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Center of Foundation Studies

CENTER of foundation

studies MISSION

CFS is the first and largest academic unit established at UoB on the same year of its inception. It accommodates and prepares the newly admitted students to enrol in their academic programmes in the different UoB colleges.

 

CFS is in charge of offering three types of courses, namely GFP courses (English, Mathematics, IT and Study Skills) beside other courses being offered to the students of other college at UoB. These include General University Requirements Courses (GUR) as well specific English courses (ESP) serving the different needs of these students.

 

CFS is proud of having a multicultural academic team for delivering these courses with adequate qualifications and varied expertise, all committed and enthusiastic to achieve CFS aims and goals. All CFS students and staff are subject to the requirements laid down by the University with respect to the regulations, bylaws, policies, and procedures. As such, we constitute an integral part of UoB structure and larger community. We work in close collaboration with all UoB’s academic as well administrative entities to achieve our goals, aligned to UoB’s Mission and Vision.

In addition to its academic service to the UoB internal community, CFS also engages in a variety of community service activities, being part of UoB’s mission to serve the community. Our service in this regard includes various in short courses and professional development programs to both government and private sector entities.

 

CFS is also keen to create a conducive teaching-learning environment by taking the student as the center of the leaning process and using contemporary and creative methodologies, hence contributing to the attainment of UoB’s mission and objectives.

• To create ideal academic platform for learners to accommodate themselves with the new atmosphere of university education and proceed with their studies successfully.

• To contribute effectively to the achievement of UoB’s mission as a center of regional and international academic excellence.

               

Our Vision

 

CFS aspires to be a center of excellence and distinguished source of knowledge where learners acquire basic skills and knowledge required to pursue their academic programs  successfully.

Our Values

 

  • Integrity

  • Respect

  • Commitment

  • Diversity

  • Excellence

Dear Students,

Welcome to the Centre of Foundation Studies (CFS).

 

Almost all new students usually have to pass by the CFS before moving to join their specialization programs offered by the Colleges of the University. We are the first and largest academic unit established at UoB on the same year of its inception.  CFS accommodates and prepares the newly admitted students to enrol in the colleges.

 

Under the umbrella of CFS you will find one independent programme running, namely The General Foundation Programme (GFP), beside other courses beins offered to the students of other college at UoB. These include General University Requirements Courses (GUR) as well specific English courses (ESP) serving the different needs of these students.

 

Our multicultural team compromises of highly qualified personnel who are committed and enthusiastic to achieve CFS aims and goals. All CFS students and staff are subject to the requirements laid down by the University with respect to the regulations, bylaws, policies, and procedures. As such, we constitute an integral part of UoB structure. We work in close collaboration with all UoB’s academic as well as administrative entities to achieve our goals, aligned to and inspired by UoB’s Mission and Vision.

 

In CFS, we believe that students should be at the Centre of the teaching-learning process. Hence, this is reflected in all our academic activities and practices. In the meanwhile, we are keen to use modern methodologies and creative teaching methodologies so as to create a conducive environment for our students towards the achievement of our goals.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Dr. Khalifa Al Khamisi

Acting Director, Center of Foundation Studies

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