GUST holds 12th annual Book and Information Fair

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) held its 12th annual Book and Information Fair today on its campus. The event was attended by the university’s top management, and officially opened by GUST President Professor Donald Bates, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Salah Al Sharhan, and Library Director Mrs. Shobhita Kohli, in the presence of GUST faculty, students, staff, and some members of the general public.

Also the event witnessed three book releases for: Assistant Professor of the English Department Dr. Robert Kirkpatrick, former GUST student Ms. Anwar Al Otaibi, and former GUST staff Mr. Abdulaziz M. Al-Maosherji. English Language Education Policy in Asia was edited by Dr. Kirtpatrick, whilst A Call Without Noise and Memento Mori were original works penned by Ms. Anwar Al Otaibi, and Mr. Abdulaziz Al Maosherji respectively.

GUST President, Professor Donald Bates, said “Our focus at GUST is to constantly provide our students and faculty with opportunities that help create, build, and expand their horizons in the interest of promoting the environment of knowledge and learning”.


Sponsors this year for the event included That Al Salasil (GUST campus bookstore) and Naseej, Arabian Advanced Systems (agent for EBSCO, ProQuest, Ebrary, etc.  databases).

The Book and Information Fair a yearly event, offers leading publishers a platform to display the latest editions of books and online catalogs. It also provides online service providers the opportunity to introduce their latest digital products and innovations available in the world of academics and research that would potentially cater to GUST learning and research needs.