Category: Education

Sultan Qaboos University students win award for innovative business ideas

National Bank of Oman (“NBO”) has announced the winner of the Innovation in SME Award for students, a unique competition designed to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs and support the Sultanate’s wider economic diversification agenda. Eureka, a group of students from Sultan Qaboos University, walked away with RO 10,000 to further develop an innovative business idea to benefit Oman’s economy.

ITA Awards the Winners in WikiOman Competition

As part of its efforts to encourage Omani youth to develop the Omani eContent, the Information Technology Authority (ITA), represented by the Digital Society Development Division, celebrated the conclusion of WikiOman Competition by honoring the winners, supporters and jury members last Thursday, at the Knowledge Oasis Muscat, with the presence of Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Alruzaiqi, CEO of ITA.

GUtech programmes received international re-accreditation

The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) is the first private university in the Sultanate to receive international re-accreditation for its Bachelor of Science programmes in Computer Science, Urban Planning and Architectural Design and Applied Geosciences and first accreditation for its Bachelor of Engineering degree programmes in Environmental Engineering, Process Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Indian School Muscat wins international school award

Indian School Muscat has recently won the ‘International School Award’ (ISA) and joined the elite group of premier schools with the coveted ISA accreditation instituted by the British Council. The ISM is the first private international school in the Sultanate to secure this award. ISA is a benchmarking scheme that accredits schools as having an outstanding level of support for cultivating the spirit of global citizenship in students and enriched teaching-learning credentials.

Enabling business

Khamis Nasser Khamis Al Shuaibi, Senior Manager, HR & Admin, Oman Oil Marketing Company, defies any attempt at compartmentalisation. An advocate of business partner model, he straddles HR and business with ease.