In its periodic meeting No. 218, which held in the International Conference Hall at Al-Razi Campus, the University of Gezira Senate Council which headed by the Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Mohammed El-Sanousi Mohammed, sent its condolence upon the spirit of the former Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdullah Mohammed Abdullah. Prof. El-Sanousi congratulated the University Students’ Union in their new course and presented a report in which he pointed to the academic direction which included the review of the academic curriculum of the bachelor of honour in pharmacy and the Bachelor of Honours degree in Pharmacy was also approved. The members agreed to amend the name of the Faculty of Pharmacy into the Faculty of Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences. The activities of the creative students week of the Faculty of Animal Production, the opening of the Fourth Pharmaceutical Forum and honouring the doctors who participating in the free clinic programme that organised by the University Alumni Association which participated in the third tourism and shopping festival.
The Director of Computer and Information Technology Centre, Dr. Maha Ebaid Ziadah, explained that the main page of the university’s website has been updated to support the page on mobile devices and to show all the newly added electronic services. The University of Gezira website has also been upgraded and the scientific journals have been restricted in cooperation with the Deanship of Scientific Research. The university alumni page was activated and the directors, deputy directors and former university principals were added to the site.
The Council discussed a number of reports, including the Calendar Committee of the Academic Calendar Review for the Technical Diploma, that the calendar should be in line with the bachelor’s approved calendar. Also, the graduates ‘results report, where the council approved a number of graduates’ results for a number of faculties for the students of the batches (37th and 36th). The report also presented the report of the university studies committee that discussed the technical diplomas and the report of the scientific committee that discussed the amendment of the name of the Department of Wild Animal Production into the Department of Wildlife Sciences – Faculty of Animal Production, and the amendment of the name of the master’s and doctorate programme in educational psychology to applied psychology, and approved the proposal of the doctoral programme of philosophy in interpretation and the doctorate of philosophy in the readings.