Sulaiman Al- Rajhi College Delegates Visit GUST
Kuwait, January 2017: President of Sulaiman Al Rajhi Colleges in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Abdulrahman Sulaiman Al Rajhi, and its Dean of the School of Business and Administration, Dr. Obaid Bin Saad Al Mutairi, visited Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) on Sunday, January 8, 2017. They were hosted by the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Jasem Mohammed Abdul Salam and the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Salah Al Sharhan. Guests were presented with the methods of teaching at the university, and were showcased the campus facilities, halls, and it technologies.
The delegates also met with the Dean of the College of Business Administration, Professor Antonis Simintiras, Assistant Vice President of Planning and Development, Paul Zalloua, and several heads of departments in the College of Business Administration. The visit aimed to strengthen cooperation and exchange on the academic and cultural levels through an exchange of expertise between faculties. Both universities discussed ways of enhancing future cooperation and partnerships in scientific research, the development of academic programs, as well as in acquiring international academic accreditations.
During the meeting between the universities, GUST presented its higher education programs and the efforts it has made in serving the local community. The University also showcased the advanced technologies it incorporates to its teaching methods so as to be in line with local job market demands and developmental plans.
GUST maintains other university agreements internationally. Among those agreements are one with the National University of Singapore (NUS), one of Asia’s leading universities, to jointly launch the Center for Global Studies (CGS) at GUST, an agreement with Swansea University (SU) to promote student, scholar and academic staff exchange programs, and other joint activities such as seminars and workshops, and collaborative research in areas of mutual interest, and an agreement with Boston University’s (BU) Zaman Lab to launch the International Center for Applied Mathematics and Computational Bioengineering (ICAMCB) which aims to increase research quality and solidify GUST as a world class research producer.