Communication '21

"After being inspired by my brother who was part of Northwestern Qatar’s inaugural batch, I chose to come here because Northwestern Qatar allowed me to pursue my dreams of being a professional, international athlete, while pursuing a quality education. Communication is a vital part of my future work as an athlete and sportsman, so Northwestern Qatar was the perfect platform to build my future."

Read More About Mariam's Journey


Journalism '24

"The diversity of Northwestern Qatar is a place where I can learn new perspectives about the world and help me grow my passion in human rights activism."

Read More About Ishmael's Journey


Communication '22

"There are no limitations to the creativity you can pursue here at Northwestern Qatar."

Read More About Fatima's Journey


Communication '24

"I chose Northwestern University Qatar because of the specialized focus in communication, the diverse student body, and individualized support within a small community."

Read More About Chaewon's Journey

Meet Our Wildcats

Communication '25 - Bahrain

"I chose Northwestern Qatar because of its diverse community and the prestigious education it provides. At Northwestern Qatar, I have endless opportunities to enhance my skills and grow in my knowledge across multiple subjects. As an aspiring storyteller, NU-Q allows me to also explore the beauty I believe storytelling possesses."

Communication '22 - Qatar

"Northwestern Qatar is a unique institution that supports the diversity of its student body while delivering a holistic and quality education that gives its students purpose."

Communication '25 - Jordan

"Northwestern Qatar provides me with various opportunities that allows me to pursue my dreams in media and filmmaking. I get to do all this while receiving a prestigious education and exploring new cultures in the diverse community found in Northwestern Qatar, Education City, and Qatar as a whole."

Journalism '25 - USA

"I chose Northwestern Qatar because of the amount of opportunities that the university gives to students and how the school provides us a chance to achieve what you want in the future. I knew right away that the community was tight knit and diverse, which makes the overall experience a joyful one!"

Journalism '25 - Somaliland

"Getting into Northwestern Qatar was a dream I had and Alhamdullilah, I was able to do it. I chose this school for the ways it allows us to pursue our dreams and aspirations for the future."

Communication '24 - Kazakhstan

"Northwestern allows me to not only explore, critique and study media, but also to go out and create my own masterpieces."

Journalism '24 - Kazakhstan

"Northwestern Qatar gave me a chance to pursue my dreams in journalism while also experiencing the richness of the diverse cultures here."

Journalism '24 - China

"At Northwestern Qatar, I can meet people with unique stories and experience events I would not be able to in America nor China. I can be trained to be a scholar with a global point of view and a journalist with the insights from a variety of cultures."

Communication '24 - Ethiopia

"A prestigious education from Northwestern would provide me with a solid foundation to pursue my dreams of going to law school."

Communication '24 - Zambia

"Northwestern Qatar will give me the skills and tools needed for me to change the narrative of my home country and make a change in the world."

Journalism '24 - Pakistan

"A journalism education from Northwestern would equip me and provide me with me a platform to advocate for issues that matter to me."

Communication '24 - Colombia

"Northwestern Qatar gives me the opportunity to pursue my dreams to travel and explore new cultures."

Communication '24 - Syria/Spain

"The media opportunities and facilities here at Northwestern Qatar are a huge reason about why I chose this school."

Communication '24 - India/U.S.A.

"Northwestern Qatar is a place where I can leave with extensive knowledge in all the fields I enjoy, like: film, theater, writing and politics – all in one single place."

Journalism '24 - Morocco

"I chose Northwestern Qatar because of its inclusiveness for people from all social and economic backgrounds and a supportive community that pushes you to always give your best."

Communication '24 - Morocco

"At Northwestern Qatar, I have professors and facilities that can help me in pursuing my passions in digital arts like 3D modeling and VFX."

Communication '24 - Rwanda

"The hands-on education I get at Northwestern Qatar is why it’s the place for me – there’s never a dull moment."

Communication '22 - Yemen

"I get to go to a prestigious and highly ranked school that is accessible to me at the heart of the Middle East."