Muscat: SQU Council on Monday adopted a proposal for amendments in the academic promotion list at the university.
The Council held its third meeting for the academic year 2016/2017 at the University under the chair of Dr. Rawiya bint Saud Al Busaidiyah, Minister of Higher Education and Chairperson of the University Council.
The agenda included a number of topics on which appropriate decisions were taken. The Council discussed the proposal to establish an effective communication system between the Student Advisory Council and the Student Liaison Committees of SQU Colleges and the Center for Preparatory Studies, through the establishment of a student communication forum with representatives of these bodies.
The Council adopted the proposal for amendments in the academic promotion list at the university, and the lists of students graduating in the Fall semester of the academic year 2016/2017 for doctoral, master and bachelor degrees.
The Council reviewed a presentation on the University's response to the reduction of the current budget for 2017 and the mechanisms of dealing with it, in the light of the University's keenness to achieve its vision, objectives and mission in parallel with the reduction of funds for the operational budget.
The Council also reviewed a presentation on the international classification of SQU over the past years provided by the Office of International Cooperation and what has been achieved in this regard. The Council commended the efforts made by the University in this regard and directed to continue this approach.