Umm Al-Qura University will celebrate, on Tuesday, 1 Rajab, 1441 A.H., at Al-Abdiyyah Stadium, the graduation of more than 14 thousand students from the different educational levels representing class no. (68), for the academic year 1440-1441 A.H. The graduation ceremony will take place under the auspices of His Royal Highness the Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Prince of Makkah Province, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, the honorable presence of the Deputy Governor of Makkah, His Royal Highness Prince Badr bin Sultan, and the students' parents and guardians. The university will also celebrate the graduation of its female students on Friday, 4 Rajab, 1441 A.H.
A total of (6233) male students will be graduating this year, while the number of female graduates amounted to (8130), from different specializations and academic degrees. This brings the total number of graduates to 14363 male and female students; (13145) students from the bachelor's level, (205) from the diploma level, (618) from the master's level, and (197) from the PhD level.
His Excellency the UQU President Prof. Abdullah Bafail praised the support of the wise leadership (may Allah support them) and the keenness of His Excellency the Minister of Education, Dr. Hamad Al Al-Sheikh, in following up the higher education programs in a way that contributes to boosting the educational outcomes and sharpening skills in line with the requirements of the labor market.
Moreover, His Excellency the UQU President praised the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, and the honorable presence of his deputy in celebrating the graduation of class 68, and the continuous support they provide for all the activities organized by the university.
He expressed his pride in the graduation of an outstanding class of university students to serve their nation in all sectors, and wished them successful professional progress, bringing benefit to the nation.
On her part, Her Excellency the Vice President for Female Student Affairs, Dr. Sarah Al-Khuli, highlighted the role of the scientific and knowledge outcomes gained by the students during their academic career in all specializations, and their distinctive participation in the enrichment programs and activities. This had a great effect on the graduation of qualified cadres, representing Saudi women at all levels.