Overseas Students

The Class of 2013 Saudi Students Celebrates
05/21/2013

The Class of 2013 Saudi Students Celebrates

‘In America, schools don’t just plug students into a specialised field; they broaden horizons. The degree is an important element, but for the student just being there, being exposed to the society, is perhaps equally important.’

“Congratulations to All Saudi Students and Their Families”
05/21/2013

“Congratulations to All Saudi Students and Their Families”

“One of the greatest pleasures of my work as the American ambassador to Saudi Arabia is to celebrate the many successes of the US-Saudi relationship. This month, I am particularly thrilled to congratulate the approximately 8,000 Saudi King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) students who will graduate from US colleges and universities this year.”

Commentary | Saudi Students Abroad: Experience Matters – Batarfi
04/30/2013

Commentary | Saudi Students Abroad: Experience Matters – Batarfi

“We could have invited these universities into the Kingdom, like some of our neighbors did in their countries. It is a good idea, but it doesn’t provide our youth with the global prospective and cultural experience they get when living in other nations and interacting with different communities.”

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