Injaz students explore options for their academic journey with Palestinian universities, colleges

In cooperation with the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education and with the participation of 19 higher-education institutions, Birzeit University organized on its campus an open day with guidance sessions for high-school students (Injaz) on March 12, 2019.

The session is part of a series of such sessions held annually in Palestinian governorates. Injaz students engaged in various activities and visited interactive booths that aimed to assist them in choosing suitable majors and universities according to their interests and ambitions.

Representatives from Birzeit University’s Registration and Admissions Department and its Public Relations Office and from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education answered student inquiries and questions and handed out informative brochures about academic offerings.

Director of the Public Relations Office at Birzeit University Lubna Abdel Hadi said, “Birzeit University has always worked with its peers in the higher-education sector to offer guidance and support to school students. We want this guidance day to be both informative and exciting. Students are able to move between the universities’ booths and enjoy the activities planned for this day. The event is designed to help them choose their university and specialization wisely.”

Registrar and Director of Admissions Bassem Sayrafi pointed out that “In the 111 academic programs the university offers, we encourage academic excellence, innovation and creativity. Our bachelor and master’s programs build knowledge, skills and confidence to ensure that our students receive a quality education at an institution that has an outstanding reputation for teaching and research. Birzeit University develops knowledgeable and skilled youth who consistently reach their goals and transform their societies.”

Students from the newly inaugurated Faculty of Arts, Music and Design participated in the guidance sessions, providing insight about the programs and activities that the faculty offers.