Who Are We
University Relations and Media Affairs published a Brochure to introduce the university for its new students under the title: "Who are we?
" In Arabic and English, as the first university specialized in the health sciences in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the whole region. This brochure is designed to familiarize them with the university Regulations, programs and curricula in its colleges in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Ahsa campuses.
The Brochure explained that Academic programs in various medical fields that had been offered by the National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA
) proved to be critical foundations for the successful inception of the university. As a result of the positive feedback in rehabilitating the citizens in various medical and health specialties, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz issued a royal decree to establish the university in March 6, 2005. KSAU-HS now is accredited by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for various programs in the undergraduate and postgraduate stages.
Moreover, the Brochure shows that the university has 7 colleges in Riyadh campus, 4 colleges in Jeddah campus, and 3 colleges in Al Ahsa campus. KSAU-HS also includes Deanship of Postgraduate Education, Deanship of Admission and Registration, Deanship of Student Affairs, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Postgraduate Training Center, Health Promotion Center.
Furthermore, the new student starts in Pre-Professional Program at College of Science and Health Professions. After that, student involves in one of Bachelor programs in College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, College of Nursing, and specialty in Applied Medical Sciences in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al Ahsa campuses. Also, there are master programs in medical education in the College of Medicine, Health Informatics, System and Quality Management, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Public Health and Bioethics at the College of Public Health and Health Informatics, in addition to Saudi Board and Fellowship Programs.
The Brochure shows an illustrated map of the university campus in Riyadh, which illustrates the location of the colleges and Administrative Area, the Sports and Recreational Area, Hospital, Residential Area, Medical Research Area, Service Area, Parking and Trams between the academic district and King Abdulaziz Medical City.
It should be noted that the academic study at the university is linked to the training programs in King Abdulaziz Medical City in the health affairs of the Ministry of National Guard where the student has the opportunity to clinical training under the supervision of senior consultants and specialists in different diagnostic and therapeutic departments.