NIZWA, Aug 28 – About 300 students have been admitted by the College of Applied Sciences (CAS) in Nizwa from the academic year 2018-2019. An induction week was organised by the faculty for the new students by the beginning of this week in Nizwa Hall at the faculty. The induction week activities began with the recitation of verses from Quran and included a presentation about the six Applied Science Colleges in the Sultanate. In order to closely learn about the faculties activities, facilities, student activities and various support services that serve the educational process.
Welcoming the new students, Dr Sharifa bint Abdullah al Mahrouqiyah, Delegated Dean of the College, welcomed them to join the family of the Faculty of Applied Sciences in Nizwa.
A short presentation was presented explaining the achievements of the faculty, which includes various educational facilities that serve the academic process, and the aspects of activities, in addition to the its community service to achieve a comprehensive quality. This was followed by a detailed video presentation on the structure of the college and the role of the Administrative and Financial Affairs Department. And another visual presentation of a student who completed the foundation programme.
Two students who completed the undergraduate programme and were transferred to work were hosted. The students were introduced to the foundation programme and introduced to the English language, mathematics and computer level tests.
The students had finished the English and computer tests to determine their levels last Monday.
On Wednesday, the heads of academic departments will about these academic departments to introduce them to the new students. Followed by a play presented by English Department.
The Student Service Center will then introduce students their activities and the student council. The Centre for Training and Career Guidance will offer its functions and gave an introduction about the centre. The day also will include a speech on university provided by Dr Abdullah al Abri. The day will end with a special session for female students.
They new students were enrolled for the Mass Communication Studies Programme, which includes Public Relations, Digital Media, Advertising, Journalism and International Communications. And Design Programme, includes Digital Design, Graphic Design, Spatial Design. And International Business Administration Programme, includes International Business Administration and Accounting.
AMAL AL RIYAMI