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Register in TIME…The Clock is Ticking!

The Winter Enrichment Program (WEP), a hallmark event of KAUST, returns Sunday, January 13 to Thursday, January 24. Chaired by Professor Valerio Orlando, Head of Environmental Epigenetic Program, #WEP2019 features 12 days of keynotes, lectures, discussions, masterclasses, exhibits and cultural events all relating to the theme of TIME. ...

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Register in TIME…The Clock is Ticking!

Science Fair Competition

Showcase your science at KAUST on January 21! Every year during WEP, the Science Fair brings technology and science to the KAUST community and local schools. Sign up now to participate, registration closes on Monday, December 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners. Registration is NOT limited to students: Postdocs, Research scientists and Faculty are welcome to participate....

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Science Fair Competition

Volunteer for WEP 2019

Do you want to meet new people? Are you energetic and looking to get more involved in the KAUST community? We invite you to join us as an official WEP volunteer! A wide range of tasks before and during the Program are available and all volunteers will be given gifts in recognition of their help. Register now to attend the volunteer’s orientation on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 12 noon. ...

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Volunteer for WEP 2019

Enrichment Office

The Office of Enrichment Programs

Under the umbrella of the VP for Academic Affairs, our mission is to enrich with our programs KAUST students, faculty, community members and guests as well as contributing to the Kingdom and the world. Learn more. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

KAUST invites organizations to engage in beneficial WEP partnerships through unique sponsorship opportunities. Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities and be part of this moment in history as we celebrate our 10th year. 

WEP 2019

The Winter Enrichment Program (WEP), a hallmark event of KAUST, returns Sunday, January 13 to Thursday, January 24. Chaired by Professor Valerio Orlando, Head of Environmental Epigenetic Program, #WEP2019 features 12 days of keynotes, lectures, discussions, masterclasses, exhibits and cultural events all relating to the theme of TIME. Have a look at the schedule and register now!

What is WEP?

The annual Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) is one of the hallmarks of KAUST. WEP is a two-week program whose primary purpose is to enrich and inspire the University's students and KAUST community members, as well as academic and industrial partners who are all invited to join.

About the WEP 2019 Key Visual

This year's key visual has been inspired by a pendulum clock, which uses a swinging weight as its time keeping element plus the nucleosone, a basic unit for DNA packaging, as a symbol of life and time. Learn more about WEP 2019.

ePoster Competition

Graduate students and postdocs can display and present their best research during this year’s WEP-Library ePoster Competition. Prizes, sponsored by the University Library, will be awarded. Sign up before registration closes on Friday, December 14.

 

Sponsors

 

Keynote Lecture Series

Speakers range from Nobel laureates to distinguished local and regional dignitaries who have created a significant impact worldwide through business, science and/or innovation. Read More...

Interactive Activities

Events such as Poster Competitions, Science Fair, Alumni Lecture Series give the opportunity to the students to share their work and discoveries.

Lecture Series

Inspiring in-Kingdom and regional business speakers discuss the trends and opportunities related to business in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

Cultural Events

We offer signature events like exhibitions, the film festival, the farmers market, workshops and our special musical performances.

 

Catch Up on Past Events

WEP On-Air
WEP 2018 Keynotes
Special Events
Highlights of WEP 2018
Chef Bernd Arold – Interview
STEAM – Two-Day Innovation Challenge