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About University of Technology and Applied Sciences-Nizwa (UTAS-Nizwa)

About UTAS-Nizwa

University of Technology and Applied Sciences-Nizwa (UTAS-Nizwa) is located on the eastern outskirts of Nizwa city, about 12 km from the city centre. The college started in 1993 as “Nizwa Technical and Industrial College”.Its premises were built as a vocational training centre, and the same infrastructure is now in use. The college started with 102 students in its first academic year with academic staff 22 and 12 administrative staff. The implemented academic program was for two years and teaching was in Arabic. In 1995, the college produced its first batch of graduates.

Dr. Hafedh Said Al Rahbi

UTAS-Nizwa Dean

Dean's Message

A teamwork is an achievement tool around the world, which takes along the active involvement of the students by the students and for the students in partnership with Faculty. UTAS-Nizwa is always committed to the pursuit of skills, knowledge and abilities; these are our strengths,

UTAS-Nizwa Academics

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Total Graduates (Since 5 Academic years)


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Business Studies Department

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Campus Life

Welcome Staff & Students!

UTAS-Nizwa wants to ensure that your time at the college is enjoyable and productive; thus, various events and activities are provided regularly. In addition, each department maintains a student organization through which different projects and activities are lined-up to assist in your studies and make your time at UTAS-Nizwa more memorable.

Please visit this page anytime you wish to get updates on the various activities of the college.

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Engineering Department

At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.

Support & Services

UTAS-Nizwa eLearning

The UTAS-Nizwa eLearn is the main electronic learning portal of UTAS-Nizwa powered by Moodle.

UTAS-Nizwa eServices

A collection of different online services that will help staff and students in their everyday UTAS-Nizwa functions.


CIMS-Colleges Information Managment System- Is a Student Registration Platform for UTAS

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English Language Center (ELC)

The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.

Departments & Centers

The end of the final exams of semester one for GFP students & Specialization Programs students, and the last date for the for the College Councils to approve the students’ marks and the dismissed students’ lists


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Educational Technologies Center (ETC)

The Educational Technologies Centre (ETC) is the information and communication technologies hub of the College. As such, the ETC's mandate is to build and maintain infrastructure that will provide excellent learning resources for students and in the process encourage them to develop their skills.

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance Department(QAD)

The College's quality enhancement strategy is driven by an annual quality cycle in which all areas of activity are reviewed and are subject to a process of action planning and plan implementation. The College's reputation and the professional satisfaction of its staff both derive from knowing, and being able to demonstrate, that students are learning effectively and achieving high levels of performance in all programmes.


Information Technology

On behalf of the teaching and technical support staff, and of course our students, we welcome you to the Information Technology Department of University of Technology and Applied Science-Nizwa. In these exciting times,..

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