University of Science & Technology (USTY),Yemen
21 Years of Proud and Proven Tradition of Service to Yemen
Message from the president
It is my great pleasure and pride to be a staff in this prestigious institution. It was by Allah’s grace that I joined the University of Science and Technology, as an assistant lecturer and much later to become its new President, taking covenant before Allah to lead it towards excellence by strong determination, dedication, and sincerity. I pray that all staff will be with me in this endeavor.
Through the University’s website, www.ust.edu we hope you may know more about the University of Science of Technology, with all its various faculties and branches. In fact, it is our window to you to facilitate your access to us and find out what you wish to know about our University. Our University’s website is in continuous development to meet your needs.
The main objective of this university is not only limited to the teaching and research. It hopes to inculcate moral and ethical values in its students, making them creative and critical thinkers, as well as making them effective communicators. We hope to be the bridge that links our students with the greater needs of the society. To that end, the University puts all its scientific, administrative, and financial potentials at the service of its students. We learn with much satisfaction of the contribution of our graduates in the various fields and countries that they are serving in.
I wish to take this opportunity to extend my thanks and sincere appreciation to everyone who contributed to the construction and development of this educational platform.
UST IN BRIEF
The University of Science and Technology Yemen (USTY) was earlier established in 1994 as the National College of Science and Technology. It is a non-profit private university which has seen enormous growth and development over the years. For the last several years until now, it was voted as the best private university in Yemen.
Through careful academic planning it has become a major provider of higher education in Yemen, standing head-to-head even with major public universities.
It has a modern teaching hospital which also provides medical care to the public. It’s Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, (AACSB). In cooperation with foreign universities, it runs degree programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. Its own academic programs have seen expansion, and it now has eight faculties: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences - Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Pharmacy - Faculty of Dentistry - Faculty of Administrative Sciences - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences -Faculty of Open Education -and Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research.
The establishment of the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research underlines the emphasis and focus on developing human potential in Yemen. USTY believes that for Yemen to change, it must have trained human resources at higher levels. For now it has 3 programs at doctoral level and 15 programs at Masters level. With active research by the academic staff and work done by graduate students for their masters or doctoral thesis, USTY would eventually attain the rank of a Research University.
USTY also has five branches throughout Yemen, a special branch for girls in Sana’a as USTY offers separate education for both girls and boys, and sixteen learning, research and consultation centres. It also has several coordinating learning offices worldwide which supports it Distance Learning programs.
It revamped its academic programs to be current, introduced a Foundation year, as well as a set of university courses to give a balanced perspective to the students. USTY emphasizes the use of both Arabic and English as it sees the two languages becoming very important in the near future.
Today, the university has achieved a presence and is an active member of major educational associations such as Association of Arab Universities, Arab Higher Education Institutions, Federation of Universities of the Islamic World, Association of World Universities, Arab Network for Open and Distance Education, Member of International Council for Open and Distance Learning(ICDE), Member of International Computer Driving License(ICDL). Member of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB International).Its linkages with foreign universities in China, Malaysia, Turkey, Holland, Germany, Italy has resulted in exchange of students, exchange of staff, conducting joint research, and the holding of international conferences in Yemen. Of importance too is the work done by the USTY for the community which has had major impact on poverty eradication, community/public health, improving childbirth and maternal care, and thus leading to improved community development. In the works is the setting up of a centre for Civil Society Organizations which will then spearhead the University role in development.
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University of Science and Technology(UST)
Tel: +967 1 373237 / Ext: 4106/4105
60th Street, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen