Effat Profile
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      A researcher
    • https://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/English/Academics/Undergraduate/, An undergraduatehttps://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/Arabic/Academics/Undergraduate/, البكالوريوس
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      A graduate

Effat Profile

​​ Effat University, located at the heart of the vibrant city of Jeddah, non-profit university which provides quality education at international standards. Operating under the umbrella of King Faisal Foundation, and is a fully institutionally accredited and all its bachelor programs are accredited from the Education and Training Evaluation Commission, the University offers rigorous educational graduate and undergraduate programs conducive to lifelong learning within four colleges.

At Effat, our students are inspired and motivated to gain a true passion for advancement in a place where academic programs are innovative and stimulating. Our worldwide academic partnerships with universities such as Georgetown, Syracuse, Carnegie Mellon, Duke, Auburn, Tisch School, Western Sydney, and Tokai bring new perspectives to our programs. Furthermore, the Ambassador’s Program –co-curricular activities and experiences- open up new horizons for our students.

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Effat University, Qasr Khuzam Street, Old Makkah Road
P.O.Box 34689 Jeddah 21478
Saudi Arabia


1. Effat College of Humanities:

Social and Educational Development & Enrichment Programs and Activities carried out by the University and its colleges:

Four Main Annual Educational Conferences:

  • Islamic Finance Conference
  • Learning & Technology Conference
  • English & Translation Conference
  • Memaryat International Conference

Open Day

Students, their families, and those who are interested in joining the University are welcomed on that day to learn about the specialties available.

Academic and Supportive Centers

There are four supportive centers to help students in their journey of studying and academic and enable them achieve their goals. These centers offer workshops and counseling on a regular basis throughout the semester targeting students at all academic levels. Academic and supportive centers also work with academic departments to guide and advise students who are on probation or warning.

These centers are:​

  • The Center For Communication And Rhetoric
    To assist, encourage, and develop each student's confidence in their public speaking skills.
  • The Independent Learning Center 
    The ILC fosters skills that contribute to students' abilities to increase their independence in learning and develop confidence toward their studies. The programs offered by the ILC contribute to the overall academic, professional, and personal growth of all students.
  • Career Development Office 
    The career development office aims to help Effat university students and alumnae to become leaders of the future and be exceptional professionals by developing and enhancing their personal and professional skills.
  • Center of Excellence in Writing and Speaking
    The CEWS facilitates the best technological software and programs to develop students' writing and speaking skills. The programs offered by the CEWS contribute to the overall academic, professional, and personal growth of all students.

Program at the Enhancement Centers

The Effat Ambassadors Program: A unique program that equips Effat students with the skills, experiences and attitudes necessary for intellectual, social, moral, physical and professional development.
The Educational Support Program: It aims to facilitate students' successful progress in their academic courses by helping them develop the academic and personal skills needed for a successful and timely graduation.

Extracurricular Activities & Programs

Extracurricular activities and programs provide students at Effat University complete approach to education, which provides them with an opportunity to develop through the "IQRA" values; Lifelong Research, Ethical Social & Educational Values, Responsible & Creative Leadership, Effective Communication & Outreach - which will help the students to develop their skills of personal, social, academic and professional. These aspects that lead to the enhancement of skills and competencies required in Effat University graduates.

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