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LAU Petroleum Engineers Win First Place, Again

For the second year running, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Student Chapter at LAU has claimed first place at the university program competition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), outdoing participants from across the MENA. The team (L to R) – Mohamad El Zein, Catherine El Riachy, Omar Bekdache and Zahrah Ghannam – was advised by Dr. Zisis Vryzas.

Students Raise Funds for Lebanese Food Bank

LAU’s Nutrition and Food Science Club raised LBP 10,145,500 to fund and distribute food boxes to people in need. One of many efforts by the Nutrition Program to alleviate food insecurity, “the fundraiser goes toward achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 2 – Zero Hunger – in Lebanon,” explained Dr. Hussein Hassan, associate professor of Food Science and club advisor.

Congratulating LAU’s Own for the FIBA Win

Following their terrific win at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women’s Asia Cup, LAU extends warm wishes to the Lebanese Women’s National Basketball Team, among whom are the university’s own marketing student Yasha Zeinoun, and team manager Nelly Nassar, who is also the Women Basketball varsity team coach on LAU Byblos campus. (photo courtesy of FIBA)

LAU Partners with RushForLess

In an effort to increase students’ scope of internship opportunities, LAU has teamed with RushForLess, a dynamic platform that brings retailers and shoppers together. Available internships will be posted on the LAU International Career Portal through which students will be able to view and apply for vacancies.

LAU Partners with Dox

LAU has joined forces with dox s.a.l., a startup providing a battery predictive analytics platform, to provide students and graduates with training opportunities to help them build needed skills and gain practical internship experience.

Two Engineering Students Receive the CAT International Award

Engineering students Mariane Daher and Elias El Hachem have each been awarded the Contracting and Trading (CAT) International Award, amounting to $5,000, in recognition of their academic performance at LAU. Since 1996, the CAT Group has been a supporter of LAU, most recently with its launch of the research-centric CAT scholarship.

LAU Partners with SchemaZone

LAU has partnered with SchemaZone, a Canadian training and consultancy company, granting students the opportunity to get trained, engage in mentored internships, and potentially become employed within their teams.

LAU Partners with Bananamonkey

LAU has recently partnered with bananamonkey, specialized in visual communication, strategy, design and digital, to offer opportunities for LAU students. They have started posting their vacancies on the LAU International Career Portal to recruit talented students and graduates.

LAU Partners with TimeSaver

TimeSaver, a startup micro-logistics company for online shops, and LAU are collaborating to widen the scope of job and internship opportunities provided for LAU students and graduates. 

LAU Partners with Rush & Reez

LAU and Rush & Reez, an e-commerce company dedicated to women’s fashion, have joined efforts to allow students to conduct their practical internship experiences within their company. Such opportunities will allow students to explore various tasks and activities in business, graphic design, and much more.

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