KSAU-HS in Al Ahsa Campus welcomed the new students. The welcome ceremony was on Sunday, 2 September 2018. The ceremony was organized by Deanship of Students Affairs in conjunction with the ceremonies in two university campuses, in Riyadh and Jeddah . However, The ceremony started with verses from the Holy Quran. After that, a welcome Video was showing to the audience.
For his part, Dean of College of Applied Medical Sciences, Dr. Nawaf Al Enzi delivered a speech to the new students in which he gave some guides and instructions. Furthermore, Dr. Nawaf said that KSAU-HS will always support the students in their medical journey. He added that the university is proud of their graduating batches and cadres in the medical filed to serve our country.
On the other hand, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Students Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al Ghamdi gave a speech in which he explained the main points of the preparatory year and the methods that the new student should follow. Moreover, Dr. Abdullah also pointed out the rules and regulations that each student should follow such as discipline in attendance and maintaining the cumulative rate. He pointed to the penalties for imposed on anyone who violates . Furthermore, The Dean of the Student Center Dr. Nemr Al-Musayib talked about the goals of this department and its importance are in the interest of the student. In addition, he pointed out that there are psychologists whose duties are centered on receiving the students and listening to their concerns and thus guiding them to possible solutions.
Moreover, University Relations and Media Affairs Department which was represented by Ms. Asma Al Maglouth for female students and Mr. Abdulaziz Al Arfaj for male students, reviewed the role of the department in building the University's reputation and achieving its vision and delivering its message to those interested in health sciences,. Furthermore, Al Arfaj and Al Maglouth talked about the internal units of the department, noting that the public relations unit has an effective role in being the link between the university and any external party wishing to cooperate with the university. In addition, they also explained the role of the media department, where it publishes the journal "Pulse of the University", in addition to preparing news coverage for all university and student activities through the university account and the magazine on Twitter. Also they talked about the importance of the production unit in the implementation of photographic coverage and video editing, as well as electronic design, such as infographic and animation, in addition to the great importance in the production of all what was mentioned in in accordance with the visual identity of the university.
As a conclusion, they referred to the program (Taqdeer) and to the value services provided to the employees of the university.
After that, Mr. Eyad Al Qureen delivered a speech on behalf of Department of Students Affairs, who started describing the importance of the students` keenness on their proper appearance and the need to make sure to leave an excellent impression in the first meeting with all. This comes with showing the role of the department in directing and guiding students in all matters related to their administrative affairs. While the other departments have introduced their services as Information Technology Department, the library and the services provided as book borrowing, the Department of Security and its supervisory role and guidance throughout the campus, and finally the Management of the Sports Complex and the services provided to the student.
Finally, Deanship of Admissions and Registration participated in a speech in which they provide full information about admission and registration regulations of and the process of obtaining the student card. The program concluded with a tour of the campus to identify administrative buildings, classrooms, laboratories and all other facilities.