Accreditation

English Foundation Unit—Granted Accreditation

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) is proud of our academic tradition of excellence. Accreditation by international authorities validates our quality and dedication to teaching excellence. Accreditation signifies that the program has a purpose appropriate to higher education and has resources and services to accomplish and sustain that purpose.

Overall, accreditation enhances educational quality throughout the state of Kuwait by ensuring that institutions meet standards established by experts in the field.

Gulf University for Science and Technology is committed to building a tradition of integrity and quality enhancement – these tenets are the foundation of our operations of teaching, service, and learning.
    
The English Foundation Unit at GUST is accredited by the Commission on Intensive English Program Accreditation (CEA). The English Foundation Unit completed a process whereby the program administration, faculty, and staff reviewed and reported on all aspects of the program to ensure that the program met a standard of excellence required by the accreditation commission. The Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) reviewed the program's mission, its curriculum, student services, finances, facilities, and many aspects of the program's administration.  A site visit was conducted to verify the program's claims before the commission make a decision to grant accreditation.

Public Announcement

The English Foundation Unit at the Gulf University for Science and Technology is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period April 2013 through April 2018 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Program and Institutions. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 801 North Fairfax Street, Suite 402 (A), 22314(703.519.2070) www.cea-accredit.org.

EFU APPLICATION TO COMMISION ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM ACCREDITATION FOR CANDIDACY (pdf)
SELF STUDY PROCESS (pdf)
SELF STUDY PLAN (pdf)
SELF STUDY FOR THE COMMISSION ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM ACCREDITATION (pdf)
    
  I. Overview of the Program or Language Institution (pdf)
 II. The Self Study Process (pdf)
III. Responses to CEA Standards (pdf)
       1. Mission Standard (pdf)
       2. Curriculum Standards (pdf)
       3. Faculty Standards (pdf)
       4. Facilities, Equipment and Supplies Standards (pdf)
       5. Administrative and Fiscal Capacity Standards (pdf)
       6. Student Services Standards (pdf)
       7. Recruiting Standards (pdf)
       8. Length and Structure of Program Standards (pdf)
       9. Student Achievement Standards (pdf)
       10. Student Complaints Standards (pdf)
       11. Program Development, Planning, and Review (pdf).
IV. Summary (pdf)
 V. Indices of Supporting Documents (pdf)
SELF STUDY SITE VISIT (pdf)
COMMISION ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM ACCREDITATION REVIEW TEAM REPORT (pdf)
ENGLISH FOUNDATION UNIT RESPONSE TO CEA's ACCREDITATION REVIEW (pdf)
COMMISSION ACTION REPORT (pdf)
FILING A COMPLAINT AGAINST AN ACCREDITED PROGRAM (pdf)