Our programmes for UK alumni help build long-lasting connections so people are able to build on their international experience. When you sign up to our Gulf-UK Alumni Network you will join a distinguished group of UK alumni from across the region including senior figures in government, business and civil society. As well as the opportunity to attend prestigious gala dinners and awards ceremonies you can also take advantage of professional development courses, leadership training and many other events. Our Gulf–UK Alumni LinkedIn group encourages the exchange of ideas and will allow you to make new connections and keep in touch with your peers.


Our alumni also help shape the future by inspiring the next generation. Alumni are invited to share their stories and experiences with students at study fairs and other education events organised by the British Council and partners. Read some of their stories at #MyUniqueFuture and be inspired. https://www.britishcouncil.sa/en/study-uk/myfutureisunique

More than 1500UK alumni are now connected across Oman, sharing their experiences and expanding their professional expertise.

If you want to connect with peers across the Gulf region, you can join the British Council’s Gulf-UK alumni LinkedIn group.


• you are Omani or resident of Oman

• you have spent a minimum of one month studying in the UK at university degree level at an officially recognised/listed UK higher or further education institution that appears on one of these lists: 

Recognised UK education institutions list.

Listed UK education institutions list.

If you would like to apply, please complete the Oman UK Alumni application form here: 


Networking and social events




Partners Networking Evening Event | Connecting you to next generation


British Council partners networking evening hosted in partnership with the British Embassy in Muscat. This event created an opportunity for our corporate partners to connect with UK Alumni to be part of the development of our alumni as they rise into influential positions.


Ramadan Iftar

In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, Her Majesty’s Ambassador, Bill Murray, invited the  members of the Oman-UK Alumni to join him for an Iftar feast at his residence. The events hosted by British Council and BEM

Professional development and awards (I)



Omani Women’s Day – Personal Branding Training


 The British Council in partnership with BEM delivered a training session for members of the Oman-UK Alumni network with guest speaker Amal Al Raisi. During the session Amal gave insights into the importance of personal branding.



Professional Development Training | The skills the labour market needs


This training aimed to help UK graduates navigate the employment landscape and will focus on the tools they need to get the job they want. Trainer shared practical tips and valuable strategies to help participants stand out from the competition and increase their chances of employability


Professional development and awards (II)

Study UK Alumni Awards


The British Council announced the recipients of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2021-22 in Oman in Muscat. In total, out of 39 applicants, 3 UK alumni were recognised for their outstanding achievements as business professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders, and for their contribution to strengthening ties between the UK and Oman.

Following in-depth interviews with a judging panel, recipients were selected for the three award categories: Science and Sustainability Award, Social Action Award, and Business and Innovation Award.

Alumni talk series



Oman-UK Alumni Vision 2040 Series | COP 26

The British Council in partnership with BEM delivered the ‘Oman Vision 2040 talk series on COP 26, Environment and Economic diversification, as part of the fourth Oman – UK Alumni Talk series. The event explored emerging themes from COP26, the implications of climate change on economic diversification in Oman and ways on building resilience to tackle climate change. Participants got involved with a network of inspiring members.

Oman V2040 Series of Talk | Oman Tourism Investment

The British Council in partnership with DIT hosted a talk will focused on a few key topics regarding tourism investment including how Oman is now on phase 2 of its tourism growth plan which includes the development of new clusters for its first five years (2021-2025) as well as the role of Oman’s government in financing the tourism development plan. Moreover, the talk will go over the Public-Private investment model, focusing on Oman’s potential areas for PPP in tourism.

Board members of the Oman-UK Alumni Network

1. Tariq Kashoob
Events & Volunteer Activities Lead |Technical Integrity Verification Lead, PDO

2. Nikhil Sampat
Relations & Sponsorship Lead | Director of marketing, Naranjee Hirjee & Co

3.Sharif Al Farsi   
Chairperson| Head of Project Management Office| Alizz Islamic Bank

4. Mutassim Al Aulaqi
Communication Lead | co-founder, NomuHub

5. Dr. Fawzia Al Zadjali
Executive Assistant and Network Development Lead|Head of Foundation Department, International College of Engineering and Management





If you have any questions please contact alumni.oman@britishcouncil.org