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June 23, 2024
Doha British School Celebrates Graduation of Class of 2024

Doha British School, a distinguished and outstanding international school renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and holistic development, proudly announces the graduation of its sixth form students from both the Ain Khaled and Al Wakra campuses. The prestigious event took place on Sunday, 23rd June, at the renowned Pullman Hotel, marking a momentous milestone in the lives of the Class of 2024

This year’s graduation ceremony was a culmination of years of dedication, perseverance, and outstanding academic achievements by the graduating students. As they completed rigorous exams in AS-Level, A-Level, BTEC, and IB DP, their journey through secondary school came full circle amidst an atmosphere filled with pride and anticipation.

At the commencement of the graduation ceremony, the school leadership team of Doha British School expressed their heartfelt congratulations to the Class of 2024. An inspiring address urged graduates to embrace the culmination of their academic journey not as an end but as a beginning brimming with opportunities. The graduates were reminded that every choice and experience thus far has sculpted their present selves and that the power to shape their future lies in the decisions they make today. They were encouraged to be mindful and present, to cherish the connections they have forged, and to recognize the enduring support of their mentors and peers. These words resonated deeply, encapsulating the spirit of gratitude and the promise of new beginnings that define this significant milestone.

The evening was graced by esteemed guests, proud parents, dedicated faculty members, and special invitees, all gathering to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of the graduating class. The highlight of the event was the inspiring keynote address delivered by Mr Ghanim Al-Sulaiti, whose motivational words resonated deeply with the audience, encouraging graduates to embrace responsibility and to make meaningful contributions to society.

Mr Al-Sulaiti’s emphasis on environmental stewardship and global citizenship echoed the core values upheld by Doha British School, reinforcing its mission to nurture compassionate leaders of tomorrow.

In addition to Mr Al-Sulaiti’s inspiring address, the ceremony was enriched by exceptional music performances by talented students, showcasing their artistic prowess and adding a touch of elegance to the proceedings.

The graduation ceremony served as a poignant reminder of each student’s unique journey and the limitless potential that lies ahead. Excitement filled the air as graduates eagerly anticipated the next chapter of their lives, embarking on diverse paths to prestigious universities around the globe. From renowned institutions specialising in Engineering and Medicine to those excelling in Business, Hospitality, Science, and Computer Studies. The new additions to the DBS alumni are poised to make significant contributions in their chosen fields. Reflecting on their time at Doha British School, students expressed deep gratitude for the supportive community and dedicated staff who helped shape their academic and personal growth. This milestone marks not only the culmination of years of hard work but also the beginning of a promising future enriched by knowledge, resilience, and a commitment to excellence.

Additionally, it is noteworthy that a significant number of graduates from the DBS Class of 2024 will be enrolling at the newly established, bespoke campus of CUC Ulster University, situated in the dynamic and rapidly evolving smart city of Lusail in Doha. As an esteemed affiliate educational institution to Doha British School, CUC Ulster University offers a comprehensive array of internationally recognised UK degrees and diplomas, thus ensuring our graduates continue their academic pursuits with unparalleled opportunities for advancement and success.

Acknowledging the significant achievements of the Class of 2024, the closing address of the ceremony commended the graduates for their remarkable achievements and personal growth throughout their academic journey, emphasizing the importance of embracing challenges with courage and perseverance. The graduates were urged to carry the values instilled by DBS into their future endeavors and were assured of the utmost confidence in their ability to make a positive impact in the world. The support and guidance received from the DBS community were highlighted, and heartfelt congratulations and best wishes were extended, encouraging the graduates to cherish their accomplishments and embark on their future paths with determination and integrity.

As the evening drew to a close, heartfelt congratulations resounded throughout the venue, with students, parents, and faculty members exchanging warm wishes and expressions of pride. The Class of 2024 stands poised on the threshold of new beginnings, equipped with knowledge, skills, and experiences that will serve as the foundation for their future success.

Looking ahead, DBS is excited to announce the relocation of its Al Wakra campus to a state-of-the-art facility in September 2024, featuring expansive open spaces and a vibrant layout designed to enhance student-centred learning experiences. This move aligns with DBS’s mission to provide exceptional education and meet the growing demand for quality education in Qatar. With over 3,500 students across its campuses in Ain Khaled, Al Wakra, and Rawdat Al Hamama, DBS continues to create an environment which fosters innovation, creativity and critical thinking, offering an unparalleled learning experience which empowers students to excel in the 21st century. The school’s history is testament to its core purpose: ensuring that our students are empowered to become confident, responsible, and compassionate global citizens.

As Doha British School celebrates the achievements of the Class of 2024 and looks forward to the bright futures of its graduates, it reaffirms its commitment to providing exceptional learning experiences and equipping students with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world. Here’s to the Class of 2024 and their continued success in shaping a better tomorrow.

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