Bethlehem University’s Dean of Students Office organized its annual Career Day on 1 June 2023. The event, which took place in the university’s auditorium, saw participation from over 60 Palestinian companies and organizations. Dr. Amal Jadu Shakaa, Bethlehem University alumna and the Undersecretary of the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, was the guest […]
The Dean of Student Affairs’ Counseling Office, in partnership with the Haifa Gender Forum, recently conducted an intensive training program on gender issues in individual and family settings at Bethlehem University. The course was held over eight sessions on Saturdays, totaling 40 hours. One of the course’s main goals was to enhance participants’ self-awareness in […]
The Dean of Students Office, in cooperation with the Blood Bank at Beit Jala Governmental Hospital, organized a blood donation campaign for cancer patients on Monday, 13 March 2023 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM. The turnout of students was more than wonderful and 47 bags of blood were donated. We thank our dear students […]
In cooperation of the Dean of Students Office at Bethlehem University, the Hult Prize Organizing Committee held the local Hult Prize competition on campus and announced the name of the winning team, on Thursday, 2 March 2023. The project of the winning team “Corn Closet” was to create a sustainable and eco-friendly cotton-like textiles made […]
Eight Bethlehem University students participated under the supervision of the Dean of Students’ Office in the First Youth Conference entitled “Youth and Hate Speech – The Source of Crisis and Confrontation Mechanisms” on Tuesday, 21 February 2023, at the Red Crescent Society in Ramallah. The conference, which was organized by the Filastiniyat Foundation and supported […]
The Counselling office in cooperation with Muntada Al Jinsaniyeh implemented a training workshop at BU about Human Sexuality for 3rd and 4th year students from different departments. This training took place from October 22nd until December 10th, 2022. 16 female students attended the 40-hour training to develop self-awareness to deal with gender from moral and […]
The Dean of Students Office organized the annual career day on Wednesday, 19 May 2022, in the auditorium in which more than 40 companies and organizations participated. The guest speaker was Mr. Ibrahim Melhem, the Palestinian government spokesman, who is a graduate of Bethlehem University in 1985. The master of the ceremony, Ms. Enas Elias, […]
The Dean of Students Office organized a training in the art of debating in the English language. The first training took place on Friday, 25 February 2022. The students were introduced to the rules of debating and were involved in some ice breaking activities.
In cooperation with the Dean of Students Office, the Rapprochement Centre continues to offer different training programs for university students in the Bethlehem area sponsored by the Oxfam organization. On Sunday, 2 February 2022, Bethlehem University students received the last session of the training programs in administration skills and decision-making. New training programs on photography […]
The Dean of Students Office, in cooperation with Alqasaba Theatre, organizes a three months workshop for 20 Bethlehem University students. The students participated in the first two sessions which were about introducing drama and some ice-breaking activities to know each other and be prepared to work together.
The meetings of the Holy Land Trust’s program Generation to Generation resumed by the beginning of the new semester. The students discussed their achievements in the previous year and talked about their resolutions for the coming year. They also discussed the role of women in their families in comparison to the role of men.
Bethlehem University held its annual Christmas tree lighting and Christmas party on Thursday, 09 December 2020, in De La Salle building where dozens of students, faculty, and staff gathered. The ceremony, which was organized by the Dean of Students Office, began with a musical performance by the Shepherd’s Boy and Girl Scout Troop. Executive Vice […]
The Athletics Department in cooperation with the Dean of Students Office organized a Chess Championship from Thursday, 4 November 2021, until Thursday, 25 November 2021, at the George Nasra Center for Palestinian Heritage in the University Library. The Executive Vice President, Rev. Dr. Iyad Twal, gave out trophies to the winners and medals to the […]
On Wednesday, 17 November 2021, six students from the debate club participated in the Palestinian Universities Debate Tournament finals. They came in third place and proved themselves as the most organized and well prepared among other universities. Congratulation to our beloved students and we really appreciate their great effort.
The Dean of Students Office organized a campaign called “Draw a Smile” in which university students visit several organizations for children with disabilities and children in need. Their first visit took place on Wednesday, 17 November 2021, to the Jemima organization and they performed different activities that helped draw a smile on the children’s faces.
On Friday, 12 November 2021, thirteen Bethlehem University students participated in the Palestine University Model United Nations (PUMUN) program in Ramallah. Each student represented a different country and worked together to find ways to overcome the economic problems that occurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the program, students were honored and […]
Under the supervision of the Dean of Students Office and in cooperation with Falestinyat organization, the Bethlehem University Debate Club students participated in the Palestine Debate Tournament in Ramallah last week. The team won the first and second rounds and will participate in the final round of the tournament on Wednesday, 17 November 2021.
On Tuesday, 9 November 2021, The Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research honored students who won in the competitions that took place in the last 2 years. Bethlehem University students won first and third place in the short story competition and third place in the drama and acting competition.
The Academic and Career Counseling Office organized a CV writing workshop for third and fourth year students. This workshop is one of a series of workshops that help prepare students for the coming years of their lives.
On Thursday, 4 October 2021, The Students’ Youth Bloc organized a cultural day that contained many cultural activities and corners to support students’ talents.
Under the supervision of The Dean of Students Office, the Afaq student group organized a seminar about depression titled “Take Care of Yourself” on Thursday, 28 October 2021. Doctor Abed Alrahman Khawaja discussed a lot of ways to help students feel better about themselves and answered their questions.
Classes were suspended on 8 October 2021 to give employees and students a chance to participate in the funeral of Dr. Said Ayyad. The Dean of Students and members from the Students Senate gave speeches to honour his soul.
The Student Work Front organized a cultural exhibition on Thursday, 14 October 2021, under the supervision of the Dean of Students Office. The exhibition included books, novels, student products, and a traditional food corner.
On Thursday, 7 October 2021, the Student Senate in cooperation with the Dean of Students Office organized a welcoming event for first-year students. The event included a welcoming speech, a Dabkeh dance performance, and a performance of a popular Palestinian singer.
On Thursday, 14 October 2021, the Dean of Students Office in cooperation with the Psycho-Social Counceling Center for Women organized an awareness day on social violence against women and the services provided to women who are subjected to violence in all its forms. This event is part of a training program that will last for […]
Bethlehem University organized an open day on campus on Thursday, 21 October 2021. The open day aimed to reconnect the students to the University, as students have been away for more than a year and a half following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the move to remote learning. The activities of the day included educational […]
The Dean of Students Office, represented by Mrs. Enass Elias, participated in a specialized workshop on counseling activities for high school students which was organized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Ministry of Education on Wednesday, 29 September 2021. The workshop aimed to discuss the different strategies used to introduce […]
The Dean of Students Office organized a workshop on the basics of debate and its importance in our everyday life on Thursday, 30 September 2021. A number of students attended the workshop which was offered and implemented by the ActionAid Organization.
On Wednesday, 29 September 2021, the Dean of Students Office and the Tarek Ahmed Juffali Faculty of Nursing and Health Science in cooperation with the ANRWA, organized a day for the students to get the second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. The UNRWA crew gave the first shot of the Moderna vaccine to 43 students […]
Four Bethlehem University students were chosen by the Dean of Students Office to participate in a Scientific Research Competition which ran over the past six months. The closing ceremony of the competition, which was organized by the Reform Organization, was held in Ramallah on Monday, 27 September 2021. The students submitted two research papers about […]
The Dean of Students Office and the Tarek Ahmed Juffali Faculty of Nursing and Health Science organized a day for the students to get vaccinated against Covid-19 on campus in cooperation with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The first dose of the vaccine was given to 381 students on Wednesday, 18 August […]
Three Bethlehem University students, chosen by the Dean of Students Office, participated in a debate training camp which was organized by the Filastiniyat organization. The students learned the art of debate and were offered the chance to practice against other teams. The camp was held in Ramallah for three days.
Mr. Adnan Ramadan, Dean of Students, and Ms. Mai Jaber, Assistant to Dean, visited the Global Platform Palestine to present them with an honorary recognition plaque on Tuesday, 31 August 2021. Mr. Ramadan thanked the staff of the Global Platform Palestine for their cooperation and continued help in training students who participate in the Dean […]
The Dean of Students Office organized two orientation days for first-year students at the beginning of the new academic year 2021-2022 on Monday and Tuesday, 23-24 August 2021. The students were introduced to the members of the Dean of Students Office and the activities they offer. They were also briefed about the different offices and […]
Bethlehem University organized a campaign to vaccinate students from various faculties the single-dose Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, 15 June 2021, in the Auditorium. The Dean of Students Office organized the campaign in order to prepare for and create the best environment for the fall semester. This was made possible through the cooperation between […]
Ten Bethlehem University students are participating in a project called “From Generation To Generation” through the Holy Land Trust organization in cooperation with the Dean of Students Office. The project, which will last for eight months, aims to highlight the role of women in making history from a feminine point of view. Through a photo […]
Four Bethlehem University students are participating in a research competition held by Reform organization through the “Without Restrictions” project. The organization held three training days to help students in developing their research ideas. The project aims to enable university students to use scientific research tools in the development of their societies. It also helps to […]
The Dean of Students Office organized a virtual meeting for the students with staff of the Information Technology Services (ITS) Office on Thursday, 08 April 2021, which was live streamed over YouTube. The meeting aimed to assist students in dealing with various problems, challenges, and issues related to the use of technology while studying […]
Four Bethlehem University students and a staff from the Dean of Students Office participated in a workshop entitled “Together towards promoting the values of democracy, human rights, and gender” that was held in Jericho on Tuesday and Wednesday, 6 and 7 April 2021. The workshop discussed important issues including Palestinian student’s life, the role of […]
Bethlehem University honored outstanding student achievements during the annual Honors Day ceremony organized by the Dean of Students Office in cooperation with the Academic Office on Thursday, 25 March 2021. The event was held on campus and was broadcasted live over Facebook to allow students and parents attend. Dean of Students Adnan Ramadan said, “Despite […]
The Dean of Students and the Academic Affairs Offices organized a meeting via Microsoft Teams on Thursday, 25 February 2021, for first-year students who are on academic probation. The meeting aimed to help students and guide them to improve their grades and overall GPAs to successfully continue their studies. The Dean of Students Mr. Adnan […]
In cooperation with the Arabic Department, the Dean of Students Office organized a discussion entitled “Bethlehem University students’ Literary Creativity” on Thursday, 11 February 2021. Student Hala Natsheh read from her story which won first place in the short story competition organized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in partnership with the […]
The Dean of Students Office organized on Thursday, 4 February 2021, a face-to-face meeting with students who were newly admitted in the Spring Semester of 2021. The students were introduced to the Dean of Students Office staff, programs, and activities. A tour was organized to introduce them to the university campus, the various facilities, and […]
Fifteen students participated in the 6th Drama Group training, which took place in the Inad Theater Hall, with drama coach, Firas Abu Sabah, and organized by the Al-Kasbah Theater in cooperation with the Dean of Students Office. “The drama training is so much fun. We learn how to improve our performance and how to communicate […]
The Dean of Students Office organized a meeting with a group of Bethlehem University students on Thursday, 11 February 2021. They discussed plans to reactivate the role of students to encourage others through cultural and social activities, voluntary work, and to encourage student initiatives that matter to students and the Palestinian society at large.
The lives of students and their families have been significantly affected by the closures caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Bethlehem University ensured that students with disabilities continue to receive quality education while transitioning to remote learning. The Resource Center for Students with Disabilities has been working day and night to ensure the success of its […]
On Thursday, 03 December 2020, a few students, faculty, and staff gathered despite the coronavirus in the De La Salle building to celebrate the annual Christmas tree lighting which is usually packed. The ceremony, which is organized by the Dean of Students Office, began with musical performance by the Shepherd’s Boy and Girl Scout Troop. […]
The Dean of Students Office at Bethlehem University organized on Thursday, 26 November 2020, a workshop entitled “the rights of people with disabilities; the right to education and the right to health” in cooperation with the Student Affairs Unit at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The workshop comes within the framework […]
Dean of Students Affairs and in cooperation with the (Brotherhood of Mercy Foundation in Bethlehem) (Misericordia di Betlemme) organized an awareness campaign about Corona virus. Which took place in BU campus on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 . This campaign targeted BU students and aimed to raise awareness among university students by educating them on the […]
Students Hanna Stephan and Zein Bannoura participated in a play titled “With all due respect” which was performed on Saturday, 7 November 2020, in Al-Kasaba Theater and Cinematheque in Ramallah. This performance comes within the student empowerment project implemented by Al-Kasaba Theater and Cinematheque, in partnership and support of the Drosos Foundation, and in cooperation with five […]
The Dean of Students’ Office at Bethlehem University organized an awareness campaign in cooperation with Misericordia “Mercy” of Bethlehem on Wednesday, 11 November 2020. Students of the Health Committee together with volunteers of the Misericordia of Bethlehem went around campus to talk to students on the importance of following preventive measures against COVID-19. Bethlehem University […]
Kate Kheir, a student majoring in English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Arts, participated in the “Create Debate training” program. This program aimed to train Palestinian youth on the techniques and tools of public speaking, debate, mass communication, and to empower and train youth to be responsible citizens, democratic activists, and ambassadors of […]
The Office of the Dean of Students participated in giving a lecture within the Library course this semester. The staff of the office gave 17 sessions during October 2020 for first-year students in different sections. They gave a PowerPoint presentation to introduce themselves, the services their office provides, the activities and events the office holds. […]
Twenty students participated in the training of the Model United Nations (MUN) program of the fall 2020 session which is held online. The program is organized by the Palestine Institute for Public diplomacy “PIPD” in partnership with Palestinian Universities. It is worth noting that Youssef Hussein (BU ’18) is one of the trainers. The program […]
The Office of the Dean of Student, in cooperation with the Tarek Juffali Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, organized a visit for Qubeibeh Nursing first-year students on Monday, 19 October 2020. Dean of Students, Mr. Adnan Ramadan, met with them and said that new students should know their University, stay in constant contact with […]
The Office of the Dean of Students at Bethlehem University held orientation days for 964 new students who were admitted for the 2020/2021 academic year. These face-to-face orientation days were the second element of the new student orientation to introduce them to the Deans and faculty members. A day for each Faculty was held separately […]
Following the outbreak of the Coronavirus in March 2020, Bethlehem University has undertaken a series of new procedures to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, for the first time, Bethlehem University held a virtual orientation for the newly accepted students for the academic year 2020-2021. The virtual orientation, organized by the Office of the Dean of […]
“Dancing Dabke is the only thing that helps me get out of the depression of passing checkpoints,” said Nour Bakri a fourth-year student from Jerusalem who is majoring in Business Administration. “When I hear the sound of music, I disengage from the whole world; I start to move my legs without even realizing it.” Nour […]
Fifteen Bethlehem University students participated in the Model United Nations (MUN) Conference that was held at the Caesar Hotel in Ramallah on Friday and Saturday, 29-30 November 2019. The Palestinian Institute of Public Diplomacy (PIPD) and German NGO Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized the Palestine Universities MUN Conference 2019. The Conference was attended by MUN […]
The Bethlehem University Debate Team won the final round of the debate tournament against the Arab American University debate team on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at Ceaser Hotel in Ramallah. The tournament was organized by Filastiniyat Organization, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Palestinian Universities where nine Palestinian […]
The Dean of Students Office organized an event for cultural performances on Thursday, 12 September 2019, in the Amphitheater. Wajd Musical group, Majdal group for Dabka and Folklore, Layali drama group, and BU graduate the musician Ibrahim Abu Laban performed in front of a large number of students. Bethlehem University brings a wide range of […]
Bethlehem University honored outstanding student achievements during the annual Honors Day ceremony organized by the Dean of Students Office on Thursday, 2 May 2019. The two students with the highest GPA in the fall 2018 semester from each faculty received award plaques for their achievement, and certificates were distributed to all students with 3.5 GPA […]
Sponsored by Al-Mashreq Insurance Company On Wednesday, 17 April 2019, the Dean of Students Office organized the annual career day at the auditorium in which more than 35 companies and organizations participated. Around 400 work interviews were held with senior students and graduates during the event that aimed to increase employment opportunities for Bethlehem University […]
Bethlehem University held its annual Christmas tree lighting and Christmas party on Thursday, 29 November 2018. The ceremony took place in De La Salle building where dozens of students, faculty and staff gathered. Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray wished Bethlehem University community God’s blessings this Christmas season. Brother Peter and the Student Senate’s President lit […]
On Wednesday and Thursday, August 15th and 16th, Bethlehem University held its annual orientation for all new students. The auditorium was packed as the student body of Bethlehem University continues to increase. Around 1040 new students were accepted this academic year. Organized by the Dean of Students Office, Wednesday’s event started with introducing the new […]