ACT welcomed 600 students in the first batch of students for the academic year 2018-19.   

The Center for Foundational Studies (CFS) and the Department of Student Affairs together organized an Orientation Week for students from September 9 – 13, 2018.

On the first day of the Orientation Week, students were informed about English, Math and IT placements 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 specialization. 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 for the students.

On the second day 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, Dr. Ahmed Ali Ahmed Al Shahri, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA), Ms. Monia Mohammed Al Farsi, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Dr. Nihad Abdallah Mohammed Al-Zadjali, HOC-ELC. They wished the students a fruitful and rewarding academic year. 

Dr. Issa, wished and encouraged the students to pursue their achievement with their hard work and commitment to their studies.

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. Mudhaher Abdulhasan Alajmi, 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 CFS.

All the staff and students of ACT expressed their happiness on the occasion and wished the new students a fruitful year of learning.