1932: Foundation 1938 :Discovery of Oil - One of the world’s fastest growing economies - The world’s largest producer of petroleum liquids - The most dynamic economy in the Arab world 1970- Present: 5-Year Developmental Plans - Industry - Agriculture - Mining - Banking
Development Sector Allocation Share ($ Billion) (%) Human Resources 195 50.6 Social and Health 73 19 Economic 60.7 15.7 Resources Transportation & 29.6 7.7 CommunicationMunicipal & Housing 26.8 7 Total Expenditure 385.1 100
Ninth Plan Allocations Human Resources Social and Health Economic Resources Transportation and Communication Municipal and Housing
Urbanization: %81 (2008 est) Economy: 13th Most Competitive Economy (World Bank Report 2009) Health System: 26th in World (WHO 2008) IT sector: Most Advanced in Region Humanitarian Aid: Ranked 1st (0.19 GDP: UN 2009 report) Interfaith Dialogue Initiative (2008) Newsweek: King Abdullah; Top 10 World Leaders Forbes: Third Most Powerful Person in the World
31,798 schools 68 Technical Institutions 24 Universities 435,343 Academic Staff 5,106,162 StudentsRaised the literacy rate from %10 to over %82.9
Increasing the capacity of universities to 1.7 million Increasing post-graduate students to %5 of all university students by diversifying post-grad programs. Encouraging university collaboration with international institutions Increasing number of local scholarships
1958- 2002: 2003- 2010:1. King Saud University 9. Alqasseem University 19. Princess Norah Taibah University University2. Islamic University 10. Altaif University 20. KAUST3. King Fahad University 11. 21. Northern Borders for Petroleum and 12. King Saud University Minerals (KFUPM) for Health Sciences University4. King Abdulaziz 13. Albaha University 22. Aldammam University University 14. Ha’il University 23. Alkharj University5. Imam Mohammed bin 15. Aljouf University 24. Shaqra University Saud University 16. Jazan University 25. Almajma’a University6. King Faisal University 17. Najran University7. Um Alqura University 18. Tabouk University8. King Khalid University
2000- 2010:1. Prince Sultan University2. Arab Open University3. International University of Madinah4. Alyamamah University5. Alfaisal University6. Prince Mohammed bin Fahd University7. Prince Fahd bin Sultan University8. Dar Al uloom University
Currently: 68 Technical education institutionsNew plan includes budget for: 25 technical colleges 28 technical institutes 50 industrial training institutes
To actively develop and qualify human resources to be:1- World competitive in the work market and academic research2- A high caliber basis in Saudi universities, the public sectors and private businesses.
Degrees: Academic disciplines: Bachelor’s Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing Master’s Pure Sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry Medical Sciences: Physiotherapy, Doctorate Laboratory Sciences Radiology, Biomedical Technology Medical Fellowship
Engineering: Civil, Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical Automotive, Environmental and Communication and Survey. Computer: Computer science, Computer Engineering, Networking Information Technology, and E-Commerce Business: Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Insurance and Marketing
Student Category TotalSponsored Students 64,014Employed Scholarship Student 10,167Self-Sponsored Student 14,681Student’s Dependents Learning English 9,529Total 98,391 MOHE: September, 2010
%18.5 Abroad Studying in the Kingdom Studying Abroad
United States Poland Canada Japan United South Korea Kingdom China Australia India New Zealand Singapore France Malaysia Germany Ireland Netherlands Slovakia Spain Romania Italy Czech Hungary Republic Austria Ukraine
Number of Students USAGreat Britain Canada AustraliaNew Zealand Germany Malaysia France China Austria 0 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000 30000 35000
Number of Students3000025000200001500010000 5000 0
Head & Consultant of Ophthalmology KFSH- Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins- Member of 12 Medical Associations- Executive Board of Friends of Saudi Arabia
Executive Manager Kingdom Holding- TV presenter- Young Global Leader
Internationally acclaimed writer and poet “The Unfurling”- Public book signing- Translated into Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese and Arabic.- Her works are taught at schools and colleges in Arabia, the U.S, Canada, Singapore, Japan, India and others.
First Saudi Female Film DirectorFilms:“Who”“The Bitter Journey”“The Only Way Out”
Saudi photographer- First collection “The Shadow of a Palm Tree”- Pictures displayed in 120 exhibits worldwide.- First Saudi woman photographer to join Reuters.
Pilot, Kingdom HoldingFirst Saudi female pilot to fly planes in Saudi Arabia.
Won Several International Rallies for Women, Dubai
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