Qatar University signs agreement with QYH
14 Jun 2017 - 1:50
Qatar University (QU) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Youth Hostels (QYH) to establish collaboration in the field of community service.
The MoU was signed by Abdulla Al Yafei, QU Student Services and Activities Director and Mohammed Yousef Al Otaibi, QYH Deputy Executive Director in the presence of officials from both institutions and QU students.
The terms of the agreement include collaboration between both institutions on the exchange of ideas and experiences on the effective use of their sport venues. Additionally, QU’s students will have discounts on QU’s external programs in QYH, and QYH will host QU’s student summer programmes and activities.
Other areas of collaboration include the organisation of a joint annual conference that addresses the concept of cultural travel, and various events and activities that serve QU’s students and meet QYH’s objectives.
Commenting on the MoU, Abdulla Al Yafei said: “This agreement reflects QU’s mission to graduate distinguished and qualified national students who will contribute to building the future of their country. Our collaboration with QYH will add value to the students life at the University. It will provide them with opportunities to participate in a wide range of cultural and social activities, which will enrich their culture and experience.” Mohammed Yousef Al Otaibi said: “This MoU reflects the strong bonds between academic and social institutions in Qatar. By implementing the terms of the MoU, we are demonstrating our commitment to serve the youth and to foster their relationships with national and international organizations.”