New Students Welcomed in Orientation Program

On January 31, 2015, Birzeit University’s Student Affairs Deanship welcomed 150 new students who enrolled in the second semester of the academic year 2014/2015. The event was sponsored by Wataniya Mobile Company, and included an orientation session on various academic issues, facilities, faculties and fields of study.

Dean of Student Affairs Mohammad Al-Ahmad addressed the new students, and talked about freedoms enjoyed by the students on campus. Al-Ahmad also addressed students’ rights and duties, inviting students to participate in extracurricular activities that are available, and benefit from the assistance and support provided by the Deanship Office during their first year.

Wataniya public relations staff member Ruba Abdo said that this sponsorship is part of Wataniya’s social responsibility towards Palestinian society and Palestinian students.

During the event, an introductory film about the university and its facilities was shown. Also, Abed Othman from the Computer Center trained the new students on how to use the Academic and Administrative Portal “Ritaj.”