A Delegation from Diplomatic Academy of Vienna Visit UKH

A delegation of students and professors from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna visited the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) on Monday 13 March 2023. The delegation met with UKH senior management and discussed areas of mutual interest. The two sides especially highlighted UKH attempts for further community engagement, research and outreach through its centres. Student […]

March 13, 2023

Medical Kurdistan Conference

The Medical Kurdistan Conference, the first ever international conference of our School of Medicine started on March 1, 2023. Minister of Health of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Dr. Saman Barzinji, Erbil Governor Omed Khoshnaw, diplomats, public and private university presidents and deans, members of UKH Board of Governors, and physicians across all specialties joined […]

March 2, 2023

UKH and University of Leipzig to Cooperate in Research, Education

Amid efforts to widen the university’s international engagement and outreach, the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is glad to announce its agreement with the University of Leipzig – one of the oldest universities in the world – to cooperate on a variety of levels and fields. On February 20, 2023 UKH president Professor Keith Sharp […]

February 21, 2023

OpenAI and ChatGPT: Awareness Raising of the Role of AI in Higher Education Assessment

Assistant Professor Freek Olaf de Groot of Applied Linguistics/TESOL at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) delivered a seminar on Artificial Intelligence and its new features, especially OpenAI and ChatGPT to UKH faculty members and staff. ChatGPT is a newly-emerged AI-operated website which is becoming familiar to students at UKH and around the world. Dr. […]

February 19, 2023

UKH & IOM Sign MOU to Offer Advanced Migration Courses to Students

President of the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) Professor Keith Sharp received a delegation from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) headed by Dr. Guglielmo Schinina – Head of the Global Section for Mental Health, Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) and Intercultural Communication. Both sides discussed areas of collaboration and mutual cooperation. A memorandum of understanding was […]

February 19, 2023

The White Coat Ceremony

On February 16, 2023 the School of Medicine (SOM) at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) organised the second White Coat Ceremony for medical students of the class of 2028. The White Ceremony is a ritual many medicine schools around the world and was first held in 1990s. UKH-SOM is the first medical school to […]

February 16, 2023

Austrian Lawmaker Ewa Ernst-Dziedzic Visits UKH

The Centre for Peacebuilding and Dialogue (CPD) at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) organised a roundtable discussion for the Austrian politician, Ewa Ernst-Dzidzic on Mapping Migration from Iraq and Syria: The European Response. Ms. Ewa spoke about the issue of migration from security and human rights perspectives and the European Union policies managing the […]

February 10, 2023

First Edition of UKH Alumni Newsletter is Released

The Alumni Association at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) has released the first ever alumni newsletter on Thursday February 2, 2023. The newsletter is being published by UKH Alumni Association with support from the Department of Public Relations, Media and Communications. The newsletter will be published quarterly and will focus on success stories of […]

February 6, 2023

Medical Club Workshop

UKH students of the School of Medicine (SOM) in cooperation with students from Hawler Medical University (HMU) within the framework of the student-led Medical Club, organised workshop titled “Influencing Today’s Students and Future Doctors” on Friday 3 February 2023. The workshop included important seminars delivered by Dr. Salim Zangana, Ziad Azad and Ibrahim Mutahana on […]

February 6, 2023

UKH Professor Tarik A. Rashid Awarded Golden Medal for “Distinguished Researcher” in Iraq

In the presence of the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Naeem Al-Aboudi, Al-Ayen University held a ceremony honouring the winners of the University Award for Academic Scientific Researcher in its third edition. The honoring ceremony was held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Al-Ayen University. UKH Professor Dr. Tarik A. Rashid, […]

February 2, 2023