ACT welcomed 519 students in the first batch of students for the academic year 2017-18. The English Language Center (ELC) and the Department of Student Affairs together organized an Orientation Week from September 10 – 14, 2017
On the first day of the Orientation Week, students were informed about the English, Math and IT placements tests. They were oriented to the levels of student placement in the ELC (Levels One to Four) and the phases that they would undergo before they chose their specialization. The importance of their attendance, the college and the ELC policies was also pointed out.
On the second and third days of the Orientation week, the students were given a Diagnostic Test on their subject knowledge, based on which they were placed in different fields of study.
The fourth day of the orientation week was held at the college auditorium; the students were warmly welcomed by Dr. Issa Saif Mohammed Al Tubi, the Dean of the college and Ms. Monia Mohammed Al Farsi, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. They wished the students a fruitful and rewarding academic year. Ms. Monia Mohammed Al Farsi, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, said she was pleased to see that so many students had chosen to study in ACT and wished them a year full of hard work and commitment to their studies.
This was followed by speeches by Mr. Majid Issa Al Rashdi, Head of Admission and Registration Department, Ms. Badriya Al-Salmi, Head of Counseling and Graduates Follow-up Department and Mr. Mohammed Khalfan Salim Al-Mayahi, Student Affairs, who presented the rules and regulations of the college and the important student services that were offered, including Registration and Admission, Student Counseling, Student Activities, On-the-Job Training and Graduation. Finally, Ms. Iman Al Bakri, Educational Technology Center, introduced the online services of the college through a video presentation.
On the last day of orientation week, the placement test results were announced by the ELC.
All the staff and students of ACT expressed their happiness on the occasion and wished the new students a fruitful year of learning.