Rules and Regulation for Common First Year

Rules and Regulation for Common First Year

​Studying System

Study system at SEU University based on that student is an active researcher for knowledge and its acquisition. SEU depends on self-learning approach for responsibility and leadership to achieve academic progress as well as its requirements and this requires a new vision of learner's roles in higher education. SEU offers modern education based on technology utilization in teaching and learning processes. Therefore, the role for faculty member is only to guide, motivate and facilitate learning process for student.

SEU depends on blended-learning approach, this system requires to attend F2F lectures by 25% - 33% including mid-term and final exams according to the region where student registered, and the remaining 66% - 75% is distributed to attend virtual classrooms, educational forums, and following-up of the digital education contents.

​Student requires to attend at least 12 hours per week in English Language Course through Oxford system which includes interactive activities and virtual classrooms.

New students in the Common First year are not allowed to request the following academic procedures: (Semester Withdrawal, semester Postponement, course Withdrawal) *The University Council may make an exception from this requiremet if there are convincing reasons


Passing First Common Year

In order to pass First Common Year( CFY), student must successfully pass the following five courses (English, mathematics, computer, academic skills, and communication skills).

To pass the English Language course , the student is required to obtain a score of (83) or more in the (STEP) test, or (5,5) or more in the (IELTS) test, , and students who cannot get the required score will not be enrolled in the academic majors that is offered by SEU. In case of that the student does not get the required score, he can get the minimum requirement in (STEP) test (60) or (4) in (IELTS) test,in addition to the total grade (23) points. However, the students of the English language and translation major,can get the minimum requirment 65 in (STEP) or (4,5) in (IELTS) in addition to the total grade (18)points.

To pass the rest of CFY courses (mathematics, computer, academic skills, and communication skills), student requires to achieve 60% of the total course.

It is required to complete all CFY courses at a rate of (26 hours) before registering any of the specialization subjects.

English course's GPA is counted only as a failure or success course, whereas the rest of courses are counted in GPA.

In case of frailer for three courses or more , student will be suspended from university.

In case of frailer for one or two course, student will be given the chance to study these courses in summer semester through virtual classrooms, Education Forums, and Blackboard without F2F attendance.

In case of not passing the required courses after been given the chance in the following academic semester (summer semester), student will be suspended from university.

Students, who failed in the English course, require to register English Language course in summer semester and pay fees of (8) hours instead of (16) hours whereas all other course should be paid as normal charges.

The English language course hours are calculated but the GBA of the course is not considered. It is monitored in the first semester as a continuous evaluation (IP) , but in the second semester it represents by one of the following two symbols: (NP) Successful without grading ,(NF) failed but without grading , Passing is a main requirement for registering all speialized courses

Note: Academic schedules and procedures are indicated in the Academic Calendar.