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​​​​​Graduate Student Council Members


Purpose

The Graduate Student Council exists to represent the voice and interests of KAUST's graduate students to university administration, faculty, staff, community, and industry.


Core Objectives

The core objectives of the Graduate Student Council are to:

  • Provide an avenue for meaningful communication between the students and the KAUST administration, faculty, staff, and community
  • Promote quality of instruction and research at KAUST
  • Nurture a free and active academic and cultural environment at KAUST
  • Advocate for fair benefits and student services at KAUST
  • Seek to expand options and opportunities for student employment after KAUST

Contact Email

​Graduate Cou​​ncil​​
graduatecouncil@kaust.edu.sa
PresidentMaram Almalki
maram.almalki.1@kaust.edu.sa
Vice President​​Muhammad Bukar
muhammad.bukar@kaust.edu.sa
Public Relations Duc Minh Nguyen ducminh.nguyen@kaust.edu.sa

You can contact us through our email: graduatecouncil@kaust.edu.sa or through this form.


Graduate Student Council Committee


PresidentMaram Almalki​maram.almalki.1@kaust.edu.sa
Vice President
​Muhammad Bukar​muhammad.bukar@kaust.edu.sa
​Academic and Research Officer (ARO)​​Maha Alrefai​maha.alrefaialjuhani@kaust.edu.sa
​Graduate Life Officer (GLO)​​Sarah Al Abdullatif​sarah.abdullatif@kaust.edu.sa
University Relations Officer (URO)​​Afnan Albatati
afnan.albatati@kaust.edu.sa
International Business Relations Officer (IBRO)​Salman Alshareef
salman.alsharif@kaust.edu.sa
Public Relations Officer​Duc Minh Nguyen
ducminh.nguyen@kaust.edu.sa


Academic and Research Committee


The Academic and Research Committee (ARC) exists as a link between KAUST students, faculty, and research scientists to provide constructive feedback and suggestions regarding academic and research issues affecting students. Additionally, ARC promotes awareness of scientific research opportunities at KAUST through organized events.


Graduate Life Committee

The Graduate Life committee (GL) exists as a communication link between the Graduate Council and the KAUST student body and is responsible for setting up activities, assisting club startup, enhancing communication with students (i.e. through the use of a website, bulletin boards, etc.), organizing competitions, and serving the students' needs and requests regarding their non-academic life. 

The Graduate Life committee (GL) exists as a communication link between the Graduate Council and the KAUST student body and is responsible for setting up activities, assisting club startup, enhancing communication with students (i.e. through the use of a website, bulletin boards, etc.), organizing competitions, and serving the students' needs and requests regarding their non-academic life.


International Business Relations Committee


The International Business Relations committee (IBR) exists as a networking bridge between students, KAUST administrators, and industries that are potential student employers and research collaborators. Additionally, IBR is responsible for cooperating with the Career Counseling & Professional Development office to organize and facilitate business and entrepreneurship workshops, professional trainings, and career fairs each semester.

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University Relations Committee

The University Relations committee (UR) exists as a relational link to the President's Office, Graduate Affairs Office, and community service providers. The UR advocates for the student body concerning big and sometimes ongoing issues that involve housing, IT, transportation, library services, health and safety, dining services, and more.

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