The College of Computing and Information Sciences (CCIS) commenced the academic year with a staff...
Message from the Assistant Vice-Chancellor
Dear Members of the UTAS-Salalah Community,
It is both an honor and a privilege for me to extend a warm welcome to each and every one of you as we enter into the new Academic Year of 2023-2024. It is likewise an honor to introduce myself as the new Assistant Vice-Chancellor of our newly merged institution, where Salalah College of Technology (SCT) and the College of Applied Sciences (CAS) have now merged into a singular force. With this merging, the University of Technology and Applied Sciences (UTAS) has taken a visionary step forward in creating a unified educational institution that is poised to make an even greater impact on education, research, and innovation in Salalah. This merger likewise represents a bold vision to combine our strengths, expertise, and resources with the aim of creating an environment where collaboration and excellence will succeed.
Salalah, the capital city of the governorate of Dhofar, is the second largest city in Oman with over 160,000 people. Laying on the Indian Ocean, Salalah is a charming coastal city located in a unique place in the Arabian Peninsula in the southern region of Oman with mountainous regions on northern side and white sandy beaches fringed with coconut trees on southern side. In Salalah, you can engage in activities like camping, caving, scuba diving, camel racing, site seeing and so much more. There is always something to do for everyone in all kind of places; beaches, desert, mountains, forest, creeks, waterfalls, cities, villages, Historical sites, and much more.