The College of Science is committed to utilizing the resources and the expertise available in the College to serve the community. The Assistant Dean for Training and Community Services (ADTCS) aims to enhance the awareness in the community of the resources and the expertise available at College. The College has been active in providing community services and consultancy in the form of activities such as training and short courses, exchange visits, membership in community committees, and presentations. In the past two years the College has given short courses to 600 secondary teachers in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. In addition, the training of military personal on science topics has been taking place for one week every year since the early 1990s. In collaboration with the Centre of Community Services and Continuing Education at SQU, short courses have been designed for the Summer Club which is held yearly for school students aged between 9 to 14 years. The college has contributed several activities such as Ministry of Education curriculum development and accreditations; charity work; and research and knowledge development needed by the society. A strong link to SQU alumni and the creation of Advisory Boards in each department in the college have positively contributed to the College’s links towards the community
In his task the Assistant Dean office is collaborating with the Centre of Community Services and Continuing Education at SQU and supported by the College Community Services Committee (CSC) consisting of a representative from each department in the college. The role of the representatives is to be a link between the ADCTS and the department regarding all matters related to short courses, workshops, consultancies and other community services.