On 5 November, SQU celebrated the oath taking ceremony of 117 medical graduates from the College of Medicine & Health Sciences and 100 nursing graduates from the College of Nursing under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Ali bin Saud Al Bimani, the Vice Chancellor of SQU. The graduates included 44 male doctors and 73 female doctors from the College of Medicine, and 18 male and 82 female nurses from the College of Nursing.
Addressing the new graduates, Dr. Omar Al Rawajfah, Dean of the College of Nursing called upon the new graduates to abide by the hallowed ethics of the medical and nursing professions that shows respect for the sanctity of life and selfless service to humanity. “As young doctors and nurses, you must recognize the humanitarian nature of the professions you have chosen”. He enjoined them to demonstrate the skills and qualities they acquired during their training in the Colleges.
Dr. Muna Ahmed Al Saadon, Assistant Dean-Clinical, College of Medicine, administered the oath for medical graduates and Dr. Huda Al Noumani, Assistant Dean for Training and Community Services, College of Nursing, administered the pledge for nursing graduates. Representing the graduates, Salim Bader Al Ruqaishi from the College of Medicine & Health Sciences, and Thaghreed Hamed Al Mehrezi from the College of Nursing delivered talks. The graduates thanked authorities of the University, teachers in the Colleges, as well as parents and guardians for giving them the opportunity to realize their dreams. They said that the oath taking ceremony marked the beginning of a long and fulfilling career for them.