Ahlia University Opens Admission and Registration for the Academic Year 2017-18
Ahlia University has announced that admission and registration is now open to new students, for the first semester of the academic year 2017-2018, in compliance with the academic regulations of the Secretariat General of the Higher Education Council.
Dr. Thaira Al-Shirawi, the President Assistant for Media, Marketing & PR, declared that the admission and registration window will be open during the months of July and August, 2017. She confirmed that the university aspires to admit a large number of students who seek excellence, innovation as well as a world-class education. She further added, “We assure our newly admitted students and their parents that upon attending Ahlia University, they will receive a world-class and modern education in a national framework consistent with the identity and the deep-rooted history of this country.”
Dr. Al-Shirawi revealed that Ahlia University had been one of the first universities to be included in the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), stressing the dedication of the university’s leadership to continue their cooperation with relevant institutions, especially the Higher Education Council, under the leadership of HEC the Minister of Education and the National Qualifications Framework.
In order to attract outstanding students, the university offers partial discounts to high school graduates. Thus, students who have received an overall grade of 80% in high school will be awarded a 20% discount of the fees. Students, who have received an overall grade of 90% in high school, will be awarded a 25% discount of the fees. Moreover, those who have received an overall grade of 95% will receive a 50% discount, while those who have received 97% or more will have the right to apply for full exemption from tuition fees. Dr. Al-Shirawi noted that other students can also benefit from partial discounts if they demonstrate distinctive performances during their studies.
The university’s students represent a mosaic of cultural and social diversity, underpinned by the Bahraini society, featuring students from various countries including the GCC, the Arab States, France and many other countries of the world. This reflects positively on the university’s environment and values, thus fostering tolerance and harmony among its community members.
Ahlia University was the first private university to be licensed in 2001 by the Government of Bahrain. It has more than 2000 students and has graduated 11 batches of students who have been able to gain and hold significant positions in the public and private sectors in Bahrain as well other GCC countries. The university aims to provide a high quality education in the context of enhancing the leading role of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the field of higher education.