Qatar’s UDST unites with QSE to improve financial literacy

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UDST ties up with QSE
Officials during the signing ceremony.

The University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) in order to improve the financial literacy of students.

The three-year agreement provides both entities with a multitude of solid opportunities to strengthen their training and development endeavors.

Both partners agreed on many initiatives that include conducting workshops, practical and vocational training programs, internships for students, as well as, trading simulation programs and introduction to safe investment methods. Further, they will also explore joint cooperation opportunities in research and case studies that are aligned with the academic projects of graduate and master students.

UDST President, Dr. Salem Al Naemi said that, “At the University of Doha for Science and Technology, we are adamant about providing students with direct exposure to exciting and dynamic real-world experiences. We believe these opportunities for experiential learning make a significant impact on our graduates’ abilities to become successful problem solvers, innovators, and leaders in the business world.”

The agreement also includes other areas of common interest such as access to the university’s teachers, trainers, training halls, and trading rooms.

QSE Acting CEO, Mr. Abdulaziz Nasser Al Emadi stated that this memorandum of understanding amplifies our shared commitment to financial literacy, innovation, and sustainable growth. By integrating academic rigor with practical financial insights, we are fostering an ecosystem where education meets application.

“This strategic collaboration not only enriches the learning experience for students in line with Qatar’s vision 2030, which seeks to build a strong national economy based on knowledge but also contributes to Qatar’s growing reputation as a regional financial hub,” Mr. Al Emadi added.

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