About the Student Support Unit



The Quality & Academic Accreditation Unit – Faculty of Medicine in King Abdulaziz University is committed to disseminating quality and development culture; establish an internal quality assurance system in the Faculty through internal monitoring and reviewing; and ensuring compliance to academic standards to secure the quality of institutional capacity and educational effectiveness aiming at obtaining academic accreditation of the faculty.


To be a consultancy unit resorted to by all health professions faculties at the national and regional levels in the field of application of quality assurance concepts and standards.


Bridging the compliance gap between basic and distinguishing quality standards.


  • Excellence in teaching and scholarship by students and staff.
  • Teamwork, leadership and collegiality.
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Staff development.
  • International partnership.
  • Commitment to medical education as a continuum.
  • Research in medical science, education and professional practice.
  • Appreciation of cultural diversity.