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.
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Governor of the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (Monsha'at), Engr. Saleh bin Ibrahim Al-Rasheed, honored King Khalid University, represented by the e-Learning Deanship. The award recognized the continuing efforts and cooperation between the university and Monsha'at. Engr. Al-Rasheed highlighted the continuous efforts, collaboration, and innovative projects developed in cooperation with Monsha'at. KKUx was specifically mentioned as being a leading platform in the Kingdom for its electronic training programs, which support small and medium enterprises. Dean of e-Learning, Dr. Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ahmari, received the award on behalf of His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R.M. Al-Solamy.
Last year, the authority and university entered into an agreement to help develop small and medium-sized commercial enterprises. Under this program, the university develops and prepares electronic training materials concerning entrepreneurship and small business. These training materials provide valuable and practical advice for operating small to medium commercial enterprises within the Kingdom. An essential part of the program is the KKUx platform, which offers online specialized training materials and resources. KKUx is a cutting-edge initiative and the first of its kind in the Middle East supporting entrepreneurs and small business.
Rector Al-Solamy thanked the entire team of the e-Leaning Deanship for its continuing efforts and urged them to continue creating innovative award-winning projects.
King Khalid University, represented by the Deanship of e-Learning, participated in the 2018 International Conference on Education Evaluation in Riyadh. The conference was held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ibn Abdulaziz - may Allah preserve him. The conference centered on the latest ideas in future skills development and evaluation. The conference was attended by His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, Vice Rector of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Merzin Al-Shahrani, and Academic Development and Quality Dean, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hajri. Dean Al-Hajri managed a session title 'Influential Leadership in Educational Institutions'.
Dean of e-Learning and General Supervisor of Design, Dr. Fahad Al-Ahmari, delivered a visual presentation on the KKUx platform. He highlighted the university's efforts in developing and enhancing future skills through the platform. Dean Al-Ahmari discussed how the platform works and its main purpose, which is to connect learning outcomes to labor market needs. He concluded his presentation by stressing the value of in-demand skills. Of note, KKUx's web traffic has exceeded 20,000 visitors and is the first of its kind in the Kingdom's higher education field.