The Center for Foundational Studies (CFS) and the Department of Student Affairs (DSA) together organized an orientation programme for the week between January 5 – 9, 2020 for the new students of Semester Two.
On the First day of the Orientation Week, students were informed about English, Math and IT Placement Tests. They were informed about the levels of student placement in the CFS (Levels One to Four) and the phases that they would undergo before they chose their specializations. The importance of their attendance, the college and the CFS policies were also pointed out. This was followed by information on the English Placement test that would be conducted a little later, on the same day.
On the Second and Third day of the orientation, the students were given a Diagnostic Test on their subject knowledge, based on which they were placed in different fields of study of Math and IT.
The Fourth and Fifth days of the orientation were held at the college auditorium; the students were warmly welcomed by Dr. Issa Saif Mohammed Al Tubi, the Dean of the college, Dr. Nihad Abdallah Mohammed Al Zadjali, HOC-ELC and Murtadha Abdullah Al Ajmi, ELC-HoS.
The Dean, Dr. Issa, in his speech, encouraged students to pursue their goals with hard work and commitment to their studies.
Next, Dr. Nihad Abdallah Mohammed Al Zadjali, HOC-ELC, in her speech, urged students to work hard and remain committed to their studies.
This was followed by speeches by Dr. Faisal Saif Ali Alsaidi, ELC-HoS, Mr. Taleb Hamood Al-Buloshi, Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Unit (EIU), Mr. Khalifa Zayid Suwaied al Bakri, Head of Admission and Registration Department, Ms. Badriya Al Salmi, Head of Counseling and Graduates Follow-up Department, Mr. Mudhaher Abdulhasan Al Ajmi, Head of Student Activities, Housing & Graduation, Ms. Karima Salim Hashil Al Naamani, Lecturer, IT, Ms. Rawdha Ali Sulaiman Al Balushi. Lecturer, BS 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, IT skills, Mathematics courses, Technology Transfer Office and Graduation.