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Establish an international career with the University of Calgary in Qatar!

We are looking for highly adaptable people, who are open to learning and experiencing new cultures, and who have a commitment to excellence in international post-secondary education. University of Calgary in Qatar employees receive competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and enjoy a positive, family centred work environment in a country with one of the world's most dynamic economies. The State of Qatar provides a safe living environment and its location presents countless opportunities to travel and explore. This is truly an opportunity not to be missed — an adventure of a lifetime.

Careers for Canadians

UCQ hires Canadian faculty and staff members to deliver and support high-quality nursing education in Qatar.

Learn more about our available positions for Canadians.

Careers for Qatari Nationals /Qatar Residents

See our available positions for Qataris and/or individuals with their own or transferable sponsorship.

Learn more about our available positions for Qatari Nationals/ Qatar Residents.

About UCQ

UCQ is at the forefront of health and wellness in Qatar in research, academic excellence & community engagement.

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We strive to be engaged with the community in Doha as much as possible through events we sponsor or others happening throughout the country.

Here our Club 3R (environmental club) can be seen helping the cleanup effort of one of Qatar's many beaches. You can read the full story here.

The Centre for Teaching and Learning provides service and support in the areas of Pedagogy, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and Educational Technology.

Visit the CTL website to learn more or, read the news article on the last Centre for Teaching & Learning conference.

The Clinical Simulation Centre which opened in 2011 is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art simulation training equipment available in the world. It includes a family of high-fidelity simulators designed for scenario-based training for the care and management of a wide variety of patients.

Want to learn more? We have a web link for that!

UCQ’s classrooms are equipped with the very latest in media technology that promotes teaching and learning. All classrooms contain Smartboard technology with associated software that is much sought-after devices in 21st century classrooms.

To learn more about technology at UCQ, visit our Information and Communications Technology page.

Our learning commons provides library services and a quality learning environment for all of our students and faculty with access to the main University of Calgary library.

Visit the Learning Commons website to learn more.

At UCQ we are proud to offer Canadian-accredited nursing education to the people of Qatar including a Master of Nursing program.

A description of all of our programs can be found in our prospective students area.

UCQ is the only international branch campus of the University of Calgary, a leading academic and research university in Canada. The University of Calgary embraces a clear strategic direction - Eyes High - that is grounded in cutting edge teaching and learning, inspiring and supporting discovery, creativity and innovation for both students and faculty.

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The University of Calgary is honoured to have been selected by the State of Qatar to deliver its internationally-recognized nursing program to Doha. A key component in the international strategy of the University of Calgary in Canada, in September 2007 UCQ opened and accepted its first students.

UCQ is contributing to Qatar's future and to the Qatar National Health Strategy. Nearly one quarter of our nursing students are Qatari.

To learn more, continue to explore our website. May we suggest with the about section?

UCQ currently has 435 students enrolled from over 33 different nationalities.

With 56 Canadian faculty members, we are bringing qualified faculty members to Qatar to help enrich Qatar's helath and wellness.

We are active contributors and leaders in the Qatar research community. We currently hold an 80% research application success rate among our faculty.

A group of faculty here at UCQ have started up what has become known as the Healthy University Initiative.

A Healthy University is a whole university approach that strives to promote and integrate health and well-being in a broad sense into the learning environment and its entire university structures.

The State of Qatar offers a unique set of opportunities for faculty and staff at the UCQ.

To learn more, visit our careers area for Canadians.

At UCQ we support the University of Calgary's Eyes High strategy by supporting academic research amongst our faculty and students. With a recently established Research office, UCQ has been awarded several large grants here in Qatar.

To learn more about Research at UCQ, please visit the Research area of our website, or read our Strategic Research Plan.

At UCQ we work hard, but we like to have a little fun too.

We like to celebrate our commitment to the State of Qatar by celebrating events such as National Day and National Sport Day, but also some of our including International Day (pictured left) which celebrates the diversity of our students, faculty and staff.

UCQ is at the forefront of health & wellness in Qatar. Members of our faculty and staff actively promote healthy lifestyles as well as the university providing support services through our Health & Wellness Centre.

Learn more about health & wellness at UCQ.

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