The AOU President, Prof. Mohammad bin Ibrahim Al-Zakari, Wednesday approved the final exam results for the second semester of the academic year 2018-2019 of all students of the AOU branches, which operate in a number of Arab countries. He added students could check their grades on the AOU website. This came in a press release at the end of the Central Examination Committee (CEC)’s meeting.
Al-Zakari, on behalf of Chairman of the AOU Board of Trustees, HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Talal, the members of the Board, the AOU management and its faculty and staff, congratulated all students who passed the exams and graduates, and their parents and he wished them more success and progress in their academic and working life.
On his part, Prof. Naif Al-Mutairi, Chairman of CEC, and Vice President for Academic Affairs said that the final approval of all the results came after a series of meetings held between CEC and the external examiners from the UK under the partnership between the AOU and Open University – UK.
During the meetings held in Kuwait, samples of students’ exam scripts were reviewed, and the reports of examination committees were discussed; in addition, the entered grades were reviewed in order to ensure the quality of marking criteria that are standardized in all the AOU branches.
Al-Mutairi said that the overall results are satisfactory and clearly reflect the actual capabilities of students. He pointed out the AOU Senior Management, at all levels, and are very proud of their students and constantly work to provide them with appropriate atmosphere and facilities that help them to achieve the best results. He also said that the AOU is committed to all regulations and laws applicable in the AOU host countries, and complies with the requirements and conditions of official accreditation bodies.