MU board discusses strategy to get students from abroad

By Staff Reporter — MUSCAT:  Dec. 25: The second meeting of the Board of Trustees of Muscat University was held last week chaired by Dr Juma bin Ali al Juma, Chairman of the board, and in the presence of the Deputy Chairman Sayyid Khalid bin Hamad al Busaidi, and a number of Board members from government entities, the private sector and businessmen from inside and outside the Sultanate. The meeting took place at the temporary offices of the University in Children’s Public Library, Qurum. The board addressed a number of issues related to the operation of the university and reviewed the budget for the academic year 2016-2017 and forwarded it to the board of directors for approval.
In addition, the board looked at policies and operational regulations of the University and took appropriate decisions towards them. Professor Anthony Cahalan, MU Vice-Chancellor, presented to members of the board a power-point presentation on the progress achieved by MU so far. The presentation illustrated the progress of the university in the academic field with the universities of Aston and Cranfield in the United Kingdom. It also showed the progress in constructing the new building in Al Ghubra.