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The Office of Community Development and Research at Amoud College of Health Sciences - ACHS, regularly organizes such volunteering work in the local community. All the services and medication used during the trip is fully funded by and paid for by Amoud University. The medical experts that come along for the trips are volunteers who dedicate themselves to helping Amoud University CHS to achieve its vital responsibility in making a difference in the local community.
Student entertainment services
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Office of Student Affairs, your gateway to social activities, programs, and events that are geared to enhance your education and fulfill your inner need to be active in the community.
Our office includes staff experienced and ready to get you involved and nurture your talents that make you who you are, and direct you to where you want to go. We provide consultation, resources, and a safe environment for open and inclusive conversation. Most importantly, it is our responsibility to take learning beyond the classroom and encourage growth with activism, advocacy, leadership, team-building, and community awareness.
Our office brings the students more activities to enjoy a variety of programs and services. We also responsible all programs for the campus recreation departments, some students will enjoy spoken words, poems, sports and other forms of entertainment. Our office of student affairs his effort is to cover the needs of students’ side of entertainments.
Sports and Games
University has many opportunities for those who want to play sport any level. Office of student Affairs implements an integrated sports development program designed to cultivate the skills and talents of potential athletes. The sports program includes intramurals and participation in various sports competitions. Membership in the different varsity teams is open to all students who pass the screening and try-outs. The office of student affairs held football tournament
College of Health Sciences partners and collaborators
Since its establishment Amoud College of Health Sciences has been striving to bridge the gap in teaching packages. The institution has chosen a policy of partnership with health institution with good reputation to support the essential teaching packages. The objective of the partnership is to promote sustainable health and development in Somaliland/Somalia since College of Health Science is one of the few institutions that gave Somali citizens a hope of regaining health professionals in their home country. Amoud always believes a kind of mutual cooperation that bring about a tangible result and long term impact overall Somaliland health status.
Partners and collaborators are:
- Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) based in London sponsored Kings College Teaching Hospital of London supports our internship program, provide educational material and has developed our clinical skill lab
- Kings College Teaching Hospital of London sends lecturers to fill the gaps we have in the delivery of our curriculum helps us in the curriculum review and development act as external examiners for the final comprehensive exam
- Kijaabe Hospital of Nairobi; Sends lecturers who help us in the bed-side teaching; Participate our internship programs by upgrading the skills of the interns; Provide health services to our communities
- SOMDEV an international NGO based at Great Britain; Provides us lecturers who stay with us for a period of two years; Supports the postgraduate study of Family Medicine which was started the academic year of 2012-2013.
- WHO; Provides teaching material; Training and refreshment courses for the teaching staff.
We are looking for other partners who can help us in the postgraduate studies and can provide us postgraduate posts for our new graduates who will be the future lecturers of the Amoud College of Health Sciences.
Organizations that the College of Health Science is a member:
- World Directory of Medical Schools
- Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
- Sub-Saharan African Medical Schools Organization (SSAMSO).
- AMEER( Association of Medical Education of Eastern Mediterranean Region)
Amoud University regards examination, in its broadest sense and in its various types and forms, one of its pillars to realizing its vision and fulfilling its mission. Amoud relies on examination for a structured interpretation and giving of meaning to predicted or actual impacts of its proposals or results. The university relies on examinations to determine the quality of its programs; and as tools for providing information for improving the teaching-learning process, and for placement and grading and of the final degrees of students, as well as for monitoring purposes. Without effective examinations, all these important university functions would be null and void. In this realization, it has become necessary to explicitly prescribe policies that guide examinations in the university.
Definition of University Examination
In the context of Amoud University, and for the purpose of clarity, university examination refers to a systematic, rigorous, and meticulous application of scientific methods to assess the design, implementation, improvement, or outcomes of students learning. Examinations at Amoud University shall be concerned not just with the results obtained by a student, but also by what means such results were obtained. In this context, it shall include submission and
assessment of a thesis, dissertation, essay, Transfer of Status materials, Confirmation of Status materials, or other coursework which is not undertaken in formal examination conditions but is a requirement for, counts towards or constitutes the work for a degree or other academic award; and
Further Definition of Terms
In this Examinations Policy document, unless the context otherwise requires:
- ‘Academic division’ means a teaching academic unit in Amoud University, or any other institution designated by Amoud University and which is permitted to present candidates for matriculation;
- ‘Examiners’ includes all persons approved to examine candidates for University Examinations to which these regulations
apply. Where in this policy document examiners are distinguished as junior and senior, seniority shall, unless the context requires otherwise, be determined in accordance with regulations made by Senate.
- ‘Examination’ includes the submission and assessment of a thesis, dissertation, essay, practical work, or other coursework and any other exercise which is not undertaken in formal examination conditions but which counts towards or constitutes the work for a degree or other academic award of Amoud University;
- ‘University Examination’ means a group or number of examinations which a candidate must pass to obtain a degree or other award or to qualify as a candidate for a degree or other award of Amoud University;
- ‘Examination room’ means any place designated by Amoud University's Registrar or his or her deputy or approved by Senate as a place for one or more candidates to take an examination.
- ‘Supervisory unit’ means a Board of the unit or Faculty or other university unit which has supervision over a University Examination;
- ‘Board of Examiners’ means the body of examiners who are appointed to conduct a University Examination.
- ‘Head of Department’ means the Head of Department or other proper officer of a candidate's academic division.
In this document, ‘Words and expressions in the singular include the plural and those in the plural include the singular. These regulations shall, unless otherwise stated in any statute or in these or any other regulations, apply to all Amoud University Examinations, including all certificates and diplomas awarded by Amoud University, and to any Examination described as a qualifying examination.
Principles of Examinations at Amoud University
In the development, administration, processing and utilization of examinations results, Amoud University shall be guided by the following principles (without order of priority);
- Systematic: the university shall conduct systematic, data-based examinations that produce credible (demonstrably evidence-based, reliable and valid) results obtained through methodologies that are consistent with the aims of the examination.
- Competence: examiners shall display appropriate combination of competencies, such that varied and appropriate expertise shall be available for the examination process. Examiners must work within their scope of capability.
- Integrity and Honesty: examiners shall ensure the honesty and integrity of the entire examination process. A key element of this principle is freedom from bias in examination as underscored by three principles of (i) impartiality, (ii) independence, and (iii) transparency.
- Independence: there shall be independence of judgment such that examination results are not influenced or pressured by any party, and avoidance of conflict of interest, such that the examiner does not have a stake in a particular result.
- Impartiality: examinations findings shall be a fair and thorough assessment of strengths and weaknesses of a candidate.
- Transparency: the students shall be made aware of the reason for the examination, the criteria by which examination occurs and the purposes to which the findings will be applied.
- Respect for Candidates: Examiners shall respect the security, dignity and self-worth the candidates, and other stakeholders with whom they interact.