Sultan Qaboos University


Sultan Qaboos University

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Sultan Qaboos University, located in Muscat, Oman, is the only public university in the Sultanate of Oman. Named after Qaboos bin Sa’id Al ‘Bu Sa’id the Sultan of Oman, the university opened its doors in 1986. At the time, it comprised five colleges: Engineering, Medicine, Agriculture, Education, Art and Islamic Studies and Science. It has reasonably expanded in the past 20 years. Nowadays, it has eight colleges: Engineering, Medicine, Art, Commerce and Economics, Education and Islamic studies, Science, Agriculture and law. The number of students enrolled has grown from about 500 in 1986 to more than 10,000 in 2005. Female students form about half of the total population.

Business Society

The "Business Society (BS)" is one of the most active societies at SQU and it comprises various group that are known throughout Oman for their constructive activities. And these groups are:

"Accounting (ACCT) Group" members, "Economics and Finance (ECO-FIN) Group" members, " [http://www.isg-zone.com Informations Systems Group (ISG)] " members, "Marketing Club (MC)" members, "Operations Management and Business Statistics (OMBS) Group" members and "Oman Management Group (OMG)" members.

And very soon a new group named "Commercial Investment Club (CIC)" will be established separate from the ECO-FIN Group.

External links

* [http://www.squ.edu.om (Sultan Qaboos University)]


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