Student Services

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Contact
Ms. Fatma Al Farsi
Administrative Officer
Tel: (+968)26850100 - Ext: 133
Email: FFarisi@su.edu.om
Office: Mahatat Altalabah

The University provides separate hostels for our female students, both on-campus and in the immediate vicinity of the University. All of our hostels are fully supervised and come with round-the-clock security. Some single occupancy rooms are available, although most of our students opt for the double or triple occupancy rooms. All of the hostels have a main kitchen, TV rooms, sports and recreation areas and free Wi-fi. In the main, on-campus hostel, a mini-market sells a range of basic items. A nurse is available, throughout the night and is supported by the University clinic, which is staffed by a doctor and an attending nurse. For hostel students, the University’s ambulance service is on call, 24 hours a day, throughout the year. Whenever a student might need the ambulance service, his or her status is always followed up and monitored by Student Services. Further information on medical support is given below.

The Student Services Housing Section can advise students on all aspects of hostel life and, of course, on the transport services available. Buses can be booked by students who would like to go shopping in one of Sohar’s many malls or to go on almost any kind of organized trip.


Accommodation at a University hostel can be booked via Sohar University’s handy mobile application.

Fees

Type of room

Per semester

Triple 

239

Double 

355

Single 

671

Contact:

Tel: 26850100  Ext:336
Other Ext.: 517 - 303 – 334
Email: rayaalamamari@su.edu.com

Student transport can be booked on a daily basis either via the phone app or by visiting the Transport Section and completing a request form. It’s that simple. The University’s fleet of buses brings students to the University every morning and, of course, takes them home every afternoon. A bus can even be booked by students who might choose to use the transport service only once a month. This is a service particularly convenient for students who live in the campus hostel and who want to visit their families in their home towns. Whenever transport is needed, it is available, and this includes at weekends, for students who live in the campus hostel and who would like to go shopping in one of Sohar’s many malls or to go on almost any kind of organized trip. The University’s transport service can also be used for educational and fact-finding excursions during the day, as is done regularly by our General Foundation Programme.

Fees

Type of Transportation

Per semester

Weekly

91

Contact

Tel: 26850100 Ext: 133
Email:
ffarsi@su.edu.om

The Sohar University Clinic is located on-campus and provides basic and immediate health care along with referrals, when needed, to a local hospital or clinic. For hostel students, a nurse is on site throughout the night, except for Thursday and Friday evenings, and for all students, the University’s ambulance service is on call, 24 hours a day, throughout the year.

Important Information:
  • All new students are required to complete a health history form which will be kept on record at the clinic.
  • All students are required to inform the clinic of any health issues they might have. This is to help both the student and the clinic should a health care issue arise.
  • Students are advised to take a referral form from the clinic before visiting any health care service provider outside the University.

In addition to the emergency service provided by the University’s ambulances, a bus service is available to take students to and from this hospital and clinic:

To Sohar Hospital

08:30 am daily

To Uwainat Clinic

10:30 am & 12:30 pm daily

  • Remember - the University ambulance service is on call 24/7.
  • The University clinic can issue sick leave notices as needed.
  • All documents and sick leave notices supplied by off-campus health care providers must be authorized with a signature and official stamp by the University clinic before being submitted to faculty.

Contact:

Tel: 26850100 Ext: 228, 229 & 770.
Emails: AAnwar@su.edu.om & MAShibli@su.edu.om

Experienced counsellors, including a qualified psychologist, are available to all students. They will provide help and guidance to any student who needs any kind of social or emotional support. All issues dealt with remain confidential and any student who feels the need for counselling should hesitate about coming to see us.

Student Counselling also arranges workshops and lectures about a range of topics related to student life. Students can also seek advice if they are facing difficulties either with a fellow student or a with a lecturer or any University staff member. Students can either visit us at Student Counselling or can complete and submit this form. Again, everything that a student shares with us remains confidential, so, no student should be afraid to come and ask for help. Student Counselling is here to help.

Contact:  

Tel: 26850100, Ext: 338
Emails:
Nawal Al-Marshoodi, NMarshoodi@su.edu.om
Said Al-Mamare, SMamare@su.edu.om
Fatma Al-Balushi, FNBalushi@su.edu.om

The University campus has a main restaurant, a cafeteria that serves both drinks and meals, and another three coffee shops, including a coffee shop in the award-winning LRC. The main restaurant is open from 7 am to 9 pm and also offers a delivery service for students who live in the on-campus hostel. In addition, students can order from local restaurants and there is a host of delivery services from which to choose.

Experts on nutrition are available in Students Services to advise and make recommendations on healthy eating. They check the standard of food available to students at all of our on-campus outlets and ensure that the prices charged are reasonable.

Contact:

Tel: 26860100 Ext:146
Email: nbelushi@su.edu.om

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