Times of Oman
Price in RO
24ct / gm
22ct / gm
Forex Rates vs R01
Back to Homepage
Sohar University’s project to renovate hostels under way
Khulood Al Abdul Salam
August 09, 2014 , 11 : 39 pm GST
SAVE THIS ARTICLE
Photo - Sohar University facebook
: In its efforts to provide better facilities to its students, Sohar University has begun a renovation project to improve living conditions in student hostels. This project is expected to be completed by September 15.
Improving living conditions in the hostels is intended to create an academic and social environment that would have a positive impact upon the students' academic studies. The project will also develop new services for SU students. Each building consists of four blocks, with a capacity to house 240 to 250 students.
The hostel project will include replacing furniture and electronic devices, as well as redecorating dorm kitchens and other rooms.
The newly renovated hostels will have four TV rooms, along with single, twin and triple bedrooms. There will also be laundry rooms that provide students with 25 to 30 washing machines, as well as 10 large drying machines and Internet services for students.
Further, the new hostels will include supervisors' rooms, cleaning workers' rooms and a special office for maintenance services.
Besides sponsoring shopping trips for students every Friday, school officials plan to schedule cultural and social activities in the hostels. It is expected that some 2500 students will live in the hostels.
Zalikha Al Shizawi, Sohar University's hostels supervisor, said that this project will allow students to live in surroundings that are more similar to their homes any comfortable.
She also said that plans for the hostel project had undergone much consideration to assure they would improve the living conditions for students.
Rate this Article
Rates : 0, Average : 0
Post a Comment
Did you like this section? Leave a comment!
Your Name :
Your Email Address :
Your Comment :
Enter Image Text:
No Comments Posted
Latest in this section
Change in attitudes to help encourage peace
Siblings killed in Omani interior town fire incident
Paco Peña unites diversity at ROHM show
Focus on multiculturism, shared values at Oman meet
Two persons killed in separate Oman road accidents, Muscat school bus 'unlicensed' driver arrested
TOP RATED ARTICLES
Royal Oman Police foil falcon smuggling attempt, Coast Guard rescue four nationals
Times News Service
Football fans disappointed at Oman loss in Gulf Cup
Fahad Al Ghadani
Smriti turns down demands to make Sanskrit compulsory
Parrikar aims for zero error defence systems
22nd Gulf Cup: Qatar to face Saudi Arabia in final
Times News Service
More in News
Sri Lanka restores blood-soaked railway to Tamil heartland
Bucharest 'khans' reborn after decades of neglect
More than just a moustache - Adolf Hitler vs Charlie Chaplin
Urban gardens greening Berlin rooftops, airfield
Tips for writing a good article
More in Features
Politics behind the election of UN Secretary-General
Nuclear conflict remains an overbearing threat
Empowering people for inclusive growth
Staying competitive — A crucial objective for Oman
PTI resignations: Dithering by design
More in Columns
Copyright © 2012 Muscat Press & Publishing House SAOC. All rights reserved. Times of Oman is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.
For reprint rights contact:
TOO Online Editorial