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The Teaching & Learning Development Center Organizes a Virtual Session for Faculty

The Teaching & Learning Development Center (TLDC) organized a virtual session hosting Dr. Christine Coombe, Associate Professor, Dubai Higher College of Technology, and educational assessment expert who gave a thorough revision and overview of the best practices in exam development. The session was organized at a time when all faculty are preparing to write their […]

Al Yamamah Hosts an Introductory Session by NEOM

The university hosted a virtual session about the NEOM scholarship program at NFTS, UK, designed for Saudi university students and graduates wishing to pursue a career in film making and building film industry. The session was presented by Ms. Bayan Bahkaly, NEOM scholarship program representative, who explained the goals of the program, the terms and […]

In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, 2020: Al Yamamah Organizes a Panel Discussion on “Opportunities and Challenges in the Tech Sector”

Within the context of the university’s celebration of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, 2020, the university organized a panel discussion titled “Opportunities and Challenges in the Tech Sector”, delivered by Eng. Rakan Aleidi, founder of Shazer, Eng. Muath Almudaifer, COEA Alumnus, and COEA students Abdulaziz Alkhurayef and Abdulaziz Albassam, and moderated by Ms. Layla Albabtain, lecturer, […]

COEA Students Launch Peer to Peer Virtual Workshops Program

Students of the Department of Architecture at the College of Engineering and Architecture launched an online students’ initiative titled “Peer to Peer Virtual Workshops” where competent students help their peers and share with them their skills and knowledge interactively. The first workshop, “Export Drawings with Correct Scale and Line Weight Using AutoCAD”, dealt with the […]

College of Law Organizes a Virtual Lecture on PGS

The College of Law organized a virtual session entitled, “Evaluating Readiness for Post-Graduate Studies in Law”, presented by the Mr. Andrew Horsfall, Syracuse University, and Hanah Kothair, University of Minnesota. Dr. Abdullah Almutairi, Head of the Law Department , YU, moderated the session. , YU, moderated the session. The speakers talked about the importance of […]

YU Virtually Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020

Al Yamamah University organized a virtual lecture presented by Mr. Bandar Aldaajani, Financial Advisor and Business Developer entitled, “The Suitable Business Model for an Entrepreneur”. Mr. Aldaajani started his lecture by demonstrating the importance of the business model for the entrepreneur. He also explained that the business model is essential for the company’s ability to […]

On the Occasion of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, Al Yamamah Organizes a Session on Building Brands

As part of the university’s celebration of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, 2020, the university organized an online session cohosting Dr. Khalid Alrajhi, Vice President, Al Rajhi Holding and Chairman of Marketing Association, and Mr. Fahad Alsiddiqui, a COBA student and young entrepreneur. Dr. Alrajhi spoke about the importance of the business brand and the requirements […]

The Career Center Organizes a Session on Graduates and Entrepreneurship

As part of “The Next Chapter” series of workshops and sessions offered to senior students and prospective graduates, the Career Center, in collaboration with the Accounting Club at university, organized an online session entitled “Graduates and Entrepreneurship” and presented by Mr. Basil Alkorayea, Founder and CEO of RASMAAL, and Class of 2012 BOBA graduate. Mr. […]

COBA Hosts Alrajhi Holding Chairman of Board of Directors Online

The College of Business Administration hosted online Chair of Board of Directors, Alrajhi Holding, and CEO of Marketing Association, Dr. Khalid Alrajhi to address the students of international marketing in global branding. As part of the extra-curricular activity of the international marketing course, the event was organized to enhance the students’ knowledge and foundational background […]

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, 2020, YU Holds an Online Presentation on Discovering Entrepreneurial Ideas

As part of the university’s celebration of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, 2020, the university hosted Financial and Entrepreneurship Consultant, Mr. Bandar Aldajani who gave a special presentation entitled “Discovering Entrepreneurial Ideas”. In his presentation, the guest speaker highlighted the difference between the idea and the opportunity saying that a business opportunity consists of a number […]

Executive Education Center GRCP Workshop

The YU Executive Education Center (CEE) is launching a vibrant new training entitled GRCP Workshop.  The Governance, Risk & Compliance Professional (GRCP) is a global recognition and certification by OCEG (Open Compliance Ethical Group) & Governance Dynamics.  Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance from YU Center of Executive Education. This course allows participants […]

Director of Exporters Development at Export Development Authority Visit YU

The university hosted online Mr. Yasser Alsibali, Director of Exporters Development at the Saudi Exports Development Authority, to speak to students of international marketing about the exporters support programs and international trade in Saudi Arabia. The guest speaker gave a detailed explanation of the role played by the exports development initiatives in diversifying and developing […]

YU and IBM, Saudi Promote Innovative Thinking Design

In cooperation with IMB, Saudi, the Software Engineering Department at COEA organized a special online lecture entitled, “Innovative Thinking Design”, presented by Ms. Wurud Dabbas, Clients Specialist, IBM Digital – Nation program. Ms. Dabbas explained the concept of innovative thinking design and its application to create innovative and creative designs, citing practical examples. She focused […]

Human Rights Commission Delegation Visit YU

Dean of College of Engineering and Architecture, Dr. Hessah Alsalamah and Dean of Admission, Registration and Student Affairs, Dr. Sultan Alotaibi received on campus the Human Rights Commission delegation. The guest delegation was briefed on the university’s achievement in the field of female students’ inclusion in engineering education in the COEA programs, and the university’s […]

YU Guest Speaker Program Hosts Alumnus Saud Albarrak

Al Yamamah Guest Speaker program hosted alumnus Mr. Saud Albarrak, G20 Policy Advisor at Saudi, G20 Finance Track on “Realizing Opportunities in the Financial Sector”, on Wednesday 21 Oct. Mr. Saud started the session by discussing the main objectives of the G20, focusing mainly on ensuring global financial stability, and the aims of the financial […]

The YU L.L.M. Program Hosts a Legal Expert Virtually

The L.L.M. Program at the university hosted Mr. Saleh Alatram, Legal Expert, Quasi-Judicial Committees and Arbitration, Saudi Arabia. The speaker started the session with a full definition of the quasi-judicial and judicial committees in the field of banking and financing transactions, such as the committees of banking, financing and credit disputes. Dr. Khaled bin Saad […]

YU Students Qualify to Design the Development of Mount Abu Makhrouk

A team of students from College of Business Administration (COBA), successfully participated in a contest by Riyadh Municipality to design the “Development of Mount Abu Makhrouk” project. The university is proud to announce that the team made it to the top ten groups in the category of students and academic institutions in the Kingdom.  

COBA Hosts CEO of Domino’s Saudi Arabia

The College of Business Administration (COBA), Al Yamamah University, hosted the Chief Executive Officer of Domino’s Saudi Arabia, Mr. Ibrahim Alsuhaibani, to meet students who are currently taking the International Marketing course and talk about “Market Segmentation”.   The speaker talked about the concept of market segmentation, its economic importance, and its objectives. He also […]

Al Yamamah University Hosts an International Games Developer Expert

The College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA), hosted Mr. Mo Fadl, Games Developer, as a guest speaker to talk about his long experience in the field of games development, reviewing and revising the work of students who are currently practicing this profession.  

YU Signs a Training Agreement with Erwaa Charitable Association

Al Yamamah University, represented by Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, signed a training agreement to provide cooperative training services with the Erwaa Charitable Association, represented by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Abdulrahman bin Saad Almousa. As part of the agreement, Erwaa Organization aspires to enroll the university’s students in its […]

CUR Organizes a Virtual Guest Speaker Session

The Communication and University Relations Department at the university hosted a Class of 2014 YU alumna, Ms. Nour AL Rammah, KSA & Bahrain Commercial Manager, GE Power, as part of Al Yamamah Ambassadors Program. Ms. Nour delivered a virtual session entitled, “Breaking Barriers with Passion and Determination”. During the session, she emphasized the aspects of […]

The University Celebrates the Establishment of YU IEEE Virtually

Al Yamamah University celebrated the establishment of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (YU IEEE) chapter in the College of Engineering & Architecture (CEA), as part of the its aspiration to form academic partnerships with international professional centers and associations. The virtual introductory session aimed to introduce students and faculty members of the YU […]

The CSC at YU Organizes “A Graduate’s Journey” Session

Al Yamamah University’s Career Services Center (SCS) organized a session entitled, “A Graduate’s Journey” in collaboration with YU’s Marketing Club (YUMC), who hosted a number of elite YU alumni, as part of the center’s The Next Chapter series of sessions. The alumni guest speakers talked about their experiences before, during and after their years of […]

President of YU Honors ABET Accreditation Team

Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, honored the great efforts by the assigned team members behind obtaining international academic accreditation from the American Commission for Accreditation of Engineering and Technical Programs (ABET), of the Management Information Systems (MIS) program, College of Business Administration (COBA). The honored team consisted of Dr. Safwan Qassem, Director of […]

CEA Organizes a Virtual Workshop in Cooperation with SAP

The College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) at the university, in cooperation with SAP Company, organized a virtual workshop entitled, “Opportunities in Dual Study Programs at SAP”. The program will provide an opportunity for university students to enroll in free specialized courses that qualify them to graduate as consultants for SAP programs and systems. These […]

Deanship of Student Affair Organizes a Virtual Workshop

The Deanship of Admission, Registration & Student Affairs organized a virtual workshop entitled, “Volunteers Management and Design of Volunteer Teams”. Dr. Sultan Alotaibi, Dean, Admission, Registration & Student Affairs opened the workshop by stating that comes as part of the university’s plan to establish an active and ambitious volunteering unit to give back to the […]

YU Celebrates the 90th Saudi National Day

Al Yamamah University celebrated the 90th Saudi National Day in the main lobby on (date). Prof. Dr. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, Dr. Waleed Abanmi, Vice President, college deans, faculty members and staff all attended the university’s celebration. On this occasion, the president congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin […]

President of YU Honors the Admissions and Registration Team

Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the university, honored the admissions and registration team, along with the assigned team members from other departments, for their outstanding efforts during the student recruitment and registration period for the academic year 2020/2021. Dr. Waleed Abanami, Vice President of the University, Dr. Abdulaziz Alwathenani, Dean, College of Business Administration, and […]

YU Students Honor Health Heroes

On the 90th Saudi National Day, a number of YU students honored medical employees at Al Yamamah hospital, Riyadh, as part of the university’s “Health Heroes” initiative. The initiative aims to honor and appreciate the efforts of the hardworking staff in the medical sector against COVID-19. The student delegation, which was led by Dr. Sultan […]

YU Participates in World Alzheimer’s Month

Al Yamamah University participated in the Saudi Charitable Society for Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Campaign to show support and give back to Alzheimer’s disease patients.

Adjunct Professor, Dr. George Papaconstantinou to Teach EMBA

Dr. George Papaconstantinou, Adjunct Professor at Al Yamamah University, former Greek Minister of Finance, delivers the International Economics course as part of the EMBA Program this academic year, and shares his academic and administrative experience in economics with his students.

The President Meets YU Computer Engineering Alumni

Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, Dr. Hessah Alsalamah, Dean, College of Engineering and Architecture, and Dr. Ibrahim Aloqily, Assistant Dean, College of Engineering and Architecture met a number of computer engineering alumni. The meeting with the alumni aimed to explore their views on the department’s program development strategy, and to invest their personal […]

YU Receives Deputy Minister of Private Higher Education

The university received Dr. Rimah Saleh Al-Yahya, Deputy Minister of Private Higher Education and her accompanying delegation. Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of Al Yamamah University welcomed the university guest and her accompanying delegation on Wednesday, 09/02/2020. The aim of the visit was to follow up the university’s preparations and plans for the start of the […]

YU Welcomes New Students “Virtually”

The Deanship of Admissions, Registration and Student Affairs at the university organized a virtual meeting on Monday, August 31, 2020 to welcome the new students in the first semester of the academic year 2020/2021. Dr. Sultan Alotaibi, Dean of Admissions, Registration and Student Affairs, opened the virtual meeting by welcoming the new students on behalf […]

First Day of Academic Year 20/21 Witnesses Interactive “Virtual” Attendance

The first day of the semester witnessed interactive attendance of university students in the virtual classrooms. The instructors met their students virtually on E-Learning platforms. The highly promising number of attendees on the first day assures the university’s preparedness and commitment regarding online attendance.  

The University’s TLDC Organizes a Workshop on Flipped Education

The Teaching, Learning and Development Center organized a workshop for the faculty members, which focused mainly on Online Teaching and Flipped Education. The center hosted Ms. Sophia Maviridi (De Monfort University, UK) who presented the first workshop, “The Intersection of Pedagogy and Technology”. Ms. Robyn Lockwood, Standford University, USA, presented the second workshop, “The Method, […]

YU Welcomes Academic Year 2020/2021

The university welcomed the new academic year with a practical plan that included completing the final stages of registration for new students. The university has also taken all necessary preventive and precautionary steps to protect the students who must attend for their exams or any other related matters. Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, […]

COBA Earns ABET Accreditation

The Management Information Systems (MIS) program at the College of Business Administration earned International Academic Accreditation from the American Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University emphasized the importance of this achievement to the academic future of the college. He indicated that the university is keen to provide […]

YU Signs MoC with Sulaiman Al-Rajhi Foundation for Development Finance

The university signed a Memorandum of Collaboration with Sulaiman Al-Rajhi Foundation for Development Finance. The MoC aims to build strategic partnerships with various community institutions, achieve quality in their outputs, and participate in social responsibility. Prof.  Hussam bin Muhammad Ramadan, President of the University, signed the MoC with Sulaiman Al-Rajhi Foundation for Development Finance, represented […]

The Career Services Center Organizes a Remote Training Session

The Career Services Center organized and delivered a remote training session as part of the “The Next Chapter” initiative, in collaboration with the Marketing Club. The training session hosted a number of YU alumni to talk about their practical experiences during the Cooperative Training Program (Co-op) in the public and private sectors. The speakers of […]

YU Contributes SR 1 m in Support of Ongoing Battle Against COVID-19

The university contributed SR 1 m to support the efforts of the Ministry of Health against the spread of coronavirus. Mr. Khalid bin Mohammed Alkhudair, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Al Yamamah University, said that this contribution is a translation of the university’s belief in the national duty to face the current challenges […]

The University Celebrates Class of 2020 “Remotely”

The university celebrated the graduation of Class of 2020 remotely: a personalized gift was delivered to the home address of each graduate as a surprise. This initiative aimed to spread happiness during the exceptional circumstances of the lockdown because of COVID-19. The graduates expressed feelings of joy and pride on all social media platforms and […]

YU Efficiently Implementing E-Learning

As part of the Kingdom’s efforts to control the new Coronavirus (COVID19), and to prevent its spread, the university is successfully implementing E-Learning, providing efficient alternatives to sustain the continuation of the educational process. Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, stated that the university successfully switched to e-learning in the first few days of […]

Open Source Day at the University

The Developers Club, College of Engineering and Architecture, organized the “Open Source Day” event at Tuwaiq Building. The event aimed to introduce students to the most important open source software. It also focused on raising awareness of the importance of open source software and its contribution in various fields including medical care, artificial intelligence, software […]

LLM Organizes a Lecture on International Supply Contract

The master of business law (LLM) program at the university organized a lecture entitled “International Supply Contract” by Prof. Jane K. Winn, Law Professor, University of Washington, who also participated as one of the keynote speakers of Al Yamamah University Law Forum 2020. Prof. Winn focused her lecture on reviewing a number of models of […]

The Deputy Minister of Justice Opens Al Yamamah University Law Forum 2020

Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Alsaif, Saudi Deputy Minister of Justice opened YULAW2020, which was organized by the university in partnership with the Ministry of Justice. The opening of the two-days forum, which was held under the title “The Role of Law in Achieving the Goals of Vision 2030”, was attended by Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin […]

The University Resumes Classes Virtually

Based on the Ministry of Education’s decision to suspend students’ attendance at academic institutions to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the university successfully resumed its academic plan online on Tuesday, 10 March 2020. The students can engage with their instructors remotely in virtual classrooms through the Learning Management System (LMS). Statistics of the […]

YU Guests Visit At-Turaif in Ad-Dir’iyah

The university organized a visit to At-Turaif District in Ad-Dir’iyah for Mr. Andrew Horsfall, from Syracuse University and Prof. Jane Winn, from Washington University after their participation in Al Yamamah University Law Forum 2020. The tour in At-Turaif offers visitors a rare chance to experience a world that was once well out of reach. Al […]

CEA Organizes a Workshop in Collaboration with Saudi Umran

The College of Engineering and Architecture at the university organized a workshop in collaboration with the Saudi Umran Society. The workshop was entitled “Building Information Modeling” and was delivered by Dr. Aljoharah Alnasser, Head of the Interior Design Department, at Jubail University College. Dr. Hessah Alsalamh, Dean, College of Engineering and Architecture honored Dr. Aljoharah […]

The Finance Club Visits “Tadawul”

The university organized a trip for the Finance Club, College of Business Administration, to visit the Saudi Stock Exchange “Tadawul” as part of the university’s plan to combine theory with practice. The club members also attended a virtual stock exchange session. The virtual session included an introduction to the “Invest Wisely” platform, which aims to […]

The University Honors the Organizing Committee of YULAW2020

Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, honored the organizing committee of Al Yamamah University Law Forum 2020. During his welcoming speech, he expressed how proud he was of the efforts he witnessed from the university’s faculty members, staff and volunteering students in planning the forum. Then, he distributed certificates of appreciation to all the […]

The University Organizes a Workshop on Cyber Security

The university organized a workshop entitled, “Social Engineering and Online Shopping in Cyber Security” delivered by   Mr. Nasser Alsubaihi, YU Alumnus and Cyber Security Specialist, as part of the YU Guest Speaker’s program. The session aimed to raise awareness of fraud practices through the concept of social engineering and account penetration, whether in social media […]

MoU with the Saudi Bar Association

The university signed a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi Bar Association on 1st March 2020, as part of the activities of Al Yamamah University Law Forum. The MoU aims to prepare and provide the proper, professional training for our future lawyers to gain the required experience they need to join the legal sector of the […]

3rd Annual Alumni Reunion

The university held the 3rd Annual Alumni Reunion on 28 February 2020, in order to enhance communication and strengthen the relationship between the university and its alumni. The university welcomed a large number of alumni and celebrated their successful careers in a cozy, BBQ-Themed event. Prof. Hussam bin Mohamed Ramadan, President of the University, and Dr. […]

CSC Organizes a Workshop by Misk Foundaition

The Career Services Center at the university organized a workshop entitled “How to Upgrade Your Brand for an Uncertain Future” by Mr. Steve Brazell, CEO of Full Bridge, Brand and Marketing Strategist, on Tuesday, 18 February 2020, at Tuwaiq building. The workshop aimed to introduce and emphasize the importance of the seven critical skills needed […]

YU Signs MoU with MEDGULF

The university signed a memorandum of understanding with MEDGULF Insurance, one of the Kingdom’s largest insurance companies, providing a comprehensive choice of cooperative health, motor, property and other insurance and reinsurance services. Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, together with Mr. Tariq Al Naeem, CEO of MEDGULF represented both sides in the signing ceremony, […]

YU Organizes a Walkathon

The university organized “YU Walkathon” under the patronage of Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of the University, who participated with a number of students

YU Welcomes New Students

The university held a welcome day to celebrate the start of the academic year 2019 – 2020. The initiative was entitled, “Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Leaders” and was held in the main lobby

President of Al Yamamah Receives Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for Higher Education

Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of Al Yamamah University hosted Dr. Rimah Saleh Alyahya, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for higher education. The aim of the visit was to be fully introduced to the university’s achievements

Al Yamamah University Prepares a Training Program for SABIC Scholars

The university launched a training program for SABIC scholars, which will last until 8 October 2019. This initiative is part of the framework of cooperation between Al Yamamah University and the business sector in Saudi Arabia

President of YU Visits the Saudi Cultural Bureau in Dublin

Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of Al Yamamah University visited the Saudi Cultural Bureau in Dublin, Ireland. Prof. Ramadan met with Prof. Abdullah Al-Dhelaan, Cultural Attache

Al Yamamah University Launches “Secure Coding Professionals Development Program”

The university launched a “Secure Coding Professionals Development Program”, in collaboration with the Saudi Information Technology Company

Al Yamamah University Launches “Master of Business Law” in Partnership with Syracuse University

College of Law at Al Yamamah University launched the Master of Business Law program, which offers prospective students the opportunity to advance their understanding of the law governing commerce and finance at the global and national levels

MoU with the General Authority of Customs

Prof. Hussam Ramadan, President of Al Yamamah University signed a memorandum of understanding with Mr. Saud Al-Suwailem, Supervisor of the Customs Institute at the Authority in the presence of Mr. Ahmed Al-Hakbani, Governer of the General Customs Authority

Al Yamamah University Earns First Place in the Gulf Programming Contest

A number of students from the College of Engineering & Architecture won first place in the first Gulf Programming Contest, which took place at the Graduation Projects Exhibition, King Saud University, where more than 18 universities

President of YU Meets Faculty Members

Prof. Hussam bin Mohammed Ramadan, President of Al Yamamah University met with the university faculty members on the occasion of the end of the academic year

YU Hosts the Closing Ceremony of “Letter” Initiative

The university hosted the closing ceremony of the “Letter” Initiative, an initiative by Alrajhi Humanitarian Foundation to show appreciation and support for writers

YU Graduates Participate in the 10th IEEE-GCC Conference & Exhibition in Kuwait

Mr. Khalid AlJemy, Mr. Mohammed Farhan and Mr. Mohammed AlSofiry, a team of graduates from College of Engineering & Architecture, Al Yamamah University participated

The University Hosts iHR Session “Human Resources: from External to Internal”

The University hosted a session entitled, “Human Resources from External to Internal” in partnership with the Human Resources Society (iHR) in its third season

Al Yamamah University Holds 23 Workshops at IECHE

The university held a number of 23 workshops at the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education to help visitors choose the most suitable field of study for them

Dean of College of Engineering & Architecture Meets the Representative of Syracuse Univ.

Dr. Hessah Alsalamah, Dean of College of Engineering and Architecture, held a meeting with Mrs. Susan B. Corieri, Assistant to the Dean of the Registration Department

YU President Receives Dr. George Papaconstantinou, Adjunct Professor at Al Yamamah University

Prof. Hussam bin Mohammed Ramadan, President of Al Yamamah University received Dr. Georges Papaconstantinou, former Minister of Finance in Greece and Adjunct

Interior Architecture Students Organize Photography Exhibition

Under the supervision of Ms. Mahasin Alkahwaji, Photography Course Instructor, the College of Engineering and Architecture, students of the course organized an exhibition

Al Yamamah University Hosts a “Leadership Guidance” Session

The University held a session entitled “Leadership Guidance” in partnership with the Human Resources Community (iHR) on its third season

The Board of Trustees Holds its Second Meeting

Dr. Abdulwahid bin Khalid Alhumaid, Vice-President of the Board of Trustees of Al Yamamah University, presided over the second meeting of the Board of Trustees