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University Graduate Programs admission

  Source: King Khalid University, Media Center The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Khalid University announced the dates of the first phase of Graduate Studies programs admission. It will be available through the Portal (click here), and it will start from Sunday 3/5/1441 AH until 20/5/1441 AH., in more than 50 Master’s and Doctorial programs for estimate 1000 students in 9 colleges (Shariah and Fundamentals of Religion College, Education College, Humanities College, Science College, Business College, Language and Translation College, Engineering College, Computer Science College and Applied Medical Science College) in Abha.  The Dean of Graduate Studies at King Khalid University, Dr. Ahmad Yahya Faye, explained that the admission procedures will be completed in cooperation with the scientific colleges and departments according to an approved implementation and time plan. Faye Stressed the necessity of reviewing the announced admission requirements for all those wishing to enrol in these programs (click here). He also, noted that the second phase of admission, which will be announced in Sha’aban month, will be for free-paid graduate programs.  
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Abstracts for the Fourth Annual Scientific Forum at Tehama On-Going

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The College of Science and Arts in Mohayil Asir announced that the 7th of Jumādā Al-Awwal is the deadline for submitting abstracts for the fourth annual Scientific Forum at Tehama to be held 12,13- 8-1441 AH; 5, 6- 4-2020 CE. King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, is sponsoring the program. Dean of the Science and Arts College at Mohayil, Dr. Ibrahim Ali Algaid, chairs the forum. He explained that the forum focuses on many fields including: Technology, mathematics, physics, chemistry, life sciences, information systems, computer science, and home economics, humanities, languages and business administration. The guidelines for submission are as follows: Papers must be unpublished, original works; Research subjects must be within the forum subjects; Abstracts are limited to 300 words; Abstracts must be submitted on or before the deadline of 1-6-1441 AH, 26-1-2020 CE.   For more information, please see click here.
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6 New Nursery Centers Opened at the King Abdullah Road Campus

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University recently opened six nursery centers at the King Abdullah Road campus. These centers will provide early childhood education and daycare to families within the university system. Vice Rector for Business and Knowledge-Economy, Prof. Abdulatif Al-Hadithi, sponsored the initiative in cooperation with Vice Rector of Female Student Affairs, Prof. Khlood Abu Melha, and the General Supervisor of the Academic Student Campus at King Abdullah Road, Dr. Samia Al-Hakami. Vice Rector Abu Melha explained that the university is pleased to provide its faculty members with safe, convenient and wholesome environments for early learning. She explained that center operations are under the umbrella of the Ministry of Education and in partnership with the private sector. Dr. Al-Hakami noted that early education is important to the university and a critical objective of Vision 2030.
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University "ePrints" Team Digitizes and Electronically Archives Nearly 1,100 Older, Paper-Based Research Documents

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, honored the ePrints team for completing nearly 1,100 document uploads. ePrints is a system that allows paper documents to be digitized and stored in electronic form for posterity and later use or reference. The university uses ePrints to archive digital versions of older paper-based masters and doctoral theses on an ongoing basis. The original version of ePrints was designed and developed by the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton (SOTON). The latest version of the program (ePrints 3) is a joint development project by SOTON in cooperation with King Khalid University. This cutting-edge technology allows users to search the database and share information as necessary and appropriate. This ePrints team is led by the Dean of Postgraduate Studies, Dr. Ahmed Al-Fayea, in collaboration with the Deanship of Library Affairs and the General Department of Information Technology. Dean Al-Fayea stated that the team completed the uploads within a four-month period. These documents also include abstracts and translated versions. He stated that new thesis submissions are archived using ePrints as a matter of course, preserving older papers electronically is a high priority. "Using ePrints allows for secure preservation while giving academia and the general public greater access to research information," he said. The Rector expressed his gratitude to the entire team for archiving nearly 1,100 older papers in such a short amount of time while keeping up with the current workload. The Dean of Postgraduate Studies and the ePrint Team expressed their gratitude to His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and the Vice Rector of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Saad Al-Amry, for their continuous support. ePrints represents a substantial expansion of the university's capabilities in academic research. Research for the purposes of scientific and economic development are a high priority for the Kingdom and a fundamental educational goal of Vision 2030. King Khalid University is committed to the continuous improvement of its programs and capabilities to enhance education to assure that national development goals are achieved.
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Rector Al-Solamy Meets King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) Chairman

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) Board Chairman, Secretary-General of King Faisal Prize, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Subail. They discussed opportunities for cooperation between King Khalid University and KACND. Dr. Al-Subail expressed that KACND always welcomes joint initiatives. He also confirmed that KACND pays special attention to the youth who are the targeted group at King Khalid University. This will, he explained, strengthen KACND's mission, which serves to strengthen national unity and uphold social fabric through fostering the values of diversity, coexistence, and national cohesion. His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy expressed his appreciation and gratitude to KACND for their efforts, confirming that King Khalid University is eager to collaborate with KACND to serve the educational process, which will also bolster KACND's vision, mission, objectives, and values.
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Business College Announces MIS Graduation Projects

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Business College Dean, Dr. Fayez Dhafrah, announced a bevvy of qualitative student final MIS degree projects. These are "capstone" projects that graduating bachelor degree candidates must complete to demonstrate their overall proficiency in the degree program. Dean Dhafrah expressed his satisfaction with the projects because they serve both the students and the community at large. MIS Department Head, Dr. Adel Asiri, noted the capstone projects span a variety of critical functions, such as smart systems that auto-generate exams based on desired learning outcomes. Two capstone projects involve monitoring educational performance for evaluative purposes. Other projects include: An online driving school, an educational data mining system, advanced encryption software, and a mobile electronic shopping application.
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University Hosts Tuwaiq Coding Bootcamp

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University's College of Computer Science is currently hosting the "Tuwaiq" Coding Bootcamp and Games Programming Course in collaboration with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity and Drones (SAFCSP) from December 10th to December 14th 2019. The event is designed to develop technical and programming skills and is targeted specifically towards students age 9 to 18. The bootcamp trainers are expert programmers in fields such as robotics and game development. The training program is being held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. each day. College of Computer Science Dean, Dr. Ali Mohammed Algarwi, highlighted that the department was pleased to host the event. He also noted that developing computer programming skills among the citizenry is a vital part of the national development plan and a stated goal of Vision 2030 and its appendant documents. Dean Algarwi expressed his gratitude to His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and SAFCSP for their support of the event. The bootcamp is limited to 150 students, and there has been significant overflow demand by students from all over the region.
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University Hosts Forum for Guidance and Counseling Supervisors

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted the Forum of Guidance and Counseling supervisors in Saudi Universities. The Guidance and Counseling Center sponsored the event at the main campus on Tuesday morning. In his opening remarks, the Rector noted the critical role guidance counsellors play in ensuring the success and well-being of students in need. He also recognized that being a counsellor requires extraordinary talents and patience. The Rector said that the forum would provide counsellors more tools and strategies to perform their essential functions to help the students. Guidance and Counseling Center Supervisor, Dr. Khadhran Al-Suhaimi, welcomed the attendees, thanking them for their concern and participation. He also thanked the Rector and his administrative team for their continuing support of the center's efforts to serve the needs of the university community. Guidance Center at Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University Director, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mutaoa, presented a speech on behalf of his institution. He thanked King Khalid University for hosting the forum and reiterated the role of college guidance centers in helping students throughout the nation. The hosts then presented a short film about the organization and the roles and impact of the Guidance Center followed by summaries of a sampling of counselling cases, which greatly affected students from around the Kingdom. His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy concluded the event by honouring the participating supervisors and representatives of the Guidance and Counseling Centers from different Saudi universities.
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University Rector Lauds the Kingdom's FY 2020 Budget and its Focus on Education

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, recently commented on the national budget for fiscal year 2020. The Rector is pleased in that there is every indication that the Kingdom is on track to meet the financial targets set forth in Vision 2030. The Rector said: "His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued an annual budget that serves both the immediate needs of Saudi society and provides for the necessary advances and investment required to stay on the path to further development as per Vision 2030. Further empowering the private sector will raise the standard of living for the average citizen, and provide for the safety and security of our society for many generations to come." Rector Al-Solamy noted that 19% of the annual budget for next year is devoted to education. This reflects the Kingdom's commitment to developing its vast human resources for the nation's collective benefit. He also commended His Majesty's decision to extend the cost-of-living allowance for an additional year until the end of FY 2020. Rector Al-Solamy concluded by asking Allah to protect and bless His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and our wise Leadership.
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Department of Media and Communication Students Visit Media Houses in the Region

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Department of Media and Communication freshmen students recently completed a "hands-on" training program that included the participation of the Saudi Press Agency, Abha TV Station, the Radio Station, and Al-Watan Newspaper. The visits, supervised by Teaching Assistant Mr. Mohammad Shami, come as part of the Department of Media and Communication's standing initiative to link the theoretical and practical aspects of the field, as well as introducing media career paths and professions. Of noteworthy mention, practical training has always been a core component in the education of media students since the establishment of the department.
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