Australian College of Kuwait

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Australian College of Kuwait
الكلية الأسترالية في الكويت
Australian College of Kuwait Official Logo.jpg
Established 2004
Type Private
Location Kuwait Kuwait City, Mubarak Al-Kabeer, Kuwait
Coordinates: 29°16′31″N 48°3′3″E / 29.27528°N 48.05083°E / 29.27528; 48.05083
Colours Orange and Blue ‹See Tfm›    ‹See Tfm›    
Sports Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball
Mascot KINGaroos
Website www.ack.edu.kw

The Australian College of Kuwait (ACK), which was established as Kuwait’s first private technical college, is proud to offer one of the finest vocational education programs in the region. With a vision of “Enabling Human Potential within a Culture of Care”, the College has established partnerships with some of the top international vocational education institutions to offer a unique learning product to our students. Our students are advantaged by studying the best vocational courses from experienced instructors, with the aim of enabling our students to graduate with the required skill sets to thrive in their careers.

History[edit]

The Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) was established to provide internationally recognized and accredited vocational education and training to the Business, Engineering, Aviation and Maritime sectors. It was licensed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education under Amiri Decree 141/2003 and commenced operation in October 2004. Since then, ACK has grown to become one of the leading educational institutions in Kuwait, strongly contributing to the employment sector and continuing to produce knowledgeable, skilled and professional candidates for Kuwait’s growing economy..

Academic Programs[edit]

School of Engineering[edit]

The School of Engineering at ACK offers a unique and innovative curriculum to prepare students for modern engineering practice. Project Based Learning encourages students to carry on a lifelong learning process, to integrate engineering applications within a team environment, and to adopt faster interdisciplinary thinking. ACK's Engineering programs provide students with a solid engineering education and vast career opportunities.

School of Business[edit]

The Australian College of Kuwait School of Business strives to stimulate students to think critically, communicate effectively, utilize technology, develop problem-solving skills and behave with virtue and accountability. We are a learner-centered community of highly capable scholars who interact in a variety of formats with talented students. The school provides practical experiences to its students through close ties with the industry.

Our students have access to fully equipped computer labs, open-area, private meeting/study facilities and to full-service library. The majority of the Business Degree faculty possesses terminal degrees. We are passionate about our learner-centered college with a culture of care.

At ACK, we educate tomorrow’s leaders with today’s leading management knowledge and tools. Welcome to the School of Business that can show you how to manage your success.

Aviation[edit]

The Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) has been approved as a Part-147 Maintenance Training Organization, by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Kuwait and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Foundation Skills Program[edit]

English Foundation Program is for students who wish to study at ACK, but do not have an adequate level of English Language Proficiency to study at the Diploma or Degree level through the medium of English.

Australian Vocational Education[edit]

ACK is proud to bring the finest international higher learning standards to Kuwait. The Australian Vocational Education System has become a world leader in the delivery of quality vocational education. This system specializes in enabling students to achieve practical skills and knowledge whilst at the same time helping them to develop attitudes that will assist them in the work place. Graduates from ACK are equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for developing, maintaining and excelling in their professional careers.

2+2 Model[edit]

Benefit from the flexibility ACK’s 2+2 model has to offer. Students initially enroll in a two-year full-time Diploma program after which they can choose to leave ACK and commence employment or, if they have achieved the required GPA at the time of graduation with a Diploma, continue for a further two years of full-time study to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering Technology.

Research and Innovation[edit]

ACK supports research and innovation programs for the benefit of the community and society, its students and researchers. Research is encouraged and supported by the Private Universities Council (PUC) by funding research grants and collaborative projects throughout the Gulf. The College contributes to its research capability by offering an exciting and successful environment for its researchers by establishing relationships with key Government and industry partners, creative funding and training. It also aims to foster supportive infrastructure and facilities for successful research and innovation.

International Academic Staff[edit]

Professional and qualified international faculty members who will enrich your practical learning experiences in preparation for competitive job markets, both locally and internationally.

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