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Friday, April 13, 2012

Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) - Photos 1/3

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In this 3-part series you'll see photos of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) - facilities, events, staff and students - released for public use. What a beautiful place to teach... unique architecture with a background of mountains!

Pictured above, the SQU Administrative Building, with campus, mosque (directly behind) and the "old" village of Al Khoud in the distance.


Below is the new Library Building, The view is east -  toward the ocean - which is about 10 km. distant. 
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Below, a high, aerial view of the new Cultural Centre / Library Building and campus in the distance. Notice the Bell Tower in the middle of the green area - palm tree gardens.
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The Bell Tower in the middle of the palm gardens, with Omani gates flanking the entrance. It rings on the quarter-hour, and lights-up at night. 
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Typical office / departmental buildings.
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Student services centre, with post office, store, clinic and bookstore. 
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 Atrium of the SQU Hospital.
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 Atrium of the SQU Hospital - great architecture with the high pillars, lots of space, and light.
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 Front of the Administration Building
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 The SQU Mosque.
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  SQU Mosque
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This is a short video (1:33) of Sultan Qaboos, who has done a tremendous job in developing all aspects of the country of Oman, including its educational system (in Arabic):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqhyeBXxE2Y
(Inserted: 12-January-2014)


Click here for #2 of 3 posts in this series: SQU campus.
Click here for #3 of 3 posts in this series: SQU campus.

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