"Education is not the filling of a pail,but the lighting of a fire."
Unlocking wisdom and understanding
John Dewey, Philosopher.
Inspiring creativity and innovation
"Learning never exhausts the mind"
Leonardo da Vinci, Artist.
“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”
Pushing the limits of research and discovery
Sydney J. Harris, Journalist
“Education is not the filling of a pail,but the lighting of a fire.”
Text W.B. Yeats
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
Benjamin Franklin
  • WHY US?

    As an integral component of Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), the Center for Professional Advancement & Continuing Education (PACE) is greatly influenced by the high standards of academic excellence of the first private university in the State of Kuwait. Through such standards, PACE extends the resources of the university in order to unlock the wisdom and understanding of its participants, push the limits of research and discovery and inspire creativity and innovation for the benefit of society.


Professional Advancement & Continuing Education (PACE) Centre extends the resources of Gulf University for Science and Technology by providing high quality learning opportunities for learners of all ages. We enrich lives, enhance professional qualifications and promote careers. We satisfy the need for unique training and learning for individuals and business organizations. We link knowledgeable teaching professionals, mentors, speakers and academics with students and employees, companies and organizations, and the community at large.

    PACE creates and organizes custom-designed conferences, meetings, and special events that assist companies in meeting their corporate and individual development objectives.


    PACE offers programs that enable companies to deliver constant trainings and seminars to personnel in accordance with their human resource development goals.


    PACE offers the public a unique opportunity to further advance their studies and careers. Through well formulated methods of teaching, and necessary tools that help participants to pass certifications .


Our extensive and wide ranging courses have been designed to draw the best and brightest talents from the community. They all serve a purpose of building a knowledge-based community that can face up to the challenges of rapidly evolving societies that are greatly influenced by rapid advancements in technology and a highly complex and globalized economy.

meet our faculty

The faculty is at the core of knowledge development and sharing at PACE. Our distinguished lineup of teaching professionals, mentors, speakers and academics cover an extensive range of expertise and experience, who all add value by further enhancing our courses. This is achieved through ongoing research and constant interaction with the business community and society in general.