Royal University for Women Welcomes the Staff in the Orientation Day AY 2021-22

21,Sep 2021

Royal University for Women welcomed its academic and administrative staff for the new academic year 2021/2022 in the orientation day event. This event marks the return of all RUW employees to their workplace after a year and a half of working remotely, taking into account health and safety measures of (Covid-19) pandemic and in alignment with the Green level of the Traffic Light System applied currently.

The event began with a welcome speech from the President of Royal University for Women, Professor Yusra Mouzughi, who expressed her deep appreciation to all the university employees who demonstrated their excellence in managing the educational process and administrative work at the university during the pandemic and their perseverance in achieving the highest standards of efficiency and quality, which resulted in many achievements made, the most recent of which was passing the ISO 9001:2015 surveillance audit with an outstanding result of no non-conformances raised for the seventh consecutive year.  In addition, the successful BQA reviews of some of the university’s programmes in order to place them in the register of the National Qualifications Framework.

Professor Mouzughi added "We all now return to our workplace with caution, placing health and safety in mind when carrying out our tasks normally. We must focus on some of the opportunities that the pandemic provided us with and reflect on how we can best utilise them, the most important of which is the online learning and digital transformation, which has changed how we operate at every level providing ease of access to all kinds of resource and enriching the learning experience of our students.” Prof. Mouzughi also presented some future plans related to the university's work and the goals it seeks to achieve during the new academic year.

Following that, the Assistant to the President for Quality Assurance and Institutional Effectiveness, Mr Parsa Zoqaqi, presented the university's quality and accreditation achievements, in addition to the colleges' plans for accreditations.

It is worth noting that the Royal University for Women has successfully welcomed new and returning students to its State-of-the-Art Campus in Riffa whilst also making all necessary provisions for students who have chosen to continue their studies online.

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