KCST has been granted Institutional Accreditation for five years –Category A- by the PUC.
We are proud to be the first private university/ college in Kuwait to receive Category A in the first Accreditation.
Congratulations to the whole KCST family
Her Excellency Mrs Lewis met with the President and the management of KCST to discuss the ongoing collaborations between KCST and several UK organisations, and the Cybersecurity Education and Research Conference. She had a tour at some of the key facilities and laboratories on the campus, including the newly established Cybersecurity Centre.
ECMS is an outstanding forum for researchers and practitioners from different
fields involved in creating, defining and building innovative simulation systems.
The conference which took place from May 31st to June 2nd was organized by European Council for Modelling and Simulation. The Conference Chair was Prof Khalid Al-Begain, President KCST.
KCST’s English Language Department collaborated with Cambridge University Press in the new Evolve Textbook Series in an effort to promote the program and keep students actively involved in college during the difficult times of the pandemic. Evolve is a new innovative English course for adults.
During his meeting with the President, Professor Khalid Al-Begain, Dean of Engineering, Professor Ali Chamkha and General Manager, COSTHE, Mr Abdullah Almulla on May 27,2021. His Excellency talked in-depth about the importance of national and international cooperation in engineering and collaboration with Belgium universities.
Professor Khalid Al-Begain, accompanied by Professor Ali Chamkha, Dean of Engineering, and Mr Ibrahim Al Mutawa, visited the Kuwait Military Armed Forces site. The visit was part of the ongoing collaboration between the Ministry of Defence Education Department and KCST. KCST accepts candidates from the military to complete their studies at KCST.
To crown the intensive research and development activities and the international collaboration in the cybersecurity field, a new state-of-the-art cybersecurity facility was opened at KCST. The facility will enhance the position of KCST as the leading academic institution in Kuwait in offering specialised academic courses and training programs to increase the awareness and professionalism of cybersecurity in Kuwait and the region.
Pictures showing the visits of Her Excellency Belinda Lewis, the UK Ambassador, Ms Nabeela Al-Mulla, Member of KCST Board of Trustees and Mr. Talal Al-Mulla, CEO, Al-Mulla group
Journal:Case Studies in Thermal Engineering
Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers
Journal : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments
"What is the nature and extent of the influence of educational leadership on staff morale, job satisfaction,
International Journal of Science & Research (Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021).
Dr. Reem Al Qenai, Head of the English Language Department has published a research work entitled English as a Lingua-Franca: A Conflict between Global and Other Languages of Kuwait, published in the journal Language in India, Bloomington:USA, Vol.21: 4
Dr Mubarak Al Enizi and Dr Randa Diab-Bahman launch their new book titled 'Business Etiquette of Arabia – Kuwait'.The authors of the book set out to dispel myths and preconceived notions regarding social and professional norms and give insight on the do’s and don’ts of the Kuwaiti society.
The rate of productivity of research at KCST per full-time faculty member exceeds most if not all colleges and universities in Kuwait.The Dean of Engineering, Prof. Ali Chamkha, is leading the way with his team of dedicated and well-qualified faculty at KCST. From the time KCST started operations in 2016, our faculty has published 301 articles in Scopus indexed journals and produced 31 research projects funded by KFAS.
The hybrid system of wind, photovoltaic generator and battery is a Final year Project (FYP2) Pilot Project by three Electronics and Communications Engineering students, Ms Fatimah AlRashid, Ms Noura S Alsulaiman and Ms Fajer DH AlShammari. The project is supervised by Prof Ioannis (John) Avaritsiotis.This project features a hybrid system consisting of a 500W peak wind generator and a photovoltaic 300W peak generator charging 200 Ah battery
The Colloquium focused on the advantages and disadvantages of using learners' first language (L1) while teaching courses in English (L2). In addition, it shed light on the functions of using L1 in L2 contexts, the amount of L1 used by learners, and the attitudes towards L1 use by lecturers, students and stakeholders.
The first colloquium session of 2021
Speaker:Dr. Rabih Ghostine, Kuwait College of Science and Technology
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Speaker: Dr. Nikolaos Kalogeropoulos, The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Speaker: Dr. Sali Hammad, Gulf University of Science and Technology, Kuwait
Date: Wednesday, May 19, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Dr. Murugappan Murugappan
Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering
Dr. Murugappan Murugappan
Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering
Dr. Ehtesham Hasan
Department of Computer Engineering
The Student Life & Alumni Unit, in collaboration with KCST's 'Arts Club', held a special tribute to mothers on the occasion of Mother's Day. All KCST mothers had a special breakfast delivered to them with a small gift basket of simple surprises, alongside a card and flower. Our female community, especially mothers who work or study alongside raising their children, is highly valued and always appreciated.
The Student Life & Alumni Unit, in collaboration with the SSC and KCST clubs, expressed their solidarity for the people of Palestine by sharing a hashtag and post to be used by all KCST members on Zoom (online learning) & social media. In addition, videos were collected from students and academics to support people in Palestine and deliver people's voice. The Arts club used their skills to express their stance on Palestinians through drawings, writings, poems, and calligraphy.
In collaboration with 'YES Club', the Student Life & Alumni Unit hosted the young disabled writer Zainab Al Khaldi, whose story has been published in her first book (Mohakati), to recount her coming to age journey and struggles with her disability. KCST hosted the young author in an open discussion where she shared her story, the idea of her book and what she is looking forward to after performing her upcoming prosthetics surgery in the United States.
Mr Faisal Bozoubar, the CEO of Talent Script Agency, introduced his agency's services and its distinction in using Artificial Intelligence to provide the perfect match between job market needs & applicants' abilities & knowledge. The unique agency has helped our students to find a variety of jobs based not only on their skills, but also on their personalities and preferences.
KCST’s Marketing department conducted the graduate photoshoot following all Covid 19 protocol and precautions. This session was conducted to congratulate and motivate the graduating classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021.
The Athletics club, led by Coach Mohammed Al Sanousi, held a basketball event and other tournaments to raise awareness about the Palestinian conflict and show our support and solidarity.
On Women’s Day, the YES Club hosted one of the most socially- active & Female Empowerment Leader - Eng. Ashwaq Al Mudhaf who spoke to our students and gave her insight on perseverance and persistence to succeed. In her talk, she emphasized the need for females to cooperate and empower one another whenever possible.
Dr. Reem Al Qenai, Head of the Languages Department at KCST, has organized for the well-known Train the Trainer course to be held and run at the university in alliance with Cambridge Assessment English.
KCST believes in empowering women and celebrating their unique contributions, thus we extended the celebration of the occasion of Kuwaiti Women's Day for one week! Congratulatory videos were shared by our distinguished team, including KCST employees and students. As a token of appreciation, our student Khadija Al-Hajj created a fantastic video that showed female role model's achievements in Kuwaiti society.
Kuwait College of Science and Technology collaborates with Khibra, a Student Career Platform, in an initiative to enhance our students’ and alumni’s chances of finding suitable jobs by helping them navigate the job market and assisting them with their job hunt.
Dr Randa Diab Bahman was chosen as a "National Pandemic Hero of COVID-19" at an event sponsored by the British Council & Diwan Al Amiri's KAFO for her academic and social accomplishments throughout the past year.
The 'Research Committee' of the Department of Management has published their first multi-authored research paper titled 'The impact of online attendance on grades' recently accepted in the Scopus-indexed (Q2) Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education.
In a bid to encourage students to apply for non-government jobs and push the New Kuwait 2035 agenda, British Council's Marketing & Communications webinar hosted by HSBC gave students an insight into the different aspects of working in the private sector
LOYAC's 'Cinescape Program' help students gain professional work experience and develop their skills and personalities.
The vaccination campaign in collaboration with Qatar Airways! KCST launches' VAX TO THE MAX' to encourage students to take the vaccine.
Two of our top competitors in Huawei competitions were hired after graduation. Congratulations Eng. Nasser Al Saqabi and Eng. Yasmine Aburezq!
KCST students begin their internships with Quadra computer stores in Kuwait to gain knowledge in computer studies and improve their interpersonal skills.
The Ministry of Youth, in collaboration with 'Cubical Services' company, invited KCST students and alumni to a FREE training program titled "Al Mubader Al Mohtref" to educate them on how to start new businesses in Kuwait
During the Holly month of Ramadan, the Student Life & Alumni collaborated with many clubs to bring students one-of-a-kind virtual activities pertaining to wellbeing & entertainment. These activities included several Ramadan-themed talks by coach Mohammed Al Sanousi & Dr. Ali Yousif, as well as issues of health and wellness by coach Mohammed. KCST also celebrated Gergean in a unique virtual contest where students competed for prizes, as well as Gergean giveaways. The Ramadan series proved to be a KCST favourite as it was met with much participation and enthusiasm. Even when we are apart, we are always looking for ways to engage our students and make the best of any given situation. May God grant us this opportunity every year. A special thanks to everyone who made this year's events possible.
In collaboration with the SSC, the Student Life & Alumni unit initiated a donation drive for our security and cleaning staff colleagues to distribute Ramadan goodies boxes as well as a cash 'Eidiya'. The KCST community supported the initiative and gathered a significant amount of donations in various forms. Also, due to coach Mohammed Al Sanousi's efforts, over 400 Iftar meals were distributed over the span of the Holly Month to our community members. We are extremely proud of our community for the enthusiasm and for our management for the never-ending support in matters of community service and giving.