As part of the attention given by the UQU Vice-Presidency for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research to institutional accreditation, and in implementation of the directives of UQU President, Dr. Bakri bin Maatouk Assas, the Tenth Standard Committee held its meeting on Sunday 8 Rabia al-awaal 1439AH at 1:00 pm. The meeting was headed by the Vice-President for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, in the presence of the research bodies at the university, in order to discuss the achievement rate of the recommendation of the National Commission for the Tenth Standard, as well as the executive measures taken by the University Vice-Presidency for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, with the support and guidance of Dr. Thamer Al-Harbi.
The committee reviewed the requirements of the standard and the main performance indicators that require institutional accreditation, including the standard indicators of colleges and programs at the University. The most prominent recommendations that the committee came up with included the establishment of four sub-committees that collect the scientific production published in colleges in order to complete the value of the indicators. The committee also reviewed the achievements made regarding the scientific bodies in the university, including: the Scientific Research Deanship, Graduate Studies Deanship, the Institute of Manuscripts and Revival of Islamic History, the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Institute of Research and Consultancy Studies, the Institute of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and Wadi Makkah Company for Technology.
The Committee will later hold a workshop for the Vice-Presidents of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research in order to explain the work mechanisms of the standard and the requirements to implement it over the upcoming period to keep up with the institutional accreditation standards which are followed up by the University Vice-President for Development and Entrepreneurship as well as the Deanship of Development and Qualitative Quality.