Skills and Career Center at Tishreen University in Lattakia a Bridge between Syrian Students and Job Market

The Skills and Career Center at Tishreen University in the Syrian province of Lattakia plays a vital and efficient role as a bridge between Tishreen University students and labor market. The center supports the university students through developing their knowledge and skills relevant for their further education and future employment and through connecting them to the business community.

 "The center was established in 2011 at Tishreen university in accordance with an agreement with the EU, which aimed at establishing vocational training centers at some Syrian public and private universities”, Dr. Neruda Barakat, Head of the Skills and Career Centre at Tishreen university, said in an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

Dr. Barakat is also a professor at the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Faculty and one of the European Union (EU) coordinators of the students exchange programs with some universities.

When asked about the center’s goals , Dr. Barakat said “the center aims at enhancing the students’ capabilities, knowledge and practical skills relevant for employment, providing information for students on various education opportunities, connecting students to the job market through receiving  training in companies in addition to providing counseling services for students with dilemmas about their career choice in the labor market upon graduation”.

Syrian Company for Handicrafts Opens "Ubbaha" Center In Lattakia to Revive Famous Syrian Traditional Industries

"Undoubtedly, Syria is home to the oldest and most famous handicrafts that refelct Syria’s civilization,  cultural heritage and identity. This industry has been a vital part of the aesthetic culture that characterized Syria throughout history,” Mr. Kenan Shammat, Head of Operations at the Syrian Company for Handicrafts said in a statement to the Syriatimes e-newspaper on the occasion of the recent opening of the company's “Ubbaha” ( luxurious) center for exhibiting and supporting Syrian handicrafts in Lattakia.

Shammat pointed out that the Syrian company for handicrafts was established in 2016 in Damascus as one of the institutions of the Syrian Trust for Development aiming to revive and preserve the deep-rooted Syrian handicrafts industry. The company also seeks finding new local and foreign markets for the handicrafts, transferring the industry to the coming generations, shedding light on the industry's importance and developing its tools and cooperating with Syrian craftsmen to enhance and promote their skills, he said.

Effective Syrian Participation in Cairo International Book Fair

Over the past eight years, the Syrian people have faced a terrorist war that affected all walks of life in the country, including culture, yet this heinous terrorist aggression couldn't stop the Syrians from seeking a way to convey Syria's cultural message to the world.

Within this framework, Syria participated in the 50th Cairo International Book Fair which was concluded yesterday after showcasing thousands of books published by more than 1200 publishing houses representing 35 Arab and foreign countries.

The participating Syrian publishers stressed that the Syrian publishing houses  will continue to take part in all Arab and international events despite the war and the conspiracy that Syria is facing.

Exhibition Showcasing Syrian Contemporary Art Held in Iran's City of Tabriz

TEHRAN, (ST)- A fine art exhibition showcasing the Syrian contemporary art was opened on Sunday at the Islamic Art University in the Iranian city of Tabriz.

Four prominent Syrian artists are taking part in the four-day event, exhibiting 40 pieces selected from their most distinguished artworks which include, painting, Scupture and photography.

"Amina" a Film Depicting Patience and Sacrifices of Syrian Mothers during the War

In order to shed light on the human and social impacts of the crisis in Syria, especially  on Syrian women,  the General Establishment for Cinema have produced a number of documentary films that tell different stories of people who suffered the repurcussions of the brutal terrrorist war on Syria.

Within this context , the public screening of the feature film “Amina” kicked off at “Dar Al-Assad” for Culture in Lattakia province on Friday in the presence of the film Director Ayman Zeidan and a number of participating artists.