On Thursday, 25 April 2019, Sultan Qaboos University Council held its third meeting for the academic year 2018-2019, which was presided over by H.E. Dr. Rawya bint Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of Higher Education and Chairperson of SQU Council. The board approved a proposal for amending Article 127 of the executive regulation of the University’s law regarding temporary jobs. It also approved the restructuring of the computer sciences program of the College of Science with the aim of enhancing the skills required by the labor market.
The Council approved the code of ethics for the staff of guidance and psychological counselling. The Council also approved a proposal changing the name of the Centre for Staff Development to Human Resources Development Centre in line with the ongoing development plan at SQU. The Council approved the list of graduates for the middle of the academic year 2019-2020 for the doctorate degrees, master’s degree, bachelor’s degrees and diploma degrees. It also approved the recommendation of the training and scholarship committee for deploying academics and physicians (doctorate and fellowship degrees). The meeting approved a proposal for the academic calendar for the next five years 2020-2021.