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SQU council okays amendments to promotion list


Sultan Qaboos Uni-versity (SQU) Council adopted a proposal for amendments to the academic promotion list during a meeting held on Monday.

The meeting for the academic year 2016/17 was held under the chair of Her Excellency Dr Rawiyah Bint Saud Al  Busaidiyah, Minister of Higher Education and Chairperson of the University Council.

The council discussed the proposal to establish an effective communication system between the Student Advisory Council and the Student Liaison Committees of SQU Colleges and the Centre for Preparatory Studies, through the establishment of a student communication forum with representatives of these bodies.

The council okayed the lists of students graduating in the Fall semester of the academic year 2016/17 for doctoral, master and bachelor degrees.

A presentation on the university’s response to the reduction of the current budget for 2017 and the procedures for dealing with it was discussed in the light of the University’s keenness to achieve its vision, objectives and mission in parallel with the reduction of funds for the operational budget.

A presentation on the international classification of SQU over the past years provided by the Office of International Cooperation and the achievements until now in this regard was discussed.

The council commended the university’s efforts in this regard and directed to continue it in future.

Oman News Agency