Al Zaabi: New majors at UoS’s Kalba branch next year

  • Tuesday 07, July 2020 02:30 AM
  • Al Zaabi: New majors at UoS’s Kalba branch next year
Sharjah 24: Dr. Ali Obaid Al Zaabi, Deputy Assistant Director of the University of Sharjah (UoS) for Branches Affairs, announced the offering of new academic specialisations next year for the bachelor’s and master’s degrees, according to the university’s strategy 2019-2024.
Dr. Ali Obaid Al Zaabi highlighted that the university continues to take all necessary precautions to cope with the spread of the coronavirus.

In an exclusive statements to "Sharjah 24", Al Zaabi maintained that the university's branch in Kalba, resumed work with 50% of its cadres, pointing out that the university provided all capabilities for the success of remote work and distance learning, which was proven by the outcomes of the spring and summer semesters.

Al Zaabi pointed out that, according to the university’s strategy 2019-2024, and in keeping pace with developments, learning system implemented during the coming period will combine distance learning and classroom learning, with the presence of students at their college headquarters.

Al Zaabi indicated that the university, within the framework of its goals for the coming year, presented a number of new academic disciplines, whether within the arts or sciences, to keep pace with the needs of the labor market.

The Deputy Assistant Director of the University of Sharjah for Branches Affairs revealed that among the new disciplines are a bachelor’s degree in computing, a bachelor’s in childhood, and a master’s degree in space and astronomy, the first of its kind in the country.

The university focuses according to Al Zaabi, on the expansion of health sciences and crisis management studies, and other specialisations previously proposed for postgraduate studies, including specialisations on sustainable energy sciences and nuclear energy.

Al Zaabi noted that the opening of registration at the university comes within a few days, immediately after the announcement of the results of high school students, which lasts until the 10th of August, and stated that the registration process will be available online, or through the university headquarters and its various branches.

Al Zaabi also touched on the topic of applying for scholarships, stating that students must register their applications at the Sharjah Research Centre, in which the results of the applications will be announced at a later stage according to fulfilling the applicable conditions for eligibility in scholarships.

Concluding his statement, Al Zaabi valued the unlimited support of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University of Sharjah to the university, its branches and students.