacles the Kurdish media face that slow down its development. Then, they opened discussion gate to the attendees and audiences to direct their questions and comments, which the panelists answered. Finally, the EPU Rector offered the University Placket to the panelists.  

Erbil Polytechnic University and Schlumberger Company in Erbil Arrange A Seminar For Our University Alumni

On Tuesday 19th of April 2022, the Career Development Department of the EPU Presidency, in collaboration with Schlumberger Company in Erbil, presented a seminar for the Erbil Technical Engineering College alumni and students.

The seminar aimed to familiarize the named company and create a job opportunity for the students and graduators. At the end of the seminar, this company interviewed the participants to employ them in their company.

Erbil Polytechnic University Rector Opens the Innovation Of Internal Department Reading Hall For Girls

On Monday evening, the 4th of April 2022, the Erbil Polytechnic University Rector Asst. Prof. Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani, accompanied by his Assistant for Student Affairs Asst. Prof. Dr. Yousif Mustafa Rasul opened the innovation project of the internal Department Reading Hall for girls of the EPU.

In this ceremony, the Erbil Technical Administration Dean, Dr. Brzo Dzayi, the Internal Department Director of the EPU Presidency, Mr. Farhad Othman, and the Head of the EPU Office for Kurdistan Students Union Affairs, Mr. Hussein Tovi, were present. The students expressed their warm gratitude towards this practical step which will serve students and have significant benefits. They also thanked the EPU Rector for the hall’s innovation and development of their capacity and provided a comfortable environment for their studying and reading.

Later, the Internal Department Directorate followed up on the problems of our university Students’ Internal Departments, and they decided to solve them soon.

Erbil Polytechnic University Rector Awards Several Students Participated In An International Programme

On Sunday, 3rd of April 2022, the Erbil Polytechnic University Rector Asst. Prof. Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani rewarded certificates to seventy-nine participating students in a programme arranged by the EPU in collaboration with the Imperial English U.K., which they set for our university students.

In this ceremony, the EPU Rector Assistants, several EPU Presidency Directors, and Supervisor lecturers, including Dr. Selar Otghman, Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Omer Yassin and Ms. Arian Hamza were present in which the EPU Rector awarded certificates to the students who participated in the programme. The programme lasted for one year, from 01/03/2021 to 01/03/2022.

The attended students of the three colleges of the Erbil Technical Administration, Engineering and Health received the lessons through an application programme. The Erbil Polytechnic University is the first governmental university that offers such lessons to the students, which has a British international level and gives certificates from Imperial English U.K. College. These certificates were sent online and certified by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).