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Computer Science Students Compete in Local Programming Contest

16 March 2019 to 30 March 2019

GUST’s Computer Science Program organized a local programming contest for its students.  The competition hosted 12 trained programming teams from the university’s computer science department, each team consisting of two to three members. Each team had 200 minutes to solve 10 programming problems, the winning team was able to solve the most number of problems with the least time penalty. The problems were formulated to mimic real life applications intended on testing the students’ problem solving skills.


The winning teams were:


1st – 4Bonus


Abdulwahab Alsaleh 

Fawaz Alfalah

Nizar Alayoubi 




2nd – Easy F


Hashem Alrefaei

Hashem Alsayegh

Sulaiman Almamari 




3rd – 0N0


Nasser Akreem 

Omar Alomari 

Osama Kassem 



The competition, which is held once a year, helps students prepare for the upcoming Gulf Programming Contest (GPC2019), set to be held in Sultan Qaboos University, in Oman, on the 31st of March.