1. Symposium Highlights AI, Radiomics and Hybrid Imaging
  2. Panel Discussion Sheds Light on Research Chairs’ Activities
  3. Aflatoxins: A Serious Threat to Human Health
  4. Researchers Deliberate on Good Homework Practices
  5. Centre Holds Forum on Governance and HRD
  6. Students’ Documentary Film Wins Third Place
  7. GCC in the Midst of Global Changes Conference Begins
  8. Sarh Al Jaameah Private School Launched
  9. Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa Seeks Ties with SQU
  10. Optimizing HIV Awareness and AIDS Prevention
  11. SQU Graduate Wins National Award
  12. Deanship Holds 3 Minutes Thesis Competition
  13. SQU Team Bags Second Prize in Hackathon Competition
  14. Student Group Holds Exhibition on Ottoman Empire
  15. Minister Opens Sarh Al Jaameah Private School at SQU
  16. SQU Provides Course to Military Officers
  17. 1639 Students from Humanities Colleges Awarded Degrees
  18. Zanzibar Minister Visits SQU
  19. SQU, MoH, OMSB Tripartite Committee Meets
  20. SQU Council Approves Master’s Programs in Nursing and Midwifery
  21. SQU Celebrates 49th National Day
  22. Conference Deliberates on Teaching Math in Special Education
  23. New Insights on Harmful Algal Blooms in Sohar Industrial Area
  24. SQU Celebrates 49th National Day
  25. Focus on Kenyan Culture and People
  26. SQU Celebrates 30th Graduation Ceremony of Scientific Colleges
  27. SQU Marks GIS Day
  28. SQU Hosts IGCP Workshop on Diamonds & Recycled Mantle
  29. 1283 Students from Science Colleges Awarded Degrees
  30. Medical and Nursing Graduates Take Oath
  31. International Workshop Focuses on Food and Brain Health
  32. In the Folds of Space Exhibition
  33. SQU, Brno University of Technology to Tie-up on Teaching and Research
  34. SQU Academics Co-edit Book on Traditional Foods
  35. ‘Close-by’: Volunteer Week Activities Kicks off
  36. Graduation Ceremony on 11 and 25 November
  37. SQU holds ‘Inspirers’ Session
  38. Gearing up for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  39. Taiwanese University Seeks Ties with SQU
  40. Student Counselling Centre Gets International Accreditation
  41. Iranian Delegation Visits College of Education
  42. SQU Hosts Forum on Remote Sensing and Space Technologies
  43. An Exchange Student at SQU from Faraway Chile
  44. Expert Highlights Growing Importance Cyber Security Jobs
  45. OCCI Research Chair: SQU, OCCI Hold Steering Committee Meeting
  46. PEIE Research Chair: SQU, PEIE Madayn Hold Steering Committee Meeting
  47. SQU Honors 519 Students
  48. SQU Organizes Breast Cancer Awareness Day
  49. SQU Organizes Mazaya Exhibition
  50. SQU Hosts Workshop on Gulf Joint Work
  51. Workshop on Food and Brain Health on 11, 12 November
  52. “Mazaya III” Exhibition Kicks off
  53. Talk Sheds Light on IP Rights and Enforcement in the GCC
  54. Students Highlight Importance of Physics to the Economy
  55. Panel Discussion with Deputy Secretary General of Supreme Council for Planning
  56. SQU, ROLACC Sign Agreement to Set up Anti-corruption Chair
  57. SQU Hosts Panel Discussion on Development Planning
  58. Amal Al-Ismaili Wins Enjoia’t Award
  59. SQU and ITA Renew Agreement on Free and Open Source Software
  60. Conference Highlights Population and Sustainable Development
  61. Researchers Use Zebrafish to Study Human Diseases
  62. SQU, Omantel Sign Partnership Agreement
  63. SQU Hosts Oman Collegiate Programming Contest
  64. SQU Hosts Art Education Conference
  65. College of Nursing Celebrates Mental Health Day
  66. Disabilities Unit Project Launched at SQU
  67. Majors Fair 2019 Showcases Courses of Study
  68. Talk Gives Insight into Global Peace and Security
  69. Art Education Conference Concludes
  70. SQU, Oman Shell Partner to Research Agricultural Development
  71. SQU organizes a workshop on the Future of Computing Programs
  72. SQU Hosts Workshop on Future of Computing Programs 
  73. Graduating Engineers’ Challenges in Job Market Discussed
  74. Abandoned Copper Mine in Lasail Leads to Ground Water Contamination
  75. 13th Muscat Securities Market Forum Kicks Off
  76. SQU Gears Up for GCC Students’ Forum
  77. Lecture Highlights Evolution of Judiciary in Oman
  78. Muscat Securities Market Forum Kicks off
  79. 6th Arab International Child Abuse and Neglect Conference Held
  80. SQU Holds Induction Program for New Employees
  81. VC Receives US Academician
  82. Workshop for Internal Institutional Quality Audit Held
  83. National Bioethics Committee Meets at SQU
  84. ISPCAN International Congress Kicks off
  85. SQU Organizes Orientation Program for Postgraduate Students
  86. DPS Holds Orientation Program for Postgraduate Students
  87. NDC Delegation Received
  88. Trial Platform for Massive Open Online Courses Launched
  89. SQU receives new students
  90. SQU Student Project on 3D Printer Earns Praise
  91. Experts from SQU Come up with Book on Clinical Biochemistry
  92. Recognition for Book on Food and Huntington’s disease
  93. ICT Technologies: SQU, Huawei Sign Letter of Agreement
  94. SQU Receives 3070 Students
  95. Oman’s First CubeSat Project at SQU
  96. International Accreditation for SQU’s LL.B. Program
  97. SQU Celebrates Renaissance Day
  98. Summer School: Exhibition Features 4IR  
  99. SQU, Omantel Join Hands to Foster Innovation in Oman
  100. Honor for SQU Nurse Educator
  101. Research Groups at SQU Serve Oman’s Sustainable Development Goals
  102. Solar Electric Cars: SQU, Nafath Renewable Energy Join Hands
  103. SQU to Offer PhD in Information Systems
  104. Global Honour for CPS Academician
  105. “Young Explorer” Program to Hone Skills of School Students
  106. QS: SQU Ranked 379 Globally
  107. SQU, Oman Equestrian Federation Sign Cooperation Program
  108. CIS Unveils New Systems and Services
  109. Foundation Stone Laid for MEGA Service Station on Campus
  110. Study Proposes Design Framework of Small Private Online Courses
  111. Annual Trip 2019: Students Set Off to Europe
  112. Global Citizen Award for Dr. Khalaf
  113. Dr. Jokha Al Harthi Wins Man Booker Prize 2019
  114. An Engineer’s Reminiscence of the Construction of SQU
  115. SQU, Ministry of Information, PART Joint Committee Meets
  116. ICE Recognition for Civil Engineering Program
  117. “Demo Day 2019” Highlights Final Year Projects
  118. SQU, Armed Forces Medical Services Sign Cooperation Program
  119. SQU Hosts Seminar on Japanese Scholarships for Students
  120. Forum Highlights Role of Islamic Banks
  121. SQU, ‘inma’ Sign Cooperation Program
  122. Researchers Develop Innovative Nanocoatings for Water Desalination
  123. SQU Celebrates the 19th University Day
  124. His Majesty’s Trust Fund for Seven Research Projects
  125. SQU Celebrates Anniversary of His Majesty’s Visit
  126. Abu Dhabi Research Competition: SQU Project Bags Second Place
  127. SQU, Taiwanese University Discuss Ties
  128. Oman FOSS Platform Launched
  129. SQU Council Approves Proposals
  130. Open House of SQU’s Research Centers
  131. Pak University Explores Ties with SQU
  132. SQU, HUAWEI Discuss Long-term Multifaceted Links
  133. SQU to Offer Turkish Language Course
  134. ECE Students Visit Oman Data Park
  135. Emirati Philanthropist Juma Al Majid Visits SQU
  136. Student Group Holds Animal and Veterinary Sciences Forum
  137. SQU Holds Panel Discussion on National Project on Teaching Profession
  138. Students Showcase Skills in Civil & Architectural Engineering
  139. Spotlight on Research Centers’ Accomplishments
  140. 323 Outstanding Students Honored
  141. ECE Dept. Holds Retreat to Discuss Accreditation
  142. Forum Highlights Translation in the Digital Age
  143. SQU Hosts Lecture by Famous MIT Scientist-Entrepreneur
  144. SQU Organizes 2nd Student Research Conference
  145. SQU Holds National Workshop on BA English Program
  146. “Art is for everyone”
  147. Spotlight on Student Research
  148. Forum Discusses Digital Leadership in Information Sector
  149. Vice Chancellor Concludes Visit to Australia
  150. SQU, Jusoor, Orpic Sign Cooperation Program
  151. Conference Focuses on Innovative Approaches in ELT
  152. 8th GCC College Games: SQU Bags Eight Medals
  153. IoT Lab Opened at SQU
  154. Symposium to Promote Research in Mathematical Modelling
  155. 49 Projects on Display at 9th Engineering Forum
  156. Student Group Pilots Aquaculture of Ornamental Fish Variety
  157. Training Workshop on Trade Ideas Kicks Off
  158. SQU Hosts Workshop on Ethics of Research Involving Human Subjects
  159. Occidental of Oman Funds Equipment for SQU’s SERC
  160. Gulf Programming Contest Kicks Off
  161. Student Group Holds Biomedical Science Exhibition
  162. IBA 2019 Contest: SQU Team Bags First Place
  163. Czech Republic Senate President Visits SQU
  164. SQU Hosts Omani Moot Court Competition
  165. Project to Study Aversion Towards Teaching Profession
  166. Czech Senate President Visits SQU
  167. Conference Discusses Reality and Challenges of Student Affairs
  168. New Disease Threatens Citrus Trees in Oman
  169. SQU Staff Authors Biochemistry Lab Manual
  170. SQU, MRMWR Mark World Water Day
  171. SQU, MoAF Joint Committee Meets
  172. Brains Innovation Summits Official Meets VC
  173. AQAS Accreditation for Two Departments
  174. Independent Learning Centre Officially Launched
  175. Wooden Bridge Competition: Students Bring Home Accolades
  176. Conference Discusses Updates in Neurology and Related Fields
  177. Chief Engineer of SQU Project Revisits the University
  178. SQU to Set up Research Centers in Duqm
  179. SQU Organizes LAMAD Forum on Food Technology
  180. ‘Lamad’ Event Showcases Food Technology Research
  181. CoE Holds Symposium on Renewable Energy Systems Technology
  182. College of Nursing Marks International Day of Happiness
  183. Event Sheds Light on Institutional Arbitration
  184. SQU, Ministry of Education Sign Cooperation Program
  185. Researchers Produce Fish and Vegetables in Aquaponics System
  186. Business Week Highlights Impact of 4IR on Economy
  187. Zero Emission Campus: Field Survey Ends
  188. Conference on “Terms in Arabic: Issues and Prospects
  189. Meaningful Partnership in Islamic Studies
  190. Omanis Strongly Favor Locally Produced Food Products
  191. Oman Mathematics Committee Marks International Day of Mathematics
  192. Dr. Jokha Al Harthi on List for Top Global Literary Award
  193. Engineering Students’ Graduation Project Wins Accolades
  194. SQU, Military Technological College Sign Cooperation Program
  195. Nelson Mandela Remembered
  196. SQU Hosts Forum on Research Projects Funded by HM Trust Fund
  197. SQU Organizes Conference on “Terms in Arabic: Issues and Prospects”
  198. Workshop to Hone Jobseekers’ Skills in Port Logistics
  199. SQU Organizes Career & Training Fair 2019
  200. Zero Emission Campus: SQU Partners with German Institute
  201. Turkish Foundation, SQU to Establish Ties
  202. National Bioethics Committee Meets
  203. University of Tübingen Seeks Ties with SQU
  204. 55 Institutions Participate in SQU Career & Training Fair 2019
  205. SQU Hosts 21st ISANH Redox Congress
  206. SQU Organizes Forum on Leadership and Decision Making
  207. SQU Delegation Concludes Its Visit South Africa
  208. SQU, BP Oman Officials Review BP Fund Research Grants
  209. “Standards Vital in Ensuring Quality and Safety”
  210. Forum Highlights Leadership and Decision Making
  211. SQU Hosts International Workshop on Natural Hazards
  212. Cardiff University Seeks Ties with SQU
  213. Poster on Tokophobia Wins Accolades
  214. SQU at Muscat International Book fair
  215. Workshop on Performance Measurement Program
  216. 3rd ICAOG Discusses Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  217. SQU at Muscat Book Fair
  218. ELT Conference on 11 and 12 April
  219. Focus on Floriculture
  220. Mazaya Exhibition Showcases Special Offers for Employees
  221. Tenth Agricultural Festival Launched
  222. Chemical Engineering Forum Held
  223. SQU organizes The 4th Conference of Free and Open Source Software 2019
  224. Student Group Holds Used Book Fair at Muscat City Centre
  225. SQU’s Rebranded Media Identity Turns 1
  226. Efforts to Support FOSS in the Sultanate Hailed
  227. Technical Forum Features Student Projects
  228. FOSSC 2019 Oman Kicks off
  229. SQU Honours 520 Outstanding Students
  230. College of Engineering Receives IAESTE Award
  231. Conference to Highlight Issues Related to Population in the Sultanate
  232. 1st International Conference on Unnamed Vehicle Systems
  233. SQU Hosts IFMSA Regional Meet
  234. “Political Factor is the Top Element that Affects the Price of Oil”
  235. “UVS-Oman 2019” Concludes
  236. Webometrics: SQU Ranked 1353 Globally
  237. Study Chronicles Characteristics of Illicit Drug Users Seeking Detox
  238. SQU Organizes 3rd Media Family Forum
  239. SQU’s Organic Kale Sets an Example
  240. Research Centre Receives German Student Delegation
  241. Agriculture, Fisheries Development: SQU, FAO Sign LoU
  242. Empowering Students in the Foundation Programs
  243. 95 Students Attend Winter Program for School Students
  244. SQU Organizes Technology Camp for Kids
  245. Support for Global Learning
  246. SQU, UW–Eau Claire to Boost Ties
  247. SQU, University of South Australia to Promote Cooperation
  248. SQU Receives Houston-Clear Lake Delegation
  249. University Tower Hall Opened
  250. Independent Learning Centre Workshop Concludes
  251. SQU Tower Hall Launched
  252. Council Approves Name Change of Academic Departments
  253. SQU organizes football championship.
  254. SQU Staff Football Championship Concludes
  255. Green Climate Readiness Support: SQU, FAO Sign LoA
  256. National Bioethics Committee Meets
  257. SQU Honors Turkish Students
  258. SQU holds the 2nd Customer Services Forum
  259. Forum Highlights Digital Transformation of Customer Services
  260. CAMS Workshop Addresses Whitefly Management in Tomato
  261. SQU-Institute of Public Admn. Committee Meets
  262. Information Systems Computer Lab Launched at CEPS
  263. Researchers Present Progress of Internal Grant-Funded Projects
  264. SQU Mobile App Launched
  265. MSF Hosts Workshop on Seafloor Mapping Technique
  266. On-Campus Fuel Station, Shopping Mall Planned
  267. SQU Organizes 5th Alumni Day
  268. 5th Alumni Day Held
  269. Springboard Program: SQU Teams Bring Accolades
  270. SQU Celebrates World Arabic Language Day
  271. SQU Signs Letter of Intent with Salalah Methanol
  272. SQU Holds Training Program in Logistics and Supply Chain in Aviation Sector
  273. SQU, Omantel Joint Committee Meets
  274. Workshop for Internal Audit Panel Members Held
  275. Main Library Organizes (Awalem) Event
  276. CEPS Gets EQUIS Accreditation
  277. Best Sports College Award: New Initiative to Promote Sports
  278. Smoke Emissions from Shinas Copper Mine Due to Sulphide Combustion
  279. SQU, NFRCEC to Tie-up on Research
  280. SQU Hosts 2nd Blockchain Symposium
  281. SQU Hosts MEACR Annual Meet
  282. Dr. Ahmed Al Salman Elected as Fellow of TWAS
  283. Opportunities in Future Technologies
  284. SQU and the GULF 3 International Conference
  285. Need for More Mental Health Services for the Young
  286. Sustainability through Reuse Centre
  287. CAMS Hosts International Workshop on Innovative Marine Management
  288. SQU Celebrates World Soil Day; International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  289. SQU Marks International Day for Persons with Disabilities
  290. Start-ups Should Address Social Problems: Dr. Belgacem Haba
  291. SQU, RAP-Green Sign Cooperation Agreement
  292. SQU Hosts the 4th Science & Technology Exchange Program
  293. SQU organizes the 1st open day for Student exchange
  294. Public Speaking Contest: Student Teams Win Third Place
  295. SQU Academician Wins L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship
  296. Oman’s Trade Potential with IORA Member States
  297. University of Denver Explores Ties with SQU
  298. SQU, Charles University to Boost Ties
  299. “Your University Celebrates” 48th National Day
  300. SQU Celebrates 29th Graduation Ceremony of the Scientific Colleges
  301. Counselling Psychology Conference Kicks Off
  302. Workshop Discusses Outcomes of Mango, Lime Diseases Research
  303. 1303 Students from Scientific Colleges Graduate
  304. Medical and Nursing Graduates Take Oath
  305. Big turnout at “Walk for Your Health” Walkathon
  306. SQU organizes Japan’s open day
  307. Utilizing Drilling Waste in Cement Industry Ensures Sustainability
  308. SQU Celebrates Omani Women’s Day
  309. Growth in Demand for IP Right is a Good Indicator
  310. SQU Hosts Japan Day
  311. Prof. Sabah Bags Qatar Green Research Award
  312. SQU celebrates 29th graduation ceremony (humanities Colleges)
  313. CSD, RMO Holds Workshop on Operational Risk
  314. SQU Wins OER Power Brands 2018 Award
  315. SQU, IDO Holding Sign Research and Innovation Cooperation Program
  316. Conference Highlights Frankincense and Medicinal Plants Research
  317. 1651 Students Receive Their Degrees at Inspiring Graduation Ceremony
  318. Saudi University Explores Ties with SQU
  319. Humanities Students to Celebrate Graduation Today
  320. Daytime Sleepiness Common among Young Omani Drivers
  321. International Award for Dean of College of Education
  322. Omani-French Friendship Association Honors Dr. Kamla Al Busaidi
  323. SQU to Teach Students Values, Rights and Responsibilities as Citizens
  324. Lakehead University Delegation Visits SQU
  325. SQU to Host Middle East Cancer Research Association Meeting
  326. Educational Psychology Faculty Holds Research Forum
  327. Latest developments in research and postgraduate studies highlighted
  328. Spotlight on Oman’s Maritime Heritage
  329. Lakehead University Seeks Ties with SQU
  330. NBC Holds Panel Discussion on Ethics in Research and Publication
  331. SQU Hosts WIPO-Oman Summer School
  332. Muscat Finance Extends Support for Research and Innovation at SQU
  333. ACM-OCPC: SQU Teams Bag First and Third Prizes
  334. Climate Impacts on Water Resources
  335. SQU Organizes Oman Collegiate Programing Contest
  336. 29th Graduation Ceremony on 28 Oct, 11 Nov
  337. Student Group Marks World Food Day 2018
  338. Conference Highlights Trends in Innovative Mathematics Curriculum
  339. SQU This Week
  340. European IT Security Advisor Visits SQU
  341. Award for Excellence in Child Health Nursing
  342. Repeat Migration of bar-tailed godwits wintering at Barr Al Hikman
  343. Conference Stresses on Sport and Sustainable Development
  344. Outstanding Scientist Award for Nurse Educator
  345. Forum Highlights Student Counselling Services
  346. SQU This Week
  347. Forum Highlights Machine Learning in Remote Sensing
  348. New Book Explores Link between Food and Huntington’s disease
  349. Majors Fair 2018: Spotlight on 60 Academic Majors
  350. UNESCO-APCEIU Chief Visits SQU
  351. Oman Does Exceedingly Well in Student Exchange
  352. THE: SQU Enters World’s Top Universities’ List
  353. SQU This Week
  354. SQU Hosts Dinner in Honor of New Staff
  355. CEPS Gets One Step Closer to Accreditation
  356. SQU, NRAA Approve Private Records Management System
  357. Forum Highlights Remote Sensing Applications in Physical Oceanography
  358. SQU, Starcare Hospital Join Hands for Nursing Training, Research
  359. SQU, University of Nizwa Prepare for Conference on Frankincense
  360. SQU This Week
  361. SQU, Oman Munition Production Company Sign Cooperation Program
  362. The Sultanate, Represented by SQU, Joins UNESCO IGCP
  363. Bioethics Committee Discusses International Legislation on Paternity
  364. DPS Holds Orientation Day for New Postgraduate Students 
  365. Career Guidance: SQU, Ooredoo Sign Cooperation Program
  366. Nanotechnology Helps Extend Shelf Life of Local Vegetables
  367. A New Centre for Innovation & Technology Transfer
  368. Student Council Election: Nominations Open on 10 Sept
  369. SQU, ‘be’ah’ Join Hands to Set up Reuse Centre
  370. Experts Lead SQU Training Course on Sustainable Energy
  371. Conference on Frankincense and Medicinal Plants in October
  372. SQU This Week
  373. SQU and Petrofac sign Sponsorship Agreement
  374. Ways to Make Farming More Sustainable
  375. SQU Marks Renaissance Day
  376. Ways to Make Math Fun for Kids
  377. Prerequisites for Significant Learning
  378. Omani Studies Centre Team Visits Brunei
  379. Conference to Address Research Management
  380. Cooperation Program to Promote Date Palm Sector in Oman
  381. SQU, Orpic Sign LoA for Funding Engineering Design Lab
  382. Dead Zones of the Western Arabian Sea
  383. Conference to Address All Aspects of Unmanned Vehicle Systems
  384. SQU Gets Patent for New Antimicrobial Formula
  385. SQU Council Approves Center for Innovation & Technology Transfer
  386. SQU Signs Cooperation Agreement with Muscat Securities Market
  387. Information Systems Students ‘Capture’ the Cybersecurity Flag
  388. SQU This Week
  389. SQU, Al Buraimi Solar Energy Systems Sign Cooperation Program
  390. SQU, Oman Oil Marketing Company Sign Sponsorship Agreement
  391. “Anwaar Ramadhan” Exhibition Features Pics of the Past
  392. Association of Arab Universities Executive Council Meets at SQU
  393. CAMS Academic’s Book Deals with Food Microbial Analyses
  394. SQU This Week
  395. Forum on Future Media Discusses Media Sector Challenges
  396. SQU This Week
  397. SQU Hosts Pearl Initiative Award Ceremony
  398. Huge Enthusiasm for Blockchain Technology in Oman
  399. First Phase of Solar Parking Shades Opened
  400. MSF Students Visit Oman Aquarium Project
  401. Nursing Students Urge Evidence-based Maternity Care Practice
  402. Project Examines Population Structures of Spiny Lobster along Oman’s Coastline
  403. Workshop Sheds Light on “Integration of Technology into Nursing Education”
  404. New Patent for Invention based on “Therapeutic Composition for Treating Gangrene”
  405. SQU This Week
  406. HMTF Projects 2018 Announced
  407. 18th SQU Day Celebrated with Grandeur
  408. SQU Signs Research Cooperation Program with OAPGRC
  409. SQU Organizes First Aid Workshop for School Children
  410. New Assessment Unit Facility at CPS
  411. Statistics to become Independent Department at SQU
  412. Dr. Mona Al Said Receives Charles University’s Gold Medal
  413. SQU This Week
  414. ELT Conference Addresses Current Perspectives, Trends and Challenges
  415. Workshop Highlights Nutritional Antioxidants Therapy
  416. Academics Co-edit Volume on Cancer Prevention and Treatments
  417. Power Station and Transmission Lab Opened
  418. Conference Focuses on Law, Economic and Social Transformations
  419. SQU Marks Biomedical Laboratory Science Day
  420. SQU, RUDN University to Boost Ties
  421. Commercially Valuable Bioproducts from Waste Paper
  422. Forum Highlights Role of Information Specialists in Smart Society
  423. IS Department Holds Industry Advisory Board Meeting
  424. SQU This Week
  425. Jordanian NDC Delegation visits SQU
  426. The Earthquake Monitoring Center and Seismic Hazard Studies in the Sultanate
  427. Research Workshops and Training Held
  428. The Story of a Lighting Revolution
  429. Patent for “Method of Making an Ajwa Date-Based Treatment for Snake Envenomation”
  430. SQU Holds the First Students’ Conference for Scientific Research
  431. Engineering Students Projects on Display
  432. SQU Hosts National Conference on Civil & Architectural Engineering
  433. SQU, Ministry Mark World Water Day 2018
  434. Forum Deliberates Business Intelligence and Big Data Analysis
  435. SQU-Ministry of Higher Education Joint Committee Meets
  436. Forum Addresses Soil System as Foundation of Food Security
  437. Framework for Making Oman an Innovation Hub
  438. CETL Official Opening Held
  439. SQU, University of Nizwa to Enhance Ties
  440. SQU This Week
  441. SQU Receives Egyptian Minister of Higher Education
  442. SQU Team Wins Robot Championship
  443. Conference Discusses Risk Management Practices
  444. Institutional Accreditation
  445. SQU This Week
  446. SQU Launches its New Media Identity
  447. Neuroprotective Effects of Plant Extracts
  448. Technical Festival Features 20 ICT Projects
  449. ICT Accessibility: Oman Well-positioned to Continue Playing a Leading Role
  450. SQU Team Makes Breakthrough in Breast Cancer Research
  451. Sensor-activated Taps Most Effective for Saving Water
  452. Study Underscores the Need for Stronger School-University Partnerships
  453. Study Identifies Factors Impeding Entrepreneurial Growth in Oman
  454. OCMB Hosts Frontiers in Marine Biotechnology Conference
  455. SQU Council Approves Master’s Program in Psychological Counselling
  456. Nursing Conference Focuses on Technology and Innovation
  457. Microbial Fuel Cells: A Promising Energy Source
  458. Researcher Prepares Database of Aquatic Plants in Wadis
  459. Blended Learning Approach Can Tackle Transitional Academic Challenges
  460. Medical Research Centre to Focus on Themes Relevant to Oman

The 6th International Conference of the College of Education “Art Education and Contemporary Challenges” concluded on 9 October 2019 by presenting a series of recommendations. The conference began on 7 October at Sultan Qaboos University’s conference hall under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Rasheed bin Al Safi Al Huraibi, Chairman of the Tender Board. The ceremony was held in the presence of H.E Dr. Ali bin Saud Al Bimani, Vice Chancellor of SQU, Dean of the Colleges of Education in the Arab world, Secretary General of the Scientific Society for the Federation of Colleges of Education and its Institutes, and experts in art education.

At the opening ceremony, Dr. Fakhriyah bint Khalfan Al Yahyai, Associate Professor at the Department of Art Education, College of Education, General rapporteur of the conference and chairperson of the Scientific Committee, delivered the welcome speech in which she said that those who work in the field of art education are aware of the challenges that this field is facing. “Art is considered as unnecessary subject in the education system not only in the Arab countries, but in most parts of the world. They think that it does not carry any knowledge, value, and waste the time and schedule of the student”, she observed.  She said that the conference focuses on art education and its challenges, and reviews many issues and discusses the areas of development in their curricula and teaching methods, and their relationship with the age requirements, in order to develop the material of the course. “Moreover, the conference seeks to examine the possibilities of enhancing the use of contemporary technology in developing the teaching and technical process of art education applications, and activating the role of arts education in community service and sustainable development”.

The conference lasted for three days and included seven themes: Art Education and Contemporary Issues, Art Education Curricula and Methods of Teaching, Art Education and Contemporary Technology, Research and Art Education, Sustainable Development and Community Service, Arts and Science interaction, and Education and Learning in Art Education.

Prof. Dr. Bashir Makhoul, Vice Chancellor of the University for the Creative Arts in the UK, in his keynote address, presented a paper entitled “Being creative means to be human”. He stated that any attempt to determine the way in which adequate creative education is achieved, we must take into account the process of thinking and creativity and the production of ideas. We need to find ways by working with these external factors through research, experimentation, procedures and processes that support the achievement of the main objectives of learning creativity. Prof. Dr. Bashir pointed out that the digital revolution, globalization and accelerated technological development all transform the world around us and creativity is at the heart of this tremendous change and leads to innovation and open opportunities and offer new horizons in education and research.

The conference featured 171 participants from 16 Arab and foreign countries including Oman, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, UK, Thailand, Iran and Malaysia. In addition, the conference Included panel discussions for professional artists. The conference was accompanied by four art exhibitions: for students of the Department of Art Education, for the professors participating in the conference, for people with disabilities, and finally, the research poster exhibition.

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