Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Message from the Department Head

- 2019/12/04

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

May the Peace, Mercy and Blessing of Allah be Upon You!

Department of Social Service is one of the departments of the College of Social Service which was created to deal with the accelerating developments and changes which took place throughout the whole community at all levels with utmost professionalism and competence. It is one of the leading departments in the specialization of social service in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It programs is based on the newest developments in this vocational science including knowledge, theories and skills required to qualify social workers and train them on dealing with the issues and problems which affect the capabilities of the social units of different forms, including individuals, groups, organizations, and societies to enable them all to fulfill their needs and give them the opportunity to participate in the development of their community, advance it and attain its respirations.

The Department seeks to achieve its goals in light of the UQU and the State's aspirations, with commitment to its ambition to attain the revered rank in academic education related to social service at both regional and international levels. No doubt, the Department is able to achieve this Allah Willing. The Department currently witnesses a heavy turnout of male and female students who want to join it. In response, the Department decided to increase the number of students admitted each year and provide continued support to the teaching members. The Department provides postgraduate studies, which grant a diploma degree in medical social service and a master's degree in social service thanks to the human and physical capabilities which became available at the Department, including highly experienced and distinguished teaching staff and new facilities and high-quality equipment at the new premise of the UQU in Al Abidiyah.

I would like to welcome you to the Department's website which contains a number of links that collectively provide general information and some details about the Department and its parts and different activities through its committees in addition to other information that sheds light on the vital and essential role played by the Department towards its male and female students and its community.

Finally, I pray to Allah the Almighty to grant all success…

Head of the Department

Dr. Abdul-Ghani Abdullah Al-Harbi