Sulaiman Al-Rajhi Colleges (officially abbreviated as SRC) is a private, non-profit, research university, comprising 3 graduate colleges: Medicine, Nursing and Applied Medical Sciences as well as a cutting-edge University Hospital. The faculties were based by using the Sulaiman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi Charitable Foundation and is positioned in Al Bukayriyah, Saudi Arabia. Sulaiman Al Rajhi Colleges targets are to supply highly skilled and specialized cadres of manpower as required for development. The project of establishing the Medical, Nursing and Applied Medical Sciences Colleges with a University Hospital is envisaged to further enhance the fitness sciences training, affected person care and biomedical research to in shape international requirements. The motive behind setting up the faculties is because of a calculated estimate call for for better education inside the state. The schools major campus is close to the Madinah-Riyadh Highway SRCs campus is mainly placed beside the dual carriageway connecting Riyadh and Madinah and sits approximately 370 km from the capital metropolis of Riyadh. When finished itll cowl a place of 10,200 hectares. As of January 2008, Professor Dr. Saleh Bin Abdullah Al Damegh became named the leader supervisor and founding dean of Sulaiman Al Rajhi Colleges. In his concluding statement Sheikh Al Rajhi indicated that the general supervision of the college has been commissioned to Prof. Dr. Saleh Bin Abdullah Al Damegh, for his long academic heritage and wide experience in the field of medicine. In the pursuit of making the "Islands of Excellence," Sulaiman Al Rajhi Colleges signed a memorandum of know-how below the patronage of H.E. Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Angary, the Saudi Minister of Higher Education, H.E. Ms. Maria Josephina Arnoldina, Netherlands Minister of Economic Affairs, and in the presence of Dr. Mohammed Al Ohali, the ministrys deputy for training.
The faculties are mostly fitness and research targeted and, as such, English is the medium of coaching at SRC. The medical schooling of SRC is primarily based upon the medical curriculum of Maastricht University therefore college students enrolled at Sulaiman Al Rajhi Colleges will be taught the use of the schooling technique of trouble-based totally gaining knowledge of (PBL). In line with Maastrichts PBL philosophy, SRC believes that the students ought to be in my view answerable for their academic education. The SRC Medical College will begin its first ever trouble-based studying (PBL) medical application in overdue September 2010, in accordance to Maastricht University new educational yr of 2010-2011.