The United Kingdom honors its Saudi graduates – Saudi News

The United Kingdom honors its Saudi graduates – Saudi News
The United Kingdom honors its Saudi graduates – Saudi News
The British Embassy in Riyadh and the British Council in the Kingdom announced the names of Saudi students who won awards for graduates of study in the United Kingdom for the years 2019/2020, during a virtual awards ceremony held yesterday (Wednesday) in Riyadh.

United Kingdom graduates from all over the Kingdom were honored for their outstanding achievements as professionals in business and entrepreneurship and as community leaders, and for their important contribution to strengthening cooperation ties between the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and following in-depth interviews with the jury, the winners were selected for the three categories of awards: Professional Achievement Award, Entrepreneurship Award, and Social Impact Award.

The Professional Achievement Award that honors graduates who have distinguished through exemplary leadership in their professional field was awarded to Dr. (Samar Khan), lecturer and researcher in the fields of energy security and renewable energy. Khan graduated from Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Dean of the College of Business at Effat University.

A Social Impact Award that honors graduates who have made exceptional contributions to creating positive social change was also presented to Dr. Mawia Khafaji, an alumnus of the University of Exeter.

Khafaji established the volunteering office at the King Abdulaziz University Hospital, which contributed to increasing the active participation of students in their communities through volunteering, in line with the goals of Vision 2030, and in October 2019, the office celebrated spending 200,000 hours in the field of volunteer work.

As for the Entrepreneurship Award, which sheds light on graduates who have played a pioneering role in innovation or creative solutions, it was presented to Abdulaziz Al-Saeed, a graduate of Newcastle University, an educational entrepreneur who founded the online social learning platform known as Noon Academy. Educated students to 4 million students so far, and aims to educate 50 million students by 2023 in order to provide high-quality education available to all.

On this occasion, the Kingdom’s ambassador to London, Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan, shared a video statement in which he said: «First of all, I would like to thank you for this wonderful idea and occasion, and I would also like to thank the British Embassy for inviting me to participate in this beautiful night, and secondly: I would like to congratulate all our honored students on this occasion which made me very proud to be one of your chosen ones, and I have seen some of your work. Which was really impressive».

He added, “I remember when I was a student here in high school and university, and I was able to form great friendships and spend enjoyable times, and this is a feature of the solid relations between the two countries that span more than 100 years».

He continued: “You are a sign of the success of this relationship. You have proven that you are distinguished, and you have shown the British people what it means to be Saudis.

In the same context, the British Ambassador to the Kingdom, Neil Crampton, said: «Education is at the core of the United Kingdom’s close strategic partnership with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and it comes as part of supporting the realization of the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030, as this partnership strengthens our graduates who are leaders in their fields and use their British education to make an impact in their professions and societies, and I extend my sincere congratulations to all the winners and from They have reached the final stage .. They are role models for students».

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