College of Science and Technology at the University of Human
Development organised a field trip for students of Semester 3 of both the Information
Technology and Computer Science Departments to Kurdsat on 11th
December 2023 – Kurdsat is one of the very first Kurdish satellite television stations
in Kurdistan. It is based in Sulaymaniyah City.
The trip aimed to acquaint students of these departments with
the technology employed in a satellite television station; how the studios look
like, how programmes are broadcast live, what software is used and how the
servers and network all are connected and function. Semester 3 IT and Computer Science
students take the Multimedia Module as part of their study courses in which
they learn about Photoshop, Premiere and other tools which are used in
producing television programmes.
Administrators at Kurdsat expressed their interest in having
UHD students on their shows, on Roji nwe [New Day] and Chiroki mn [My
story] in particular, and also UHD lecturers to contribute and enrich their many
Dr Omed Hassan Ahmed from the IT Department supervised the