WCAS launches free sum­mer classes for high school stu­dents as com­mu­nity ser­vice

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Wal­jat Col­lege of Ap­plied Sciences (WCAS) launched four weeks free sum­mer classes for high school stu­dents from July 30.

Around 105 stu­dents from dif­fer­ent wilay­ats reg­is­tered them­selves and presided over the in­au­gu­ral ses­sion along with their par­ents. The free Sum­mer Classes pro­gramme is a reaf­fir­ma­tion of WCAS’ s com­mit­ment to­wards serv­ing the com­mu­nity. It will fa­mil­iarise and equip the stu­dents with nec­es­sary skills to pre­pare them­selves for a bright fu­ture.

Dean prof (Dr) S L Gupta said that Wal­jat Col­lege is proud to start sum­mer classes in which the stu­dents would get the­o­ret­i­cal and prac­ti­cal knowl­edge of the sub­jects, op­por­tu­nity to visit a higher ed­u­ca­tion in­sti­tute and real life ex­po­sure. He also ex­pressed sat­is­fac­tion with the num­ber of par­tic­i­pat­ing stu­dents and ad­vised fac­ulty mem­bers to en­sure ac­tive par­tic­i­pa­tion of stu­dents.

He said, “High school stu­dents are on the verge of tak­ing a de­ci­sion about their fu­ture and this pro­gramme will cer­tainly pro­vide them a plat­form where they can study, have fun and ex­plore their fu­ture ca­reer op­tions.”

The in­au­gu­ral ses­sion was hosted by Zaid Khal­ifa al Shek­ili, ad­min and HR man­ager of WCAS.

He wel­comed the stu­dents and their par­ents. He gave an in­sight into WCAS’s build­ing prin­ci­ples and its con­tin­u­ous ef­forts to­wards con­tri­bu­tion to the so­ci­ety. Fur­ther, the stu­dents were ap­prised of the col­lege cam­pus and the var­i­ous cour­ses be­ing of­fered by the col­lege.

The HR man­ager con­cluded his wel­come speech by en­cour­ag­ing the stu­dents to make the best of this op­por­tu­nity and in­vited the stu­dents for a group pho­to­graph. He re­minded stu­dents that the main rea­son for at­tend­ing this course is learn­ing.

The pro­gramme is de­signed to fo­cus on English Lan­guage skills, IT and soft skills in an in­ter­est­ing for­mat. This will not only en­able the stu­dents to strengthen the fun­da­men­tals but also al­low them to use the nec­es­sary skill set in their daily life for holis­tic devel­op­ment.

All the 105 stu­dents were fur­ther di­vided into four sec­tions and were in­tro­duced to their re­spec­tive co­or­di­na­tors and fac­ulty mem­bers. A brief overview of the course out­line and time ta­ble was pro­vided to the stu­dents in the in­au­gu­ral ses­sion.

The staff mem­bers in­clude Dr P Vi­jaya, Siny­mol S B, Ruwaiya Said al Rabaani, Omaima Khal­ifa Sulie­man al Kiyumi, Thu­raya Said Ibrahim al Farsi, Su­nil Vargh­ese, Mo­hammed Waadalla, Omar Rashid al Shi­bli, Hamid Mubarak al Habsi, Khawla Has­san al Ta­mari, Thu­raya Mohd Salim al Habsi, Akhilesh Roy, Satish Chan­dar, Arti Vats, Haitam, Nabila Saif al Ghenami and Mashael Habib Mah­moud al Zad­jali for or­gan­is­ing the events.WCAS has proven its aca­demic ex­cel­lence in the Sul­tanate of Oman.

Es­tab­lished in 2001 by in­dus­tri­al­ist and phi­lan­thropist, Dr Omar bin Ab­dul Mu­nim al Zawawi, founder, WCAS, the col­lege func­tions in aca­demic part­ner­ship with BIT, a re­puted deemed univer­sity in In­dia.

The col­lege cam­pus is lo­cated in Knowl­edge Oa­sis Mus­cat. The de­grees and diplo­mas of­fered are duly recog­nised by the Min­istry of Higher Ed­u­ca­tion. In the aca­demic ses­sion 2016-17, WCAS in­tro­duced the fol­low­ing new pro­grammes: BE (Chem­i­cal), BBA and EMBA pro­grammess in Week­end Mode.

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