Entries by Maimoona Al Salmi

“Students explore creative ways of expressing their ideas” – UPAD Professor about online assignments

The academic departments at the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) have been adjusting their regular assignments and thesis projects to online teaching. The Department of Urban Planning and Architectural Design (UPAD) has been conducting Bachelor thesis projects recently. Associate Professor Alexander Kader of the UPAD Department speaks about his experience during online teaching […]

Hydrology Research on New Technologies for Flood Management in Oman

HALBAN A team of hydrologists around Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Holzbecher, Department of Applied Geosciences, German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) is currently working on research on new technologies that will help to improve the flood management in Oman. The team, including Dr. Ahmed Hadidi, started their research within the project entitled ‘Towards a flood-resilient […]

“I want every day to be a challenge” – A UPAD students shares his study experiences

  HALBAN A 4th year student in Urban Planning and Architectural Design (UPAD), Abdullah Al Mandhari (pictured), has shared some of his experiences about his online studies and his on-going projects. Sometimes Abdullah has been studying while being surrounded by his nephews and niece. This highlights the challenges students face within their home-environments, in a […]

CEO talk by Dr. Mohammed Al Balushi, Shell Oman Marketing

Dr. Mohammed Mahmood Al Balushi, Chief Executive Officer of Shell Oman Marketing, gave a lecture entitled “Leadership: Driving Progress Through People” at GUtech yesterday. Dr. Mohammed shared his work-experiences with GUtech students from different departments and academic staff members in the university’s research hall. The talk was part of a series of CEO talks for […]

GUtech students completed a unique SAP Training and Certification

A group of 25 selected GUtech students from different academic departments  were certified in the application of an intelligent business solution, the SAP S/4 HANA recently. The GUtech students passed the internationally recognized exam as SAP Consultant of Associate Level. SAP is a German global leader in digitalization of organizations. The students were trained for […]

Lecturers of GUtech Foundation Programme Train on Finnish Best Teaching Practices

During a four-day workshop, lecturers of GUbridge for the Foundation Programme at the German University of Technology (GUtech) were introduced to the best teaching and learning practices in the Finnish education system. The workshop was delivered by Finnish experts, Mr Antti Saukkonen & Mr Juho Alpua of the Finland-Oman School, from 17th to 20th September […]

GUtech and Outward Bound Oman sign agreement

The German University of Technology (GUtech) and Outward Bound Oman (OBO) on Sunday signed an agreement at the GUtech campus to jointly run theoretical and practical courses that develop the personal and professional abilities of GUtech students. The main focus of GUtech and OBO’s jointly developed courses is the development of key life skills such […]

GUtech and OPAL sign MoU to set up a Road Safety, Transportation, and Mobility Lab

The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) and the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) have joined hands to establish a Road Safety, Transportation, and Mobility Lab, the first new Research & Development facility in Oman, where cutting-edge technologies will be deployed and innovative solutions will be proposed and implemented to solve the challenges […]