SQU explores ties with UK varsities

Muscat: A two-day research workshop being conducted by researchers from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and the University of Reading, UK, is exploring areas of collaboration in medicine, engineering and agriculture.

The workshop is being organised by the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for External Cooperation at SQU.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the workshop yesterday, Her Highness Sayyidah Dr Mona bint Fahd Al Said, SQU Assistant Vice Chancellor for External Cooperation, said that being the fourth clause in the charter of Sultan Qaboos University, internationalisation is an issue that the university aims to strengthen in order to raise its profile and promote collaboration with prestigious international universities.

"In May this year a high profile delegation from SQU visited six universities in the UK. The mission of this delegation was to foster international ties, as well as explore possible collaboration in medicine, training and research, joint research and student and staff exchanges in different disciplines," she said.


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