Welcome Back ACK 2018

The ACK Student Life team organized a range of special activities for the start of the new academic year. Pictured is Basel Dana (L) with Ahmad Badwi (R) at one of the events. Activities included trivia quizzes and spin the wheel with very attractive prizes such as KD150 travel voucher. Student Life has a wide range of sports teams and clubs and expressions of interest are now welcome by contacting studentlife@ack.edu.kw

Posted on Sept 2, 2018

Project Based Learning (PBL) Symposium 2018 – Motivation and Creativity in the Classroom

Symposium aims:

The Symposium aims at providing a platform for exchanging experiences with Project Based Learning (PBL) in Higher Education.

It will facilitate communication between engineering educators related to expectations and application of PBL.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Alex Stojcevski
Swinburne University, Australia
Prof. Xiangyun Du
Aalborg University, Denmark / Qatar University, Qatar

Symposium program (preliminary):

March 21st Pre-Symposium Workshops
9:00AM - 10:30AM Learning Facilitation in a PBL environment
Coffee break
10:45AM - 12:15PM PBL and assessing learning
Lunch break
1:15PM - 2:45PM PBL and developing suitable projects
March 22nd Symposium
9:00AM - 9:30AM Opening Session
9:30AM - 10:30AM 1.Keynote speech
Coffee Break
11:00AM - 12:00PM  2.Keynote speech
12:00PM - 12:30PM Panel discussion “Potential and Challenges”
Lunch Break
13:30PM Parallel paper sessions
15:00PM Closing Ceremony
Date 21st March 2018 (Pre-Symposium Workshops)
22nd March 2018 (Keynotes and Paper presentations)
Location Australian College of Kuwait, Mishref, Building 1, Auditorium
Language English

Supported by:

PBL files / downloadables

For questions, please send an email to PBL-Symposium@ack.edu.kw

Posted on March 21, 2018

ACK Graduation Ceremony 2017

ACK celebrated the graduation ceremony of its students from various bachelor and diploma programs at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel under the patronage of Dr Mohammad Abdulatif Mohammad Al-Fares, the Minister of Education and the Minister of Higher Education.In his opening remarks, Prof Dr.  Issam Zabalawi, President of ACK, said, “We are celebrating the graduation of a new cohort of ACK students and recognizing the efforts, commitment and the intellect they brought to their work here in the College. As they are leaving ACK to join their predecessors to start their professional career or to pursue high education, we congratulate them on their tremendous achievement.”

Prof. Zabalawi extended the greetings and congratulations of Mr. Abdullah Al Sharhan, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees wishing everyone a successful endeavor.

From his end, Mehran Jean Seraidarian, Diploma of Civil Engineering graduate, in his speech said, “ACK has offered us a perfect learning environment and an experience that we can never forget; it will always stay in our memories. Thank you ACK for this great opportunity, we are proud for being your graduates.”

Posted on May 4, 2018