Umm Al Qura University is one of the first universities that have implemented the Joint First Year system. The system extended to the university branches. The Joint First Year - medical track - for female students has been established at Umm Al-Qura University branch in Al-Qunfudhah in 1435/1436 AH. It began in the University College, but now it has its own building.
The Deanship of the Joint First Year at the University of Umm Al- Qura is keen on providing high - quality study programs to prepare female students for success, and to make them ready for entrepreneurship. This is achieved through providing them with various skills to create a balanced personality, capable of playing a vital and essential role in a way that serves the interests of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the basis of Islamic law.
Moreover, the Deanship is keen to attract distinguished teaching staff, well-informed about modern learning strategies and qualified for the use of modern technological methods in teaching.