SQU set to receive 3,000 undergraduate students
Muscat - The Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) is all set to receive the 32nd batch of undergraduate students for the academic year 2017-18.
The university will receive through the Higher Education Admission Centre 3,000 students who will be enrolled for more than 60 programmes offered by the nine colleges at SQU, stated a press release.
Dr Hussain bin Ali al Kharousi, dean of Admissions & Registration at the university, said that new students will be received in coordination with various units of the university. He said that the College of Arts and Social Sciences will receive 450 students, 283 females and 167 males. The College of Education will receive 400 students, 202 females and 198 males. The College of Law will receive 220 students, 105 females and 115 males. The College of Economics and Political Science will enrol 475 students of which 237 are females and 238 males.
The College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences will receive 275 students, 137 females and 138 males.
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences will receive 155 students, 78 females and 77 males. The College of Science will receive 450 students, 236 females and 214 males. The College of Nursing will receive 100 students, 73 females and 27 males. The College of Engineering will receive 450 students, 90 females and 360 males.
Fifteen students with special needs will be admitted in the colleges of Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Agricultural and Ma- rine Sciences, Science, and Economics & Political Science.
The total number of students is expected to increase after receiving students from the GCC and other countries, as well as students with diploma, added the release.
The process of completing admission procedures in the university is expected to start through the new acceptance station (Meelad) during the second week of August, where students can access the website www.squ.edu.om/meelad and fill up the application electronically without physically being present at the university.
The autumn semester will begin on September 10.
The students will be enrolled for more than 60 programmes offered by nine colleges at SQU