GC Life

Campus on a tour designed for prospective graduate and professional students. You will see how our university like, facilities, students and life in this university. Meet our graduate admissions representative to learn more about our graduate programs and decide what it the best for you.

About GC

The origin of Gulf College (GC) dates back to 1990 when it was established as a professional and vocational training provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The growth of the institution from a training institute to a college has been over different phases. In September 2014, Gulf College moved to its new purpose-built campus in Mabela, developed the new strategic plan and entered into an agreement with Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMET) as an additional academic partner.GC‟s new campus was officially inaugurated by His Excellency Sayed Saud bin Hilal Al Busaidi, the Minister of State and Governor of Muscat on 28 January 2015. The land area of new campus is 24,000 sqm which was provided by the government of Oman. The built up area is 67,200 sqm over four floors with sufficient car parks.The facilities includes classrooms and lecture halls, assignment & information technology Labs, Auditorium (around 1000 seating capacity), a library ( spread over two floors, a coffee shop, a clinic, prayer hall (male & female), elevators and escalators, an outdoor Roman theatre, garden and landscaping and car park. On 13th August 2016, Her Excellency Dr. Rawya bin Saud Al Busaidi, the Minister of Higher Education officially inaugurated the second phase of GC campus facilities. The second phase included the additional classrooms and lecture halls, assignment labs and information technology labs, restaurant (with around 600 seating capacity), two gyms (male & female), an Indoor Sports Stadium, a sports court, playground and additional car park.

Student Activities

The Student Activities organises and sponsors sports championship with the participation of the secondary schools in Oman.It also provides free trainings and workshops for its students and to the general public. They also conducts activities involving open days, fine arts, sports competitions, community services, etc.

Health

The Medical Clinic functions in the college campus to meet the objective of extending medical services to all the students. It houses the service of a full time MoH approved nurse. Announcements are regularly made through IPTV installed at different points in the campus to inform the students of the functioning of the medical clinic. The newly enrolled students are also briefed about the medical facility at the time of induction. The nurse is entrusted with the task of providing first aid in case of an emergency and arranging for further treatment through ambulance facility of the nearby hospitals. The current facilities mainly include a stretcher, wheel chair and  bed spaces for providing first aid in case of emergencies.

Parking

Gulf college provides 500 parking slots for students and 85 parking slots for staff.
The parking is available 24 hours with 24 hours security.

The Campus Experience

The origin of Gulf College (GC) dates back to 1990 when it was established as a professional and vocational training provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The growth of the institution from a training institute to a college has been over different phases..

The Second University Scout Forum

International Scout Camp for Communication and Technology

Training Workshop

Dining On Campus

Gulf College has a spacious restaurant with around 600 seating capacity and also a stylish cafeteria for dining. Both of these serves internationl and local food.

Sports

Gulf College stands out with its extracurricular facilities like gym, an Indoor Sports Stadium, football stadium, basketball court and other recreational facilities

Students Council

Student Council is elected by students where the students can voice their rights. Student council also conducts various activities in College.

Information Technology

GC Clubs

Health & Wellness