College of Engineering and Architecture Organizes Second Exhibition


The College of Engineering and Architecture organized the end-of-year exhibition for the college students in the main lobby in the men’s main building. The exhibition consisted of numerous designs, sketches and plans.

College dean, Dr. Waleed Abanami, expressed his admiration of the works presented and commended their efforts. He reiterated the colleges commitment to give all support to students’ creativity and innovation.

Head of Architecture Department, Dr. Saqr Alsqour, highlighted the importance of the exhibition as a practical demonstration of the learning outcome and a display of the students’ development since the beginning of the academic year when they held their first exhibition.

The Alumni Affairs at Al Yamamah University Organized Workshops for Graduate Students


The Alumni Affairs of Al Yamamah University organized workshops for students in the framework of the vocational preparation program. Al Yamamah University prepared this program for the students who are going to graduate from the Co-op Program soon. The aim of this program is to prepare the graduates for the labor market. The selection of workshop quality covers important aspects of communication skills, such as CV creation, CV writing, LinkedIn account setup, interview skills, communication skills, presentation skills and English business writing.

YU Signed a Cooperation Agreement with ASBAR Center


Al Yamamah University signed a cooperation agreement with ASBAR Center for Studies, Research and Media, which aims for the university to host the activities and initiatives of the ASBAR Forum. This corresponded to the annual social meeting of the members of the forum. Prof. Dr. Hussein Alfreihi, the President of Al Yamamah University and Dr. Fahad AlOrabi AlHarthy, President of ASBAR Forum signed the agreement for a renewable year. Based on the agreement, the university hosts and fulfills three of the forum’s initiatives. The initiatives are the forum guest, the annual social meeting and the implementation of a radio podcast on YouTube.

Prof. Hussein Alfreihi later gave a speech in which he thanked ASBAR Forum for choosing Al Yamamah to sign this agreement. He stressed its importance to both parties and announced that the university is ready to develop its potential, to serve the society and interact with its issues and initiatives.

Vice President of Scranton University visited YU


Prof.Hussein Alfreihi, the President of Al Yamamah University met with Mr. Jerry Zaboski, Vice President of Scranton University for Foreign Affairs. The meeting discussed ways of cooperation between the two universities. Prof. Hussam Ramadan, Vice President of the university, Dr. Solaiman Alkharboush, Dean of Admissions, Registration and Student Affair, Dr. Owen Francis Cargol, Dean of the College of Business Administration have attended the meeting.

Saudi Electricity Company held a Lecture on Information Security at YU


The information security department of the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) held a lecture entitled, Secure your Information with Awareness by Khalid Abdulrahman Alrasheed, a law student at the university and a member of the Saudi Electricity Company. A large number of university students have attended the lecture.

College of Business Administration Organizes a Lecture on Quality


The Quality Management Department in College of Business Administration at Al Yamamah University delivered a lecture on the latest developments in quality management by Mr. Hendrik Ludek from Almarai Company. Mr. Hendrik spoke about the quality standards and its importance in the establishment of an organization. Quality management expert from Almarai Company, Mr. Abdullah Al-Quraini presented the management functions and missions of the company.

YU Students Participated in KAUST’s TAQADAM Program


The third phase of TAQADAM has completed the entrepreneurs’ program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. The members of the team are Sarah Alyaqoub, Abeer Alyaqoub, Shahad Ziyarah, Abdulhamid Alqurashi, Hamad Alruwaita and Sarah Alrashoudi. The members excelled at completing their duties under the supervision of Ms. Nada Alali.

Ms. Arwa Alshafi from KAUST presented the program’s second workshop on The Road to a Client. Ms. Arwa was able to explain to the contestants how to work on their clients’ experience in order to solve any problem they face with the use of figures and drawings. Al Yamamah University students will begin the third phase of KAUST-SABB University Entrepreneur Accelerator Program in support of Vision 2030 with the participation of Saudi universities students.

Vice President of Al Habib Medical Group for Human Resources lectured at the new Human Resources Community


The Saudi Human Resources Association organized the gathering of the Human Resources Community last Wednesday in cooperation with Al Yamamah University, the Knowledge Partner. Mr. Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Amer, Vice President of Al Habib Medical Group for Human Resources, delivered a lecture on the new human resources community. His lecture answered a number of common questions in relation to this matter.

Ibrahim Al-Amer, Vice President of Human Resources at Al Habib Medical Group stated, “The recruitment department is the first door to access the world of human resources. The facility has artistic and creative organizational structure, and the creators of the facility are difficult to maintain.”

The Vice President stressed that the President of Human Resources should ensure that his management has an opinion on the decision makers in any expansion or development plan in the facility, noting the importance of the role of human resources in the growth of any activity. At the end of the lecture, the participants opened a discussion by answering questions from the audience.

HRH Princess Rima bint Bandar Sponsors the Graduation Ceremony of Women Section at YU


HRH Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, President of the Saudi Federation for Community Sports sponsored the graduation ceremony of the eighth batch of female students at Al Yamamah University in Riyadh on Wednesday, 25 April at Sheikh Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Khudair Hall.

The university celebrated the graduation of 122 students with bachelor’s degrees in management, computer, and law, 33 students with a Master’s degree in executive management and the number of 11 students with a diploma degree in Human Recourses.

Prof. Hussein AlFreihi, in a video message to the graduates and their families, said: “on this occasion, I extend my sincere congratulations to our students and their mothers wishing them success in their future careers.” He also stated that he is sure that they will be a good base in building this society under the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

HRH Princess Rima delivered a speech in which she pointed out that successful women are the ones who support women and open the door to each other. She expressed her pride in the graduates of the Kingdom, wishing them a future that serves their religion and their homeland. She expressed her gratitude for being a representation of her country across the world. She also aspires to see the daughters of the homeland succeed in both of the public and private sectors in order to advance the goals of the nation.

Student Maram Flatah delivered the graduates’ speech in which she expressed her thanks to the parents, to the university and to all those who were behind their success. Maram ended her speech with a sincere prayer for our brave soldiers.

YU Organized the International High Schools Debate Tournament for Male and Female Students


Al Yamamah University organized the International High Schools Debate Tournament on Tuesday, April 24, where Abdulaziz International Schools won the first and second places. Najd Schools took the third place.

The aim of this tournament is to help students understand the role of logical arguments and to enable them to clarify their point of view with rhetorical perspective. The debates instill in students the sense of balance and self-confidence.

As for the female Tournament, Kingdom Schools won first place. Abdulaziz International Schools came in second and Alafaq Schools won third place. Each school was divided into several teams competing for topics that the judges chose for them under the supervision of INTERLINK Language Center at Al Yamamah University.

At the end of the competition, Dr. Yousif Alrashidi, Director of Communication and University Relations, handed awards to the teams that won the first, second and third places.