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Creating an ecosystem around higher education to promote sustainability

Creating an ecosystem around higher education to promote sustainability

December 08,2022

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be achieved only through strong global partnerships and committed collaboration. Universities are uniquely placed to lead the cross-sectoral implementation of the SDGs and advance the UN’s 2030 agenda.

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The Values and Understanding of Sustainable Development Goals and its Relation to Saudi Vision 2030

The Values and Understanding of Sustainable Development Goals and its Relation to Saudi Vision 2030

December 08,2022

On December 8, 2022, the Center for Sustainability and Climate (CSC) and their strategic partner, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Saudi Network, held a workshop for the PSU faculty and staff titled "The Values and Understanding of Sustainable Development Goals and its Relation to Saudi Vision 2030."

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Understanding Sustainable Development Goals: ACT NOW!

Understanding Sustainable Development Goals: ACT NOW!

December 07,2022

The Center for Sustainability and Climate (CSC) hosted a workshop along with their strategic partner United Nation Global Compact (UNGC) Saudi Network titled by “Understanding Sustainable Development Goals and its Relation to Saudi Vision 2030” for the PSU students on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

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Prince Sultan University forms a partnership with Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), United Nations

Prince Sultan University forms a partnership with Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), United Nations

October 25,2022

Prince Sultan University's Center for Sustainability and Climate (CSC) forms a partnership with Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), United Nations with the aims of its strong commitment towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals.

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United Nations Global Compact Network Saudi Arabia forms a strategic partnership with Prince Sultan University to advance the UN’s 2030 Agenda

United Nations Global Compact Network Saudi Arabia forms a strategic partnership with Prince Sultan University to advance the UN’s 2030 Agenda

October 24,2022

The partnership aims to strengthen efforts towards advancing the UN's 2030 Agenda by engaging higher education institutions. The UNGC through various efforts seeks to enable sustainability in the private sector. Additionally, UNGC by partnering and collaborating with academic institutions such as PSU, it reinforces its belief in the power of education, which is also in line with Vision 2030

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More than 100 Students Joined Prince Sultan University SDG Club to Take Part of Impactful Initiatives

More than 100 Students Joined Prince Sultan University SDG Club to Take Part of Impactful Initiatives

October 12,2022

In September of 2022, the club is formally launched. This club conducted its first meeting on September 29, 2022. On the same day, members of the SDG Club, along with the CSC Director, Associate Director, and a few faculty advisers, came together to establish the club's governing board. Ms. Yumna Alnadeem and Mr. Meshari Samir Alalkami were selected as the women's and men's Presidents of the PSU SDG club, respectively.

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Staying safe and secure: how Prince Sultan University’s cybersecurity transformation benefits students and society

Staying safe and secure: how Prince Sultan University’s cybersecurity transformation benefits students and society

February 15,2022

In an increasingly digital world, the knowledge and application of cybersecurity are paramount. Students at Prince Sultan University have the chance to study a specialised track or a master’s in cybersecurity at an institution truly committed to the field

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PSU’s Prosthetics and Orthotics Center aims to bring mobility to Saudi Arabia’s amputees

PSU’s Prosthetics and Orthotics Center aims to bring mobility to Saudi Arabia’s amputees

February 15,2022

3D printing technology can help build custom-made prosthetics for amputees
In 2018, almost 4,000 people in Saudi Arabia had a lower limb amputated, and more than half of these cases were due to diabetes, according to an article in Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. However, many amputees do not receive rehabilitation services, and amputation often carries a high economic and emotional impact.

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Prince Sultan University is the second private university in the world to earn AACSB accounting accreditation

Prince Sultan University is the 2nd Private University in the World* to Earn AACSB Accounting Accreditation

February 07,2022

AACSB International (AACSB) announces that the Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has earned Accounting accreditation for its Department of Accounting, College of Business Administration. Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting learners, educators, and businesses worldwide.

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Prince Sultan University is the First Saudi University to Pledge Net Zero Carbon University by 2060

Prince Sultan University is the First Saudi University to Pledge Net Zero Carbon University by 2060

January 20,2022

Race To Zero is a global campaign to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery that prevents future threats, creates decent jobs, and unlocks inclusive, sustainable growth.

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PSU College of Architecture and Design: built with sustainability at its heart

PSU College of Architecture and Design: built with sustainability at its heart

January 19,2022

The College of Architecture and Design at Prince Sultan University has a sharp focus on national and global sustainability goals, with students and researchers embedding this in their work from inception to creation

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Prince Sultan University places Sustainable Development Goals at the heart of its mission

Prince Sultan University places Sustainable Development Goals at the heart of its mission

December 22,2021

Prince Sultan University in Saudi Arabia has been taking impactful steps towards achieving the UN’s SDGs, and has the kingdom’s own Vision 2030 in its sights
Universities’ ability to demonstrate their social and environmental impact is more important than ever and, consequently, an increasing number of institutions now benchmark their impact against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Times Higher Education’s own Impact Rankings have themselves become an important tool for universities to map their own sustainable development journey.

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