Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Deans Message

- 2017/02/20


The Dean of the College of Engineering in Al-Laith

Dr. Eskander bin Mohamed Howsawi  

Praise be to Allah, who taught the pen, Taught man that which he knew not, and prayers and peace be upon the best creatures our teacher and leader the Prophet Mohammed, who put the Nation of Islam on the path of science and civilization, and made to it of the reasons for greatness and progress.

The fast-paced changes taking place in our world today in widespread fields require the development of objectives, strategies and ambitions of organizations and institutions including, in particular, the educational organizations and institutions so that they can cope and adapt with the nature and fast-paced changes in the fields of knowledge, information, technology and systems of quality and excellence.

Therefore, as an integrated part of the educational system in Umm Al-Qura University, the College of Engineering in Al-Laith seeks to keep up with the wheel of development and modernization to achieve excellence and leadership and advance the outcomes of education to be in line with the needs of community and the requirements of labor market in the IT field and the steady knowledge and technical development. Therefore, the College is developing and refining the practical and scientific capacities needed by the graduates to achieve excellence and competition in both private and government work sectors.

The primary objective of the College of Engineering which is emanated from Umm Al-Qura University mission is to build a typical learning environment that has featured programs, curricula and school systems to graduate high-efficiency cadres that are able to serve its nation and actively participate in the overall construction and development process. In addition to the quality and excellence of the educational process, the College of Engineering in Al-Laith is expanding its role in serving the community through the contribution of researchers who provides researches and scientific and applied innovations that aim at identifying the problems faced by the various sectors and finding appropriate solutions to them.

To achieve these goals, the College of Engineering is using the best educational and technical means, the modern organizational methods and benefits from the pioneering experiments by attracting competent professionals. The College seeks to remain on the track of continuous regeneration, competition and development that meets the constantly changing social and economic requirements. This will be achieved in light of the continuing and ongoing generous support of our right-minded government that has made education and human development in the hub of economic and social development plans.