King Khalid University (KKU) is considered one of the best educational institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since its establishment in 1998 AD ( 1419 H ), it is offering the best higher education programs and many of the finest leads in Saudi Arabia had been graduated from KKU and they have contributed in the development of the country.
Based on the University's vision and its dedication to its scientific and social mission, the University rests at the very pinnacle of the pyramid formed by all other educational institutions in the region. King Khalid University offers a wide range of fields of study which cover all types of learning needs, providing Saudi society with expertise and experience that has rich potential for the provision of both theoretical knowledge as well as hands-on practical experience in the sciences. medicine and the humanities.
Students are the basic of King Khalid University (KKU) and for them the University was founded in the beginning. The University provides services that facilitate student study procedures and keeps pace with the developments in the modern era like (e-learning services, developmental systems and regular follow-up) that makes it easier for them to obtain educational services from anywhere and at any time.
King Khalid University attracts the elite of professors and academic researchers in different fields and academic programs offered in the University. It also does its utmost to provide suitable educational and research environment for them and parallel to their wide knowledge and scientific research.
King Khalid University is proud to have some of the best cadres in various work fields. It also seeks to attract ambitious Saudi youths and develops their skills to elevate themselves commensurately with the ambition and status of the university.
King Khalid University has taken great care to encourage the development of scientific research and support faculty and students to do original and innovative research; which contribute to the enrichment of scientific research of the university and the community; which in turn contributes to the support of the overall national development.
College of Engineering
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The College of Engineering and the Engineering Club hosted a seminar titled 'Fog as a Sustainable Water Source in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia'. Vice Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Salem Algarni, presented the lecture to a large group of faculty and students. He discussed in detail the possibility of utilizing 'fog collection' to satisfy a portion of the nation's water demands. Water derived from fog is reliable, sustainable and cost-effective relative to other unconventional water sources.
Dean of the College of Engineering, Dr. Ibrahim Idris Falqi, explained that the seminar aims to educate the attendees on the importance of utilizing natural and sustainable water sources in the Kingdom. He noted that the university pays great attention to environmental issues, especially the problem of serving an ever-increasing population with a reliable supply of fresh, potable water.
Today, the 26th of Rabīʿ Al-Awwal, the university will host the 6th Annual World Engineer's Day at the College of Engineering. The program is designed to encourage and support current engineering students and would-be engineering students to pursue technical design and development careers. The activities include, as explained by Engineering College Dean, Dr. Ibrahim Idris Al-Falqi, project exhibitions in Building A. In addition, there will be career-oriented programs such as interviewing skills, resume writing, and student development initiatives.
Dean Al-Falqi recognized special guest Eng. Sayyaf bin Saeed Al-Shahrani who is the facilities management director of the southern sector of Saudi Electric Company (SEC). Director Al-Shahrani will lead a panel discussion on the benefits and challenges of professional engineering. Thereafter, they will be a Q&A session where attendees can ask all of the presenters a variety of questions related to engineering careers.
Engineering is an integral part of the objectives set forth in Vision 2030. It is important for the university to help motivate and support students in all engineering disciplines. King Khalid University is committed to providing both government and private industry with world-class engineering talents on an on-going basis.