SQU set to re­ceive 3,000 un­der­grad­u­ate stu­dents

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

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

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