Dhofar University to promote higher education and career development as lead sponsor at GHEDEX 2013
- Oman: Wednesday, February 27 - 2013 at 08:29
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Dhofar University will promote higher education and career development as lead sponsor at GHEDEX 2013-the Sultanate's Global Higher Education Exhibition taking place from 23rd-25th April, 2013 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre.
"Dhofar University strives to make a difference in Oman's education sector and generate an environment of educational excellence leading to the creation of young graduates and post graduates equipped with cutting edge professional knowledge, innovative skills and a creative persona that is conducive to the competitive workplace which follows. Students opting for a specific degree or post degree may avail of the courses offered at our three colleges, which we will be happy to elaborate upon at GHEDEX 2013," said Mr. Abdulrahman Ba Omar, Acting Director of Public Relations and external cooperation , DU.
Dhofar University (DU) is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education in Salalah, Sultanate of Oman, modeled after the American system of higher education. It offers two-year diploma and four-year bachelor degrees that follow the credit hour system and uses English as the medium of instruction.
The university also offers a Foundation Programme (FP) for students who are not sufficiently prepared to join the university programmes. DU houses three colleges: College of Arts and Applied Sciences (CAAS), College of Commerce and Business Administration (CCBA) and College of Engineering (CE).
These colleges offer 28 academic programmes in different fields of specialization, representing 17 diploma programmes, 23 bachelor degree programmes and one master degree programme. In addition, DU has the Continuing Education Center (CEC) that offers a variety of courses and training programmes for executives and employees of government agencies and commercial firms and for adult learners in the local community.
"Our Continuing Education Center offers working personnel, unemployed individuals and candidates seeking licensure and professional certification, the chance to consider new career paths, career enhancement options and opportunities for certification, training and retraining. Since students must consider employment options after pursuing their higher studies they may also find CEC services helpful," concluded Ba Omar.
Organised by OITE Trade Fairs, under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education, GHEDEX 2013 will enable local and international colleges and universities to take higher education to a whole new degree by showcasing the latest courses, programmes, institution options and career platforms to students, parents and visitors.
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