Erbil Polytechnic University Attends The Twenty Seventh Forum Of Arab Universities Council in Egypt

Erbil Polytechnic University participates in the Arab Universities Council Forum to exchange Arab students training forum in Misr University for Science and Technology in Egypt. Our university representative is the Head of the Cultural Relations Unit in the International Relations Department Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Omer Yassin was present in this forum which continued from 13 to 17th of March 2022.

Thirty-six universities from eleven countries attended the twenty-seventh forum of the Arab Universities Council. Erbil Polytechnic University and Soran University from the Kurdistan Region participated as the Arab Universities Council members. Exchange of Arab Students Training Forum aimed to make students exchange their ideas and cultures with each other and to realize education style and experience during the training.

The Arab universities yearly exchange students’ training. Last two years, Corona Virus’s pandemic stopped this program, but it will start again from 01/07/2022 to 31/07/2022. Twenty-five EPU students will travel to Egypt, Sudan, and Jordan for one month to attend a summer training course supervised by our university.  

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 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.