The Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) Council on Monday held its second meeting of the academic year (2019-20) under the auspices of H E Dr Rawiyah bint Saud al Busaidiyah, Minister of Higher Education and Chairperson of the Council.
The council reviewed a report on postgraduate studies programmes at the university and their role in upgrading academic status in line with the university’s strategy 2016-2040 and Oman Vision 2040.
The SQU Council also approved the renaming of a department and a programme: Department of Crop Sciences at the Faculty of Agricultural and Marine Sciences is now ‘Botany Department’ while the Environmental Biology programme at the same college has been renamed as ‘Environmental Organisms’ programme.
The SQU Council also reviewed a presentation on its institutional report’s outcome.
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