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with inputs from OJT Department/Mohamed Syed Ibrahim 22/12/2020

Higher Education & Industry Symposium – Bolstering Connection Towards Oman 2040

UTAS–Ibra encourages and supports strong relationship with other Higher Educational Institutions (HEI).

A Technical Paper entitled "Rethinking Graduate Attributes for Oman 2040" was presented by Dr. Fatma Al Harthy, Assistant Dean - Student Affairs in a national level Technical Symposium organized by UTAS-Nizwa via Google meet platform on 15 December 2020. This paper is co-authored by Mr. M. Mohamed Syed Ibrahim, OJT Coordinator, Engineering Department and Ms. Aida Al Sabti, Head of Department, On-the-Job Training Department.

The Technical Paper addressed the value and necessity of industrial exposure for improving graduate skills as a significant factor towards the achievement of Oman Vision 2040. Also, a strong collaboration between HEI’s and industries is recommended as one of the crucial elements to match the labor market skills requirements. The findings and recommendations of the research paper was highly appreciated and applauded by the Session Chair and participants.

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