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KSU stresses excellence in academic endeavors
Culture & Education | Tuesday 6 October, 2015 4:43 am
The head of the external reviewer team for international academic accreditation, Robert Frederick, visited King Saud University (KSU) to assess the quality of the academic program at the university. The visit was made recently as a part of the international academic accreditation program of...
Boost for higher education
Culture & Education | Monday 5 October, 2015 2:27 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman approved the formation of an interim committee to manage higher education affairs. The committee, which will study issues of universities, will be headed by Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil. The members of the interim committee will include...
PwC welcomes 69 new graduates in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Sunday 4 October, 2015 12:35 pm
Professional services firm PwC today welcomed 69 Saudi-based graduates, including 64 Saudi nationals, to the company as part of its ongoing commitment to developing local talent in the Kingdom. 13 Saudi female graduates are part of the intake announced today. The graduates, who joined from a...
Preparations are in Full Swing for the First Edition of ArtBahrain 2015
Culture & Education | Saturday 3 October, 2015 1:15 am
Held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Sheikha Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King of Bahrain and President of the Supreme Council for Women, the first edition of ArtBahrain is preparing to host reputed Arab and international artists and galleries when it opens its...
Tashkeel Fall Programme Presents Critical Practice Workshops, Design Leaders, and First Solo Exhibition
Culture & Education | Wednesday 23 September, 2015 1:40 pm
After a successful summer period, Tashkeel gears up for the fall season with a calendar of workshops, exhibitions and events. Under the Design Programme, industry specialists Glithero will conduct dedicated design workshop weekends, while Wissam Shawkat presents his first solo exhibition at...
17,000 public sector employees studying abroad on scholarship
Culture & Education | Wednesday 23 September, 2015 3:55 am
The number of Saudi employees in the public sector who have been approved for foreign scholarships reached 16,903 employees over the past five years. According to government statistics, during the period from 1431-1435 AH, the United States, Britain, Australia, Germany and Canada received about 70 ...
UN official lauds KSA's'culture of giving'
Culture & Education | Monday 21 September, 2015 6:10 am
 A top UNDP official here has hailed Saudi Arabia’s “culture of giving” and underlined its contribution to humanitarian causes, efforts in developing the youth and special focus on empowering women. In an interview with Arab News, Ashok Nigam, UN resident coordinator and...
GCC Educational Institutions Urged to Adopt Next Generation Technology as Education Spending Reaches USD 150 Billion
Culture & Education | Wednesday 16 September, 2015 3:56 pm
The next five years will be pivotal for GCC educators to adopt the next generation technology that can enhance student learning, affordability, and regional competitiveness, industry experts announced today in the build-up to GITEX Technology Week 2015.   A recent GCC education industry...
Online test is a must for higher studies
Culture & Education | Monday 14 September, 2015 2:17 am
Saudis as well as foreigners studying in high schools in the Kingdom will have to take an assessment test if they want to continue their higher studies in the Kingdom.  The test can be taken online, without any fixed place or timing, an official of the National Center for Assessment in...
New college opens at Prophet’s Mosque
Culture & Education | Saturday 12 September, 2015 10:14 am
Prince Faisal bin Salman, governor of Madinah, has opened a new college that forms part of the Prophet’s Mosque in the city, which will provide world class tuition and guidance on Islamic studies for local and international students and pilgrims. The ceremony was attended by Abdul Rahman...