Oman News Agency

Muscat - A delegation from Lakehead University, Canada, comprising Dr. James Aldridge, Vice-Provost, International Relations, and Dr. Rachid Benlamri, Acting Chair, Faculty of Software Engineering visited Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) today.

The delegation was received by Prof. Amer bin Ali al-Rowas, SQU Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Community Service, Dr. Hadj Bourdoucen, Dean of the College of Engineering and officials from the Office of International Cooperation.

The two sides discussed the potential of cooperation between SQU and Lakehead University by means of student exchange and joint research activities. The officials from the two universities agreed on pursuing bottom up approach in collaboration and initiating partnership through student exchange and joint research in the disciplines of engineering, biotechnology, natural resources management and English language.