Programs for High School Students

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) provides high school students with meaningful and engaging programming to foster lifelong learning prepare them for university-level success.  With pre-college activities that vary from one-day workshops to weekend conferences, to three-week summer coursework, programming is designed to be accessible to every type of high school student.  The Office of Educational Enrichment within Student Development administers this program with the mission of promoting academic and personal growth for students in Qatar and abroad.

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Educational Enrichment Programs

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Georgetown Model United Nations (Fall MUN – November 2020 & Spring MUN – March 2021)

GMUN conference is a forum for engaged high school students to debate current global issues and gain insight into the world of international politics and policy-making. MUN offers students and educators resources and training sessions geared towards preparing school groups for participation in the annual GMUN conference, the oldest MUN conference in Qatar. Each year we welcome over 350 students from schools around the world to Doha for four days of MUN committee sessions and cultural experiences. Applications for Fall MUN are now open!

Planet Georgetown (September 2020 – March 2021)

PG invites students in grades 9,10, 11, and 12 of high school to explore the world of today in order to shape the world of tomorrow.  The program is comprised of multiple interactive workshops throughout the year all geared towards personal and academic skills building. Applications are live now!

Georgetown Pre-College Summer program (July 2020)

GPS helps prepare students for the challenges of university life. The three-week program introduces Georgetown Qatar’s curriculum, provides SAT/ACT preparation sessions, includes preparatory courses in English and math, and offers study skills workshops. The selection process is competitive and only a maximum of 30 students would be chosen to attend this program. Applications open in April 2021.

Georgetown Global Leadership Summer program (June 2020)

GLS is an immersive two week summer program focusing on leadership skills open to all local students in Qatar from grades 9-12. Students will focus on areas of personal growth and development through a myriad of workshops and simulation exercises. This program is aimed at providing further support to high school students in Qatar for university-level success and beyond. Applications open in April 2021.

Georgetown Global Challengers (October 2020 to April 2021)

Through GGC high school students (Grade 11 and 12) get the unique opportunity to delve deeper into world issues through a series of workshops and learning exercises. Selected high school students will present their theses at an annual conference hosted at Georgetown University in April 2020. Applications are now closed.