Before the beginning …..You can see the latest programs and activities of the Unit.
A workshop report on ' strategies to support low academic performers. ( semester II, 1437/1438 H)
A report on the traffic safety campaign for preparatory year students (
semester II , 1437 / 1438 H)
A report on the orientation program for the new students ( semester II, 1437 – 1438 H )
A report on health education training course ( 1437- 1438 H )
A report on self- confidence skills ( semester II, 1437 – 1438 H )
A report on TRIZ application skills on creating distinctive problem solving ( semester II , 1437 – 1438 H )
A report on anger management skills (semester II, 1437- 1438 H )
A report on time management skills ( semester II , 1437 -1438 H)
A report on dialogue etiquette ( semester II , 1437 – 1438 )
Report on a visit of the preparatory year students to the General Directorate anti- drug abuse in the northern border area of the second semester (1438/1437)
Report on a counseling program, which is off to a good start, of the second semester (1438/1437)
A report on the Orientation Program for the new students (Term 1 -1438)
A report on testing without worry (summer Term 1437\ 1438)
A report on Repeaters/Defaulters (Summer term 1436 \1437)
Report on defaulter students' program (Semester II 1437/1436 )
Report on the anti-vandalism training course (Semester II 1437/1436 )
Report on the success training course (Semester II 1437/1436 )
Report on the training course on "Health Education" (Semester II, 1437/1436)
Report entitled "Dealing with Human Behaviour Patterns" (Semester II, 1437/1436)
Report on course entitled "Effective Planning" (Semester II, 1437/1436)
Report on course entitled "Skills of Recalling Memory" (Semester, II 1437/1436)
A report about the visit to the Anti-smoking clinic (Semester II 1437/1436)
Academic Guidance Report (Semester II 1437/1436)
A report on the decision-making course(1436/1437 Semester II)
A report on the brainstorming course (second semester 1436/1437)
A report on the mentor student program (academic year 1436/1437)
A report on "psychological pressure course" (semester II 1436/1437)
A report on Life Skills of university student program (semester II 1436/1437)
A report on the counseling program for students in the preparatory year (second semester 1436/1437)
A report about "The Orientation Program for Selecting a Specialization" (First Semester 1436/1437)
A report about "A course entitled No more anxiety during tests" (First Semester 1436/1437)
A report about "a visit to Drug Enforcement Administration in Northern Borders" (First Semester 1436/1437)
A report about "How to become a distinguished student" – (First Semester 1436/1437)
A report about "anger management" course (first semester 1437/1436)
A report about the conflict management course (first semester 1437/1436)
Report on self-confidence course (first semester ) 1437/1436
A report entitled ( Creative Thinking Course) the firstsemester 1437/1436
Report on the visit of anti-smoke clinic ,first semester 1436/1437.
Report on the Life Skills Development Program for university students (first semester 1437/1436)
Report about the Orientaion Program for new students (first semester1437/1436)
Report on the Defaulters Program (summer semester 1436/1435)
Report on the Orientaion Program for secondary school students (second semester 1436/1435)
Report on the Counseling Program for the choice of specialization (second semester 1436/1435)
Report on an academic defaulters program (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on "How to Read " ( Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on "A visit to the General Administration of the Fight Against Drugs" (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on problem-solving and decision-making (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report of self-development (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on the "Awareness Campaign for Corona disease" (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on the seminar entitled "AIDS is everyone's responsibility" (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on self-confidence "Within the Activities of Life Skills Development Program" (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on academic excellence "Within the Activities of Life Skills Development Program" (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Report on the life management "Within the Activities of Life Skills Development Program" (Second semester, 1435/1436)
Our motto is to provide the best academic guidance, educational and social service to the students of the Preparatory Year, keeping in view the teachings of Islam and comprehensive quality standards; Our mission is to develop students' personalities,
help them adapt to college life and become active individuals, in their
university studies, and in the community life after graduation, through achievement of their academic and social goals.
The Students Guidance Unit is strongly committed to:
1. Contribute to facilitate an educational and learning environment that makes possible advancement in the development of a balanced personality of students, keeping intact their identity, patriotism and observance of Islamic teaching;
2. Provide collective as well as individual counseling and guidance services to Preparatory Year students through counseling sessions aimed at helping students solve their problems;
3. Monitor and follow up on students' negative behavior on campus and find appropriate solutions to it;
Help students adapt to college, and future life, by training them in the art of living skills, such as, positive thinking, decision making, problem solving and crisis-management, etc.;
5. Help students cope with difficulties in academics and improve their competence;
6. Help students make appropriate decision regarding the choice of undergraduate major;
7. Organize guidance and orientation programs for new students, and introduce them to the officials at the
university and apprise them of the facilities they will use in course of their studies;
8. Make arrangements for special assistance for students with special needs and look after their requirements;
9. Help students develop their talents and abilities, and arrange for them effective practical training so that students have enhanced academic acquisition;
10. Promote a culture of dialogue, learning, competition and innovation;
11. Cater for the growth of gifted and talented students.
Message from the Head of the Unit
The Students Guidance Unit plays a major role in achieving the Deanship's mission. We understand that the teaching and educational process is student-centered; likewise is the Deanship's philosophy.
The Unit ensures the development of the psychological, social and intellectual aspects of the students' personality and provides them with all counseling services they need. Moreover, the Unit oversees academic guidance at each and every student section at the Deanship, and functions as a bridge between students on the one hand and faculty members and the administration on the other.
Its distinguished role makes the Unit the most important unit that has the greatest influence on college life. The Unit seeks to achieve its mission based on comprehensive plan designed to meet the students' needs. The Unit has offices in all the five branches of the Deanship: Arar Male, Arar Female, Rafha Male, Rafha Female and Turaif Female.
Head of Students
Dr. Abdullah Mohammed Al-wardat
Speech of the head of the Unit Video Clip on PY Channel
Students' Counseling Unit introduces two types of services for students; these are social guidance and academic advising, as follows:
First: Academic advising: it aims to help students academically by informing them with the basic rules of their study and exams included in the Higher Education Counsel system. These rules are:
1. Informing and guiding students academically by preparing three basic programs every academic year. These are:
2. Distributing students to academic advisors after making sure that these advisors are able to help students i.e. informing and guiding students academically to be aware of the university system. In addition, helping academically poor students and putting a timetable for meeting them.
3. Supervising academic advisors, following their work and the results they achieved.
4. Holding scheduled academic awareness campaigns in order to overcome any obstacles might face students and finding the best ways to raise their academic level.
5. Advertising, continuously, about the programs of the Counseling Unit and motivating students to visit the Unit to monitor the relation between the students and their advisors.
6. Preparing a detailed report about every program or activity and sending it to the Dean and to the Unit of publishing after approving.
7. Preparing a semestral report about the achievements and the obstacles faced and suggestions to solve these problems. The report is introduced to the dean before the end of each semester.
Second: Social Counseling: It aims to help students who are having difficulties and problems as a result of their exposure to the conditions of social or financial difficulties or behavioral troubles with their surroundings and the like, which may lead to a negative impact on the academic status of the student and worsening the problem. The Unit of Student Counseling deals with these problems to find the best and the most appropriate solutions, including:
The students' Counseling Unit introduces three programs for preparatory students at fixed and specified intervals during the first and the second semester as follows:
It is held during the first week of the first semester of every academic year. It is a comprehensive program prepared to guide and inform students about everything related to their study. It includes lectures, meeting with officials at the deanship, distributing the orientation file which includes a study guide, services guide introduced by the deanship, and more.
It is held during the first week of the second semester every year. It aims to discuss the main issues and difficulties students faced during the first semester in a try to solve these problems.
It is held two weeks before the finals and continues for a week. It aims to inform students with the available majors at the university. This is usually done by holding meetings and lectures. The program is accompanied by interdisciplinary exhibition at the university colleges (a specific day for each college). Officials answers students' questions and help them choose the suitable specialization according to their abilities and the market needs.
The Unit provides a group of daily guiding services that help students get over problem they may face in their study and enhance excellent students. The Unit provides other services in several areas to elevate the character of the students academically, intellectually and morally. Among these services: individual guidance, group guidance, individual Counseling, case study, following-up students academically and especially the poor ones. This may happen in the Unit or inside the classes.
The program aims to form a pilot group of students distinguished morally, scientifically and have a strong set of personal characteristics such as: leadership, self-esteem, desire to volunteer work, communication skills, cooperation and teamwork, in order to provide guidance and advice to fellow students and work effectively with the Unit of Student Counseling through participation programs and activities of the Unit.
An awareness program hosted by the Unit of student Counseling in all campuses of the preparatory year and in cooperation with the Clinic of anti-smoking at the Directorate of Public Health in northern border region and the participation of its officials. The programs aimed to free the students from smoking and informing them with its dangerous effects under the slogan (A smoke-free Campus). The program includes a photo gallery and documentaries. It also includes tools and brochures from anti-smoking clinic in addition to lectures and meetings of officials at the clinic with students in order to make them aware of the dangers of smoking.
The program is one of the most important programs of the Counseling Unit. The program includes training courses related to like skills of the students. The program aims to refine students' characters socially and academically to help them handle the pressure of life easily and adapt with the university and social life.
The Unit arrange for a program for failing students in all campuses of the university. The program includes several guiding sessions held during the semester. The program aims to raise the academic level of those students.
The program is held during the second half of the second semester. The Unit of Counseling hosts third-secondary students from all schools of the northern border. The program aims to orient students with the university system, the mechanism of admission, in addition to the activities presented by the university and the advantages students may obtain. By this, students will like to apply for the university as soon as they graduate from school.
In the process of the Counseling Unit programs and activities, so many guiding lectures have been held. The programs aimed to orient students with the system of the university and help them overcome the problem they might face during their study.