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Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) for 2015 is coming soon!

Running from January 11 to 22, The 2015 WEP program is larger and more ambitious than ever, with over one hundred events on offer.

This year’s offerings are the direct result of suggestions and event submissions from our faculty, students and community members, making WEP 2015 a program that is created by and for the entire KAUST community.

WEP 2015 features many highlights, including our keynote lectures on topics ranging from archaeology to biologically inspired design to freediving.  This year, we look at rich culture of Saudi Arabia through lectures on poetry, coinage and mining in Saudi Arabia, and present a range of art and recreational events, including a Tinga Tinga painting workshop, a 5K run, improvisation workshops and performances, a racketlon tournament and tours to Old Jeddah and the National Wildlife Center in Taif.

Finally, we’ll wrap up WEP 2015 with a closing evening gala extravaganza featuring a performance by the internationally renowned musical multimedia group Bella Gaia. 

With all these events and many more, WEP 2015 is the most exciting and lively time of the year at KAUST.

We look forward to enriching you at WEP 2015!



Sunday, January 11, 2015

Social Media stole my money!

Location: Bldg 9, Lecture Hall 2322

You might be surprised to see how easy it is for cyber criminals to use the information you publicly disclose on sites such as Facebook and Twitter to gain access to your private items such as bank ac ... more
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Hacker Attack! Are you Ready?

Location: Bldg 9, Lecture Hall 2322

As KAUST grows, we are seeing more Unix computers on the KAUST network: Vital research data is stored on computers in addition to personal data such as financial info. Research Collaboration is going ... more