Effat University welcomes all new and returning students, faculty and staff to the academic 2017/2018.
This year Effat University begins its new and fourth strategic plan 2017-2022 “Embracing Research”. In keeping with the Kingdom’s 2030 Vision and Effat’s aspiration to become a research hub for national and international scholars we chose to focus on fostering a vibrant, successful and interactive research community that generates ideas and discoveries leading to intellectual property, enterprises, socio-economic prosperity and financial wealth, thereby realizing the objectives and aspirations of the Saudi 2030 vision.
It is with utmost pleasure that I announce first that Effat University has received the institutional reaccreditation as well as the accreditation of its 13 undergraduate programs by the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment, in addition to the ABET international accreditation of all programs of the college of Engineering. Second, I’m delighted to say that Effat University is now offering a Master of Science in Energy Engineering (MsEE), and it is with pride that I tell you that Effat is the only University in the Kingdom to offer this program, in continuation of its legacy as pioneers in Women Education. The addition of the MsEE program the university has raised the total number of graduate programs offered by the university to four Master’s programs
All these programs in addition to Effat ambassador program with its wide-varieties of courses will enable you to create for yourself an education that is right for you.
With our commitment to excellence, Effat continue its adoption of its IQRA values balanced with the American style of higher education, concentrating on developing well-rounded individuals. Effat provides and interdisciplinary educational environment, encouraging critical thinking, life-long learning and international experiences.
The 2017/2018 academic year will undoubtedly bring new challenges and opportunities. Let us work together to embrace the challenges and seize the opportunities to create a better future for all. I invite you to discover a campus that is swarming with activities – student organizations, clubs, athletics, exhibitions, performances, community service programs – you will find the entire community of Jeddah at your doorstep.
I look forward to a successful and productive year.
Dr. Haifa Jamal AlLail
President of Effat University