The University was established in September 2018, by the merging of three leading colleges: Caledonian College of Engineering (CCE) established in 1996, located in Al Hail (the First Engineering College in Oman to have received Institutional accreditation from Oman Academic Accreditation Agency (OAAA)), Oman Medical College (OMC)– with a history dating back to 2001, located in Sohar and OMC Department of Pharmacy – established in 2003 and located in Baushar (within in OMC) which became the College of Pharmacy in 2018. All are renowned for their excellence in education, research, and services.
The University is proud of having highly qualified faculty and staff in their field of expertise who are delivering the best education and research experience to our students. I am sure that our efforts to excel in the field of higher education will continue with greater zeal and enthusiasm to build an ideal Student’s Ambition, Experience, and to be a pioneer in the private higher education.
The National University is bringing the best of international education in Oman through the partnership with leading international universities such as West Virginia University USA/ University of South Carolina USA/ Glasgow Caledonian University UK. This gives us an international standard among the most recommended universities in the region.
The National University is your right and proper choice that will make you reach your future Ambition and Goals. The massive existing facilities with talented staff are dedicated to you to acquire a high-quality scientific qualification through the international expertise the University entertains. NUST helps you in shaping your bright future and cares about the finer details of your studies and environment and prepares you to be able to make your way and your future life. We care about you and prepare you to become a better citizen.
The Vice-Chancellor at the national University formulates plans and programs and directs administration of colleges, within authority delegated by governing board. Confers with the Executive Team to plan and initiate programs concerning organizational, operational, and academic functions of campus, and oversees their execution. He provides leadership, academic and administrative to the whole University and represent the University externally, both within Oman and overseas.
The VC at the National University is supported by an executive Team (DVCP, CFO & AVC) and oversees many departments such us the DQAE, ITD, Health Strategy, External & International Relation Office, and the Legal department.