Program launched to train Saudi students for foreign universities

Program launched to train Saudi students for foreign universities
The scheme works on providing trainees with support tools and training programs during their high-school year. (SPA)
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Updated 02 November 2020

Program launched to train Saudi students for foreign universities

Program launched to train Saudi students for foreign universities
  • The aim is to build capability and boost their chances of joining internationally renowned universities such as Stanford, Princeton, John Hopkins, Columbia, and Pennsylvania

RIYADH: The Initiatives Center at the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation (Misk) has begun registration for the “University Preparation Program.”
This aims to boost the skills of high school students and increase their chances of being accepted by top international universities in the US and the UK.
The scheme works on providing trainees with support tools and training programs during their high-school year as well as help with personal skills instrumental for the start of university studies. The aim is to build capability and boost their chances of joining internationally renowned universities such as Stanford, Princeton, John Hopkins, Columbia, and Pennsylvania.
The initiative, supervised by the Human Resources Development Department at Misk, covers a period of two and half years and consists of training schemes, including summer programs, during which trainees undergo an extensive program that enhances university learning skills, and helps to determine their field of specialization and future career.
Registration is open until Nov. 24. Results for those accepted on to the program in February 2021 will be declared on https://misk.org.sa/hcd/ar/services/collegeprep-ar/

 

 


Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib

Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib
Updated 17 January 2021

Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib

Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib
  • Earlier in January, KSrelief also distributed 5,049 cartons of dates in Marib, Hodeidah and Taiz provinces
  • Since it was founded in May 2015, KSrelief has implemented 1,329 projects in 53 countries, worth more than $4.42 billion

DUBAI: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed more than 35 tons of food aid to people in Yemen’s Marib province, state news agency SPA reported.
Earlier in January, KSrelief also distributed 5,049 cartons of dates in Marib, Hodeidah and Taiz provinces, helping thousands of families.
It also continued to ensure basic health services in public schools and fight malnutrition among students and educational staff in Yemen’s Aden governorate.
Since it was founded in May 2015, KSrelief has implemented 1,329 projects in 53 countries, worth more than $4.42 billion. The countries that have benefited most from its work are Yemen ($3 billion), Palestine ($360 million), Syria ($296 million), and Somalia ($192 million).