Category: Education

OABC workshop focuses on developing students core skills

Reaffirming its commitment to support the Sultanate’s national workforce, The Oman American Business Center (OABC) organized a special workshop at the Caledonian College of Engineering to provide students with vital skills training to enhance their career prospects.

First-of-its-kind medical tourism course starts at Gulf Medical University

The first batch of the unique course in medical tourism launched by Gulf Medical University (GMU) started at the University campus in Ajman on Saturday, 2nd April 2016. Titled ‘Certificate Course in Medical Tourism Facilitator’, this short term course of 3 months’ duration is conducted as a weekend course, aimed mainly at working professionals.

EY announces Student Excellence Award 2016 in Oman

EY announced the launch of the the 2016 Student Excellence Award (SEA) in Oman. The event will be held on 25 April, 2016 at Muscat Intercontinental Hotel, in association with Alizz Islamic Bank, Bank Muscat, BAE Systems, and Nama Group, as well as leading universities in Oman. The SEA, which was first launched in 2012, […]

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Volkswagen Oman sponsors scheme academic activities for 2015-16

In its endeavour to support initiatives that educate and foster the skill and knowledge development of students within the Sultanate, Volkswagen Oman, represented by Wattayah motors, has announced its sponsorship of the Society of Chemical Engineering (SChemE); for the academic year 2015/2016.

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Educationist Sugata Mitra appeals decision makers to allow Internet in exams

Prominent educationist Dr Sugata Mitra appealed to the education decision makers gathered at the ongoing fourth World Education Summit to allow the use of Internet during examinations. He also urged curriculum designers and teachers to embrace the Internet not just as a tool of learning, but to include it as a subject in the curriculum just as any other such as Physics, Chemistry, Math or English.

Shell eco-marathon – GUtech test drive of the team car on campus

The Shell Eco-marathon team of the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) has conducted a test drive with its new car last Thursday. For the second time a GUtech student team will be part of the Shell Eco-marathon Asia, in the Diesel category, to be held in Manila (Philippines) next month.