The opening ceremony for the commencement of the new academic year was held at SPGSR grounds, Hargeisa campus on the same day.
Present during the event were, the Chief guest, Dr. Mohamed Muse Jibril, Vice President, Academic Affairs, Amoud University, alongside Prof. Mohamed Mohamoud Jama "Derie" , Vice President, Students and Affairs, Public Relations and Community Outreach, Amoud University, who were hosted by Mukhtar Abdi Omar, Dean AUSPGSR, alongside Associate Deans, AUSPGSR, Hargeisa campus and the new and continuing students.
The vice president warmly welcomed the new students to the campus and also gladly welcomed back the continuing students to the premises. Furthermore, Dr. Mohamed announced the commencement of PhD programmes for various courses at AUSPGSR, to be offered through a partnership agreement between Amoud University and Haramaya University, Ethiopia.
In addition, Dr. Mohamed announced the launch of medical specialization programmes alongside other new Masters degree programmes. The application and registration for the new programmes is currently ongoing in both campuses, Borama main campus and Hargeisa City campus. This feat will make Amoud University the first institution of higher learning to launch PhD programmes in Somaliland, thereby marking another milestone in its many achievements and "adding a feather in its cap" in Amoud University's quest for academic excellence.