Graduation Ceremony 2018
The prestigious ACT Graduation Ceremony this year conferred a total of Seven Hundred and Thirty one (731) graduates with degrees.
ACT Graduation Day was celebrated on 22nd October 2018 with pomp and grandeur, amidst an audience of dignitaries, staff, students and parents. The occasion was graced by His Excellency, His Excellency Sheikh Hilal bin Said bin Hamdan Al Hajri, Governor of South Al Batinah.
After the formal inauguration, beginning with the rendition of the Holy Quran, the College Dean, Dr. Issa Saif Mohammed Al Tubi, addressed the gathering. In his welcome message, the Dean congratulated the successful graduates for their hard work, contribution and achievements.
The Dean laid stress on student achievements and the highlights of the past year 2017-18. He expressed his sincere gratitude to the academic and non-academic staff members of ACT for their sincere efforts to improve the educational process. He also congratulated parents for their contribution and sacrifice. He invoked Allah's blessings on all of Oman, wishing its prosperity and continuous progress under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
His Excellency, Sheikh Hilal bin Said bin Hamdan Al Hajri - Governor of South Batinah was the Chief Guest. He awarded certificates to the Honour graduates and lauded the college authorities and the students for their active participation.
The occasion was also graced by some special guests and patrons of the graduation ceremony, such as Her Excellency: Dr. Muna bint Salim Al-Jardani, Undersecretary at the Manpower Ministry for Technical Education and Vocational Training and other honorable figures of excellence, including director generals of government and private institutions and the academic and non-academic staff of ACT.
During the special ceremony, a total of Seven hundred and Thirty-one (731) graduates were awarded their degrees: 359 students with a Bachelor’s Degree, 74 with an Advanced Diploma and 298 with a Diploma. Department-wise, Business Studies graduated 240 students, Engineering, 352 and Information Technology, 139.
The certificate distribution ceremony finally ended with some rousing, patriotic music. The proud graduates were seen smiling and posing for photographs with their certificates. Loving parents, children and family members congratulated and greeted the new graduates with colorful bouquets and gifts.
The venue looked extremely colorful with neon strobe lighting in shades of shocking pink, purple, orange, green and white.
The Selfie wall with # tag (ACTGRAD2018), arranged by the ETC, was a popular site for memorable photographs.
A drone flew overhead and took aerial shots of the event.
The grand evening ended on a pleasant note, leaving behind happy memories of some proud moments for all.