Bahrain’s Kingdom University, which was announced in 2001, is one step nearer to the completion of Phase 1 in its development plan with the establishment of its Manama Campus.
The campus, in the Zinj area, which consists of 1,800 square meters and has the capacity for 500 students, is now well on its way to the planned opening date of February 2004.
A second campus is planned for The Kingdom University and work on the new campus in Hamad Town, second phase of development, will commence in January 2004 and will establish a brand new purpose-built campus of 70,480 square meters providing the capacity for 5,000 students. The building work is scheduled to take approximately 18 months.
A Board of Trustees, headed by Abdulrahman Al-Husainy have been meeting with various top quality educational establishments world-wide to assess a suitable international partner which will ensure that the quality of education planned will be given world-wide recognition for students.
The university will be open to students interested in receiving an education in Business Administration, Information Technology (IT), Finance, and Computer Sciences leading to a Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees, offered in all of these subjects.
The Kingdom University team also aims to establish itself as a distinguished higher education provider that will appeal to Bahraini, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and international students. — (menareport.com)
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