First Day
2 December, 2020
Second Day
3 December, 2020
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm
Welcome Message: Directorate General of Private Universities & Colleges Quality Assurance Department
Omar Mohammed Al Abdulsalam, Head of Quality Follow Up Section, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Sultanate of Oman
3:30 pm - 4:10 pm
TOPIC: Overview of Undergraduate External Scholarships with insight on Direct Entry Scheme
Khalid Ali Alshaqsi, Director of External Scholarships, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Sultanate of Oman
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
TOPIC: General Overview on the Vocational Training Studies
Eng. Salim Taaib Humaid Al-Yousfi, Director of Al Khaboura Vocational, College of Marine Science, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Sultanate of Oman
5:10 pm - 5:40 pm
TOPIC: The Future of Education after COVID-19
Dr. Zahra Al Rawahi, Director of Innovation Capacity Building, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Sultanate of Oman
6:40 pm - 7:10 pm
TOPIC: Preparing for a (Great) American Higher Education Experience
Melissa Clegg-Tripp, Counselor for Public Affairs, Embassy of the United States of America
5:50 pm - 6:30 pm
TOPIC: Study in Scotland
Simone Yong, Student Recruitment Intl. Officer, Robert Gordon University
Fin Kackwood, Regional Lead, Abertay Universiy
Jamie Wilson, International Recruitment Officer, The University of Strathclyde
3:30 pm - 4:10 pm
Topic: Culture Intelligence
Fatima bin Khalfan bin Khamis Al Fawriya
Ministry of Education - Career Guidance & Student Counseling Center
4:30 pm - 5:10 pm
Topic: The Inspirers
Samira bint Saloum bin Khaluf Al Thalaiya
Ministry of Education - Career Guidance & Student Counseling Center
5:30 pm - 6:10 pm
Topic: Strategy of Distance Learning for University Students
Fatima bint Hamad bin Amir Al Hinai
Ministry of Education - Career Guidance & Student Counseling Center
6:30 pm - 7:10 pm
TOPIC: How to Choose The Right Career & Careers in Mental Health
Massrat Shaikh
Educational Psychologist | Career Counselor, Al Ahlam Training and Higher Education Services