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written by Ms. Mofeeda Pangadil with inputs from Mr. Mohammad Haji Ali 11/11/2020

Engineering Students Take Part in 'HUAWEI ICT COMPETITION MIDDLE EAST 2020'

A team comprising of ten (10) students and headed by their mentors Mr. Jeyadevan and Mr. Mohamed Haji Ali participated in the recent “Huawei ICT Competition Middle East 2020”.

This event is the fourth edition of the ICT Middle East Competition but the first to be held virtually due to the pandemic and physical distancing measures.

According to the organizers, the said event is expected to be a big one and to be participated by thousands of undergraduate students all over the region. It was divided into three levels: Preliminary Exam, National Final Exam, and Regional Final Exam. The training and competition were held under the theme” Connection, Glory, Future” and focuses on advanced technologies such as 5G, AI, cloud computing, and data storage.

During the preliminary competition that was conducted on the 17th of November 2020. Our team mostly specialized in Electronics and Telecommunication took the advantage of answering the exam due to their good background in Networking, Routing, and Switching, Network Security, Cloud Computing, and WAN which are part of their training and exposure here at UTAS-Ibra.

Two (2) of our students, Teeba Abdullah Al-Jahdhami and Maroa Yousuf Al-Saadiya qualified for the National Round that was conducted on the 7th of December 2020.

Competitions of this kind help our students in enhancing their creativity and advancing their knowledge to prepare them for the real world. Their experience serves as a bridge between the classroom and the workforce. At the end of the day, every participant is a winner!

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