King Abdulaziz University becomes first Saudi university to join International Quality Group

Updated 19 November 2019

King Abdulaziz University becomes first Saudi university to join International Quality Group

  • The move is part of KAU’s efforts to become a pioneer in the quality and efficiency of academic performance

JEDDAH: King Abdulaziz University (KAU) has become the first Saudi university to join the International Quality Group of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in Washington.

The move is part of KAU’s efforts to become a pioneer in the quality and efficiency of academic performance.

This move will allow KAU to exchange experiences to ensure quality higher education, exchange data and information among member universities for reference comparison, cooperate and participate in the drafting of curricula, hold online seminars, exchange publications and presentations and benefit from annual meetings, quality policy publications and international quality activities and researches.

CHEA is the organization that includes international academic accreditation bodies.

Dr. Abdulrahman Obaid Al-Youbi, president of KAU, praised the Deanship of Quality and Academic Accreditation under the leadership of its Dean Dr. Hamid Saleh, its staff and all of the university’s sectors for their efforts and hard work toward achieving quality performance and sustainability.

This allows them to transform and develop performance by keeping pace with KAU’s ambitious plans characterized by quality, excellence and a better performance.
 


Saudi Arabia announces 41 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 09 July 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 41 more COVID-19 deaths

  • Eleven percent of new cases were recorded in Riyadh
  • A total of 2,100 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 41 more deaths from COVID-19 and 3,183 new cases of the disease on Thursday.
Over ten percent of new cases were recorded in Riyadh with the capital reporting 364 new cases. Dammam recorded 247 new infections, Jeddah 246, Hufof 196 and Taif 181.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 161,096 after 3,046 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,100 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.