Entries by Manuela Gutberlet

The Coronavirus pandemic is teaching us important lessons

“The internet should be seen as important as water and electricity. Companies should be prepared with online strategies” The current epidemic with its impacts on the community shows the importance of the internet for communication, teaching, online learning and remote work. “Companies should be prepared in advance for such a crisis,” says Prof. Dr. Nabil […]

Online teaching and learning at GUtech – professors and students share their views

HALBAN The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) has recently introduced online teaching and learning for all their BSc, BEng and MSc programmes recently. The measures support the government’s efforts to prevent a further spreading of the coronavirus pandemic, while at the same time ensuring that GUtech students do not miss out their daily […]

German-Omani Workshop on the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy held

HALBAN To introduce students from all GUtech departments to the sustainable use of natural resources and energy, a one-day workshop in cooperation with Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus – Senftenberg (Germany) was conducted at the university last Thursday. It was the second workshop on environmental sustainability held at GUtech’s Department of Engineering. The workshop combined lectures, […]

Geography Students from RWTH Aachen University explore student life at GUtech

HALBAN Five Bachelor students from the Geography Department of RWTH Aachen University (Germany) have visited the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) today. The students were especially interested in student life on campus. After a small tour around campus, they spoke to students from different departments about their studies and life on campus. The […]

Train the Trainers’ Workshop at RWTH Aachen University

A didactical E-learning and teaching workshop for academics HALBAN In our digital age, we are using the internet all the time. Within the fast-changing digital environment, university academics need to adjust and adapt their ways of teaching. A group of seven professors and lecturers from the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) have participated […]

German Parliamentarian Dr De Ridder at GUtech: Promoting Gender Equality and Women in Sciences

HALBAN Dr. Daniela de Ridder, the Deputy Chairperson of the German Bundestag’s Foreign Affairs Committee (Parliament) has visited GUtech yesterday afternoon. She was welcomed by the Rector of GUtech, Prof. Dr. Ing. Michael Modigell as well as GUtech employees and the Representative of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Oman, Claudia Schmidt. “At GUtech […]

The Culture of Leadership – A CEO Talk by Haitham bin Abdullah Al Kharusi

HALBAN As part of a series of CEO Talks held at the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), Haitham bin Abdullah Al Kharusi, Vice-President Consumer at Omantel, gave an inspiring, motivational talk to GUtech students and academics today afternoon. During his talk, Haitham Al Kharusi shared his valuable thoughts and rich experiences regarding leadership, […]

Students analyse the suitability of the Sharquiyah Sands desert sand for concrete production

HALBAN As part of their field-projects, a group of 4th-year students from the Department of Applied Geosciences (AGEO) at the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) has conducted research on the chemical and physical properties and the suitability of the Sharquiyah Sands desert for concrete production. The project was supervised by Prof. Dr. Raad […]