The University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST), previously known as The College of the North Atlantic, is Qatar's first National Applied University offering applied Bachelor's degrees and Master’s degrees in addition to certificates and diplomas in various fields.
The UDST offers interactive, co-curricular vocational courses in STEM subjects from Engineering Technology to Health Sciences, Business Management and Information Technology. They have been growing year-on-year, with a current student base of over 3000.
The previous CNAQ site was built in 2005 and then migrated to Microsoft Sharepoint 2013. With the last update in 2015, the website was outdated and unsuitable for its diverse range of user requirements.
UDST chose Vardot to design a modern infrastructure and migrate their Sharepoint 2013 site to an optimized Drupal CMS, hosted on Microsoft Azure. As they were in the middle of a rebranding exercise, the new site was created in parallel, with the final designs tying the two processes together.