King Khalid University (KKU) is a preeminent university in and of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since its establishment in 1998 (1419 H), KKU has been at the forefront of higher education in the Middle East. The university provides world-class academic programs spanning a wide variety of professions and educational disciplines. KKU alumni have made and continue to make significant contributions to the development of the Kingdom. There is a great demand for KKU graduates in both commercial enterprises and government agencies.
King Khalid University (KKU) is dedicated to scientific advancement, economic development, and social improvement. As the largest university in the province, KKU is the epicenter of higher education in the region. The university offers many programs in fields of study including science, medicine, and the humanities. KKU graduates have both the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to begin their professional endeavors with confidence and a high degree of competence.
King Khalid University (KKU) maintains a student-centered approach to higher education. All of the university's infrastructure, resources, and efforts are focused on serving student needs. Academic programs are continually reviewed and revised to ensure that courses reflect the latest developments in each discipline. KKU students have the requisite knowledge and skills to apply their course work to further educational and professional endeavors.
King Khalid University (KKU) faculty members are dedicated to higher education and fulfilling the university's objectives. The faculty members strive to meet the needs of individual students during their rigorous academic careers. KKU attracts elite professors and researchers from around the world across many fields of study.
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King Khalid University (KKU) is notably a research university. Scientific development is a key component of the Kingdom’s long-term development plans. KKU supports these developmental efforts by remaining at the forefront of research efforts in many fields and disciplines. KKU attracts research faculty and advanced students from all over the world.
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Within the university's framework to activate partnerships with the armed forces to develop human capital and improving employee productivity, a delegation from King Khalid University visited the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Asir region. In attendance were Vice Rector for Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Merzin Al-Shahrani, Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Dr. Omar Alwan Ageel, and Vice Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Dr. Yaseer Al-Mudath.
During the meeting, the delegation met with the Asir Region Director of the General Directorate of Civil Defense, Major General Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Qasi, and a number of civil defense employees. Of noteworthy mention, they discussed cooperation and partnership opportunities in the field of training, awareness and community service initiatives.