Sultan Qaboos University represented by the Centre for Career Guidance, in cooperation with the teaching faculties of the University, is organizing the Majors Fair 2019, an annual exhibition of specializations offered by different faculties at the nine colleges of the University. The opening ceremony of the event was held on Monday, 7 October 2019 at the Cultural Center of the University, under the patronage of H.E. Issa Hamad Al Azri, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Justice in the presence of the Vice Chancellor of the University and other officials and faculty members. The event will last for three days.
The Majors Fair aims to increase the newly admitted students’ awareness of the available specializations, skills and prospective careers, and help them plan a successful career by choosing the appropriate specialization. The event also serves the community service mission of the university by hosting vocational guidance specialists from various schools in the Sultanate through the National Center for Vocational Guidance and disseminating information about the specializations available in University, thus providing career guidance to school students.
The exhibition is a meeting place for all academic disciplines available across the nine colleges at SQU, through which it presents a comprehensive information of around 60 disciplines, helping students to choose their university specializations and for others to change their specializations. The Deanship of Admission and Registration, the Ministry of Civil Service, the Ministry of Manpower and the National Youth Committee are also participating in the exhibition in addition to the academic faculties.