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A four-week pre-university program for academically-talented high school students currently studying in year 10 or 11. The SCPP is an opportunity for motivated students to prepare for university.

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar graduates 80 students

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar celebrated its seventh graduation ceremony on May 5, bringing together dignitaries, family and faculty to recognize 80 graduates representing 24 different countries as they were awarded their diplomas.

Carnegie Mellon Wins at Al Fikra Competition

Carnegie Mellon students placed first and third in the 2014 Al Fikra business plan competition, which is organized annually by Enterprise Qatar to foster a culture of entrepreneurship in Qatar.

CMU-Q bridges gap between industry and student researchers

Meeting of the Minds exemplifies Carnegie Mellon’s vibrant and collaborative research philosophy. The initiative provides students with a platform to explore topics of interest in depth outside the classroom, paving the way for them to become the experts of tomorrow.

The Simon Initiative

Built on the core principles of learning advanced by CMU’s Nobel Laureate and pioneering educator, Dr. Herbert A. Simon, whose work linked cognitive models of learning with computation tools, the Simon Initiative makes the learner its focus and measurably improving learning outcomes its goal.


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