King Khalid University hosted the 16th annual meeting of GCC higher education admissions professionals. The event attracted representatives from universities throughout the Kingdom. The purpose of the event was to exchange ideas and information about improving the admissions process in colleges and universities.
The undersecretary of the GCC Admission Committee, Prof. Wasel Allah Abdullah Al-Sawat, began the first session by reviewing the committee's history, accomplishment, and goals. Then, Dr. Hussein Al-Harousi of Sultan Qaboos University presented a scientific paper on the academic evaluation systems at Sultan Qaboos University.
In the second session, Dr. Zaid Basfar from Tabuk University presented a paper on strategic planning. Following his presentation, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Anqari from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University presented a paper tracking a sampling of his university's alumni and their performance in the national job market.
In the third session, Dr. Al-Adham Khalifa Al-Lawish from Hail University presented a paper titled 'Communications and High School Students'. The session also included a discussion led by Dr. Fahad Al-Ahmad from Qasim University where he discussed the supervision and implementation aspects of admissions departments in higher education. The event concluded with a discussion about artificial intelligence in higher education.