King Khalid University

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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Pariticipation in World Disability Day at KKU

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was initiated in 1992, with the recommendation of United Nations General Assembly resolution. It is celebrated on December 3rd every year. King Khalid University makes sure to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. The University has made notable and noble initiatives to increase the awareness and societal benefits for the disabled, under the Medical Rehabilitation department, Physical Therapy and Speech pathology and Audiology therapy participated along with the home for the disabled and the event was organized by the special need center of our university. The participants were provided with a wealth of information about overcoming and managing disabilities. The main aim of such initiatives is to augment the creation of awareness and conscientization as well as to manage the facilities and opportunities that are regularly provided to the variably abled by the University.
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Participation of CAMS in Question Bank Training Program

College of Applied Medical Science - Abha has participated in workshop on the title of "Question Bank" organised by the Measurement and Evaluation Centre, King Khalid University on Thursday November 22, 2018. Nominated faculty staff from various department has participated in the workshop. Dr. Mohamed Adam, College coordinator of measurement and evaluation with its unit member i.e. Dr. Mohammad Mahtab Alam, Dr. Rajagopalan Parsanna and Dr. Jayashankar Tedla and two voluntry participation from the college staff i.e. Dr. Raghu Jetti from Basic Medical Science department and Dr. Ravishankar Reddy from Medical Rehabilitation department has participated during the workshop.
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International Day of Radiology at College of Applied Medical Science

In cooperation with the Deanship of Student Affairs, the Medical Science Club organized the International Radiology Day, which will be held every year on Sunday, 26/2 / 1440-4 / 11/2018 at the Saudi German Hospital. The activity was aimed at sensitizing the society to the importance of radiology in diagnosing many diseases at an early stage, which aims to speed the treatment. The exhibition included several pillars including radiology specialties and each corner was equipped by a group of students with the necessary figures, brochures, leaflets and paper clips bearing awareness As well as some of the pillars held simple competitions suited to the general public and the role of the corner of radiation prevention and public warning people and awareness and correct some of the misconceptions they have. Dr. Maqbool Al-Olayani, Head of the Department of Radiological Sciences, and Dr. Raouf Al-Azhari, The students were represented by Dr. Nada Ali Al-Malhi, supervisor of the Department of Radiological Sciences, and Mrs. Maha Ahmed Asiri, As well as the presence of the Director of the Saudi German Hospital Dr. Maatak Shahrani and his deputy, Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Shahrani and the Secretary of the Medical Director \ Fahad Manoor Al-Enezi and Director of Relations Mr. Ali Asmari.
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King Khalid University Supports International Scholastic Achievement

Currently, there are 1,130 international students from 45 different nations enrolled at King Khalid University. Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Muhammad Du'ajim, confirmed that the General Administration of Scholarship Students has approved the enrollment of an additional 200 students from 14 countries for the current academic year. Vice Rector Du'ajim went on to explain: "The university is providing scholarships in a wide-range of areas of study to distinguished students from all over the world. We want to attract some of the world’s best students in different disciplines. By offering them access to cutting-edge, advanced education, everyone will benefit. The university will gain the perspective and talents of the best other cultures have to offer. The students will be able to take their world-class education back to help improve their own countries. Building relationships between and among nations is a beneficial and central aspect of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which will be furthered by such cultural exchanges. Also, international inclusiveness in scientific and technological fields supports the objective of further advancing the Saudi economy as set forth in Vision 2030." He then further stressed that our international students span both the undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate levels of education. He noted that the large majority of international students are permanent residents of the Kingdom while a significant and growing number travel from their home countries. He also noted that a significant percentage of our international students are women and at their respective campuses. "The university is working diligently to provide a strong foundation for international research and provide an environment that fosters technological innovation. Our objectives are high; our research efforts will be done in accordance with the highest international scientific and educational standards. His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, has clearly and unequivocally stated that the international scholarship program is a high priority. We will ensure that this program is a continued success," said General Administration of Scholarships Supervisor, Dr. Saeed Al-Shahrani. In addition to academic scholarship, the university will also provide certain non-scholastic programs and activities designed to help the students and make their academic life at King Khalid University a more pleasant and enriching experience. The university has appointed a select group of qualified trainers who are responsible for helping the international students become accustomed to university life and integrating into the local community. Beside non-academic training programs, the university also offers leisure and entertainment activities for the benefit of the international students. Our students work very hard and of course need some rest and recreational diversions. These leisure-related activities also bring the students and teachers together at a personal level and enhance intercultural understanding. The Deanship of Student Affairs has been and will continue to be an integral part of this effort. By supporting interactions off-campus through a scholarship student club, and by way of various events on-campus, the deanship fosters a strong sense of community among all of the students both international and domestic. This effort is bolstered by the "Grass Roots Program", which honors outstanding scholarship and motivates students to be the best they can be. One of the major challenges of international scholarship is keeping the lines of communication between the students and the host open. Often times, once students leave the host country, communication ceases. At King Khalid University, our scholarship program will focus on maintaining that mutually beneficial relationship long after the students return home. By nurturing continued collaborative programs between and among the different countries, the former students can continue to serve as ambassadors for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This will continue to enhance the Kingdom’s reputation on the world stage. Maintaining these international relationships will be a significant challenge for the General Administration for Scholarship Students staff. As per Rector Al-Solamy's and Vice Rector Du'ajjim's instructions, the administrators have established an innovative management program that ensures continued collaboration, communication, and scheduled follow-up complete with periodic reviews. Each team member will be personally accountable for making sure that the program objectives are continuously met. Clearly, the international scholarship effort is a high priority for the university. In addition to the foregoing, see supra., please note the following additional details regarding the General Administration of Scholarship Students: Spreading the message of moderate Islam and teaching the Arabic language; Exploring the relationship between Islam and scientific development; Fostering cooperation between and among Islamic scientific institutions in humanitarian efforts; Supporting the “Elite Program”, which is a distinguished group of student leaders who are at the forefront of academic, scientific, and managerial prowess for international cooperation in science and technology; Sponsoring attendance in various conferences, symposiums, and scientific seminars both within and outside of the Kingdom; Hosting the Folklore Ceremony which is a carnival celebrating and highlighting the different nations, cultures, and regional heritages throughout the world. This serves to deepen the understanding between and among the domestic and international students.
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