Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

An International Expert: UQU Is Qualified to Lead the World Universities Ranking




The regional director of the QS World University Rankings organization, Ashwin Fernandes, indicated that Umm Al-Qura University is witnessing continuous development in different academic, research and knowledge fields, under the continuous support of its leadership. He also referred to the level of human and material potentials that abound in the university. Such points qualify it to reach advanced positions in the World Universities Ranking.

This came while Mr. Fernandes was handing the certificate to the UQU President, Prof. Abdullah Bafail, for the (501-510) position at the world level and the 22nd position at the Arab level, according to the QS World University Rankings. The certificate was presented in the presence of the UQU Vice President, Prof. Farid Al-Ghamdi, and the Assistant Vice President for Development and Community Service, Prof. Khalid Barqawi.

In the office of the UQU President, the advisory delegation of the World Universities Ranking reviewed the ambitious steps taken by the university to boost and improve its indicators, according to the paths of cooperation with the QS organization.

In the same vein, His Excellency the UQU Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Abdul-Wahhab Al-Resini, during a discussion in his office with the Regional Director of the QS organization and his accompanying delegation, studied means of enhancing scientific publication and improving the outcomes of university research. The guest also discussed the most significant indicators with the Dean of the Deanship of Scientific Research, Dr. Muhammad Al-Sufi, and the Adviser to the Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research for Development, Dr. Hanadi Bihairi.

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