Royal University for Women links its students with the labour market through a virtual career fair
Royal University for Women (RUW), The only higher education institution in the Kingdom of Bahrain that is dedicated solely to the empowerment and advancement of women through higher education, organised its annual career fair virtually via Zoom platform and witnessed the attendance of many students from the different colleges of the university. This year’s fair was shifted to virtual platforms following the precautionary measures of the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the ease of attendance of all students.
Dr Mona Suri, the Acting President of RUW, highlighted the success of the virtual career to the students and thanked the participating companies who provided valued information and opportunities to RUW students. Dr Suri said “we made sure to continue our main activities such as the career fair, despite the pandemic situation and social distancing as we shift to the virtual platforms for the safety of our students. Students are able to interact with employers and gain insights on ways to get internships and applying for jobs effectively and easily. RUW values the support of the participating companies and we thank them for providing these opportunities to RUW students”.
The Office of Student Life at RUW conducted this event with participating companies from different sectors of the labour market including Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO), Zain Telecommunication, Obai & Hill Public Relation and Advertising Agency, Al Qaod Consultancy Firm and many other entities who provided insights, internship and job opportunities to the students. The RUW Virtual Career Fair is part of the university’s goals in building bridges between university competencies and the leading professional workforces and prospective employers in Bahrain.Click here to Download PDF