News & Events

NU-Q students shine at Ajyal Film Festival

Amal Al-Muftah, who has been called “the rising star of Qatari cinema,” received the Made in Qatar’s Best Narrative Film Award, while Mariam Al-Dhubhani, who was making her directorial debut, won Made in Qatar’s Best Documentary Award.

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NU-Q Year in Review 2018: A year of new beginnings, discovery, and continuity

NU-Q’s annual report portrays a year of new beginnings, discovery and continuity.

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NU-Q announces new program:  Executive Education in Communication and Media

Professional communicators in Qatar and the region can receive professional training in their fields as part of a series of masterclasses Northwestern University in Qatar will be offering in 2019.

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VICE News on the future of news at NU-Q

Students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) had the opportunity to hear how VICE News is changing the look of nightly news.

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Events

Graduation

Graduation

Northwestern University in Qatar holds an annual graduation ceremony and related events to honor NU-Q students who have completed their studies. Graduation ceremonies are typically held at the beginning of May.

QMIF

Qatar Media Industries Forum

The Qatar Media Industries Forum (QMIF) is an biannual event providing media leaders in the Arab region with a platform to explore topics of critical importance to Qatar’s emerging media and communication industries.

Student Media and Research Awards

Student Media and Research Awards

The annual NU-Q Media and Research Awards celebrate student work in film, photography, journalism, research, and more. Submissions are adjudicated by selected faculty and industry leaders.

Conferences & Symposia

Conferences & Symposia

NU-Q holds periodic conferences and symposia that facilitate discussion about the media industry and its role in society, with a particular emphasis on issues related to the MENA region.

NU-Q in Evanston

NU-Q in Evanston

Each May, Northwestern University in Qatar faculty, students, and staff showcase their creative work and research, and share experiences from the Middle East at the Northwestern University home campus in Evanston, Illinois, USA.