Programs for High School Students

Educational Enrichment Programs

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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Programs During School Year

Model United Nations

Debate current global issues and gain insight into the world of international politics and policy-making at the oldest MUN in Qatar.  Also join us in the Fall for our practice MUN.

Offered: Fall MUN (Schools in Qatar ONLY) – November & Spring GMUN (International Conference)- February


University Preparedness Program

Free online workshops designed specifically for high school students from grade 9-12 geared towards personal and academic skills building, which are necessary for university level success and beyond.

Offered: April – May


Georgetown Global Challengers

High school students in grades 11 and 12 get the unique opportunity to delve deeper into world of social entrepreneurship through an online program and an in-person practicum on campus.

Offered: April – June

Summer Programs

Georgetown Pre-College Summer

Prepare for the challenges of university life through this three-week program which provides SAT/ACT preparation, introduces GU-Q’s curriculum, includes preparatory courses in English and math, and offers study skills workshops. 

Offered: July


Planet Georgetown

One week summer camp in July for middle school students in Grades 6-8. Planet Georgetown invites students to explore the world of today in order to shape the world of tomorrow.

Offered: July.


Georgetown Global Leadership Summer program (GLS)

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

Offered: June 2020