Undergraduate Student Handbook 2020/21

A Message from the Vice Chancellor

It is my great pleasure to welcome you as a student to Sohar University. I hope you have a rewarding and enjoyable learning experience during your time at University.

We aim to provide first-class tuition from well qualified and experienced academic staff delivered in modern state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities. The campus provides high-quality lecture theatres and modern laboratories with the latest teaching and research equipment. The Learning Resources Centre is a world-class facility that is an asset to both students and staff. It is the focal point for learning on the campus.

I encourage you to make the most of your time at the University by working hard, participate in activities, enjoy your stay with us and ultimately graduate to your place in the world. By so doing, you will not only assure your own future but also you will strengthen the reputation of Sohar University and contribute to the development of Oman.

The University has a number of exciting projects linked to research and industry and as a student you will have the opportunity to benefit from these initiatives both through the related tuition in the degree programmes and through work undertaken in courses.

This handbook is designed to help you throughout your course of study and you should retain it for future reference.

I am sure you will enjoy the challenge that studying at University brings. Finally, may I take the opportunity of wishing you every success in your studies at Sohar University.

Part 1: SU Mission, Vision and Values
Part 2: Academic Calendars
Part 3: Academic Programs and Units
Part 4: Academic Information
Part 5: Progression and Assessment
Part 6: Academic Support Services
Part 7: Student Support Services
Part 8: Arabic Language Centre for International Students
Part 9: Student Advisory Council
Part 10: Health Safety and Environment
Part 11: General Rules & Regulations
Part 12: Appendices
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