1. What kind of weather
should I expect in Yazd?
The days remain mild and sunny, but in the morning the thin air and low cloudiness cause
very cold temperatures that can sometimes fall below 0 °C. Sometimes cold air
blowing can produce some very cold weather.
Weather during the spring period in
Yazd is typically fairly mild and most of the rainfall seen in Iran occurs
during the spring and winter periods but in Yazd it is not as much as other
places .Yazd is the host of many tourists in this season.
Summer weather in Yazd is typically
very hot and dry. It is not uncommon for the temperature to exceed 40 degrees
centigrade during this period. The sun shines almost continuously during this
Like the spring, autumn is a fairly
short season in Yazd and it’s advisable to visit at this time.
How are the semesters organized?
The academic year consists of a Fall
and a Spring semester, the first commencing late September to December and the
second from February to June.
3. What are SSU plans
for the students’ accommodation?
All dormitories of the University
are unisex. Girls’ dormitory is located inside the International Campus where
single, double, and triple rooms are available as well as suites.
Boys’ dormitory is 10 km (30 minutes) far from the Campus at the downtown.
4. How should I dress
for the campus?
Iran is a country with a dress code
and respecting Islamic rules including “Hijab” or the Islamic dress-code is a
necessity in Iran.Basically, the rules are quite simple in this university: for
men, no short pants or extreme short sleeve and tight shirts. For women, head
and hair must be covered, and it is also necessary to wear something loose to
cover the body which is called “manteau”.
5. What is the main
postal address for Shahid Sadoughi University?
km Bafq Old Rd., Yazd, Iran
Tel: +98 (35) 3836 7502
Fax: +98 (35) 3836 7636
Bahonar Square, Yazd, Iran
Tel: +98 (35) 3725 8410
Fax: +98 (35) 3725 4750
6. Where can I access
the Internet while I am visiting the SSU campus?
Internet access is available via
wired or wireless connection to the University network.
7. Is there a specific
program I should attend if I have some problems with my English or Persian?
Shahid Sadoughi is a pioneer
university in Iran having an independent university Language Center (ULC) where
various courses in General and Academic English are offered to the students and
faculty members according to their specific academic needs. Also ULC holds
short-term courses of teaching Persian to non-Persian speakers.
8. Are there any sport
facilities for the students?
Sport faculties are offered for SSU
affiliates including fitness center, soccer court, volleyball, table tennis,
five-a-side football, and badminton. Also the University is on contract with a
swimming pool out of SSU.
9. Are there any
programs for taking tours and sightseeing?
There are various entertaining programs for the
students during an academic year including the desert tour, mountain climbing,
moon sighting, and a tour of Yazd traditional monuments.A one-day tour of Yazd
is held at the beginning of each semester for better orientation with the city.