Tomorrow (Tuesday) the UQU Vice President for Female Student Affairs, Dr. Sarah bint Omar Al-Khuli, will launch the Zawaya Media Event to showcase the work of the students of the Department of Mass Communication at the College of Social Sciences, and the accompanying dialogue sessions. The event is due to take place from 12-13 Sha`ban 1440 A.H. in the outer courtyard of Al-Jawhara Hall at Al-Zahir Campus (female section).
The Head of the Mass Communication Department at the College of Social Sciences, Dr. Salim bin Ali Urijah, expressed appreciation for the support and attention given by His Excellency the University President, Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, to provide an attractive educational environment. He then praised the support provided by the Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Dr. Adnan Al-Harbi, for the activities and events of the department. He pointed out that Zawaya and the associated scientific meetings are an annual event for the students of the department who have graduated from field training programs.
He pointed out that these works are part of the mission and vision of the department, which seeks to qualify a generation of graduates specialized in the information science programs of public relations, radio and TV, and journalism. He praised the efforts of the Vice Head of the Department, Dr. En`am Al-Shu`aibi, for her prior arrangements for the organization of the event and its accompanying activities. He also praised Dr. Sarah Al-Khuli for her sponsorship of this event.
The Vice Head of the Department, Dr. En`am Al-Shu`aibi, explained that the media outputs prepared for this event were implemented through the skills acquired by the students of the department under the supervision of academic elites of science and knowledge in an innovative media environment that simulates the professional reality through the presentation of short films, visual advertisements, booklets, annual reports, investigations, and press interviews.
She added that the exhibition is accompanied by 6 sessions for female students, dealing with the reality of the Arab media and the content industry. She also expressed her appreciation for the support of Dr. Sarah Al-Khuli, the UQU Vice President for Female Student Affairs, and her interest in participating in these events which crystallize the creative skills of the students of the department.