Thursday, May 4, 2023 - 14:45
American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) hosted its second University Day event on Thursday, May 4, 2023 on its campus. More than 2,500 visitors attended the day-long event as AUIS opened its doors to the public and showcased student capstone projects, clubs, research centers, activities, alumni businesses, and more.
The event kicked off with a ribbon cutting led by University President Dr. Bruce Walker Ferguson, along with special guests, including KRG Minister of Social Affairs Dr. Kwestan Mohamad Abdulla Maarouf, Sulaimani Governor Dr. Haval Abubakr, Dr. Sarbagh Salih, and others. Students dressed in traditional costumes welcomed attendees as the event officially began.
Students and faculty members of each academic department and major met visitors and showed off senior and faculty research projects, in addition to providing information about studying at AUIS. This year’s event included booths featuring new programs in dentistry, pharmacy, cybersecurity, and more.
Attendees also enjoyed theater and musical performances put on by various student groups.
AUIS held its inaugural University Day event in 2022, coinciding with the University’s 15th anniversary.