Support to Iraqi Medical Students affected by IS terrorists

His Excellency the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research has agreed, on the 10/08/2014, on the procedures to be taken to support and back up the students from cites where there are ongoing military operations against the terrorists. Please see the original document (Arabic) and the translated version (English) attached. For further information please visit http://www.imn.iq/news/view.48799/

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Date 11/08/2014

 

To all universities / University president office

Foundation of Technical Education / Foundation president office

 Subject: Dealing with students from cities where there are ongoing military operations

 

Dear Sir / Madam

 His Excellency the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research has agreed, on the 10/08/2014, on the procedures to be taken to support and back up the students from cites where there are ongoing military operations against the terrorists. These procedures are outlined below:

 1-    For students who are originally from Mousil, AL Anbar, and Salah AL Din and are studying in these cites, the academic year 2013/2014 will be considered as a No Fail Year. Their current circumstances will be reconsidered when the security situation is stable.

2-    For students who are studying in Mousil, AL Anbar, and Salah AL Din but they are originally from other cities, their situation will be treated as the following:

           a-    First year students have two options:

                          1-    To reapply for another universities and or subjects according to their high school grades.

                          2-    To submit a transfer request of the same subject to a university in their city of origin or, if     no place available, in a nearby city, and to start their first year in the academic year 2014 / 2015.

           b-    Second year students and above:

 1-    Students who are studying in AL Anbar city:

         1-    The academic year 2013 / 2014 is to be considered as a No Fail Year. Students will start the same subject and year in the academic year 2014 / 2015 in a university in their city of origin or, if no place available, in a nearby city, as visitor students.

        2-    For the sixth year medical students, the academic year 2013 / 2014 is to be considered as a No Fail Year. Also, the first semester of the sixth year started 01/07/2014 to 01/07/2015 will be rescheduled to start on 01/10/2014 to 01/10/2105.

Kind regards

The ministry of higher education and scientific research

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