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The KAUST 2012 Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) will be held January 14-29, 2012 with a special opening evening on January 13. WEP aims to broaden our intellectual horizons and stretch our collective imaginations. Through an expansive offering of courses, workshops, lectures and cultural and recreational activities, WEP is a time to discover new fields of interest and to be inspired.

 

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Jeddah Museum Tour

Location: Departure: from the bottom of the steps at the front of the Student Center (opposite Shoro Restaura

By Paul Bennett

Registrations:;- For STUDENTS ONLY: start on Saturday 7th January 2012 , between 9.00 am to 4.00 PM(from the Student Information Hub);- For NON-STUDENTS: starts on Sunday 8th, between 4:00 to 5:00PM ( ... more

Discover Reef Check - Theory and Snorkeling Field Trip B

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Cornelia Roder | Jessica Bouwmeester | Mais Elras

The Reef Check Foundation is an international marine conservation organization with teams in over 80 countries and territories worldwide. By bringing together public, academia, NGOs and governments, i ... more

Ultimate Frisbee Clinic

Location: Mansion Fields

By WEP Team

Come out and learn the basic concepts the fast-paced sport of Ultimate Frisbee. In this morning workshop we will cover throwing styles, rules of the game, team strategy, and fun drills that will make ... more

Drum Class - Beginners A

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more
A Gate to the Noblest Art ... Arabic Calligraphy (Beginners);Description;1st. workshop (for beginners);- Introduction to the most important art of Islamic culture that is Arabic Calligraphy.;;This int ... more

Drum Class - Beginners B

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more
2nd. Workshop (Advanced);- Introduction to the artistic orientations of Arabic Calligraphy:;this introduction contains:;- The Classical School.;- Calligraphy and Plastic art.;- Calligraphy and Photogr ... more

Gattaca

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In the not-too-distant future, a less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable given his genetic make-up and he has become one of th ... more

Disc Golf

Location: Thuwal Park - Start Near Island Oasis ECC

By Adam Campbell | Jemel Buck | Kelli Griffin | Scott Herrington

This hands on afternoon session will cover the basic concepts of disc golf. You will learn how to throw golf discs and ways to improve your game. The session is open to men and women of all ages and i ... more
This course consists of a two-day workshop and a field trip (Field Trip on Thursday 26, 15:30-17:30);;A book recently published by Cambridge University Press ("The Artist and the Scientists") provides ... more

Badminton Tournament

Location: TBD

By Nazir Deiry | Recreation Department

TBC

Drum Class - Advanced Class

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

The Advance Class is for students with prior knowledge and experience.;;These classes will introduce students to the techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. Students will learn ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

The Big Blue - Postponed to Thursday 26

Location: Water-sports Centre

By Mais Elras | WEP Film Festival

We apologize: because of too much wind, we had to postpone the screening to next week, Thursday 26.;Same venue and Time.;Thank you for your understanding.;;Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a ... more

Who Killed the Electric Car?

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline........... Ten years later, these futuristic cars were almos ... more

Who Killed the Electric Car?

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline........... Ten years later, these futuristic cars were almos ... more