ASU Workshop for Evaluating Universities Websites


Association of Sudanese Universities

The Website and Information Unit at the university participated in a workshop organized the Association of Sudanese Universities to evaluate upgrade the websites at the Sudanese universities. The workshop was held in the Meetings Hall in the Secretariat of Scientific Affairs at Khartoum University. A good number web masters, managers and supervisors participated in the workshop.

 

UMST was represented in the occasion by Eng. Abeer Mohamed, Website Supervisor and Eng. Ahmed Abobker , Web Administrator. They both attended the two sessions held on two successive Sundays; the 27th of May and the 3rd of June.

At the beginning of the meeting, Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Secretary-General of ASU, welcomed the participants and thanked them for their keenness on attending and participating. He commended the workshop and highlighted its importance in impacting the classification of Sudanese universities worldwide.

The workshop came out with a number of recommendations geared towards improving the quality of the sites of the Sudanese universities. Amongst the recommendations is the need to place the sites under the direct supervision of the Presidents assisted technically with dedicated and capable administration. There were calls for organizing courses on site security under the supervision of the Association of Sudanese Universities, organizing regular training courses for websites supervisors overseen by ASU in cooperation with the universities. It has also been recommended that the site should contain more than one language with emphasis on Arabic and English, and that efforts should be made to ensure the availability of electronic services to all interested individuals.

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Congratulations to Batch 3 student Yousra Abelmoneim of Department of Electrical Engineering


Congratulations to Batch 3 student Yousra Abelmoneim of Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering for  having been one of among the 25 candidates over 16,000 applicants who was accepted and rewarded for scholarship in the (Degree program in BSc Physics) University of Edinburgh.

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Immunization of HBSAG (-Ve) Children in Eid Babiker (Khelwa)


Hepatitis B virus is the main cause of chronic liver infection. More than 65 million people are infected worldwide; In Sudan the prevalence is about 8%.
UMST, in collaboration with Ibn Sina Hospital, is carrying a campaign to vaccinate all children at Ed Babiker Khelwa who are negative for Hepatitis B virus with the vaccines. The number of pupils at Ed Babiker Khelwa is around 1200 pupils, and their age ranges from 6 years to 23 years; they are mainly from Darfur states.
A questionnaire was designed for the pupils showing the history of previous infection and jaundice in siblings or parents.
Blood samples are collected (Sera) and examined for (HBSAG) – if the result is positive, the children will be referred to Ibn Sina Hospital for management with follow up.
Those who are seronegative will be vaccinated by HBV vaccine.

UMST and General Students Union of Khartoum State Meet to Plan Honoring Outstanding Students of Sudan School Certificate


Professor Mamoun Homeida, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University, held a preparatory meeting with Hajo Mohammed Ahmed, President of the General Students Union of Khartoum State, and a number of his colleagues to discuss the arrangements for honoring the outstanding students in the Sudanese certificate. UMST, in collaboration with the General Students Union of Khartoum State, has been in the habit of organizing annual celebratory event to recognize the achievement of outstanding students in Sudan School Certificate.

Professor Homeida, in his capacity as Chairman of the University Board of Trustees, emphasized that the honoring program sits comfortably within the framework of the students’ summer work program, and as such it represents an integral part of the university’s interest in the students of the Sudan School Certificate. Professor Homeida was also quick to stress the importance of attracting media attention in order to shed light on the joint endeavors designed to honoring and motivating the students, and acknowledging the role played by their families in securing their successes.

The Chairman of the University Board of Trustees eloquently and succinctly highlighted the objectives of the joint program and revealed the immense sense of happiness and pride he personally feels and shares with everybody at the university in embracing such an event. He was quite adamant that the university is the most appropriate place for celebrating success especially after the opening the Global Conference Center. He also took the opportunity to encourage the students to visit the religious schools sponsored by the University disclosing that the university vaccinates their students against hepatitis as it does with all university students. Professor Homeida also mentioned that the University launched a campaign to vaccinate 1200 citizens against hepatitis.

On his part Hago Ahmed Ahmed, the President of the General Students Union of Khartoum State expressed his appreciation of the program of honoring the outstanding students in the Sudan School Certificate organized by the university in cooperation with the Union during the past few years. He praised the role of UMST in launching the initiative of honoring the outstanding students through a provision of scholarships and offering of gifts to the first hundred students from Khartoum State.

He also expressed the desire of the Union to have the event organized under the patronage of HE Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, the Vice President and Prime Minister, and with the presence of Lt. Gen. Engineer Abdulrahim Mohammed Hussein, Governor of Khartoum state.

It is noteworthy that the University, in its annual celebration of outstanding students, offers a number of valuable gifts such as scholarships, laptops and smart phones, in addition to certificates of appreciation.

 

Side of the University’s celebrations of the outstanding students of Sudan School Certificate with the General Students Union of Khartoum State.