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Sultan Qaboos University jumps 71 places in world rankings

Sultan Qaboos University jumps 71 places in world rankings

SQU created a leap of 71 places from 2019 QS rankings when it was ranked 450th.

Dr Ali bin Saud al Bemani, the vice chancellor of SQU stated that the university has accomplished a substantial progress in its annual ranking inside the QS World University Rankings. “The progress of the university is in line with the objectives of the Oman Vision 2040. The vision aims one of Oman’s universities to be among the top 300 varsities around the world by 2030 and four of Oman’s universities among the top 300 by 2040.”

Bemani added that the university has worked difficult for years to attain this aim, by means of continuous efforts to attain and sustain the overall performance indicators and updating the information every year. We have provided unique emphasis on numerous criteria that determines the international standing of SQU in the QS ranking program.
“SQU encourages faculty members to participate in study platforms by publishing their scientific output and to improve the high quality of their study. Efforts are becoming created to communicate with the SQU alumni and employers to know about the high quality of graduates.
“Citation per faculty is enhanced by offering rewards to the researchers for publications in peer-reviewed journals. Faculty-student ratio and international faculty ratio are maintained to meet the worldwide requirements. Consistent progress is becoming witnessed in the quantity of international students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate streams.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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