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Representative of Sulaimani Polytechnic University Participated in the Conference of the Organization of Arab Universities in Tunisia

Under the title “Registration and Acceptance in the Age of Digital Transformation” the 40th
Arab Organization Conference for Registration and Admissions Officers in Arab Universities
was held in Tunisia on 18-21 December 2023.
On behalf of Sulaimani Polytechnic University, Dr. Bakhtiar Obaid Sharif, Vice President of
Sulaimani Polytechnic University for Student Affairs and member of the Executive Committee
of the Arab Organization for Registration and Admission in Arab Universities participated in the
conference and said "During the conference, which was attended by the Tunisian Minister of
Higher Education, the Iraqi Ambassador to Tunisia and the Secretary General of the Union of
Arab Universities, several issues related to registration and admission between universities in
Arab countries and Russia were discussed. Also, he mentions that “On behalf of Sulaimani
Polytechnic University, we held several important meetings and interviews with representatives
of the participating universities in order to exchange information and strengthen relations to
further serve the students,”. In the same conference, the Vice President of Sulaimani Polytechnic
University for Student Affairs met with the President of the Union of Arab Universities-Russia
and discussed the program of conducting summer internships and training students that will
benefit the students.

The most important recommendations of the conference include the establishment of a center
belonging to the relevant organization to establish a general framework for the rules and
guidelines related to admission, registration, and transfer of students between universities and
work to develop policies and procedures and vice versa. It was pointed out that student academic
data will be transferred electronically from one university to another, and students will be trained
through virtual laboratories. They also paid attention to the students with disabilities by
organizing training courses for staff in admissions and registration by university specialists and
working to adapt programs. It also instructs universities to facilitate admission, transfer and
registration procedures for students attending Gaza universities who wish to transfer.