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Makkah, KSA ─ 15 December, 2023

In continuation of UMM AL-QURA University’s – UQU – pursuit of supporting the digital transformation journey for all its educational and operational processes to continue achieving its strategic goals in a way that aligns with Saudi Vision 2030, UQU has chosen Naseej for Technology ─ the region’s leading knowledge and eLearning solutions provider ─ to provide it with the latest Quality, Assessment and Evaluation, Academic Accreditation, Library Management, Library Portal, and Digital Assets Repository.

The scope of the agreement comprises providing UMM AL-QURA UNIVERSITY with MEDAD Cloud Platform for Institutional Effectiveness and Library Services Platform. The project will also cover implementation, localization, and customization services for all technology solutions provided by Naseej in addition to delivering hosting, development, maintenance, and technical support services.

UMM AL-QURA UNIVERSITY has selected MEDAD Institutional Effectiveness Platform (IEP) to enhance institutional performance, quality, and efficiency. MEDAD IEP integrates key functions like strategic planning, learning outcomes assessment, accreditation management, and more into one platform, streamlining processes and enabling data-driven decision-making. By adopting MEDAD IEP, UMM AL-QURA UNIVERSITY aims to improve effectiveness, enhance program quality, and support strategic goals looking to facilitate continuous improvement, enhance student success, and ensure compliance with accreditation standards, reinforcing the university’s academic standing in the Kingdom.

Under the terms of the contract, Naseej is to provide MEDAD Library Services Platform (MEDAD LSP), which offers comprehensive management of all Umm Al-Qura University’s library operations and information sources. MEDAD LSP ─ which comprises the features of Library Management, Library Portal, and Digital Assets Repository ─ enables UQU librarians to perform their jobs more effectively thanks to a trusted and reliable technology architecture that manages all processes and resources more efficiently and productively in addition to keeping up with the expectations and needs of today’s tech-savvy patrons as well as facilitating their access to the library knowledge services as well as physical, digital, and electronic holdings, thereby providing them with a unified, seamless user experience.

On this occasion, Mr. Othman Al-Abdulkarim – Naseej CEO – expressed his delight, saying: “We pride ourselves on having been chosen by UMM AL-QURA UNIVERSITY to implement this project that contributes to achieving the vision of higher education and digital transformation at the university. We, at Naseej, seek to leverage this cooperation with UQU to reinforce the university’s academic infrastructure through delivering innovative solutions and services that substantially contribute to developing a rich and advanced academic environment that supports digital transformation processes at all levels. Notably, this partnership reflects our shared commitment to stimulating innovation and supporting learning and research with the aim of boosting interaction and providing effective access to knowledge in pursuit of empowering UQU to create a dynamic learning environment as well as boost research and institutional excellence capabilities. In doing this, Naseej is reaffirming our commitment to supporting the UQU’s mission of offering advanced learning and research opportunities that pave the way for leadership and continued success.”  

“We are always keen to be partners of success through delivering innovative technology solutions and leading-edge platforms that support digital transformation journeys in the Kingdom and across the region ─ universities, academic organizations, private enterprises, and government entities ─ enabling them to reap a wide variety of benefits, including increasing capabilities and efficiency, cutting costs, enhancing quality, improving productivity, improving data quality, achieving measurable results, and, above all, delivering a rich, engaging, and delightful customer experience for end-users”, Naseej CEO concluded. 


About Umm Al-Qura University

In 1369 A.H., King Abdulaziz ordered the establishment of the College of Shari`ah in Makkah. In so doing, it became the first higher education institution in the kingdom, the nucleus for Umm Al-Qura University, and the main college at this university. Although Umm Al-Qura University has recently been restructured, the university will always maintain its status as one of the most distinguished universities due to its location and noble origin. Moreover, it has acquired a superior status as an academic institution that has a great reputation with regard to Shari`ah sciences, education, and Islamic studies, as well as modern scientific and applied specializations.

About Naseej

Naseej has been the region’s leading knowledge solutions provider, serving academic institutes, cultural centers, and government organizations since 1989, delivering world-class solutions that enable its partners to manage and share knowledge and leverage the latest advancements in information technology solutions to achieve their business objectives. It relies on modern technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and data management to achieve superior performance and excellent user experience.

Over the years, Naseej has gained the trust of numerous prestigious organizations, including Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, STC, Kuwait University, Ministry of Commerce and Investment, and many others. At the forefront of Naseej’s technological products and services are Medad Cloud platforms, designed to enable cultural centers, academic institutions, government entities, and businesses to coordinate their informational, academic, administrative, and training processes. Additionally, these platforms accelerate the digital transformation journey, rooted in innovative institutional innovation.

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