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"Applied Science Private University" students qualify for the UNESCO-Sponsored Youth Hackathon

Five Applied Science Private University students have secured spots in the Fifth Youth Hackathon for Media and Information Literacy. Supported by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in partnership with the Ministry of Government Communication, this remarkable competition is scheduled to take place in Jordan from the 23rd to the 25th of October.

Four exceptional students of those who earned their place in the hackathon are from the esteemed Department of Digital Media within the Faculty of Arts and Science. They are: Yousry Zeitoun, Rahaf Al-Muhtaseb, Sidra Dardar, and Leen Abu Salah. Additionally, Nasser Al-Warki, a Department of Political Science student, has also secured a spot in the competition.

It is worth highlighting that the hackathon event is a virtual competition that fosters innovation and novel solutions to address pressing societal challenges. The competition provides a stage for university students to present groundbreaking ideas and proposals addressing these challenges. This year's focus revolves around media and information literacy within the digital realm​