Student Affairs Desk
The Student Affairs Desk should be students’ first point of contact for questions, comments or concerns. In many cases, the staff at the Desk will be able to deal with the matter; in other cases, the staff will refer the student to the appropriate department for resolution of the matter.
Student Counselling Advice
Muscat University can provide access to counselling support services. Counsellors can help students find solutions to range of personal or academic related issues and challenges.
An important part of the service provided by the Student Affairs team is the provision of appropriate advice and support for students with disabilities. This expert advice and support helps promote the success and well-being of such students and enhances their student experience. In so doing, it plays a key role in enabling the University to realise its inclusive vision, championing best practice and creating a dynamic environment allowing every student to fulfill their personal, academic and professional potential.
Muscat University offers guidance and advice relating to rental accommodation in Muscat. There are many options to suit a students budget. For more information please contact the University directly.
Some students may wish to speak with a dedicated member of the Student Affairs Department about financial matters. Advice can be provided on topics such as funding information, including scholarship and bursary provision, budgeting, and the availability or otherwise of hardship funds.
Muscat University encourages students to undertake extracurricular activities that fall outside the normal curriculum, including the following:
- Buddying – mentoring – peer support
- Sports – community engagement – volunteering
- Events – project management – enterprise
- Internships – placements – work experience
- Cultural awareness – language learning – study abroad
- Students’ Union/Association – Student Societies
Study Visa Assistance
Visa applications are handled on the students behalf by Muscat University. As a guideline visa processing can take up to 6 weeks. As a result of this timeline International students who require a visa are requested to have submitted completed applications no later than 30th June.
The University will arrange for the collection of students from Muscat International Airport. To avail of this free of charge service students will need to give at least 3 working days notice of their flight number, arrival time and accomodation details.