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Acceptance of blind students at the Faculty of Al-Alsun

Blind students are accepted based on the decision of the Supreme Council of Universities that is issued each year on the condition that they obtain high school this year with a total of at least 50% + the sum of the three languages applied in the faculty in the year of enrollment with residency within the university and are accepted after signing the medical examination on them centrally with knowledge High Medical Committee.

Proficiency in dealing with the computer (computer) is required for admission to the faculty because the student examines his courses through the computer.

The faculty has nearly one hundred blind students in the BA and postgraduate stages, distributed in departments (Arabic - English - Spanish - Italian - German - Turkish) in addition to studying some languages ​​as a second language such as French and Persian.

They received their lectures at the Rafik Al-Darb Library in the faculty, and the library has a special email through which the electronic version of the scientific materials sent by the faculty members and the auxiliary staff is received and sent to students.

For students who wish to print their scientific materials in Braille, the faculty has, in recent years, bought two modern printers for this purpose, in addition to two old printers in the library, and it is estimated that the library prints each semester between 15 and 20,000 Braille sheets.

The library also prints the research papers for the students to be submitted to the faculty members of the faculty through the optical printer, where the student writes the research on the computer and the library prints it.

The library also has more than one scanner by which the scientific materials that do not have an electronic copy are transferred to the computer, to be reviewed afterwards by the faculty members and the assisting body or some families in the faculty such as “Ayadi team”.

Throughout the academic year, the library prints the listening exams, the work of the year and half of the academic year, and the last of it for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Braille, and the number of exams ranges from 100 to 120 exams throughout the semester.

In addition, the library communicates with students through its group on the social networking site Facebook to announce anything about blind students, whether trips, social activities, or any alerts related to the study.