University of Doha for Science and Technology Joins Red Hat Academy

University of Doha for Science and Technology Joins Red Hat Academy
University of Doha for Science and Technology Joins Red Hat Academy

Red Hat to create the UDST Red Hat Academy. Red Hat Academy is an open-source, web-deployed and web-managed education program that is designed to provide turnkey curriculum materials to academic institutions to start and sustain an open-source and Linux curriculum program.

UDST boasts more than 20 years of experience in Qatar; it started as a College and transformed into a University in 2022. UDST is a destination in the state of Qatar for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The University offers more than 60 programs in the fields of Computing and Information Technology, Business Management, Engineering Technology and Health Sciences. Its world-renowned faculty work on developing the students’ skills and help raise well-equipped graduates who are proudly contributing to a knowledge-based economy and making the Qatar National Vision 2030 a reality.

Red Hat Academy turns academic institutions into centers for enterprise-ready talent by outfitting them with Red Hat Training. For more than a decade, Red Hat Academy has supplied high schools and institutions of higher education worldwide that have the required technology and support environments, with hands-on instruction, curriculum, labs, performance-based testing, and instructor support. Red Hat Academy’s web-based curriculum helps create competencies through hands-on, performance-based learning and testing.    

Dr. Rachid Benlamri, Acting Dean of College of Computing and Information Technology and Vice President, Academic Affairs said: “It gives us great pleasure to be the first University in Qatar to collaborate with Red Hat, a major player in the marketplace. Utilizing Red Hat solutions in our advanced laboratories and workshops will prepare our students for industry positions once they graduate and will ensure our curriculum is aligned with industry standards. Our collaboration with Red Hat today opens the door to many opportunities in the future.”

Adrian Pickering, Regional General Manager MENA at Red Hat said: “Red Hat is committed to delivering impactful solutions with open, hybrid cloud technologies. Our work with the University of Doha for Science and Technology can help advance the knowledge of Red Hat technologies and solutions and establish in-demand open-source skills. By working together, we can help students discover the next generation of open source technologies that solve real-world challenges through Red Hat’s training and certification ecosystem.”


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