2001 News Story

Umm AL-Qur'a University to set up branch in Taif

Makkah's Umm Al-Qura University has announced plans to set up a full branch in Taif, incorporating 13 new colleges. The colleges will focus on medical sciences and social studies, but one is planned for hotel and tourism studies. Five of the new colleges are for female students. The university's current Taif branch has only two colleges, one for education and the other for the sciences.