On Wednesday 1 November 2023, Junior students of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of Koya University conducted a scientific trip to the Maya Battery Factory, and the trip was organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering of KOU to familiarize students with the skills of their field of industry.
This scientific trip was conducted under the supervision of Asst.Lect. Dunya Ibrahim and Engineer Hassan Ahmad to the battery factory "Maya" and during this scientific trip students were closely acquainted with the battery manufacturing industry, raw materials of battery production, working steps, and how to adapt and implement Environmental guidelines.
On November 1, 2023، during another trip, the Senior students of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Koya University, under the supervision of Dr. Heaven Emad Asst.Lect. Lameha AbdulKarim Ali, and Engineer, Blnd Zrar visited the al-Haya gas drinks company.
This scientific trip was aimed at getting closely acquainted with the process of producing gas drinks.
Koya University, as a university committed to its motto and work program, especially KOU University's strategic plan, to familiarize students closely with their professional skills in their field of study, the way to prepare students for the market and the "student success" is one of the main pillars of Koya university's strategic plan.
Koya University (KOU) is located in the city of Koya (Koy Sanjaq) which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region of F.R. Iraq. It is on the foothills of beautiful high mountain. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful mountainous nature. . There are 4 Faculties and 2 Schools in KOU; Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH), Faculty of Education (FEDU), Faculty of Humanities and Social Silences (FHSS), Shcool of Physical Education (SPHE) and School of Medicine (SMED). Also, there are two research centers; Genome Center and Malai Gawra Center. Moreover, at KOU there is an English Language Center (BELC) at KOU has been opened with the sponsorship of IREX and American embassy in Baghdad as well as with the support of Spring International Language Center of The University of Arkansas. KOU has two Scientific Journals; ARO-The Scientific Journal of Koya University, which is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (ESCI), and Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (KUJHSS). KOU is a proactive member of Erasmus/ Marhaba Project and Erasmus+. KOU signed many Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with many International Universities, e.g., The University of Arkansas (June 2015). The Lulea University in Sweden (April 2014), The University of Nottingham in the UK, The University of Buckingham in the UK (Oct 2008), Belkin University in Turkey (Sep 2009) The University of Greenwich in the UK, Cihan University-Erbil (2021) and Tishk International University (2021). Koya University is a memebr of The Association of Arab Universities and the International Association of Universities.