College Students in a field visit to a Water Directorate

As a part of its awareness programs and in cooperation with the Deanship of Community Service, Continuing education and Water Directorate , Girls’ Community College participated in World Water Day by organizing a field visit to a Water Directorate and a Water Purification Plant in Abha in order to familiarize students with the kingdom’s efforts in water desalination and aware  them of the importance of water conservation. Ms. Hanan Al-Qaisi introduced a lecture about “Human Impact on the environment, water, and agriculture” in which she briefly described the stages of Desalinization and the experience of some countries regarding this process especially Japan and Abu Dhabi’s experience in using foam in order to reduce the consumption of irrigation water. About 20 students and a number of the college employee attended the workshop. After the lecture, the audience had a field visit to a Water Purification Plant where the authorized engineer explained the mechanism of purifying water and answered the students’ questions. 

King Khalid University represented by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration announced the end of the first admission stage for the 1439/1440 AH academic year, where 7000 students with an average percentage above 80% were admitted. Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, Dean of Admissions, explained that the approval of applicant preferences was adapted to 6500 students, through the Southern Region Universities Admissions Page. Students were admitted through a streamlined process that included the issuance of university identification numbers. Dean Algarni confirmed that the overall high school student percentages for this academic year are considered much higher than those of previous years, which has resulted in maximum capacity admittance for many specializations. It is worth mentioning, that two admission stages are still in progress and the acceptance will depend on the field required and available seats for each major, noting that the stage two admission results will be announced on the 18th of Dhu'l-Qi'dah. The final stage results will be announced on the 22nd of Dhu'l-Qi'dah. To view the first stage majors, click here.
King Khalid University represented by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration announced the end of the first admission stage for the 1439/1440 AH academic year, where 7000 students with an average percentage above 80% were admitted. Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, Dean of Admissions, explained that the approval of applicant preferences was adapted to 6500 students, through the Southern Region Universities Admissions Page. Students were admitted through a streamlined process that included the issuance of university identification numbers. Dean Algarni confirmed that the overall high school student percentages for this academic year are considered much higher than those of previous years, which has resulted in maximum capacity admittance for many specializations. It is worth mentioning, that two admission stages are still in progress and the acceptance will depend on the field required and available seats for each major, noting that the stage two admission results will be announced on the 18th of Dhu'l-Qi'dah. The final stage results will be announced on the 22nd of Dhu'l-Qi'dah. To view the first stage majors, click here.
His Excellency Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, King Khalid University Rector, launched the Arhebo Initiative in the presence of the university vice rector of academic development and quality, the vice rector of postgraduate studies and scientific research, the dean of community service and continuous education, and General Saleh Alqarazi, General Director of the Asir Police. The initiative aims to welcome international and domestic tourists to the region by expressing hospitality and introducing the region's culture. The ceremony was opened with a recitation from the Holy Quran followed by a speech delivered by His Excellency Dr. Merzin Al-Shahrani, Vice Rector of the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality, who explained that the Arhebo Initiative is a community-based effort that will create lasting memories by introducing the region’s culture and landmarks through a team of 30 volunteers in public parks, festivals, events, and malls. Vice Rector Al-Shahrani also thanked Rector Al-Solamy for his continued support, the Deanship of Community Service and Continuous Education, the volunteer team, and the Asir Police for all of the efforts and hard work.
The iT Administration at King Khalid University concluded the Coding Bootcamp Program, which was a collaboration between King Khalid University and the Asir JEEKS Association. The Bader Technology Incubator Program hosted the bootcamp under the auspices of His Excellency Dr. Saad Muhammad Du'ajim, Vice Rector of Academic Affairs. The coding bootcamp is an exciting initiative offered by the iT Administration based on developing a scalable and competitive workforce in accord with Vision 2030. It employed an accelerated learning model by immersing participants in group activities, specialists from the field, and offering topics such as design thinking, building work models, and information security. The coding bootcamp team included ten trainees, ten instructors, and supervisors from the university.  In the first stage of the program, 25 individual projects were presented, where trainees applied the skills and techniques they had learned, which included web analysis, building an idea and designing models, followed by building websites and finally creating applications. The closing ceremony included five team application projects ready to be launched in the digital market; the applications included travel, social networking, coffee lovers, woman's lifestyle, and a guide to the region.
His Excellency Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, King Khalid University Rector, launched the Arhebo Initiative in the presence of the university vice rector of academic development and quality, the vice rector of postgraduate studies and scientific research, the dean of the community service and continuous education deanship, and General Saleh Alqarazi, General Director of the Asir Police. The initiative aims to welcome international and domestic tourists to the region by expressing hospitality and introducing the region's culture. The ceremony was opened by a recitation from the Holy Quran followed by a speech delivered by His Excellency Dr. Merzin Al-Shahrani, Vice Rector of the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality, who explained that the Arhebo Initiative is a community-based effort that will create lasting memories by introducing the region’s culture and landmarks through a team of 30 volunteers in public parks, festivals, events, and malls. Vice Rector Al-Shahrani also thanked Rector Al-Solamy for his continued support, the deanship of community service and continuous education, the volunteer team, and the Asir Police for all the efforts and hard work.