Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Objectives and Duties of the Unit

- 2021/03/10

Strategic Objectives and Duties

Strategic Objectives:

  1. Strengthening and sustaining the relationship between the university, graduates, and employers.
  2. Contributing to increasing the number of graduates that join the labor market, by offering continuous education and training programs.
  3. Contributing to enhancing the academic and social status of the college and university.


  • Creating a database on graduates, employers, and all graduate-related sectors.
  • Maintaining contact with the college graduates of all the different programs to discuss the importance of learning outcomes in meeting the requirements of the labor market.
  • Establishing associations for the graduates, and facilitating contact and communication between them.
  • Creating training programs that contribute in developing the graduates' skills for them to keep pace with the requirements of the labor market.
  • Issuing periodicals and creating a data bank containing information concerning students' academic, professional and social activities.
  • Establishing a special forum for the graduates to promote the exchange of expertise and encourage continuous enrichment.
  • Organizing an annual meeting for the graduates, employers and the local community institutions to promote the exchange of expertise and provide job opportunities for the graduates.
  • Organizing quarterly or annual competitions for the distinguished research efforts and projects, which contribute to developing the community and meeting the requirements of the labor market.
  • Gauging employers’ hiring trends and the extent they are satisfied with the college graduates.
  • Monitoring the challenges encountered by the graduates upon joining the labor market.
  • Submitting an integrated report, at the end of each semester, to explain the procedures taken by the Vice Deanship of Development and Quality.