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King Khalid University, represented by the E-learning Deanship, is currently offering a series of quality webinars through the Tazamun platform. Dean of E-Learning, Dr. Fahad Al-Ahmari, explained that the Deanship is keen to deliver webinars that enhance the quality of human resource development through the devotion of resources and facilities to deliver quality outcomes that are in line with the Kingdom's 2030 Vision.

 

On the important role of webinars, Dean Al-Ahmari explained that the quality of webinars offered is in line with the latest human resource developments and applies to the needs of the job market, stressing that innovative experts and professionals deliver all webinars.

 

The webinar series discusses a range of innovative topics which include, 'Innovation in Artificial intelligence', 'Innovation in Digital Transformation', 'Innovation in Game Development', and 'Innovation in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise'.

 

Of noteworthy mention, the available webinars are offered to all those interested and are held every Monday starting on the 28th of October 2019 and are to continue to the 25th of November 2019.

 

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Under the patronage of His Excellency, King Khalid University Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, the university will hold the International Summer Training Forum at the Main Campus University Theater on October 29, 2019.

 

Vice Rector of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Saad Al-Amri, explained that King Khalid University is keen to hold this forum to allow the participating colleges the opportunity to exchange expertise and to display achievement. He added that the forum aims to highlight the impact of the program on students' experience and their education, while also creating a culture of international collaborations and relations between King Khalid University and foreign entities.

 

On his part, the Chairman of the Forum Scientific Committee, Dr. Ali Al-Qarawi, said that the forum will include workshops to develop the international summer training system, as well as studying the key factors of success and discussing collaboration opportunities.

 

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His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, appointed Dr. Mufleh Al-Qahtani as the university's official spokesperson. Dr. Al-Qahtani will also retain his current responsibilities as the General Supervisor of the University Media Center as well as serving as university spokesperson. Dr. Al-Qahtani expressed his appreciation for the Rector's confidence in making the appointment and said that he is committed to positive and effective communications with the community.

 

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King Khalid University's iT Administration recently held a 'Women in Cybersecurity' initiative. The purpose was to empower women in information technology and enhance the role of Saudi females in the field of cybersecurity. A number of female information technology professionals attended the two events at the Al-Samir Campus and Rashid Mall in Abha. The initiative was open to the public and is conducted as part of the university's community service efforts.

 

The initiative was held over a three-day period. The program included a lengthy introduction to cybersecurity concepts and followed with exploring various issues surrounding information security. The presentation team also showed the attendees various methods for raising awareness about cybersecurity.

 

CIO Al-Saqir: This initiative aims to empower women in information technology and enhance the role of Saudi females in the field of cybersecurity.

 

CIO Dr. Mohammad Al-Saqir explained that this program is part of a larger cybersecurity initiative directed towards Saudi women, and is the first of its kind. The supervisor of the initiative Ms. Ameerah Al-Ahmari explained that the initiative will also help increase the number of female cybersecurity experts, which percentage-wise is currently very low worldwide.

 

This initiative was launched under the direct supervision of His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, as part of the objectives of Vision 2030.

 

Initiative to Empower the Role of Saudi Females in the Field
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According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, King Khalid University's College of Engineering is the 4th ranked engineering college in Saudi Arabia and 501 at the international level.

 

Dean of the College of Engineering, Dr. Ibrahim Idris Falqi, explained that international classifications are indications that can be relied on in the assessment and evaluation of engineering colleges. He explained that the Times Higher Education International Rankings are based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators in performance across teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. He maintained that the domestic and international rankings are achievements that indicate a record of providing students with an outstanding educational experience.

 

Dean Falqi thanked His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy, expressing appreciation for his support and guidance. He further thanked the university vice rectors, heads of the College of Engineering departments, faculty members and employees for all of their efforts and teamwork.

 

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King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy chaired the Third University Council on Wednesday. Higher Education Council Interim Committee Secretary-General, Dr. Mohammed Al-Saleh, led the meeting in the presence of university vice rectors and deans.

 

His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy opened the meeting by thanking Allah the Almighty and praising the Prophet (PBUH). Vice Rector of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Secretary-General of the Council, Prof. Saad Al-Amri, then displayed the agenda and topics of the meeting.

 

The council came to a number of decisions as follows:

  • Meeting the executive regulations of the Joint Supervision Program (JSP) in postgraduate studies with a number of international universities;
  • Establishing the King Khalid University Dental Hospital that will replace the current dental clinics;
  • Restructuring the Graduate Deanship Council.
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King Khalid University's Information Technology Administration recently held a number of workshops and training programs tailored to iT Leadership and Digital Ambassadors from different departments of the university. The main purpose of this initiative was to enhance and stimulate the role of Digital Ambassadors in the digital transformation process. The workshops were held over two day period at the Administration Training Hall at main campus in Abha.

 

The first workshop entitled 'Leadership in the Digital Transformation Era' was delivered by Program Consultant, Dr. Adnan Albar. He introduced the concept of digital transformation and the most prominent challenges facing it. Dr. Albar encouraged the conferees to understand and implement the key takeaways learned and international best practices of the methods of development and mechanisms of digital transformation. Then, all Digital Ambassadors in attendance participated in several introductory workshops, which introduced the main forms of digital transformation used in the university in a series of workshops that introduced the university services as follows:

 

  • KKU MySite;
  • Scientific Journals;
  • Committees;
  • Mubashir;
  • Technical Support;
  • The Call Center.

 

On the importance of holding these workshops, CIO Dr. Mohammad Al-Saqir stressed that the university is witnessing rapid growth and development in all digital transactions. He added that the university aspires to achieve the highest standards in its digital transformation efforts to meet the objectives of Vision 2030. 

 

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King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy attended the Documentation Awareness Workshop, which was organized by the King Khalid University Center for Documentation and Archives in cooperation with the National Center for Documents and Archives at the main campus in Abha.

 

In his speech, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy commended the role of King Khalid University's Center for Documentation and Archives, stressing that the university plans to increase collaboration with the National Center for Documents and Archives.

 

The workshop aimed to introduce the methods of all things related to documents and records as mandated by the National Center for Documents and Archives. In attendance from King Khalid University were a number of university vice rectors, deans, employees. Representing the National Center for Documents and Archives were National Center for Documents and Archives Director, Dr. Abdulmohsen Al-Haddab, and Relaying and Receiving Documents Department Director, Ibrahim Al-Sheddi.

 

Rector Al-Solamy: The University plans to increase collaboration with the National Center for Documents and Archives.

 

King Khalid University Center for Documentation and Archives Supervisor, Salem Al-Khalidi, then briefly introduced the the university's operational procedures, such as authorities, functions, the classification of documents, plans and future projects.

 

On the mechanisms of documents and the functions at the national level, National Center for Documents and Archives Director, Dr. Abdulmohsen Al-Haddab, explained that the center is working to spread awareness and collaborate with different entities. Director Al-Haddab then displayed several sample documents and explained the mechanisms used in them. He closed by thanking His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy for his generous sponsorship and attention.

 

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King Khalid University, represented by the Creativity, Talent and Entrepreneurship Center in collaboration with the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (Monsha'at), organized the 'Prototype Development Camp'. The camp, designed for both men and women, will begin on the 28th of Safar and end on the 5th of Rabi Al-Awwal. The camp was developed for current students, alumni, and residents of the region who are aspiring entrepreneurs with a business idea.

 

Talent Center Director, Dr. Mohammed Al-Maghrabi, stressed that the establishment of the camp comes in line with Vision 2030. The camp, which will allow participants to gain the entrepreneurial mindset and relevant skills to successfully launch and grow their business, is closely aligned with the 'Thriving Economy' theme and its 'Boosting our Small Businesses and Productive Families' initiative of Vision 2030. Director Al-Maghrabi explained that the camp seeks to boost SME entrepreneurship and investment in new industries. Director Al-Maghrabi further explained that King Khalid University is dedicated to promoting a  knowledge-based economy and transforming research into innovation.

 

Of noteworthy mention, the camp will include the participation of 55 entrepreneurs over a period of 6 weeks. At the end of the camp, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors, press and partners.

 

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