To help students acquire basic research skills, a trip to the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) was organized by Dr Candy Chiu as part of the undergraduate course QNT 402 (Research Methodology). The trip was on April 29, 2010 and involved 68 students. The agenda for the trip included: tour of the center, training and research session, interviews with the media department, a library workshop, a presentation about ECSSR and other activities. The students were impressed with that the capabilities of ECSSR. They are truly grateful for ECSSR warm welcome and the wonderful learning experience.