On Sunday, 27 March 2022, Her Excellency Professor Rahma bint Ibrahim Al Mahrooqi, the Minster of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation and Chairperson of OAAAQA’s Board of Directors, and in the presence of Her Excellency Dr Jokha bint Abdullah Al Shukaili, CEO of OAAAQA, delivered the Institutional Accreditation Certificate to Gulf College. The certificate was received by H.H. Al-Sayyid Mohammed Thuwaini Al-Said, Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
The OAAAQA Board approved the resulting GC ISR (First Attempt) Report on 27 February 2022 and the college has received a copy of that report. The GC ISR resulted in an Accreditation Outcome of ‘Accredited’. GC now joins the ranks of other HEIs already accredited by OAAAQA, namely, Majan University College, Dhofar University, College of Banking and Financial Studies, former Caledonian College of Engineering, Modern College of Business and Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Sohar University, Scientific College of Design, Middle East College, German University of Technology in Oman, Bayan College and Al Buraimi University College.