ACK organizes Second Blood Donation Appeal on Campus

ACK in association with the Central Blood Bank of Kuwait hosted a blood donation appeal on the 15th and 16th of October 2018.
The objective of the event was to propagate the significance of blood donations in saving lives, and to generate awareness about receiving and donating blood from different blood types. Accordingly, the event was themed “Every Drop Matters”.
The Central Blood Bank of Kuwait collected a total of 300 blood bags from the ACK Blood Donation Appeal at ACK; The Blood Bank expressed their appreciation toward ACK’s community and especially that it was one of the highest amounts of blood donated from educational institutions in Kuwait. It is proposed that for future drives, ACK host the event for an entire week.
More information regarding the ACK Healthy Living Committee is available by contacting hshelpdesk@ack.edu.kw

Posted on Nov. 5, 2018

Australian Soccer Visitor

Former Socceroo and current Australian Soccer Administrator, Mr Luke Casserly, visited ACK while the Australian team was in Kuwait to play a friendly match against the Kuwait National Team. Mr Casserly spent time in a general Question and Answer session with students and then participated in a penalty shoot-out on the football field. The former Socceroo spoke with great affection of his time on the national team

Mr Casserly is pictured below with members of the ACK Football team. At bottom left in the photo is His Excellency Jonathon Gilbert, Australian Ambassador to Kuwait, who also joined in the penalty shoot-out.

ACK has both men’s and women’s Football teams as well as many other sports. More information relating to sport at ACK is available from studentlife@ack.edu.kw

Posted on Oct 21, 2018

The Second Blood Donation Campaign

The Occupational Health and Safety Department at the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) has organized on 15th and 16th of October 2018 the second Blood Donation campaign on ACK campus where students, faculty, and staff participated from around the college to support the theme of the campaign “Every Drop Matters”. Donors were greeted with a quick quiz arranged by ACK students relating to the types of blood and compatible blood type donors. Thank you all for being part of this event and making this occasion remarkable.

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Posted on Oct 24, 2018

Student Awards

A special ceremony was held on 2 October 2018 to honor outstanding achievements by ACK students. President, Professor Isam Zabalawi, presented certificates to students who received the Dean’s List Award for a perfect semester GPA of 4.00 as well as other categories including Special Academic Awards for the top students in each Academic Department for applied project work. Pictured above during the ceremony are Professor Zabalawi (at left) presenting certificate to Mohammed Al Mejadi for most outstanding academic project within the Petroleum Engineering Department. Also in the photograph is Dr Mohammed Abdul Niby, Dean of the School of Engineering. More information regarding academic awards at ACK is available from officevpac@ack.edu.kw

Posted on Oct 8, 2018