During his visit to the British University of Bath, the President of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, met with the president, his deputies and senior officials, to discuss mutual cooperation between the two universities and ways to strengthen the relationship between them.
Al-Refai said that under discussion was the possibility of creating a joint doctoral program between the two universities in Business Administration and another at the Master’s level in International Business Administration. He affirmed that Bath had agreed to receive some PSUT doctoral students to spend a year in Britain to gain experience and to receive joint supervision from both parties.
Al-Refai noted that the possibility of reducing fees for PSUT students wishing to enroll in programs at the University of Bath will be considered, along with the setting up of joint undergraduate programs.
On the sidelines of the visit, PSUT’s Cultural Exchange Coordinator, Prof. Omar Bani Ahmad, talked about the student and staff exchange programs between the two universities and their joint cooperation on the project for the Azraq and Al-Zaatari Syrian refugee camps, under the title “Appropriate housing for refugees living in difficult climatic conditions”. The parties agreed to study the possibility of carrying out further projects in this regard.
The University of Bath, which was founded in 1966, excels in teaching physics, mathematics and technological sciences. It is one of the top 250 universities in the world and is ranked among the top 10 universities in Britain, occupying sixth place in the ranking for the best universities with regard to teaching programs. Bath also enjoys a good reputation in management, humanities and social sciences.