The end of the academic year 2019/2020 examination might have a very special place in the history of higher education in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). As the global lockdown measures against Coronavirus Pandemic was announced in early March 2019 in the region, all universities were shut-down.
Knowledge University (KNU) is located in the immediate outskirts of Erbil the Capital of Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). The university is positioned on a vast expanding green campus. KNU is working with the vision to become the leading institute for green sustainable education, KNU strives to become a market-driven university. Currently, we have a vacancy for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). We are looking for a talented colleague to become a leading member of our team to play a major role in shaping our future.
Knowledge University (KNU) is looking for a talented journalist to engage in its Press Office. We are looking for an energetic colleague who is willing to go the extra mile with us to do an exceptional work covering all the news/reports aspects of the university.
Journalists research, write, edit, proofread and file news stories, features and articles. Your pieces are used on television and radio or within magazines, journals and newspapers, in print and most importantly online.
It is generally agreed that education is all about constant updating and adjustments to new developments in technology and scientific breakthroughs that enable the educators to fulfill the job more efficiently, but there are times that unexpected events and new challenges create situations which impose drastic changes into various aspects of the work.
On the 29th of July, 2020. The WinC team in Kurdistan had an info session with the WinC team coordinators; Sheffy Minnick--Facilitation team manager, Chiluvya Zulu--facilitation trainer, Emma Rohan--Facilitation trainer and, Delali Agawu--Course assistant, in Penn State University, U.S.A to discuss a full time facilitation training course in the upcoming fall season.
It was a busy day at Knowledge University (KNU) when Dr. Sam Richards and Dr. Laurie Mulvey visited our university on 22/12/2018 to present a seminar on an international multi faucet dialogue project among students around the world called “World in Conversation” (WinC), which is dedicated to expanding human understanding of complicated social, cultural, economical … challenges.
On the 13th of April 2020, during the rise of the Coronavirus pandemic, when all the public places such as schools and universities were closed for the sake of our own health, Knowledge University (KNU) partook in a weekly dialogue session with Penn State University as a part of the World in Conversation program.
Our campus is enriched by the diversity of our people. As we enter our new journey to enhance our quality of our services and become an all inclusive e-Smart university, we invite you to learn about the rewards of working at Knowledge University (KNU) and explore the benefits of joining an inclusive, discovery-led and collaborative environment where the future is built.
Knowledge University (KNU) is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic emergency situation in Kurdistan Region of Iraq and arrange for its university council meetings online. KNU Council meets after Newroz holiday to discuss the new situation and plans for completing the academic year. The regional government has advised the university to remain closed as the region is planning complete lockdown to further notice.