King Khalid University

Saudi National Day 91

"In memory of the National Day, We are proud of a great country, loyal citizens, and we thank God for the security, stability and national cohesion that He has bestowed upon us. You and your fathers before you played a great role in its consolidation, looking forward to a more beautiful future with the help of our sons and daughters. May God protect our country from all harm......" "Salman bin Abdulaziz"
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COVID-19 Vaccination

Importance: To resist a specific infection and strengthen the immune system, by training the immune system to create antibodies, and in view of the speed and ease of spread of the Coronavirus Covid-19 and the infection of the majority of the world's population with it, the importance of this vaccine lies in protecting against the Corona virus by allowing the body to safely develop an immune response that It provides protection for the body by preventing or controlling infection, and the vaccine will allow for the lifting of bans in countries, and the reduction of social distancing and thus the return of normal life gradually.
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University Officials Celebrate the 6th Anniversary of the Pledge of Allegiance

King Khalid University Vice-Presidents and a number of its members congratulated His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, may Allah protect them and all Saudis, on the 6th anniversary of the pledge of allegiance. A Paradigm Shift King Khalid University Vice-President Prof. Muhammad bin Hamid Al-Buhairi, congratulated His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and the Crown Prince His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, may Allah protect them, on the 6th anniversary of the Pledge of Allegiance. He Said: “His Majesty’s 6th pledge of allegiance anniversary is celebrated while our country is living its best days under the lead of our wise leadership. The Leadership which placed the country’s development and the people at the top of its priorities. Due to prioritizing development, the citizens witnessed a paradigm shift in care and services in all the scientific, cultural, medical, social, infrastructural and economical aspects. It was a complete renaissance witnessed by the far and the near, and was realized by the young and old alike.” Al-Buhairi confirmed the higher education sector (like any other sector) had His Majesty’s attention, who led this development march based on a strong belief that the citizens development and education are the most important investments for the nation’s future. And that universities are the development platforms, the starting point for planning and creativity, and the incubators for innovation and renewal. This belief lead to remarkable developmental leaps. A Leader with an Outstanding Personality The University’s Vice-President for Educational and Academic Affaires and the Vice-President in term for Post-Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Prof. Saad bin Muhammad bin Dejum said: “We Celebrate this occasion with joy and pride, we pledge allegiance to our King His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz. With this anniversary an era of pride and achievements is renewed. This occasion is the appropriate moment to describe His Majesty’s personality. He is a global leadership figure who positively influenced his country’s development. It would not be an exaggeration if we say that His Majesty is a global influential character who restored the Arab’s dignity. His Majesty’s qualities are rarely met in one person which are: firmness and determination to set things straight, and not to be lenient when it comes to citizen’s rights. Because citizens are the pillar of development. It is only fair to point to the amount of achievements which have been achieved, thanks to Allah, in a short period of time. The affects of the decisions which aimed to preserve the dignity of Islam and Arabism. This is the reason why citizens pledged allegiance to their King under all circumstances. The home front and citizen’s loyalty were an important factor in resolving matters and issuing firm decisions.” A Nation’s Journey The Vice-President of Development and Quality at the University Dr. Marzan bin Awda Al-Shahrani said: “the Kingdom celebrates the six-year anniversary of the pledge of allegiance to His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, may Allah protect him. We are blessed to celebrate this occasion when our county is blessed with security, safety, stability and development thanks to Allah the Almighty, then thanks our wise leadership and the Saudis” Al-Shahrani added: “When we talk about our King we talk with pride of the King who cared for His people’s interests and their safety. the King who preserved the country’s borders and cared for our religion’s sanctities”. He viewed our nation’s journey which reached the highest progress in various fields locally and internationally in the era of King Salman. “We watch with pride our achievements and great deeds which make us confident in a bright future. On this occasion, we renew our loyalty and pledge allegiance under all circumstances. May Allah protect King Salman and His trustworthy Crown Prince, may Allah protect our country.” Developmental Leaps The University Vice-President for Business and Knowledge Economy Prof. Abdul Latif bin Ibrahim Al-Hadithi, congratulated His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz - may Allah protect him- on the 6th anniversary of his rule. He stressed, this is an important occasion for every citizen. This occasion is a way to celebrate our achievements, and is a way to be thankful for being save. During this era a lot of systems have been developed and many entities were updated, along with many educational, health and developmental projects were carried out in different parts of the Kingdom. He confirmed, all these achievements have distinctive features, thereby contributing to constitute milestones in our nations journey, and a qualitative shift in advancement towards new horizons. He stressed that new policies will carry within them a strong bound the people and their leadership. Our beloved King -may Allah protect him- did everything in his power to protect people from COVID-19. Al-Hadithi prayed Allah to protect His Majesty and bless him with good health, and guide him in leading the nation’s march towards further success and development.         A King’s Intelligence The University Vice-Dean of Female Student Affaires Prof. Kholoud Saad Abu Melha said: “on the sixth anniversary of the pledge of allegiance, we renew the pledge of allegiance to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, may Allah protect him”. She added: “In six years, His Majesty with his intelligence, wisdom and leadership skills, was able to strengthen the Kingdom’s role in regional and global affairs both politically and economically. Our Kingdom also has a more prominent presence in in international forums and global decision-making”. She also added: “These achievements will be our bright history which all Saudis would be proud of throughout time” Strengthening the Kingdom’s Position The General Supervisor of the University branch in Tuhamma Dr. Ahmed Atef Al-Shehri said: “the Kingdom has lived six years of growth, development, generosity, strength and determination under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his trustworthy Crown Prince His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz - may Allah protect them. On this occasion, renew our pledge of allegiance and loyalty to this wise leadership which has made our country an example to be followed at all levels. Year after year, the Kingdom has made qualitative and developmental leaps in various fields, which strengthen the Kingdom's position regionally and globally. It also focused on citizens and ensuring they live in the best way possible, which is among the most important goals of the Kingdom's 2030 Vision. May Allah protect this country and its leaders and people, may Allah bless us with safety and prosperity”. A Qualitative Shift The Dean of The Collage of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion Prof. Muhammad Zafer Al-Shehri, stressed celebrating this occasion interprets the remarkable achievements which constituted milestones in this nation’s journey, and the qualitative shifts toward new policies, especially the ones related to education and culture. Celebrating Safety and Generosity The Dean of the College of Dentistry Dr. Ibrahim Al-Shahrani said: “During the reign of King Salman bin Abdulaziz - may Allah protect him - the Kingdom witnessed many developmental achievements domestically, and a prominent presence internationally. and celebrating this precious occasion is celebrating safety and generosity for a period of great generosity. During which educational, health and development projects were continued in various parts of the Kingdom to benefit all levels of society. Growth and Development The Dean of he College of Science and Arts in Sarat Abidah, Prof. Muhammad Mutaib Kardam, congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince his Highness Muhammad bin Salman - may Allah protect them- on the sixth anniversary of the pledge of allegiance. He added: "We renew our loyalty and our pledge of allegiance to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. May Allah protect our King and His Crown Prince.” Growth and Development The Dean of the Deanship of Human Recourses Dr. Ali bin Jaber Al-Olayani, said: “We congratulate the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - may Allah protect him - on the sixth anniversary of the pledge of allegiance. We are fortunate to celebrate this occasion in a safe prosperous country, thanks to Allah the Almighty then to the cohesion between the people and their wise leadership.” Al-Olayani added: “ We witnessed on the reign of King Salman - may Allah protect him - a remarkable development and growth at all levels. The historical, cultural and economic depth of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia appeared, along with its position regionally and internationally. All of which enabled it to play an important role in the region.” A Vision and an Achievement The Dean of of Library Affairs, Dr. Abdullah bin Saeed Al Nasser Said: “This anniversary reminds us with our achievements and ambitious vision. As well as the safety we live in during the era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his faithful Crown Prince, may Allah grant them success, we pray to Allah to protect our leaders and our country.” Generosity and Achievements The Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Translations Dr. Abdullah bin Mufreh Al Melhi said: “the whole country citizens and residents alike celebrate this occasion with hearts filled with love and gratitude for all the achievements, safety and generosity in different areas. May Allah protect leader of our march and our nation from all evil, and preserve our nation's safety.” A Bright Future The Dean of the Collage of Business Dr. Fayez bin Awad bin Dhafra said: “In behalf of all the employees at the College of Business, we congratulate our father and our first leader, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz - may Allah protect him - on the sixth anniversary of the pledge of allegiance. This occasion make us proud and reminds us of the processes which developed our precious country and continue to do so, with decisions to a brighter future in economics, education, health and all aspects of life.” Interpreting Achievements The Dean of the Collage of Education Prof. Thabit Saeed Al Kahlan, explained celebrating this occasion would be through recognizing and appreciating the achievements which were recognised globally and became milestones in our nation’s journey. Such achievements enabled for a unique transformation for our country leading to new policies in light of the 2030 ambitious vision. He added: “Celebrating this occasion is celebrating  our country’s safety, achievements and generosity for a golden period during which systems were developed and state agencies and institutions were modernized at all levels”. Growth and Prosperity The Dean of the Collage of Engineering Dr. Muhammad Khulfa Al Misfer said: “in the sixth anniversary of the pledge of allegiance, we renew our loyalty and love for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - may Allah protect him. We witness our aspirations and hopes coming true. Six years of determination will for sure be followed with years of growth, prosperity and safety, under the leadership of our beloved King and his ambitious Crown Prince”. Structural Reforms The Dean of the Collage of Humanities Prof. Yahya bin Abdullah Al-Sharif said: “the 6th anniversary of the pledge of allegiance came while our country achieved many developments which aimed to develop the people and the whole country. The efforts were focused on the structural reforms in economics to achieve financial balance and diversification in income resources. The Kingdom achieved an influential position both regionally and internationally which was evident in the Kingdom hosting the G20 20202”. An Exceptional Leader The Dean of the College of Science and Arts in Muhayil  Dr. Ibrahim Al Qaid said: “The sixth anniversary of the pledge of allegiance is an attribute of loyalty and allegiance to an exceptional leader. Who waged a war on corruption and did everything for his people’s advancement. We pray to Allah to bless our King and His Crown Prince” Stories of Pride The Dean to the Collage of Science and Arts and the Community Collage in Rejal Alma’a Dr. Siham Al Haider said: “in this occasion we renew our loyalty and pledge of allegiance to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz -may Allah protect him. Six years of achievements which will be engraved in the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, such achievements would be stories told with pride to future generations. Six years of development and prosperity in all levels, in light of the most difficult circumstances, our Kingdom has proven that it has overcome many obstacles. The most prominent of which is the COVID-19 pandemic. May Allah protect the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, its leadership and its people”. A Great Opportunity The Dean of the College of Science and Arts in Al-Majardah Dr. Maha Muhammad Al-Shehri said: “this occasion is great opportunity to prove our loyalty to this blessed leadership which never hesitated in serving this country and its citizens. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia aims to be at the top always, and it will be by Allah’s will”. Growth and Generosity The General Supervisor of the Administration of Information Technology and the Administration of Cyber Security Dr. Mohammed Saleh Al-Saqr said: “the pledge of allegiance anniversary has a special nature which reminds us of Allah’s blessings. It is a memory in which we renew our loyalty and declare our pride in an exceptional king and a great nation. And here we are, overcoming all challenges, and achieving our dreams to prove to the whole world that the leadership of the Kingdom of the Saudi Arabia and its people are united”.
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KKU provided Global Education and concern of efficient performance

In  2019 King Khaled University has been achieving a lot in various fields, administrative, academic and education, besides the Social responsibility, educational environment and Women's empowerment. The university achievements coincides  the university's vision, mission and goals, including efficiency of the administrative system, Development of the university Organizational structure to reach the  performance efficiency and innovate number of administrative units As well as reorganizing the linkage of some parties in order to Promote development and inclusiveness. In the quality of academic programs, 9programs were accredited by ABET and by National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment, In addition to preparing 14 academic programs for accreditation, the development of 87 academic programs in postgraduate  studies and BA degree within the university project "Wakeb", moreover opening 3 new  PhD programs, 4 higher diploma programs, 7 master's programs, and a Bachelor program, in addition to creating 11 accredited and classified diplomas and  the Authorization of 321 scientific research. Furthermore, in the globalization of education and  scientific research, 1158 scholarship students from 65 countries has been taught. Sign  8 International  cooperation contract with international universities . Establishing 39 scientific conferences and symposia. The percentage of published researche increased upto 70% in contrast to 2018 with 2707 researches. The percentage of scientific references increased up to 50% in contrast to  2018 with 7588 reference.    In YouTube's Open Courses channel 20 courses has published with More than 200 thousand subscribers from all over the world.   KKU Climbed to higher levels with the new decisions and development. ​​And in the social responsibility, 351 activities were presented to serve the local community with more than 48260  Beneficiary, also contributing to local development through 67 research and consulting studies and 63 agreements and partnerships with the government and the private sector, furthermore raise the contribution in blood drive for Decisive Storm in Southern border With more than 200 contributor from university employees. In The educational environment, KKU Speeding up the completion of the university city project in Al-Qara'a through the establishment of a special housing office, and the appointment of a general supervisor preparing for the gradual transition , And the completion of the buildings of Science and Arts college in Mahayel and Meajardh  bwsides the University administration building in Tehama , in addition to, recommendation to approve the establishment of a new college in Al-Harjah. In Human resource, KKU held 248 training courses benefited 5,520 academics and administrators in general and specialized skills, and finishing the strategic planning initiative for the professional development of faculty members to lead development inside and outside the university, in addition to appointing 177  Saudi academic staff and 13 from families of martyrs of duty. And in The internship, The university has trained 163 students from all disciplines internationally, in United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and the United Arab Emirates. To meet Saudi 2030 vision KKU Building human capacities, empowering women And increasing the awareness of future skills And to create safe and health environment; The University presented sports activities , events, and awareness and health programs for the university's students, academics, and administrators including : walking events, blood drive, the  initiative of eliminate visual distortion  And provided more than 95867 medical services, benefiting 22435. To enhance earning through activities, the university  innovated 4students club and presented 92activities in addition to 25students participated in international conferences and competitions, They received 25 awards. And the great attention was for digital transition including  the development of online education platforms : "kku now" platform and "kkux" reinforcing by seminars and "mooc" programs on artificial intelligence, , Entrepreneurship, Design, Programming, Chinese Language, Cyber ​​Security, etc., and 26 thousand beneficiaries of the university’s platforms from different countries of the world, in addition to innovated a 50 electronic services including: Create a game club and its apps, programing club, Establish a "Twaik" camp to teach children programming, Providing more than 50 training hours to develop and program electronic games, 1600  beneficiary From games development programs and courses. The university involved women in decision-making through chairmanship most administrative and scientific committees, in addition to appointing her in leadership positions, complete administrative leaders women preparation  , through 8 programs with  55 female leaders.
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Digital Transformation Takes Hold at KKU

To help King Khalid University accelerate digital transformation, iT HUB, a platform built to better meet internal stakeholder needs by leveraging technology and data, was recently launched by the Digital Transformation and Quality Initiative Unit to allow for greater agility across the university. CIO, Dr. Mohammed Alsaqer, explained that iT HUB is a flexible governance model that supports a rapid flow of information, experimentation, and iteration, noting that teams will operate as a network instead of the traditional hierarchy. CIO Alsaqer further explained that iT HUB aims to raise the efficiency of work and accelerate the adoption of digital transformation. By utilizing data in the digital ecosystem hosted by iT HUB, actionable intelligence will a cornerstone of digital strategy development. Overall efficiency in using new technologies and data to uncover new possibilities will be a common occurrence, leading to a shift from traditional a traditional university administration to a 'smart' university that applies 'disruptive' technological innovation in higher education. A series of tech challenges were held, leading to iT HUB. In brief, it started with the Electronic Communication Challenge, which aimed to create innovative ways to accelerate the communication process between university members, the Service Challenge to improve the quality of the myKKU and mySITE electronic services, the Digital Marketing Challenge that aimed to virtually highlight the university's long-standing record of accomplishment, and the University Environment Challenge that required the adaptation of technology in creating an environment suitable for people of determination. The challenges consisted of a number of stages, first of which, is the 30 to 45-day idea stage where participants provide initial solutions to the challenges. This is followed by the sorting solutions and nomination 3-day stage to build the prototype. Towards the end is the presentation and award stage whereafter the projects are carried out by iT. Of noteworthy mention, the proposed technologies for solutions are data use and analysis, artificial intelligence applications, gaming and virtual reality applications, IoT (internet of things) devices, social networking application, 3D printing, modern technologies in 5G communications, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and e-learning platforms.
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Launched the "Radiation Award" and the Scientific Day Initiative

On behalf of His Excellency the president of King Khalid University, Prof. Dr. Faleh bin Raja Allah Al-Selami, the Vice President for Educational and Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad bin Mohammed bin Dajam, on Monday morning, sponsored the celebration of the University represented by the Department of Radiological Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Abha, World Radiology Day. At the headquarters of the university city in Abha. Immediately after the arrival of the Vice Chancellor for Academic and Academic Affairs at the ceremony, he was briefed on the accompanying exhibition. After the tour, the speech began to celebrate the speech of the general supervisor of the World Radiology Day. Chairman of the Department of Radiological Sciences, followed by a session entitled "It could be a game changer" presented by Dr. Mohammed Al-Qahtani, as well as the celebration included a speech by the Vice President for Educational and Academic Affairs Including enjoys the activities and events of the university support and great interest from the Rector.  At the end of the celebration, the initiative of the "Radiation" Award for innovation and research excellence was launched. The annual scientific day initiative was launched for the bachelor students scientific day undergraduate. At the Saudi German Hospital (Sponsor of Celebration), Al-Ghad International College, Asir Health Affairs Department, Asir Central Hospital, Khamis Mushayt Hospital, University Medical City, and Media Center.
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International Cancer Day, organized by the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences at the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences Abha

Dr. Faleh Bin Rajaa Allah Al Salami, Rector of King Khalid University, sponsored the International Cancer Day, organized by the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences at the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences in Abha, in cooperation with the student club at the College. Krycker. " On the occasion of his arrival at the headquarters of the opening ceremony of the events, he saw the accompanying exhibition, which included the wings of the participating bodies from inside and outside the university. His Excellency thanked the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences in Abha and the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Student Club for organizing and organizing the International Cancer Day. The role of the university in raising the awareness of the society and its education in cancer diseases and ways to prevent them, and his Excellency that he aspires to include the university specialized center in the study of cancer by virtue of the specialized capabilities possessed by the University in various disciplines related to possible To join forces in the establishment of a specialized center, pointing out that the establishment of such a center will undoubtedly contribute to the progress of our country and access to the ranks of developed countries in the field of cancer treatment research.
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Community Service in Aseer Region for Persons with Disabilities

In continuation of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) at King Khalid University, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Medical Rehabilitation Science Department students and staff conducted awareness program for disability in Oasis Mall, Abha. To promote the rights, awareness and well-being of persons with disabilities. The participants were provided with a wealth of information about overcoming and managing disabilities.  Students also treated and discussed about solutions adopted in the field of physical therapy practice to overcome disability and about the programs and facilities provided by the King Khalid University for achieving changes in the challenges faced by people with disabilities and their families by inspiring jobs and innovations.
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