The dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Ahmed Al-Azzam, visited the headquarters of the American Veterinary Medicine Association which is responsible for granting accreditation to the American, Canadian and international veterinary medicine faculties after they meet the standards of the association. The visit included the discussion of whether to accredit the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the UOK by the association. Dr. Al-Azzam also visited the Horses Research Center which is considered as the worlds first research center.
It is worth mentioning that the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the UOK was established in 2009.
THE UOK SIGNS A STRATEGIC SCIENTIFIC TREATY WITH THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGE WATER
The UOK signed an agreement for an inclusive scientific cooperation with the American University of Bridge Water as an implementation of the Initial Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two presidents of the universities earlier this year. Prof. Dr. Mirza Hamza, the dean of the Faculty of Science and the representative of the university’s president in signing the agreement, confirmed that it included several items which will contribute to the development of professors, students and the infrastructures at the UOK.
He added that the agreement included a deal by the American university to receive a number of undergraduates and postgraduates from the UOK for specific time periods in order to get familiarize with the scientific departments that contribute to the activities and researches with American students. In addition to the acceptance of a group of graduate s nominated by the UOK to complete their higher studies at the University of Bridge Water and the rest of the American universities.
Dr. Mirza also pointed out that the American university made a deal during the agreement to provide integrated programs for the development of information technology at the UOK including the infrastructures, hardware, software and training.