Deanship of Student Affairs

Summer Programs Delivered by the Deanship of Students Affairs Benefit Nearly 3K Students

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Student Affairs at King Khalid University concluded its summer programs. Those programs were in collaboration with several university entities and colleges. The programs lasted for three months, with thirty initiatives and training courses held under six main programs. Moreover, a total of 2,993 students benefited from them. Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al Adheed, noted that the summer programs included the Virtual Summer Bootcamp. As well as the programs: Initiative, Development, A Success Story, and My Student is Well, which are a part of Mobaderoon. Vice Dean, Dr. Fatemah Sha'ban, explained that the Virtual Summer Bootcamp included 12 various entertainment and educational activities that benefited 1,690 students. A Success Story Program included four activities for people with social needs. The total number of people who benefited from them was 943. Five training courses and workshops were held in the "Development" program, which benefited 276 students. The number of female students who benefited from the "My Student is Well" initiative was 84. The program "Initiative", organized by the Post-Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Agency, implemented two free online training courses. They targeted research students and faculty members. The first course, entitled "The Foundations of Writing and Publishing Research Papers", benefitted 747 people from both Saudi Arabia and abroad. The second, entitled "Academic Writing and Publishing", benefitted 4,558 people from both Saudi Arabia and abroad. It is worth mentioning that the Deanship's summer programs were implemented in collaboration with the University's Agency for Female Student Affairs, the Center of People with Disabilities, the College of Education, the Community College in Abha, the College of Humanities, the College of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion, the Faculty of Languages ​​and Translation, the College of Business, the College of Nursing in Khamis Mushait, the College of Applied Medical Sciences in Mahayel Asir, the College of Science and Arts in Khamis Mushait, and the College of Science and Arts in Dhahran Al-Janoub.
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Rector Sponsors Fall 2020 Virtual Reception for First-Year Students

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, sponsored the virtual reception for new students, which was organized by the Office of the Vice Rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, in the presence and participation of senior leadership. Rector Al-Solamy opened the meeting with a welcoming speech: " I happy you are all here with me today. Together we salute the efforts of our nation and those in the education sector. E-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic had become a strategic option for the future, and we are on the frontier together. We are here to provide assistance and support to you all. We want you to achieve success at King Khalid University. I extend my sincere gratitude to the organizers and participants of this meeting." Vice Rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, Prof. Saad Du' ajim, congratulated the new students and gave them an overview of what is required of them, explaining that we are offering essential roles for students in both academic and recreation. Vice Rector Du'ajim clarified that the Student Fund at the Deanship of Student Affairs recently launched a subsidy for purchasing smart devices or computers for students in need. Following after, Vice Rector for Female Student Affairs, Prof. Kholoud Abu Melha, and Tehama Campus Supervisor, Dr. Ahmed bin Atef Al-Shehri, congratulated the new students for their admission to King Khalid University, affirming our readiness to provide them with assistance. At the end of the ceremony, a presentation was delivered on best practices in utilizing recommend preventive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also covered were the facilities and services offered to both the students and the communities in which they live. Several deans, supporting deanships, and directors also delivered an introduction to student services. Immediately following the Q&A session, several KKUx subscription packages were awarded.  
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Deanship of Student Affairs Organizes Forum for Female Students

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University, represented by Deanship of Student Affairs, launched the University Student Forum, under the patronage of Vice Rector of Female Student Affairs, Prof. Kholoud Abu Melha. The forum includes several training courses and introductory meetings in various fields, including soft power skills in character building, the University Excellence Code, personal engineering, developing creative skills, and learning methods. Vice Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Fatima Asiri, explained that this forum aims to introduce new students to the Deanship of Student Affairs, its agencies, centers, the services provided by them, and the Student Fund. Vice Dean Asiri encouraged female students to participate in extracurricular activities, encouraging them to participate in extracurricular activities and clubs during their academic careers to create a recreational atmosphere and further develop their skills.
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Rector Al-Solamy Sponsors Deanship of Student Affairs Success Partners Appreciation Ceremony

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, sponsored an appreciation ceremony for nominated success partners of the Deanship of Student Affairs. Success partners in the 2019-2020 academic year were selected based upon their commitment to sponsoring opportunities for personal development, academic achievement, community engagement, and professional development for King Khalid University students. At the beginning of the ceremony, Rector Al-Solamy thanked all success partners for their contribution, support and sponsorship of initiatives and activities. Rector Al-Solamy then thanked the Deanship of Student Affairs for its efforts in establishing distinguished partnerships. Following after, Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al Adheed, emphasized that partnerships between and among government, private industry, and nonprofit organizations contribute significantly to strengthening relationships. Dean Al Adheed then highlighted that King Khalid University has recently developed several social investment programs as a result of same with the King Khalid University Student Fund, which serves to help underprivileged students. Basameh Company Director of Sales, Mohammad Al-Qahtani, gave a speech wherein he emphasized the role of universities in being a catalyst for sustainable development in the communities they serve. He then commended King Khalid University's drive to form community partnerships that enable sustainable development. Those awarded included: - Al Habib Charitable Foundation and Sheikh Ali bin Hassan bin Hamran for the financial support they provided to community college students; - Abdulaziz Al-Jomaih Charitable Foundation and Abha Private Hospital for their sponsorship of the Student Clubs Forum; - Muhammad bin Abdullah Al-Jomaih of supporting the Energies Compass program for leaders of student clubs; - Center for Innovative Solutions to implement the training program Compass Energies; - Basameh Company for its "Mutqin" program to support training programs at the Deanship. Of noteworthy mention, holders of the Advanced Scout Qualification from the United States of America were honored. Also, Arabic calligraphy teacher Dr. Saif-alddeen Sayed Mohammad was honored in an end of service ceremony.
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Students Affairs Launches Virtual Meeting

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Student Affairs at King Khalid University, represented by its Agency of Female Students Affairs, launched the online meeting "A University Student". It began on Wednesday and will last until the 27th of this month. It includes several introductory meetings, guidance sessions, and much more. This meeting was supervised by Vice Rector of Female Student Affairs, Prof. Kholoud Abu Melha. She explained that this meeting targets first-year students in order to build and improve their skills. She then welcomed the new students. Vice Rector Abu Melha explained that a good learning environment is interactive, engaging, and fun. She pointed out that the students are a part of this success. She thanked His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and the employees at the Deanship of Students Affairs for their efforts in providing everything that serves male and female students and their development. The Female Section of the Agency of Student Services and Sports Activities participated in implementing this meeting, with the Guidance and Counseling Center, the Center for Persons with Disabilities, and the Student Fund Administration. It is worth mentioning that the meeting aims to introduce the Deanship of Student Affairs and its Vice Deanships, centers, and services to new students. In addition to introducing student clubs and encouraging female students to participate in student activities.
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University Finalizes Student Support Funds

Source:  King Khalid University - Media Center Represented by the Deanship Student Affairs, King Khalid University finalized the disbursement of student support funds for the 2019-20 period ending on 1 May 2020. The disbursed funds included allowance student support for 176 students, married students' support funds, and additional support funds. Dean of Student Affairs, Chairman of the Student Support Funds Board, Dr. Abdullah Al-Adeed, said that the Deanship of Student Affairs is keen to offer support to serve the well-being of students. Dean Al-Adeed stressed that King Khalid University seeks to create a positive environment for students through the support and guidance of His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Du'ajim.
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Deanship of Student Affairs Organizes Online Courses Helping People Deal With Self-Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Source:  King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Student Affairs organized online female projects, where each program will be held for 3 days. The sports program, "My Fitness in Quarantine", and the psychology program, "Mental Health Basics", are part of the Mobaderoon project in that they are centered around happiness and well-being. The psychology program aimsto improve self-confidence and how to deal with trauma and will run concurrently with the sports program from the 15th to the 17th of Ramadan. Dean of Student Affairs, Dr, Abdullah Al-Adeed, expressed his appreciation to His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and the Mobaderoon organizers for developing courses that highlight a general increase of awareness around mental health. Dean of Women's Student Affairs, Dr. Fatima Asiri, said: "The two programs will be implemented in cooperation with the Qimam Club in the College of Education and the Medicine Club in the College of Nursing at Khamis Mushait. We aim to enhance the university's role in serving the community and meeting its needs, and women have a large share of these initiatives."
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King Khalid University Rector Meets with Abha Sports Club Director and Members

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Faleh Al-Solamy, recently met with Abha Sports Club Director, Ahmed Al-Hudathi, and several club members in his office. A number of topics and future initiatives were discussed. King Khalid University is dedicated to developing athletic programs and friendly competition that builds camaraderie among those in the university community.    
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Deanship of Student Affairs Organizes Summer Trip

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Student Affairs at King Khalid University organized a trip to Makkah Al-Mukarramah and Taif under the supervision of all student club directors.   Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Atheed, explained that the trip aims to develop the abilities, skills, and experiences of student club directors, which will enable them to manage student activities effectively and programs and make use of the experiences and expertise of other universities in managing and developing student activities and programs. After a group performance of Umrah, Dean Al-Atheed noted that the team visited the University of Taif, the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Chairman of the Council of Senior Scholars, the Clock Tower Museum, and Wadi Makkah Company.      
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Deanship of Student Affairs Holds Tutoring Classes

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Student Affairs, in collaboration with the College of Business, the College of Engineering, and the College of Medicine launched the Scientific Tutoring Class Program during the second semester of the 1439-40 AH academic year. Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Atheed, explained that the program is an academic enrichment initiative designed to boost academic achievement. Dean Al-Atheed highlighted that operations during the second semester were characterized be efficiency due in large part to the small-scale pilot project delivered during the first semester. Vice Dean of Student Affairs for Cultural and Social Activities, Dr. Yahya Kanai, explained that these specialized courses were offered by distinguished students under the supervision of the Deanship of Student Affairs and the participating colleges. Of noteworthy mention, a total of 167 students benefited from the program. Dean Al-Atheed thanked King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, and Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Bin Du'ajim, for their enthusiastic support and encouragement, noting that the participating colleges played a vital role in making this initiative a success.
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