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