KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Director of the Admission Department at the Deanship of Admission and Registration in Kuwait University Hind Al-Salem revealed that 242 non-Kuwaiti high-school graduates have been accepted in the university’s colleges, and they will enroll in colleges within the categories specified for them, reports Aljarida daily.
In a press statement, Al-Salem explained that this number includes the children and spouses of the university’s faculty members, academic support staff, language teachers, university workers, and diplomats, in addition to those who receive the grants of the university’s president, Bedoun residents, children of Kuwaiti women, and spouses of Kuwaitis, children of martyrs, outstanding students on scholarships, and citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries residing in Kuwait.
The admission of non-Kuwaiti students was done according to the order of their desires and in light of the numbers specified for them in each college in accordance with the decision of the university council, taking into account the minimum limits for admission of Kuwaiti students to the various colleges, and the admission policy, which stipulates the condition for the admission of any non-Kuwaiti student in any of university majors – percentage in the high school diploma or its equivalent grade shall not be less than the lowest percentage of Kuwaiti students admitted to the same specialty.
She revealed that text messages will be sent to the mobile phones of all admitted students, specifying the college in which the student has been accepted, adding that the approval of admission will be available online and can be viewed by entering the admission system website – http://portal.ku.edu.kw/admission – where they will pay a fee of KD 10.
Al-Salem congratulated the accepted students and their families for receiving admission into the university, wishing the students a successful study path.
She thanked the Dean of Admission and Registration and his deputies for their support to the Admission Department to accomplish its work as required, and also thanked all the employees of the Admission Department for their cooperation and the completion of the work assigned to them as quickly as possible.