Sur University College (SUC) was established in 2001 upon the approval of the Council of Higher Education order number MHE/MO/2001/3/211. The college has also registered as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in the Oman Trading & Industry of Chamber under an excellent category with the commercial record number: 4/10194/4. It is one of the company under Mubarak Bahwan Groups of Companies.
Since its inception, SUC is offering specializations such as Accounting, Finance & Banking, Marketing & Management, Information Technology, Information Systems under Business Administration and Information Systems & Technology departments. These programs are offered under the academic affiliation with Bond University, Australia. From 2012 SUC is offering Mechanical Engineering and Architectural Engineering in affiliation with American University in Cairo, Egypt under Engineering Department. Since 2016, SUC is offering Master Program in Human Resource in affiliation with Sunderland University, UK. SUC is offering a Master’s Program in Public Administration in Arabic since October 2016 in affiliation with Ain Shams University, Egypt.
To support lifelong learning, SUC is offering “Evening Studies” programs in Engineering, IT, MM and Accounting specializations.
|Sur University College||SUC|
|The motto of SUC||Preparation for the Future|
|Classification||Private University College|
|Location||Sur, Al-Sharqia-South , Sultanate of Oman|
|Degree (Diploma and Bachelor) in||Accounting, Management and Marketing, Finance & Banking, Information Systems, Information Technology, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering|
|Affiliation with||Bond University, Australia for Business and IT (2006), The American University in Cairo, Egypt for Engineering (2012), University of Sunderland (2016), Ain Shams University (2016)|
|Accreditation||The Ministry of Higher Education and OAAA, Oman|
|Foundation Year, Founder||Oct 2001, Sheikh Mubarak Juma Bahwan|
|Population (Oct 2015)||About 1700 students (approximately 60% females, from 7 nationalities) and 171 (75 academic staffs and 96 administrative staffs, from 12 nationalities). Ratio of number students to staff is 22:1.|
|Campus Area||56,000 m2|
|The building areas is||35,000 m2|
|Building for||Administration, academic (5), registration, housing, learning resources center-library, masjid, clinic, restaurants, shopping center, ATM, book store, activities, sports, auditorium of 800 seats, security, conference halls|
|Teaching/ Learning Support||audio-video technology, cameras, central sound system, plasma screen, 38 class rooms, 19 computer labs with more than 300 computers, 8 laboratories, 4 conferences halls (each with 200 seats), wire and wireless network, language labs (2), e-library, internet, Development and Training Center.|
|Transportation||5 buses, and monthly paid allowance|
|Students’ Group||Students Council, 5 activities groups, 5 academic support clubs|
|Semesters and Credit Hours||First and Second (16 weeks each) and Summer (8 weeks)|
|Requirements to graduate||60 credits for diploma and 120 for bachelor (Business and IT), and 152 credits and internship for bachelor (Engineering) with a minimum GPA of 2.0 out of 4.0|
|Advising & Counseling||Each student has an academic advisor; There is a physiological and social counseling office.|
|Scholarships||SUC has a provision of scholarships to support needy students (with 25-100% discount) and the provision of supported pathways to postgraduate.|
|Research||SUC sets Research & Publication Policy support.|