Professor. Shtaywy S. Abdalla
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As the second president of Tafila Technical University (TTU), I am honored that I was royally decreed and entrusted to lead this newly established technical institution to enhance the proud tradition of academic excellence and accessibility that the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has embraced over the last four decades.
As early as 1970s, Jordan's quality instruction, affordable tuition and unique Mediterranean climate have provided a stepping stone to success for thousands of Jordanian and Arab students. The innumerable achievements of Jordan's educational system (Faculty, staff, and graduates) have rewarded Jordan with reputation as a "country of opportunity". The TTU is not an exception; it is a new avenue of technical instruction that Jordan has sough to embrace in response to the rising needs of the local and regional market demands.
Tafila city, with its 80,000 inhabitants, located in an area which is rich of its natural resources, potash, cement, oil shale, mines etc. It is only 180 km south of Amman, the capital. TTU on the 17th of January, 2005, as a successor to Tafila Applied University Faculty , which was established in 1986 before affiliating it with al- Balqa' Applied University in 1997. TTU is the ninth public and the first technical university for higher education in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
As a technical university for higher education, TTU was founded to employ and develop technology in its curricula, instruction, labs, and workshops, as well as in its administrative procedures related to admission, registration, and library; it also boosts higher education, scientific research and serve the local community by providing it with skillful graduates, research findings in various academic fields; It is meant to supply some important and expensive investment projects in the region with highly qualified experts. These include but not limited to cement, potash and phosphate enterprises, tourism, wild-life reserves, and some others.
At present, the university is undergoing tremendous expansions in infrastructure constructions and in all academic specializations to achieve its mission in providing highly technical instruction for the students, fostering scientific research, and serving the local community.
Currently, the university comprises five Faculty , two deanships and five scientific centers; five of the Faculty, Engineering, Sciences, Educational Sciences, Financial and Administrative Sciences, and Arts, award bachelor degree in 22 academic specializations and a postgraduate diploma in Education. The Technical Intermediate Community Faculty awards associate diplomas in 13 specializations. Additionally, the Languages, Computer and Information Technology, Community Partnership, Teaching Staff Development and Evaluation, and the National Center for Oil Shale Studies are recently established to supply some important and expensive investment projects in the region with highly qualified experts and research findings. These include but not limited to cement, potash, and phosphate enterprises, tourism, wild-life reserves, and some others.
Our TTU excels in the community facilities provided to students. Among these are state-of-the-art-labs and workshops for engineering, computer, physics, chemistry, language learning and teaching, and electronics.