At the beginning of this academic year, Sohar University organized the annual Staff Development Week, where the week's activities took place from 14 to 21 September.
As a part of the week's activities, Professor Barry Winn, Vice-Chancellor of the University, honored the employees who received the Vice Chancellor's Outstanding Achievement Award and Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award. He also honored employees who completed ten and twenty years of service at the university.
The week's activities also included many training workshops and lectures covering various aspects targeting the university's academic and administrative staff.
The program also included an induction program for new employees who join the university, which aimed at familiarizing them with the various regulations of the university and the mechanism of its workflow. In addition, the program covers administrative aspects, academics affairs, health and safety, research issues, etc.