The Centre for General Studies at Royal University for Women Achieves Pearson Assured Status

12,Apr 2021

Royal University for Women (RUW) received the Pearson Assured Status from Pearson Education, UK for the English for Academic Success programme and five courses offered by the Centre for General Studies at the university. The review was conducted through an online communication platform by an external verifier, Mr Dean Littler, from Pearson Education, UK as part of the annual quality assurance review.


The Acting President, Dr Mona Suri, extended her deep congratulations to all faculty members at the Centre for General Studies and the university’s management and praised their relentless dedication to academic excellence. She stated that “The report received is very positive and mentions numerous examples of excellence which reflects the hard work, untiring efforts and commitment to providing students with the best quality of education”.


From his side, the Director of the Centre for General Studies at RUW, Dr Humam Al-Agha explained that the Pearson Assured Status came as an attestation of RUW efforts to provide the highest quality of education to its students and all of Bahrain by the variety of programmes offered to RUW students and the broader community. He said that “All programmes have successfully met all objectives and quality indicators to maintain their status as a Pearson Assured programme, which they are: English for Academic Success (EAS), Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Effective Communication, Study and Research Skills, Information Technology, and Principles of Leadership.”


It is worth noting that RUW is the only women university in the Kingdom of Bahrain dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of women through higher education. The university includes three colleges and they are College of Art and Design, College of Business and Financial Sciences and the College of Law. The Centre for General Studies at RUW supports all the colleges, and offers a wide range of programmes/courses for university students as well as workshops and training programmes offered for the local community.

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