FACULTY OF AGRO-VETERINARY
It may be a cliché´ to begin an article by arguing that a primary task of Higher Education (HE) institutions is to prepare students to manage flexible jobs in changing markets. But the importance of this task cannot be ignored. Societies, businesses and technologies are changing rapidly, and this development has led to the creation of what is today commonly labeled ‘the knowledge society’. The faculty of Agrovet is established and functionally based to achieve the higher education needs in the country by playing central role:
• To facilitate students’ competence building within a certain academic field. To do so the faculty developed curricula that help students acquire knowledge and that enable them to develop skills for using this knowledge in concrete situations.
• To facilitate the development of competencies that can be used outside the learning context of HE institutions. To do so the faculty developed curricula that enable students to develop competencies which are transferable to contexts other than the academic field studied.
• To facilitate creation of situation for innovation and manage the country’s natural resource such as developing agricultural and animal productivity
Faculty’s vision is to be excellent, engaged and accessible and internationally recognized for its leadership in empowering a diverse community of students to grow their capabilities and transform their lives; and engaging with industry and community to make the world a better place, through the creation and sharing.
Faculty’s Major Tasks & Accountabilities
• Lead the development of strategic and operational plans for Integrative Learning (IL) initiatives at the University.
• Coordinate and support curricula and co-curricular IL activities across departments of the University to ensure objectives are met.
• Exercise leadership and innovation in providing input into the design, development and coordination of IL activities across the University.
• Motivate, support and develop staff working within IL across the university, and act as the liaison and escalation point for complex and sensitive issues.
• Review and develop policies, procedures and documentation necessary to efficiently and effectively manage IL with all internal and external obligations.
• Manage financial, staff and technical resources effectively to achieve agreed objectives and deliverables. Attend and present activity status to Steering and other Committees as required.
• Adhere to and cooperate with all policies and procedures of the University
Key Values in our Curriculum
• Development of Social Understanding:
• Promotion of Maximum Personal Development:
• Promotion of Continuity of Experience:
• Provision for Educational Goals:
• Maintenance of Balance among All Goals:
• Utilization of Effective Learning Experiences and Needed Resources
The Faculty‘s educational philosophy is centred on Islamic and humanistic education whose aim is to:
• Equip students with critical capacity that would enable them have the criteria to sift ideas, and to help the students have the independence of will not to be led against their informed judgment. This entails educating the students in human virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance, industriousness, loyalty, cheerfulness, sincerity, honesty, magnanimity, etc.
• Inculcate in the students a mentality of service to others as part of the human formation of students
• To develop the faithfully dimension and bring students to know Allah, and thereby seek their true happiness.
The expected learning outcome of this human formation is the acquisition of the objective moral criteria needed for making decisions in both professional work and personal lives.
Faculty of Agro-veterinary consists of:
• Department of veterinary
• Department of Agriculture