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.
Guidance and Consultation Center
King Khalid University - Media Center
King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, inaugurated the "Mutma'anun" Guidance and Consultation Center at the main campus. The purpose of the center is to provide our valued students with professional psychological and emotional support during the course of their studies at the university. Rigorous academic programs can be quite stressful. Undue stress can cause a variety of adverse mental and physical issues that can seriously affect people's health. The staff at the new center will help our students cope with stress, and help alleviate potentially serious health issues. The center is managed under the auspices of the Deanship of Student Affairs, and will operate periodically on the main campus.
Upon arrival, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy toured the exhibition tent and commended all of the faculty and staff participating in this initiative. 'Our students face complex problems and difficult circumstances. This center will provide professional assistance while maintaining a strict confidentiality policy. This will encourage our students to utilize the center' he said. The Rector noted that this is a pilot program that will be expanded to include other campuses within the university system.
The Director of the Guidance and Consultation Center, Mr. Abdullah Al-Dareem, explained that the "Mutma'anun" campaign is designed to raise awareness of stress-related mental health issues, and provide guidance to reduce the risk of psychological, emotional and physical harm that can result. Dr. Al-Dareem noted that he will conduct a survey to determine the levels of interest in and efficacy of the program. Dr. Mohammad Safran and Dr. Zafer Al-Hamad presented mental health-related lectures at the event.