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The Deanship of Admissions and Registration announced the application period for the community college undergraduate degree extension program. This program is for community college certificate graduates who wish to continue their studies in pursuit of a bachelor's degree. Community college diploma students seeking admission to an undergraduate degree program can apply between the 9th to 17th of the current month using the online university Academia system.


Dean of Admissions, Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, noted the following admissions requirements:


  • Applicants must be willing to join a degree program as a full- time student;
  • Applicants will be required to complete at least sixty percent (60%) of the planned hours for their chosen bachelor’s degree program;
  • Applicants to Information Systems and Computer Coding degree programs must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher from their certificate studies;
  • Applicants to Accounting and Business Management programs must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher from their certificate studies, and pass a written exam prior to acceptance into a program.


Please note that admissions into degree programs are competitive. Acceptance is predicated upon applicant performance compared with average GPA and written exam scores of all applicants. King Khalid University is committed to attracting the best and brightest students into its degree programs.

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The Arabic Language Teaching unit will be conducting intensive Arabic language courses on 7-11/9/1440 AH. The course is designed to introduce the language to non-Arabic speakers. General Supervisor of the Unit, Dr. Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mazah, explained that expert teachers will help the participants learn the basics of Arabic.


King Khalid University is committed to developing its employees and stakeholders both professionally and personally. Additional language skills benefit the individual and the university. The unit encourages all non-Arabic speakers to participate.

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The Creativity, Talent and Entrepreneurship Center at King Khalid University announced the winners of the student entrepreneurship competition in each category as follows:




  • 1st Place: Fawaz Al-Shehri and his team for their 'Encryption Algorithm Project';
  • 2nd Place: Khalid Ghazzwani and his team for their 'Solar and Water-Powered Vehicle' project;
  • 3rd Place: Adeeb Al-Shahrani and his team, for their 'Pneumatic Vehicle' project.


Graduation Projects


  • 1st Place: Mohammed Al-Ahmari and his team, for their 'Solar Energy and IoT System in Agriculture' project;
  • 2nd Place: Abdullah Meryf and his team, for their 'Smart Utern' project;
  • 3rd Place: Fawaz Al-Qarni and his team, for their 'Morinqa Seeds for Water Purification' project.




  • 1st Place: Ali Amer Asiri for his project 'Healthy Restaurant';
  • 2nd Place: Saeed Masoud Al-Yami for his project 'Flower Hut';
  • 3rd Place: Ziad Abu Daham for his project 'Decoration'.



  • 1st Place: Khalid Al-Asmari and his team, for 'Retail Renting Applications';
  • 2nd Place: Ahmad Al-Samadi and his team, for the 'National Initiative to Teach the Chinese Language' project;
  • 3rd Place: Salha Assiri and her team, for the 'The Art of Coffee' project.


University Creativity, Talent and Entrepreneurship Director, Dr. Mohammed Al-Maghribi, said that the competition was designed to develop and exhibit the innate talents and creativity of the students. He further noted that the goal of the Center is to inspire business innovation and spread cultural awareness. The Center is committed to providing the human capital necessary for the national development plan, and economic expansion within the region and throughout the Kingdom. Creative entrepreneurs will also make the nation more competitive internationally across many fields and disciplines.


Al-Maghribi noted that 90 students competed in the event. Panels of learned faculty members evaluated and judged each of the projects in the various categories. This annual event is an important tool for pushing the boundaries of student achievement in their chosen disciplines.

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The Deanship of Admissions and Registration has announced application dates for the 1441-42 academic year. Applicants must apply for admission via Academia beginning on 15/10/1440 through 30/10/1440. Acceptances will be announced in two stages, the first on 5/11/1440 and the second on 9/11/1440.


Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, said that the admissions process will be entirely online. Prospective students and accepted applicants will not have to provide hard copies of documents and will not be required to report to the admissions office in person. The university will handle admissions questions through the website. Dean Algarni encourages all of those wishing to join the university to file their applications on or before 30/10/1440. Late applications will not be accepted.


Dean Algarni also noted that the application and acceptance process will be very orderly and transparent. Admission requirements and deadlines will be strictly adhered to in accordance with university regulations. He also reiterated that fee-based diploma programs will begin registration on 13/11/1440.

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King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, issued a number of appointments and extensions as follows:


  • Appointment: Dr. Abdulrahman Abdullah Al-Mousa, Vice Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Faculty of Languages and Translation;
  • Appointment: Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al-Khaira Asiri, Vice Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Faculty of Science and Arts at Muhayil;
  • Appointment: Dr. Ali Abdullah Marzouk, Vice Dean, Khamis Mushait Community College;
  • Appointment: Dr. Khalid Said Abu Hakma, Vice Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Faculty of Human Sciences;
  • Appointment: Dr. Musa Mohammed Al-Ahmari, Director of the English Language Center;
  • Appointment: Dr. Noura Abdullah Al-Dale, Supervisor of the Center for the Study of Female Students at Mahala;
  • Appointment: Dr. Siham Mousa Al-Haider, Dean of the Faculty of Art and  Science. 
  • Extension: Dr. Abdulaziz Awad Al-Omari, Department Head, Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine;
  • Extension: Dr. Abdullah Abdul-Mohsen Al-Sabani Al-Shehri, Dean Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences at Khamis Mushait;
  • Extension: Dr. Abdulrahman Yahya Al-Qarafi, Vice Dean, Deanship of Staff Members, Human Resources;
  • Extension: Dr. Ali Jaber Al-Aliani, Vice Dean, Deanship of Faculty Members and Staff;
  • Extension: Dr. Fouad Idris Abaq, Medical City Executive Director;
  • Extension: Dr. Khalil Ibrahim Asiri, Vice Dean, Deanship of Student Affairs, Sports Activities;
  • Extension: Dr. Mofleh bin Zaben Al-Qahtani, General Supervisor of the Media Center;
  • Extension: Dr. Nasser Mohammed Al-Qahtani, Department Head, Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry;
  • Extension: Dr. Saeed Mohammed Al-Muayadh, Director of the University Center for Evaluation and Assessment.


Congratulations to all of our colleagues who have achieved extensions or new appointments. His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy wished those granted extensions continued success in their endeavors. He also explained that we are looking forward to benefitting from the talents and efforts of the new appointees.

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The university Deanship of Academic Development and Quality submitted its activities report for the 1439-1440H academic year. The Deanship's programs are designed to help improve faculty skills, which in turn enhances student academic performance. These programs are open to professors, instructors and teaching assistants across all colleges. Even non-Arabic speakers can participate in many of these programs. Topics covered this year included: Leadership skills and management techniques, learning strategies, active learning, technology in education, learning outcomes, teaching strategies, program accreditation requirements and academic communication skills.


The Deanship conducted 61 training courses serving nearly 1,500 faculty members this academic year. The Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hajri, stressed the university is committed to faculty development. He said "Improving our faculty is an investment in the university's future. Our students and communities ultimately benefit from these efforts". The Dean thanked the university Rector and Vice Rector for their continued support and encouragement of these programs.

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The Deanship of Student Affairs recently organized a sports tournament that takes place during the first ten days of Ramadan. The events include the Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy Football Tournament and the Dr. Saad Du'ajim Table Tennis Championship.


The Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Khalil Asiri, explained that athletics are an important recreational activity that helps relieve stress from rigorous academic programs. He also noted that team sports and friendly competition build camaraderie among those in the university community.

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King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted the 7th annual meeting of e-learning and distance education directors this past Thursday at the Abha Palace Hotel. Many e-Learning faculty members of various universities around the Kingdom participated.


King Khalid University Dean of e-Learning, Dr. Fahd Al-Ahmari, welcomed the participants and guests. He explained that this regular meeting allows e-learning and distance teaching professionals to exchange ideas and discuss current issues in their field. The meeting also gives the attendees a chance to discuss opportunities to make improvements in their respective e-learning programs. It is worth noting that the e-Learning program at King Khalid University has made substantial progress in expanding and improving its programs over the last several years.

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King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted the 16th annual GCC university admissions directors meeting on Wednesday at Abha Palace Hotel. The Deanship of Admissions and Registration organized the event. The purpose of the meeting is for admissions professionals in the Kingdom to share information and ideas on ways to further improve operational performance.


After welcoming the participants and guests, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy thanked the Secretariat Committee of Directors of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education in GCC Countries for sponsoring the annual meeting. He also thanked the King Khalid University Deanship of Admissions and Registration for their hard work in handling the logistics.


Secretary of the Directors of Admissions of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education in the GCC Countries, Dr. Wasselallah Abdullah Al-Sawat, thanked the Rector for hosting the meeting. He also noted that the annual event plays an important role in improving the admissions and registrations efforts of each participating institution.


Dean Algarni: This annual meeting supports the development and growth of admissions and registration deanships in the region.


In his opening remarks, Dean of Admissions and Registration at King Khalid University, Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, welcomed the participants and thanked the Rector for his continued support and patronage of the department. Dr. Algarni also thanked the Secretary and the members of the GCC committee, noting that 'The annual directors meeting supports the development of admissions and registration deanships throughout the Kingdom. This allows institutions to better serve the students, faculty and communities'.


At the conclusion of the opening ceremony, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy honored the organizers and participants of the meeting.

Under the Patronage of His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy
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On behalf of the entire community, King Khalid University pays tribute to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, on this sacred occasion of the arrival of Ramadan. The university also offers the kindest of salutations to the entire Kingdom, other Islamic nations and Muslims throughout the world.


May God Almighty grant each of the faithful the blessings of peace, happiness and safety during this holy season and throughout the year. May the merciful God Almighty absolve every one of their sins, and inspire all to think and act in accordance with God's mandates at all times. May God Almighty accept our sacrifice of fasting, and recognize each of us for the good deeds accomplished in the preceding year.


In this holy season, we reflect upon and remain in eternal gratitude for all of the blessings conferred upon us. We are thankful for our families, friends and communities. We are thankful to our national leadership for wise guidance, security, and prosperity. We also thank God Almighty for all of His blessings upon this earth and His giving us strength in times of hardship or tribulation.

King Khalid University Pays Tribute to and Offers Prayers for All of the Faithful


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