Orientation

Orientation

Career Fairs

Career Fairs

Events & Recreation

Events & Recreation

Graduate Services Help Desk

Graduate Services Help Desk

Residential Life

Residential Life

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

Development and Services


The Offices of Development and Services support graduate student success by managing the delivery of various services and resources. The offices work closely with the Graduate Student Council and collaborate with other KAUST offices and departments to enhance graduate students' overall experience at KAUST.


 

Development and Services Offices

  • Skills Lab

    • The Skills Lab provides services to assist graduate students with English for Specific Academic Purposes (Integrated Skills, Writing, Oral Presentation and Pronunciation). Each semester, Skills Lab offers courses, workshops and small group and individual tutoring by appointment.

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  • Residential Life

    • The Office of Residential Life serves serves to positively shape the quality of the on-campus student living experience. Residential Life fosters vibrant, inclusive communities which cultivate personal development, emphasize cross-cultural interactions, encourage leadership, enhance the educational experience, and provide a sense of belonging to each student.

       


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  • Events and Recreation

    • ​​The Graduate Events and Recreation Office works to provide fun and exciting extracurricular activities for KAUST students. These range from mid-week socials and sports competitions to visits to cultural and historical sites within the Kingdom. Graduate Events and Recreation also provides the opportunity for students to create and lead graduate student groups that indirectly enhance students' studies, offer them leadership opportunities and promote a sense of community on campus.

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  • Professional Development and Career Counseling

    • ​​​Professional Development and Career Counseling (PDCC) prepares graduate students to develop lifelong career management skills. The office helps students make decisions about the future, pointing them in the direction of their passions and interests in industry, research or academia. Students also receive coaching on how to negotiate and promote themselves in the job market. In addition, the office facilitates internship and employment opportunities worldwide, enables on-campus networking opportunities with employers and informs students of the latest employment trends in science and technology.

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  • Health, Wellness and Counseling

    • ​​​​​Health, Wellness, and Counseling (HWC) helps graduate students and their dependents to enhance their academic and personal wellbeing. Through seminars, community outreach and confidential personal counseling, the team at HWC ensures students' holistic health. HWC offers free prevention, intervention, information and referral services to all KAUST students and their dependents.

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  • Graduate Services Helpdesk

    • Graduate Services advances KAUST's mission by providing a central one-stop venue for a variety of services and facilities that foster and encourage student development, academic success, and an inclusive community.

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  • Graduate Student Council

    • ​The Graduate Student Council represents the interests of KAUST graduate students to University administration, faculty, staff, the community and industry. A core objective of the Council is to promote the quality of instruction and research at KAUST. The Council also seeks to expand the options and opportunities for student employment after graduation. 



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