Vision, Mission & Objectives
The Graduate Studies Unit aspires to become a leader in Graduate
Education through facilitating internationally distinguished and highly
ranked graduate programs and fostering academic excellence and lifelong
The Graduate Studies Unit (GSU), as a partner with colleges, is committed to
facilitating graduate education of the highest quality in the Middle East. GSU
oversees policies and processes that define the best practices for graduate
programs and guarantee their academic integrity university-wide. GSU
also provides outstanding support services and significant academic and
professional development opportunities for graduate students and faculty.
Additionally, GSU fosters quality in research and scholarship to nurture the
next generation of academic/research community.
GSU is determined to prepare graduates for distinguished careers that meet
their diverse interests and qualifications in the fields of research, teaching,
public service and the industry. The rigors of the graduate programs
empower students to address national and world challenges.
- Give the distinguished undergraduate students the opportunities to
continue their graduate studies inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- Prepare and qualify scientifically and professionally specialized graduates
in different fields of knowledge.
- Encourage scientifically competent graduates to keep pace with the rapid
progress of science and technology, and inspire them to create, innovate
and develop scientific research that deals with the issues faced by the
- Contribute to the improvement of undergraduate programs to interact
efficiently with graduate ones.