A group of students from Erbil Polytechnic University successfully completed the second cohort of the Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge (Virtual Reality Training Course), which started from 16/02/2020 till 11/04/2020. Fifty students from different colleges and institutes participated in the international virtual training alongside students from community colleges in the United States, universities of Jordan and Iraq. The program facilitated by Dr. Abdullah Omar Yassen, Dr. Dashne Azad Sedeeq, and Mr. Hawro Dlawar Ismael Masseh.
Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge has provided EPU students with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to adapt to today’s workforce while giving them the ability to engage in the cultural exchange with partners from around the world and their communities. Erbil Polytechnic University is one of the three universities in Iraq who are part of this international program. It is worth to be mentioned that the International Relations Office of EPU supervises this program.
Global Solutions is funded by the Stevens Initiative, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. Government, which is administered by the Aspen Institute and implemented by IREX. It also supported by the Bezos Family Foundation and the government of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates.