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30 October, 2013

VCUQatar Hosts Zwara

VCUQatar is hosting an institution-wide open house ‘Zwara’ on Saturday, 2 November, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The event is open to the public.

‘Zwara’, the Arabic (Khaleeji) word for a home visit and get-together, is designed to encourage the community to get familiarized with VCUQatar, the university programs, events and new developments, through an afternoon filled with activities for children, families, community members and prospective students including games, workshops, demonstrations, campus tours and exhibitions.

The open house will offer prospective undergraduate and graduate students from high schools and universities from across the region the opportunity to meet current students and faculty, and learn about the integrative experiences unique to the university’s programs. VCUQatar faculty and staff will be on hand to provide information on curriculum, schedules, course requirements and admission to the university.

VCUQatar is the Qatar campus of the prestigious Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Richmond, Virginia. Established in 1998 through a partnership with Qatar Foundation, VCUQatar offers students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fashion design, graphic design, interior design and painting & printmaking, a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history and a Master of Fine Arts degree in design studies. VCUQatar is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design, The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation.