The First Annual Presidential Lecture at UKH

Annual Presidential Lectures are new to public and private universities in the Kurdistan Region. UKH President Bill Rammell initiated and delivered the first of such a lecture in the region on April 6 2022, titled “Populism: Its Origins, Genesis and Analysis: Has Populism Peaked?”. The event was planned in such a way that included various […]

April 7, 2022

The Way Forward for Kurdistan

The first man in charge of Iraq after toppling Saddam Hussein’s regime on April 9th 2003, retired US Lieutenant General Jay Garner visited UKH for second time after 12 years and delivered a seminar titled “The Way Forward for Kurdistan”. Garner was on the ground in the Kurdistan Region after the uprising and the mass […]

March 30, 2022

UKH Wins Research Grants for Water Harvesting and Management

After months of coordination between the School of Science and Engineering (SSE) at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) and the Institute for Water Education in the Netherlands (IHE Delft), the two sides signed a contract to promote training, research and capacity building within the Delft University Programmatic Cooperation, Phase 2 (DUPC2). The project is […]

March 15, 2022

UKH Professor Tarik A. Rashid Awarded “Knight of Iraqi Scientific Research”

UKH Professor Dr. Tarik A. Rashid from Computer Science and Engineering Departments is on the list of top 10 researchers in the Al-Ayen Iraqi Researchers Ranking (2022). AIR-Ranking 2022 is a national ranking organised by Al-Ayen University to honour those who have worked inconclusively to promote the Iraqi researcher image in the international arena. Professor […]

March 3, 2022

UKH Weekly Seminar Session: Fatigue Performance of Welded Steel Tubular Joints

In many engineering structures, such as off-shore platforms, bridges and buildings, structural elements are mainly made of steel tubular members. The tubular members are usually subjected to cyclic loading from traffic, sea waves and wind causing fatigue problem. In this seminar, the fatigue problem in welded steel tubular joints will be explained and methods for […]

February 17, 2022

UKH Announces new Dean of the School of Medicine

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Teshk Nouri Shawis as the new Dean of the School of Medicine (SOM). Dr. Teshk Nouri Shawis was in the top 10 graduates of the class of 1984 of Salahaddin University Medical School. Subsequently he graduated again as an MBChB from […]

February 15, 2022

UKH Youth Empowerment Event

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) was established not only to revolutionise education and boost its quality, but also to address the needs of the society such as, but limited to; economic, sustainability, industrial, social, political developments. While a key element of UKH’s mission is disseminating and applying knowledge to further the industrial, economic, cultural […]

February 14, 2022

Ex-Bedfordshire v-c wants to put Kurdistan on ‘global HE map’

This article was originally published on the Times Higher Education website. By Pola Lem After holding a series of ministerial posts in the Westminster government and a seven-year spell as vice-chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, Bill Rammell could be forgiven for wanting to put his feet up. But on a Wednesday evening in mid-January, Mr Rammell was instead waiting out […]

February 8, 2022

Erbil History, Archaeology, Arts and Architecture (Second Round)

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is glad to announce the start of the second round of the bi-monthly webinars in partnership with the Institut français du Proche-Orient (Ifpo). The webinars focus on the history, archaeology, arts and architecture of the city of Erbil. This project is based on a number of online webinars starting […]

February 4, 2022

UKH and SEED Foundation Sign MOU to Improve the Students’ Experience

As part of improving the student experience, the President of UKH, Bill Rammell, and the SEED Foundation President and Executive Director, Sherri Kraham Talabani, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve the awareness and understanding of students in Psychosocial Support (PSS) awareness. Starting February 2022, qualified staffs from SEED will structure and guide […]

January 25, 2022