It is advisable to register well before the summer holidays as some schools start their registration one year in advance.
VCUQatar provides COVA CARE/ Blue Cross / Blue Shield coverage and AXA insurance as benefits for employees.
After your arrival in Qatar, the HR team will provide information about the health care benefits during the orientation.
Employees can opt for either of the plans and if they decide to convert their plan from one to the other later, it can only be done during the open enrollment every April.
Upon acceptance of your job offer, the HR Generalist/ Mobilization from VCUQatar will contact you to discuss your housing needs and answer any concerns you may have, such as the proximity of schools and child care centers near your allotted accommodation.
VCUQatar provides fully furnished apartments or villas (including appliances, cutlery, utensils, bed linens etc.) for their sponsored employees.
However, upon receipt of your residence permit, you are eligible to apply to Qtel for cable etc.and receive different Qtel packages available in Qatar, which can usually be setup and installed within approximately 10 working days.You will also be provided with a temporary mobile phone, laptop and basic groceries.VCUQatar provides internet, but does not provide landline or television facilities for employees.Examples of Housing The pictures below illustrate the standard of accommodation we provide to international faculty and staff.Qatar has a variety of schools, nursery and pre-schools with different curricula, including American, British, International Baccalaureate, Indian, Lebanese, etc.