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At the patronage of the Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Al-Hariri, and the presence of Russian ambassador to Lebanon and a number of Lebanese officials and representatives of Arab and Russian universities the rector of the University of Science and Technology, Yemen Prof. Dr. Hameed Aklan participated in the 1st Russian and Arab Universities conference which was organized by the Lebanese University of Arts, Science and Technology (AUL) and the Board of Rectors of Russian Universities. During the conference, Prof. Aklan  gave a presentation on the experience of the University of Science and Technology in Yemen since its inception in 1994, the stages of development and features of excellence and the regional and international partnerships that the university established. On the sidelines of the conference, Prof. Aklan discussed with Russian universities the possibility of establishing collaborative relationships and partnerships with the University of Science and Technology.  it is noteworthy that the University of Science and Technology is an active member in the Association of Arab Universities and participates actively in the international conferences organized by the Association.



Wednesday, 21 February 2018 19:10

UST launched the Club of Fine Arts

Feb. 20th, 2018, the University of Science and Technology hosted the great Singer of Yemen Ayoub Tarish Absi within the ceremony of launching the Club of Fine Arts at the University. During the ceremony, the general secretary Mr. Faisal Hazza delivered a speech in which he welcomed Ayoub Tarish and hailed his national efforts and contributions and his great role in  the field of artistic creativity and national songs. At the end of the ceremony, the university presented its token of appreciation and shield to Ayoub Tarish in recognition of his great national  efforts, followed by honoring the winner students in the annual creativity competition organized by the Department of Student Affairs in the fields of singing, drawing, calligraphy, and writing short tales.




Tuesday, 20 February 2018 14:45

#ILC_Spelling_Bee Competition

#ILC_Spelling_Bee was a fun competition where we had three stages Stage one where we had 23 participants who made to the second stage , and 17 who survived and made it to the third stage which was the most challenging stage as we had to chose only one winner. The other four were given gifts from Yemen Book Shop for being the last participants .
It's not the end of the journey as we we will use the same words for our next surprising competition !!!

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Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2018:  the UST rector Prof. Dr. Hameed Aklan and chairman of board of directors Prof. Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Kabab participated in the third Turkish-Arab Universities Conference (TAUC) entitled: "Best Practices Exchanges for International Higher Education Management". The  conference was held on 13th-16th Feb, 2018 in Istanbul in cooperation with the Association of Arab Universities and Istanbul Aydın University. The UST rector was given an opportunity to speak and present the experience of UST and the evolution and development since it was established to date.

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017 12:48

UST organized the Global Entrepreneurship Week

Tuesday, 28/11/2017: the University of Science and Technology, Yemen organized the Global  Entrepreneurship Week in cooperation with the Youth Empowerment Initiative at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Science and Technology. During the ceremony, the undersecretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sport Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Hassani hailed the efforts and performance made by the university, especially in the promotion of Entrepreneurship and similar projects, urging to make such projects and activities a success of reality.  This event targets young entrepreneurs, young people who are looking to start their small businesses and startups,  employees in the public and private sectors, young students and administrators, and all young people interested in expanding their perceptions of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Sunday, 12/11/2017, the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology organized a ceremony for honoring student Sundus Al-Sinaydar, who won the first place in the Arab World at the Arab Packaging Competition which was held in Beirut, Lebanon, on May 17th, 2017. The competition is organized annually by the United Nations Development Program and the Lebanese Packaging Center.  Other students from UST were also honored for their participation in the competition. 

During the ceremony, the dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology Dr. Abdulqader Al-Abbadi and the secretary general of the university Mr. Faisal Hazza delivered speeches in which they expressed  their deep congratulations in their to Ms. Sundus  for such winning and achievement, considering such achievement as an evidence of the quality  of the university outcomes.

Al-Abbadi and Hazza also stressed all support and facilities of the university that will highlight and enhance the talents, innovations and abilities of the university’s students and encourage them to participate in the regional and international competitions, urging all students to engage in various activities and events inside and outside the university. At the closing ceremony,  the dean Al-abbadi and the secretary general Hazza  along with the Deanship of Girls' Branch and the heads of departments at the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology launched the 2nd  exhibition of graphics (SHADOW) and toured the pavilions of the exhibition which included many designs and art works t of students of the Graphic Department at the university.






Thursday, 09 November 2017 21:45

UST Celebrates the World Quality Day,2017


In conjunction with the World Quality Day, which is celebrated every year around the world on November 12th, the Quality Assurance and Academic Accreditation Department at the University of Science and Technology(UST), Yemen celebrated the World Quality Day which comes this year on Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2017. This event on quality included the presence of Prof. Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shoaibi, the undersecretary of the planning sector and institutions at the ministry of higher education and scientific research and members of the Board of academic accreditation and quality assurance of the higher education in the Republic of Yemen and the rectors and representatives of public and private universities and faculty members and administrative staff. During the celebration, Prof. Dr. Al-Shoaibi delivered a speech in which he hailed the experience and efforts of the university of science and technology in quality and in organizing such event and stressed the importance of spreading and promoting the culture of quality and improving the academic and admin work by applying the concept of total quality in all programs and requirements of the educational  process. Al-Shoaibi also added that one of the problems of higher education in Yemen is the duplication of universities with the same weakness, urging the universities to seek the aspects of excellence and competitiveness. He also praised the role and effectiveness of the university of science and technology and said: “ Once we visit the university, we find it with a new garment, new development and advancement and this is what makes the university a distinctive educational platform”. Al-Shoaibi also stressed the need for the application of quality and academic accreditation standards so that our universities can cope up with the prestigious universities worldwide. He said that the reason of such weakness and chaos in our country refers to the weakness of education and its outcomes since education is the mainstay of advancement and development of any country. On the other hand, the Secretary General of the Association of Private Universities in Yemen Prof. Dr. Mohammed Al-Khamis Al-Mikhlafi hailed in his speech the role and effectiveness of the university of science and technology and said that the university is a leading university by its infrastructure, academic and admin staff and its learning outcomes. in the same context, vice-rector of the university Dr. Abdulghani Hameed and Prof. Dr. Noman Al-Najjar, Manager of Quality  Assurance and Accreditation at the university delivered speech in which they announced the goal of this event and said that the university since 2011 until now has exerted efforts on the development of its programs in accordance with the requirements of accreditation. They also pointed out that the university has fulfilled all the requirements of higher education for academic accreditation in all open learning  programs at the university, including curricula, academic plans and academic staff and achieved the highest standards in all its educational facilities and the means used and infrastructure in accordance with international quality standards.






Sunday, 29 October 2017 10:34

The Annual Open Meeting with the UST Rector

The rector of the university Prof. Dr. Hameed Aklan hailed in an annual open meeting with all staff of the university the efforts made during the past period and work stress that staff endured due to the situation facing Yemen.  During the meeting, the open questions and observations were allowed for staff to raise their questions and concerns to the rector in which he answered the questions and promised to address some standing issues of the staff such as annual increment.  




  • Thursday, 26/10/2017: in recognition to the efforts made in preparing the second university strategy 2018-20122, the rector of the university  Prof. Dr. Hameed M. Aklan and vice rector Dr. Abdulghani Hameed and the manager of strategic planning and development Department Mr. Omar Hasan honored the members of the Second Strategy Preparation Committees: 2018-2022. During the honoring ceremony, the rector Dr. Aklan haled the efforts of the committees and congratulated them for making the success. He also added that the implementation of the strategy items is the big challenge of the members of the university, stressing more efforts and work on the strategy implementation.    



Wednesday, 18/10/2017, under the patronage of the Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Abdulaziz bin Habtur and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Sheikh Hussien Hazib, the University of Science and Technology, Yemen inaugurated the 2nd strategy 2018-2022 at the presence of a number of ministers and undersecretaries, rectors of the private and public universities, and other academic entities. After the Holy Words of Allah and National anthem, the rector of the university Prof. Dr. Hameed M. Aklan delivered a speech in which he spoke about the significant success of the 1st strategy 2011-2015  which moved the university to greater academic excellence. Aklan also indicated in his speech to the international and regional awards such as the innovation and excellence award in distance education(ANODE) in 2012 from the Arab Network for Open and Distance Education, membership of the International Council for Distance Education(ICDE) in 2013, sixth place amid all international and American universities in the biomedical engineering project presented by students of engineering faculty at the university in 2013, member certification in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 2013, certificate of thanks and recognition from the ministry of higher education and scientific research-Yemen in 22/07/2013 for efforts and success of the university to open and distance education system. Aklan also said that the 2nd strategy 2018-2022 involves many development programs and projects and initiatives for all the academic, admin  and organizational dimensions, especially transformation into scientific research and entrepreneurship and quality systems. Aklan also stressed the importance of the support of the official authorities such as ministry of higher education and council of academic accreditation so that the university is able to achieve its mission and goals. On the other hand, the minister of higher education Sheikh Hussein Hazib delivered a speech in which he congratulated the university of science and technology for inaugurating its 2nd strategy, hailing the role of the university in the community service and development in Yemen."It is interesting when the university of science and technology thinks of the future and development in light of these special conditions experiencing Yemen", Hazib said. Hazib also added that the university of science and technology is a leading academic platform providing excellent education services and learning outcomes to the labor market.

In the same context, the prime minister Prof. Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Habtur also delivered a speech in which he praised the effectiveness and efficiency of the university by saying: " we thank university of science and technology for developing and organizing such activities in such exceptional conditions at an excellent level of performance and concept and ambition for the future. Bin Habtur added that the university of science and technology is  respected by the academic and educational institutions at the local, regional and international level and its learning outcomes are sophisticated and competitive at the regional level. "We praise the University of Science by name in all our international forums and conferences, because it has proved an excellent academic presence at the level of the country and the region", said Bin Habtur.





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