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                                Source: King Khalid University - Media Center On Thursday, His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, met with Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary-General, Dr. Riyadh bin Ahmed Al-Oqran.  A lot was on the table for discussion. Namely, potential projects to enhance collaboration in research centers, capacity building, and human capital development focused on a start-up culture. It's worth mentioning that this meeting results from the common interests of King Khalid University and the Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Memorandum of Understanding between the University and the Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry calls for the support and protection of the interests of the business community in Abha. It was noted that both parties will continue working towards creating a favorable business environment and supporting business development.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, sponsored the virtual reception for new students, which was organized by the Office of the Vice Rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, in the presence and participation of senior leadership. Rector Al-Solamy opened the meeting with a welcoming speech: " I happy you are all here with me today. Together we salute the efforts of our nation and those in the education sector. E-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic had become a strategic option for the future, and we are on the frontier together. We are here to provide assistance and support to you all. We want you to achieve success at King Khalid University. I extend my sincere gratitude to the organizers and participants of this meeting." Vice Rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, Prof. Saad Du' ajim, congratulated the new students and gave them an overview of what is required of them, explaining that we are offering essential roles for students in both academic and recreation. Vice Rector Du'ajim clarified that the Student Fund at the Deanship of Student Affairs recently launched a subsidy for purchasing smart devices or computers for students in need. Following after, Vice Rector for Female Student Affairs, Prof. Kholoud Abu Melha, and Tehama Campus Supervisor, Dr. Ahmed bin Atef Al-Shehri, congratulated the new students for their admission to King Khalid University, affirming our readiness to provide them with assistance. At the end of the ceremony, a presentation was delivered on best practices in utilizing recommend preventive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also covered were the facilities and services offered to both the students and the communities in which they live. Several deans, supporting deanships, and directors also delivered an introduction to student services. Immediately following the Q&A session, several KKUx subscription packages were awarded.
Under the supervision of the Dean of the Community College in Khamis Mushait, Dr. Ahmed bin Ali Al Mari'a The meeting with the new students was held at the College Theater     today :Wednesday     Date: 01/14/1442 AH the meeting was opened by a word of welcome by His Excellency the Dean, then a general explanation about the college departments and units, followed by a speech 1- Head of the E-Learning Unit, Dr. Muhammad Al-Shuaibi 2- Speech of the Head of the Academic Guidance and Counseling Units, Dr. Ali Muhammad Hashem 3 - Word of the College Registrar, Dr. Muhammad Al-Adawi In conclusion, some preventive measures have been taken that must be followed to prevent Corona virus.
                  Under the supervision of the College Vice Dean, Dr. Amal Hussein Al Mushait, with the introduction of the Supervisor of the E-Learning Unit, Prof. Randa Muhammad started a week of meeting with new students at the Community College Theater in Khamis Mushait (Female Section)     Day: Monday to Thursday     Date: 12-15 / 1/1442 An invitation and announcements were sent via the blackboard and across the college’s websites, in addition to sending a text message to each student to attend at the specified time and date, while adhering to the precautionary measures. The reception was in the college theater during two periods of the specified reception days, with theater chairs divided (5.1 meters) between each chair and teaching the chairs to sit in.
                  Source: King Khalid University_ Media Center According to the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the University ranked 179 in International Dimension among 200 universities. The University ranked 501 internationally, a 100 ranks less than the previous year, and fourth nationally. The University Vice-President of Development and Quality, Dr. Marzan Al-Shahrani, confirmed this achievement is a part of a series of strategically planned goals; so KKU can have a renowned place internationally. The University Strategic Vision included: making a position in the top 200 by 2030, and becoming a global center for science, knowledge and scientific research. In a way that contributes to enhancing its institutional and academic reputation nationally and internationally, and achieving the highest quality levels in the University's programs and outcomes. The General Supervisor of the International Ranking Unit, Dr. Sami Al-Shehri, explained the Times Higher Education World University Rankings has five criteria with fixed percentages. They are: 30% on Education, 30% on Scientific Research, 30% on Research Citations, 7,5% on International Outlook and 2.5 on Industry Income. The ranking also has 13 performance indicators with fixed percentages to professionally asses the universities’ academic and research aspects. The results of this ranking included 1527 universities from 93 countries around the world.
                  Source: king Khaled University- Media Center Today, in the presence of His Excellency the University Rector Prof. Faleh Al-Solami. king Khaled university signing a cooperation agreement with the Saudi German Hospital in Aseer, which comes within their sense of responsibility to achieve integration between the two sides to raise the programs level and activities that serve human development in Asir region and to exchange support and activate scientific medical forums. In the agreement, Prof. Saad bin Abdullrahman Alamri , Vice-Dean of the Postgraduate and Scientific Research Deanship, is representative the university, and Dr. Mohammad bin Dhafer Alshehri,CEO, representative the hospital side the agreement has been signed. the agreement _which will be held for 3years_ terms include, holding medical conferences, workshops, and educational medical seminars, as well as marketing the events that the Hospital holds among students from health colleges, faculty members, and health institutions. Al-Shehri thanked His Excellency the University Rector and prof. Alamri for signing the agreement for s permanent cooperation to serve the region and its children, praising the university role towards the health of the region and its cadres.
                  Source: King khaled university_media center Under the patronage of His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Faleh bin Raja-Allah Al-Solami,  The University Agency for Educational and Academic Affairs is organizing an online  welcoming ceremony for the new students, on Monday evening, from 7 to 8:30 pm. Prof. Saad bin Dejem, Vice-Rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, welcomed the new students, hoping for them a year full of achievements and superiority. Noting that during the ceremony, a number of awards will be distributed to students, and said:” this ceremony is exceptional, as the ceremony activities will be held virtually via zoom program”.  to attend the ceremony  please (click here).
                Source: King Khalid University_ Media Center His Excellency King Khalid University President Prof. Falleh bin Raja Allah Al-Sulami, was accompanied by the University Vice-President for Educational and Academic Affaires Prof. Sa’ad bin Dejum on Sunday; to see the latest developments in the educational process at the University. They visited a number of collages to make sure the COVID-19 protocols were followed. Al-Sulami, was briefed on the educational process by the Dean of the College of Science, Prof. Ali Al-Shatti. Then he meet a number of freshmen students in the College of Science training labs while they were training on Black Board. He braised the faculty members’ efforts in training students and adhering to the social distancing procedures. He stressed on the importance of constantly providing protective means in classes and labs. He advised freshmen on benefitting from the e-services to facilitate their education, whisking them all the best. Al-Sulami made a speech to the students in an online lecture, welcoming them and stressing on the University’s eagerness to offer whichever benefit their academic life especially under such circumstances. The Dean of the Pharmacy Collage Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Suairi, introduced to his excellency  an app developed by the College during these circumstances. It gives students an opportunity to train as pharmacists interactively. The training is through an electronic virtual pharmacy, in which the trainee receives prescriptions and then gives the medicines to the patients. The process is supervised and assessed electronically by faculty members. It’s worth mentioning the University started off the academic year for around 60 thousand students. The Deans meet students online to welcome them and answer their questions.
                Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Admissions and Registration at King Khalid University completed student schedules after the admission of more than 12,000. Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, explained that his team was eager to spread awareness among freshmen students. They were introduced to their academic and non-academic rights and duties. First-year students were also introduced to the array of electronic services available to them. Dean Algarni confirmed that his team's role is not limited to admission and registration only; they also prepared several programs for freshmen students. He explained programs such as the "Electronic Forum" — which targets all students, including freshmen — aims to introduce the pertinent rules and regulations. The program "Academic Counseling", he noted, aims to counsel students on their academic levels, facilitate communication with academic counselors, and work on the causes of undesired levels of academic performance. Dean Algarni also spoke about the new IBAN service, which streamlines the process of receiving monetary awards.
                  Source: king Khaled University- Media Center His excellency, king Khaled university Rector Prof.Faleh Alsolami has launched "safe return" initiative, for the faculty members, represented by the University Agency for Educational and Academic Affairs, along with the beginning of this academic year 1442AH. His Excellency the University Rector congratulated the university faculty members and students, on the new academic year, He also stressing on the need to serve students, and take care of the educational process and learning outcomes during COVID-19 crisis. Prof. Saad bin Dejem, Vice Rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, praised this initiative, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of upholding the Precautionary measures against COVID-19, and to ensure continuing the educational process to enable students getting a good education with safety. furthermore, Dr. Fahd Atif, the advisor at the University Agency for Academic Affairs and the initiative director, said:" Safe initiative included a procedural guide for students and faculty members, that focusing on the health protocols and academic procedures that must be followed to ensure the students and all university employees safety, also an awareness videos. The agency also produced more than three thousand educational posters, which distributed to all the university's departments.
                                  Source: king Khaled University- Media Center Prof. Ahmad Alfae', Dean of Postgraduate studies Deanship, " the deanship is keen to cooperate with colleges and departments to launch new programs, and enlarge the absorptive capacity of the acceptance, in addition to reconsidering th admission's conditions of the programs" Alfaee' says. Furthermore, Alfaee'  clarifying  that the  Deanship has finished the admission procedures of this academic year 1442 AH, with  707 accepted students in the academic programs, and 1000 students in the pay fees programs; 85 program ( high diploma, master and phd programs) 19 programs of them are new programs, in addition to, allowing  the acceptance for the female students in the systemic program(master degree),which  brings about 12% increasing more than last year in admission.   the admission procedures were completed after the conditions were approved by the relevant departments and colleges and the University Council. Worth noting that all applications for admission were received electronically, this is after the announcement via the university's website, newspapers and social media. Ahmad Alfaee' pointing out that applicants' admission are audited electronically, and then comes  the differentiation stage, electronically, according to the criteria that have been approved by the relevant councils, he also  emphasizing on the Deanship's keenness, objectivity and transparency in informing the applicants with their  results via text messages and different means. Worth noting that, this year's admission procedures, verifying documents _for kku graduate students_ are electronically. Furthermore, in the light of Saudi 2030 vision, and in order to meet the labor market requirements; the deanship established a new programs, high diplomas: Family Counseling program, Drugs Prevention and Psychotropic Substances, Cybersecurity program, plus a  master degree programs: Educational Policies,  Autism Disorder, Arabic Language, Media, Crisis Communication, Tourism Media, and Renewable Energy and Environment.
                  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of E-learning at King Khalid University launched a training program for faculty members entitled "E-learning Practitioner". The asynchronous online program, which will last for five days through Blackboard, is an initiative to help augment internal training efforts through increased educator efficiency. To register, please (click here). Dean of E-Learning, Dr. Fahad Abdullah Al-Ahmari, explained that the training program is a part of the preparations for the 2020/21 academic year. Dean Al-Ahmari highlighted that the self-training program is accessible anytime and anywhere via BlackBoard. He pointed out that this type of training is self-paced.
                  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center With the permanent support and care of our wise leadership and the Ministry of Education, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, congratulated all faculty members at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, asking Allah to provide everyone with success. His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy urged all faculty and staff to uphold the precautionary measures against COVID-19 and double their efforts in serving students.
                  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University, represented by KKUx, launched a new program on instructional design (click here) tailored to educators. The program will be delivered by Dr. Adel Kahmash and Dr. Naif Jabali. Dean of E-learning, KKUx Supervisor, Dr. Fahad Al-Ahmari, explained that this program is a part of a series of programs to achieve quality in education and e-learning.
                  Source: King Khalid University_ Media Center King Khalid University announced the mechanism of learning during the first semester of 1442 AH all degrees. These mechanisms is to be implemented when the first semester begins, freshmen students and committees and boards meetings. In addition to, the attendance of faculty members to University headquarters, mid-term exams and final exams. The University explained, teaching would be online for the first seven weeks starting form 11th of Muharram. The grades obtained by the students in each course, and the semester and cumulative average would be calculated according to the rules and regulations of the University. The whole situation would be evaluated after five weeks, the method of teaching would determined afterwards according to changes and developments. Then the colleges would be informed. In relation to the scientific, field and collaborative training and medical internship courses, as well as postgraduate studies, the University specified mechanisms to organize them. These mechanisms include delivering the theoretical courses, and the theoretical part of practical, applied or clinical courses, through e-learning; according to the terms and conditions approved by the University’s Supreme Committee Supervising E-learning work. For the safety of University members and students there has been measures to avoid violating social distancing. So, in need of going to the University campus for the practical or clinical courses, equipped labs and simulation programs can be used. The protective measures approved by the Committees must be followed inside the University and out, and the percentage of students attending the collage must be 50%. The Departments teaching practical or clinical courses must divide the academic levels in the collage into two groups. The first groups starts with the theoretical part in the third week, mad the second on the fourth week. Then it would be followed with giving lectures online two weeks, and so on. During the practical courses the sections must be divided into groups according to the lab, faculty members and student must follow infection prevention procedures (wearing masks and social distancing). The collages is to decide the lecture’s period, and the collage counsel is to decide the practical courses which need to be online. As for field and collaborative training and medical intern students, the student is to perform them according to the regulations. The collages must coordinate with the training entities in order to n order to achieve the learning outcomes for each activity, and ensure that all health precautions are taken. All the procedures and regulations related to the educational process are followed in the postgraduate programs. The collages and Department counsels and postgraduate studies counsel is to organize the necessary arrangements the courses, evaluation and thesis defending in person if possible while adhering to the precautions. Keeping in mind that the comprehensive examination is to be attended. The mechanism also included making sure there is no conflict between the theoretical and practical activities. It also stressed on the importance of organizing the theoretical, and practical and clinical lectures. It needs to be announced before the semester begins. The University explained, the collages must prepare a plane for freeman students attendance in the first two weeks, making sure they do not exceed 50% of the total daily. In addition to preparing a BlackBoard training program for them so they can have a smooth and easy start. The University pointed, faculty members must follow all the recommended measures while being in the campus, these recommended measures come from health entities and the University. As for councils and committees meetings, the University stated they would be held as usual following all the precautions, and they can also be held online according to the health conditions. The University specified its mechanisms on evaluations, mid-term and final examination, and the calculating the points procedures. Collage and Departments Councils are to spiffy the assignments and mid-term quizzes which could be evaluated either in person or through the administration of e-learning. Evaluating final examination for general courses, computer sciences introductory corses, affiliation courses and intensive English skills would not require attending to the campus. It would be through online tests and, it need to bc completed before finishing them in the 15th week. The final exam of the rest of the course require attending to the campus while keeping in mind the protective measures  These measures need to be respected by University members and students everywhere in campus. King Khalid University confirmed, the mechanisms are governed by the health conditions. It pointed the precautions need to be followed, till the reason for them is no longer a threat, and what is to be received from the Ministry of Education and relative uthorities at the University. 
                  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Khalid University is pleased to announce that those accepted into scholarship based academic programs are requested to present documents of authenticity to finalize the process. Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Ahmed Al Fayea, clarified that candidates will receive automatic transcript approval if all degrees were obtained from King Khalid University. The location to confirm document authenticity is Building (D) in the Main Services Hall on the ground floor for male students. For female students, documents may be presented to the Admissions Hall at the Lasan Campus on Wednesday 29/12/1441 AH and Thursday 1 / 1/1441 AH from 10 a.m until 1 p.m. The documents that must be brought are as follows: Initial Acceptance Paper; National ID; Graduation Certificate; The Academic Record; Recommendations; Educational Diplomas (as required); English Language Proficiency Test Results (as required); Proof of Published Research; Employer Letter of Approval; Career Efada Statement (Absher).  For more information, please contact us via WhatsApp @ 017-241-8366 or e-mail @ dgs@kku.edu.sa.
                Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Graduate Studies announced the admission of prospective candidates into tuition-based graduate programs concurrently with the second stage of accepting candidates into several higher diplomas, masters, and doctoral programs. Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Ahmed Al-Fayea, encouraged prospective applicants to view the admission results and requirements by (clicking here). Dean Al-Fayea urged candidates to complete their admission process on Tuesday and Wednesday (6-7 Muharram) from 10 am to 10 pm, noting that the location for male candidates is the main admission hall in Building D on the first floor. For female students, the location is set at Lasan Campus. Candidates will verify their documents, obtain their initial acceptance paper, settle their tuition fees, and receive a university number. For verification, the original must be brought for all documents (national identity, graduation document, academic record, academic recommendations, diplomas, English language test certificate in the programs that require it), where the student will be given (24) hours for (payment and uploading the payment receipt), starting from when he receives the initial acceptance paper. It will be possible to upload the payment receipt electronically via Academia. Please note that if the procedures above are not duly completed, the university reserves the right to retract admission offers. For the Public Health Masters Program, candidates will be announced later. Moreover, for the supplementary semester, candidates will also be announced later as their studies will start in the second semester of the year 1442 AH, and they will be contacted in Rabi Al-Awwal. For inquiries, please contact us via WhatsApp 017-24108366 or e-mail dgs@kku.edu.sa.
                Source: King Khalid University_ Media Center The Deanship of Admission and Registration at King Khalid University, announced the dates and mechanisms of schedule processing (addition, dropping and visitor). These processes are according to the plan approved by the Ministry of Education and the University for the first semester of the academic year 1442 AH. They would be available for all students and visitor students through Academia and Tawasol services on the University’s portal. The Dean of Admission and Registration Dr. Abdul Mohsen Al-Qarni, confirmed the necessity of committing to the announced dates. And benefiting from the electronic services available on Academia. He pointed, the Deanship created a service “Adding and Dropping a Course Request" to add and drop a course during this semester. And to also process the schedules of special cases like: graduate students, falling out students and those who did not complete the semester’s required course hours. The schedules will be posted on Thursday the 1st of Muharram, and adding and dropping courses would be available through (the service of adding and dropping a course) till the 5th of Muharram. Addition and dropping for graduate students would be available through Academia on the 1st and 2nd of Muharram. As for the 38th patch and the patches before it would be on the 2nd and 3rd of Muharram. Dropping and adding would be available to all students through Academia from the 3rd till the 5th of Muharram, the service would be available through Tawasul from the 5th till the 7the of Muharram. The Deanship made registration for visitor student from KKU to other universities available from the 20th of Dhul Hijjah till the 10th of Muharram.  As for visitor student from other universities to KKU, the registration would be available from the 20th of Dhul Hijjah till the 15th of Muharram. The Deanship also provided services for postponement and re-registration from 20 Dhul al-Hijjah until the 17th of Muharram.
                                    Source: King Khalid University Media and Communications King Khalid University, represented by the Deanship of Community Service and Continues Education, continues to receive admission applications for applied diploma programs,  which are classified by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development for the next academic year 1442 AH through the electronic portal (click here ). The programs includes a variety of diplomas located  in the city of Abha and in a number of the university's branches  in the surrounding  governorates  and will be open for admission till the first of Muharram 1442Ah. It's worth noting that the  diplomas include  e-marketing, office management, human resource management, public relations, information systems, applied programming, accounting, safety and occupational health, inspection, security control, editing and secretary management , entrepreneurship, smart internet systems, computer maintenance and computer networks.
                                    Source: king Khaled University- Media Center The Deanship of Admission and Registration at King Khalid University completed the admission for more than 12,000 students for 1442 AH year, also the university has provided the approved students with their university numbers, after they confirm their admission approval. Dr. Abdul-Mohsen Al-Qarni, Dean of admission Deanship, stressing that, the university, with all its capabilities, facilitated the admission processes, so the admission is done completely electronically without any human involvement, Al-Qarni added, with full transparency, justice and objectivity among applicants;  the university announced the percentages the admission has stopped at in all majors. Furthermore, in Thursday 2 Dhu al-Hijjah, and until the 18th of Dhu al-Hijjah, the university activated The electronic immediate admission service,  Where the applicant can join the university and accept himself according to the admission controls and after checking the vacant seats, without the need to visit the Deanship, in addition to the service of changing university admission for those who have university numbers according to availability. Asking Allah to grant success to all the accepted students, wishing them a successful future and excellency