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KSA marks 30 years of space research
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:56 am
Saudi Arabia has over the past decade through King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) designed and manufactured 13 satellites, demonstrating its expertise in the field developed since 1985.The Kingdom also established a research center to study the Moon and planets in our solar...
Coca-Cola Invites the World to Reach up and Support the Special Olympics World Games 2015 Los Angeles
Culture & Education | Thursday 18 June, 2015 1:46 am
This summer, Los Angeles will welcome 7,000 inspirational athletes from 177 different countries to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Supporting children and adults with intellectual disabilities, the World Games is the largest sports and humanitarian event on the globe. To celebrate,...
Arab Cities: Through Your Eyes in 21 000 images
Culture & Education | Sunday 14 June, 2015 1:45 pm
The fifth edition of the National Geographic Abu Dhabi Moments Awards has, once again, brought the best in regional photography to the forefront. This year in partnership with Almarai for the second year, over 21 000 budding photographers entered their best images depicting the theme “Arab...
Best in region: Saudi universities stay ahead
Culture & Education | Sunday 14 June, 2015 1:24 am
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) has been ranked first among the region’s Top 100 universities, according to QS World University Rankings 2015.According to the report, the American University of Beirut (Lebanon), King Saud University (Riyadh) and King Abdul Aziz University...
KSU honors engineering college faculty, students
Culture & Education | Friday 12 June, 2015 3:50 am
A number of students and faculty of the King Saud University’s (KSU) engineering college have been honored with certificates for their research work and academic achievements. The ‘Research of Excellence’ awards were given by Khalid Al-Humaizi, dean of the engineering school at KSU, and was...
Riyadh hosts world’s largest computerized testing center
Culture & Education | Thursday 11 June, 2015 3:09 pm
Minister of Education Azzam Al-Dakhil opened the world’s largest computerized testing center at King Saud University in Riyadh on Wednesday.The center can offer 100,000 tests a year, including on general skills, standard academic achievements, English and Arabic language proficiency, overall...
KSA will send ‘over 20,000 to study abroad’
Culture & Education | Sunday 7 June, 2015 1:07 pm
Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil and Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and cooperation between their two ministries which will send 20,000 students abroad to study medicine and medical sciences.The scholarships are part of the third phase of the...
Summer campaigns reduce illiteracy
Culture & Education | Friday 5 June, 2015 2:04 am
Minister of Education Azzam Al-Dakhil said the summer campaign to raise awareness about the eradication of illiteracy achieved great successes in reducing the rates of illiteracy, noting that the illiteracy rates of the Saudi population fell from 17.74 percent in 2004 to 6.81 percent now. The...
Fujitsu Supports King Abdulaziz University Research Capabilities with New Supercomputing System
Culture & Education | Thursday 4 June, 2015 2:01 am
King Abdulaziz University (KAU) and Fujitsu have today announced delivery of a new supercomputing system. KAU switched on the system, and in so doing, inaugurated a Center of Excellence that will support the many researchers and scientists affiliated with KAU.The new system will significantly boost ...
Six-year service cap for public school directors
Culture & Education | Wednesday 3 June, 2015 1:16 am
Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil has announced that public school directors and deputies can only spend six years at one school, unless they have been recognized as top performers, or excelled in management for three years.There would also be exemptions for those who work at schools catering to...
Spain's Super Cup set for Saudi Arabia
Spain's Super Cup set for Saudi Arabia
Tuesday 12 November, 2019 3:12