Muscat: The Centre for Information Systems (CIS) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) on Tuesday organised a ceremony to launch new systems and services under the patronage of Dr. Ali bin Saud Al Bimani, SQU Vice Chancellor.
The new services offered include: data warehouse system, electronic payment system, procurement system, IELTS test results notification system, University Enrollment System, the system of raising the strategic plans of the parties, EDUROAM network, new e-mail system, academic jobs announcement system, and the system of nomination and selection of the distinguished employees.
The opening ceremony was followed by a video presentation on the services offered by the CIS. Dr. Nasser Al Zeidi, Director of CIS, gave a speech in which he highlighted the Centre, its services and activities.
The data warehouse system in the first phase links the university to the statistical system at the Ministry of Higher Education, in cooperation with the Department of Statistics and Planning and the Ministry of Higher Education.
The electronic payment system is launched in cooperation with the Department of Finance and the Information Technology
It aims to facilitate the payment process to the university. The procurement system aims to streamline the purchase orders in a timely and detailed manner.