Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) will participate in the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE 2017). It would be organized under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
This year's session would be held under the theme "Saudi Universities and Vision 2030: Knowledge is the Oil of The Future". It kicks off on Rajab 15 and closes its door on Rajab 18, 1438H at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center.
From the World's Top 100 Universities, about 80 universities will take part in the exhibition alongside a number of international organizations and higher education institutions will take part int he activities in addition to the Saudi universities and institutes.
Also, quality and academic accreditation facilities as well as the e-learning and research centers will participate.
During the exhibition, the university will be represented by the deanships of Admission and Registration and Postgraduate Studies in addition to Wadi Makkah, the investment-arm of the university, to give review UQU's experience in achieving the Saudi Vision 2030 objectives such as the entrepreneurship, job creation, luring investors, etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Bakri Bin M'atoog Bin Bakri Assas, the President of Umm Al Qura University (UQU) and Chairman of Wadi Makkah, asserted the university will participate to present a preview on its educational programs and research activities.
Also, it will get acquainted with the pioneering educational experience in order to improve quality of education outcomes and tools, he said.
In the same context, Dr. Hany bin Othman bin Yassin Ghazi, the Vice President for Academic Development and Community Services and Deputy Chairman of the Wadi Makkah, said the company's participation is an attempt to shed light on its experience of technology and economic transformation in addition to partnerships to follow up best practices.