Welcome Messages

Welcome Messages

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Muscat University.

The office of Academic Affairs facilitates the development of a supportive learning and teaching environment where students can excel and reach their full potential. We pride ourselves on academic programmes that are at the highest levels of quality; are delivered in an innovative way and enable the entrepreneurial spirit within each and every student to prepare them to be the leaders of the future. Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student, we will provide you with an educational experience and a student journey that will not only enrich your life forever, but will also be relevant to employer needs and expectations of a 21st century graduate. All our programmes are delivered in partnership with high ranking UK universities and this affords us an added quality assurance measure as well as providing you with an international educational experience from both a staffing and curriculum perspective.

At Muscat University, our vision is underpinned by a commitment to ethical approaches in everything we do meaning that every student will be respected, nurtured and supported to help them achieve their best.

I look forward to personally welcoming you to Muscat University.

Professor Yusra Mouzughi


Muscat University


Message from the Cranfield University Vice-Chancellor

I am delighted that we are working in close partnership with Muscat University and Aston University in developing an innovative suite of programmes in Oman. The postgraduate courses offered by Cranfield draw on our world-class expertise in technology and management and will address the growing need for industry-facing postgraduate skills in Oman.

Cranfield University has an established business expertise in the Gulf Cooperation Council region and wider Middle East, supporting the research and education interests of the region’s utilities, ports, aerospace and logistics businesses. Much of our research and postgraduate educational offer has been delivered in partnership with educational and government institutions in the region. Our new relationship with Muscat University looks to the future with confidence and will deliver postgraduate education across energy futures, logistics, air transport management, entrepreneurship and finance. I hope that you will want to take advantage of the opportunities that you will see in this partnership. We look forward to hearing from you.

Professor Sir Peter Gregson FREng MRIA

Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor

Cranfield University


Message from the Aston University Vice-Chancellor

On behalf of Aston University, I am very pleased that we have the opportunity to collaborate with our colleagues in Cranfield University and Muscat University on these new programmes.

Aston University has been transforming lives since 1966, through pioneering research, innovative teaching and graduate employability success and we are renowned for providing education that is applied and has real impact on all areas of society, business and industry. Our taught and research-based programmes are linked to research in areas including photonics, forensic linguistics, entrepreneurship and healthy ageing and many of our programmes hold professional accreditation. Aston Business School is one of an elite group of business schools in the world holding triple accreditation for the programmes it offers. Our diverse and international student population, at both undergraduate and graduate level, means that Aston’s research and teaching has impact around the world and the University remains one of the best universities in the country for student employability, with strong links with graduate employers and a clear sense of purpose guided by our commitment to graduate outcomes and to social mobility. This new partnership enables us to combine the strengths of Aston, Cranfield and Muscat Universities and bring excellent new research and teaching opportunities to the region. We will enjoy welcoming our new students.

Professor Alec Cameron

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

Aston University

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