ACK Welcomes Back its Current and New Students

ACK welcomed the new students throughout the orientation which was held for two days. The aim of the orientation was to inform new students with the rules and structure of the college and to familiarize them with the environment. ACK considers orientations important as it believes that new students should be guided in order to ensure their success throughout their college career.

In Parallel, the bi-annual “Welcome Back” event organized by the Student Life Department took place for new and current students to allow them to enjoy their breaks between their classes.
The event included various competitions such as “Spin the Wheel” trivia and bingo, and prizes were distributed to the winners. The event also included a set-up for video games and many other challenging and fun games.
“Hosting events and fun activities is important to the Student Life Department as it ensures that students enjoy their time at ACK” as stated by Mr. Basel Dana, Manager of Student Life Department.
“We welcome all students to the beginning of the new semester, in particular the new students who joined ACK family, and we would like to wish them all success,” said Mr. Dana. “The Student Life Department is keen to create a vibrant campus life and an environment that contributes to the support of our students in different ways to push them towards excellence and success.”

Posted on September. 9, 2019

ACK Students Awarded for Participating in Worley Internship

Four ACK students were awarded certificates for their participation in an internship organized and conducted by Worley. The Australian Ambassador to Kuwait, H.E. Mr. Jonathan Gilbert attended the event, along with representatives of Worley.

Representing Worley were Dr. Issam Hallal, Location Director, Mr. Mark Beardwood, Projects Manager, and Ms. Cory Archibald, Training Mentor. Also representing ACK during the event, Prof. Isam Zabalawi, President of ACK, Ms. Amal Al Shihabi, Assistant to the President for Institutional Relations, and Dr. Mohammad Abdul Niby, Dean of the School of Engineering.

Worley is a leading global provider of professional project and asset services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors.

The internship program which was sponsored by the Australian Ambassador took place over the course of two weeks. Worley organized the program where the students were given an overview and an orientation on how a project management consulting firm operates. The students were also given focused sessions with specialists from their disciplines, along with on-site practical and hands-on experience.

Ms. Archibald praised ACK students who participated in the event, noting their hard work and willingness to learn during the program.

“The students from ACK are my favorite. They were always very engaged. They are very intrigued and asked a lot of intelligent questions, they enthusiastically participated in the project,” said Ms. Archibald.

ACK would like to thank Worley for providing its students with such a valuable opportunity and is looking forward to future collaboration.

Posted on August. 27, 2019

ACK students Visit the Oldest Chevrolet Showroom in Kuwait

As part of the Strategic Marketing course in the Bachelor of Business (Management) Program at ACK, the College arranged a field visit for its students to Yusuf Ahmed Alghanim & Sons Auto Showroom in Sharq Industrial Area, which is the oldest Chevrolet showroom in Kuwait. Established in 1932, Yusuf Ahmed Alghanim & Sons is the exclusive dealer in Kuwait for Chevrolet and Cadillac vehicles.

The students listened to Mr. Mujeeb Adnan, Showroom Manager, present a general definition of the company and its excellence in the Gulf region by providing the best customer service and achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. It won the first Gold Award for General Motors (GM) service in the region and succeeded in the GM Chairman's Challenge, which is an annual award given when reaching perfect achievements in sales and customer service.

Dr. Sam Toglaw, Assistant Professor – Marketing at ACK, presented a practical explanation of the competitive environment analysis in Kuwait, known as PESTEL Analysis, in light of the current market changes, stressing ACK's interest in Applied Project-Based Learning (PBL) and its close association with the market, and with the practical reality that students will confront when they graduate.

Posted on August. 25, 2019

ACK Hosts Graduation for Air Traffic Control Course

The Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) hosted a graduation ceremony for 17 student officers from the Ministry of Defense’s Air Traffic Control Program. The graduation ceremony was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Defense along with representatives of Airways International Ltd.

ACK is proud of the efforts put forth by the graduates and wishes them success in their future endeavors.

Posted on August. 18, 2019