Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

The Vice Deanship of the Joint First Year for Scientific and Administrative Streams Activates the Positive Environment Initiative

Under the kind patronage of His Excellency the Dean of the Joint First Year Deanship, Dr. Saad bin Saeed Al-Ghamdi, with the supervision of Her Excellency the Vice Dean of the Medical and Administrative Streams (female section), Dr. Haifaa bint Hussain Hijazi, and seeking to launch the initiative of the "Positive University Environment", the female section in Al-Shishah held an event to activate the initiative.

The ceremony started with a recitation of the noble Qur'an, followed by the speech of the Vice Dean of the Joint First Year, Dr. Haifaa Hijazi, who extended her thanks to the audience for their honorable presence along with her thanks to the Head of the Activities Committee, Dr. Budour Al-Lihiani, and the members and students of the committee. Moreover, she expressed her appreciation to all the administrative staff, and gave especially thanks to their leader the Assistant Administrative Director, Ghada Sakhiri, for the efforts she exerted. Finally, she urged the students to make use of the initiative in developing their talents and ideas, and pledged to develop future plans for the deanship.

Next, the Head of the Activities Committee, Dr. Budour Al-Lihiani, delivered a speech in which she thanked Dr. Haifaa Hijazi for supporting the committee. She also thanked the members and students of the committee, and explained that the objective behind activating this initiative was to make use of leisure time by doing beneficial activities. For this reason, a center was established serving all types of sport, art, reading, writing, and recreation hobbies. Moreover, she urged the female students to develop the center by providing creative ideas, cementing social relationships, and exchanging expertise.