Oman to establish new private university

May 13 – The Minister of Higher Education has issued a decision on the establishment of a new university through the merger of Caledonian College of Engineering and Oman Medical College.

The new institution, The National University of Science and Technology, with its headquarters in Muscat will have faculties of engineering, medicine and health sciences and pharmacy.

The management of both institutions have been given six month from the date of implementation of this decision to complete the necessary procedures to set up the university.