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Facts & Figures

  • The Faculty of Sciences has graduated close to 1,100 students since it was founded in 1996 (Chart 1, undergraduate; Chart 2, graduate; Chart 3, overall).



  • Of the 10 Faculties and Institutes of UOB, graduates from Sciences represented over 10% of the total number of graduates in 2012-2013 (Chart 4).


  • The number of Faculty members increased sharply over the past 6 years, mainly to accommodate research activities. The present number is 29 full-time members (Diagram 1).

  • The Scientific output of the research activities grew exponentially with the increase in the numbers of Faculty, technical staff and graduate students (MSc and PhD) (Diagram 2).


  • The Faculty of Sciences has 10 full-time and 5 part-time MSc-holding laboratory technicians helping students and faculty in research and educational activities.
  • The Faculty of Sciences has a present enrollment of over 350 students, including 69 MSc students and 7 PhD candidates.
  • In addition to its own students, the Faculty of Sciences offers service courses to students in Engineering, Business, Health Sciences, and Special Programs. As such, it provides the widest array of courses among all other faculties.
  • The Faculty of Sciences has very strong research facilities located in its various labs, including Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Technology, Environment, Mathematics and Physics.
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