Fourth Online Convocation Ceremony


Date : 02-Jan-2018

‚ÄčIt is with gratitude and appreciation to Allah Almighty that the Islamic Online University (IOU) announces its Fourth Online Convocation Ceremony which will be held this Saturday, 6 January 2018, 4:00 p.m. Qatar time

The IOU administration wishes to use this opportunity to highlight the great strides and achievements each one of our graduates made on their educational journey to uplift themselves with knowledge and empower their communities. It is with peace and blessings that we send our graduates off to their next endeavors with many prayers for their success.

A total of 190 students from over 32 different countries in 9 different programs are graduating during IOU’s Fourth Online Convocation Ceremony from the following departments: Islamic Studies, Psychology, Arabic Language and Linguistics, Education, Information Technology, and Islamic Economics, Banking, and Finance, in sha Allaah. We also have 6 students graduating from the Ijazah program of the Global Qur'an Memorization Center (GQMC), alhamdu lillah.

The programs are as follows:
  1. MA in Islamic Studies
  2. BA in Islamic Studies
  3. Bridge Diploma to MAIS
  4. Associate Degree in Psychology
  5. Certificate in Psychology
  6. Certificate in Education
  7. Certificate in Information Technology
  8. Certificate in Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance
  9. Intensive Arabic Program (under Open Education Program)
  10. Ijazah program (Global Qur'an Memorization Center)


We are pleased to announce that in this Convocation Ceremony, for the first time ever, we have total 16 students graduating from the MA in Islamic Studies program (Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 graduating batches). This is also the first time we have students graduating from Certificate in Information Technology and Certificate in Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, alhamdu lillah.

It is IOU’s pleasure to honor our graduates for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters on this most inspiring occasion with an unforgettable program showcase that celebrates their great achievements.

Program Showcase:

  • Chancellor’s Address to the Graduates
  • Vice Chancellor’s Address
  • Dr. Muhammad Anwar Sahib's Special Message to the Graduates
  • Guest of Honor – A Few Words from Sr. Haleh Banani
  • Honoring the Graduates
  • Glimpse of the Precious Journey of Seeking Knowledge – Graduates’ Reflections
  • Valedictorian Speech
  • Vote of Thanks


Graduates, family and guests can access the online ceremony LIVE here at the above mentioned date and time.

As we bid farewell to our current batch of graduates, we would like to thank our faculty and administrative staff for their hard work and diligence in making Islamic Online University a shining beacon of hope for anyone wishing to obtain a higher education. We also wish each one of our graduates well as they use their degrees to not only change their own lives, but their nations as well in sha Allah.