Shaqra University

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Shaqra University
جامعة شقراء
Established2009
RectorDr Awad Khuzaim Alasmari
Location, ,
Websitesu.edu.sa

Shaqra University (SU) (Arabic: شقراء جامعة ) is located in Shaqraa, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia. It comes under the supervision of the Ministry of Education.[1][2][3] The University has twenty-four colleges in various disciplines. It is headquartered in Shaqraa with its various colleges being geographically spread in the largest area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia covering several governorates and sub-governorates lying in the west of Riyadh.

History[edit]

Shaqra University was established on the 3rd of Ramadan 1430 (Gregorian date 24 August 2009), as per the decision of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Prime Minister and the Chairman of the Higher Education Council, Saudi Arabia.

University faculties[edit]

The university currently has 24 colleges distributed in the governorates and sub-governoratesn, namely Shaqra, Huraymila, Al-Quway’iyah, Al-Duwadimi, Sajir, Dhurma, Afif, Al-Muzahimiyah and Thadiq wa Mahmal.

Colleges list[edit]

  • Governorate of Shaqra: College of Medicine (Boys), College of Computing and Information Technology (Boys and Girls), College of Applied Medical Sciences (Boys and Girls), College of Arts and Sciences (Boys and Girls), College of Education (Boys and Girls) and Community College (Boys and Girls).
  • Governorate of Al-Duwadimi: College of Medicine (Boys), College of Engineering (Boys), College of Pharmacy (Boys and Girls), College of Applied Medical Sciences (Boys and Girls), College of Science and Humanities (Boys and Girls), College of Education (Boys and Girls) and Community College (Boys and Girls).
  • Governorate of Huraymila: College of Science and Humanities (Boys and Girls) and Community College (Boys and Girls)
  • Governorate of Dhurma: College of Science and Humanities (Girls)
  • Governorate of Al-Muzahimiya: College of Education (Girls)
  • Governorate of Al-Quway’iyah: College of Applied Medical Sciences (Boys and Girls), College of Science and Humanities (Boys and Girls) and Community College (Boys and Girls).
  • Sub-Governorate of Sajir: College of Science and Humanities (Boys and Girls)
  • Governorate of Afif: College of Business Administration (Boys and Girls) and College of Education (Boys and Girls).
  • Governorate of Thadik Wa Mahmal: College of Science and Humanities (Boys and Girls)

Sports[edit]

Participated in the Gulf championship for universities known as "The Eighth Sports Tournament for Universities and Institutions of Higher Education in the GCC Countries" in November 2017[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shaqra University | Ranking & Review". www.4icu.org. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  2. ^ "Saudi Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand Meets Dean of Shaqra University". www.mofa.gov.sa. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  3. ^ "King approves 4 new universities". Arab News. 2009-08-25. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  4. ^ "الدورة الرياضية لجامعات ومؤسسات التعليم العالي في دول مجلس التعاون لدول الخليج العربية". ويكيبيديا، الموسوعة الحرة (in Arabic). 2017-10-14.

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