As per the agreement, Petrofac E&C Oman would assistance 3 Omani students enrolled for MSc programmes in mechanical engineering, chemical and method engineering, and civil engineering faculties of the College of Engineering at the university, stated a press release.
The contract would cover the entire programme duration and its charge in addition to supplying students with conference assistance and monetary assistance for study.
The agreement was signed by Dr Rahma al Mahrooqi, deputy vice chancellor for Postgraduate Studies and Research at SQU, and Ray Richardson, senior vice president and nation manager, Petrofac Oman lately.
Prof Abdulla Ambusaidi, dean of Postgraduate Studies at SQU, stated, “We aspire to foster collaboration opportunities that serve the parties concerned including our students, the university and find external funding opportunities for postgraduate students. We also encourage the private and public sectors to take the initiatives to support research activities.”
Richardson stated, “We welcome this step in the long-standing relationship between SQU and Petrofac. Many high-quality engineers from the university have developed successful careers with us and we look forward to further opportunities wherein the synergies of close academia and industry cooperation can be realised.”
Information Source: Muscat Daily