Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University has organized, through its faculties, a number of courses and programs aimed at enhancing knowledge scientifically and technically. This is based on its strategic directions which solidify the university’s contribution in providing competitive results, and to effectively participate in the comprehensive development process.
The College of Computer and Information Sciences at the university held a package of workshops and lectures during the first semester of the academic year 1442 AH. It began with an introductory meeting for new students in the “Lighthouse Noura” week to introduce the students and community services provided by the university and the college. This was in the presence of the college dean, her deputies and heads of departments, and with the participation of the counseling Psychosocial unit, to introduce the unit’s services to new students.
Furthermore, the college participated in organizing a number of technical and research lectures, through the Agency for Quality, Development and the Research Center.
Meanwhile, the Community Service Unit participated in a number of courses inside and outside the university, aiming to raise awareness of modern technology.
Among them is a series of virtual courses which fall within the cooperation between the College of Computer and Information Sciences and the West Riyadh Education Center as part of the “Compu Tec” initiative. In addition there were a series of digital lectures in cooperation with the Digital Tender Initiative supported by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
In turn, the Department of Computer Science at the College of Computer and Information Sciences held a training course on how to create a special website for students from the College of Science, and a workshop entitled “Preparing and implementing exams using Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Forms.”
For its part, the College of Engineering organized a “Linux Essential” course in cooperation with Cisco Academy with the participation of 32 female students and a group of faculty members. It also implemented an IEOM-CEN organized course with the participation of 18 students.
Noteworthy, the Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University seeks to provide its employees with the necessary skills for the variable jobs of the future with technical, economic, cultural and social influences in order to enable them to compete in the labor market.