PSU

SDG 5: Gender Equality

Proportion of First Generation Women Starting a First Degree

Proportion of Women
in Senior Positions

First Degree Graduates - STEM

First Degree Graduates - Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Reference: Academic Year 2019

Proportion of women in senior positions is 47%. Moreover, female students represents 46% from the STEM programs graduates and 75% from the HUMANITIES program graduates.

Achievements

PSU WiDS Forum, 2019

The PSU Women in Data Science (WiDS) forum aims to promote a higher representation of women in data science and expose the latest data science research and practices in the Arab Middle East. Prince Sultan University represented by the CCIS organized the third Women in Data Science (WiDS) forum,2019.

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Metrics

5.2 - Proportion of first-generation female students

5.2 - Proportion of first-generation female students

PSU’s total number of students for academic year 2019 is 5,442. The number of students starting a degree is 518 while the number of first generation students starting a degree is 76.

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Proportion of women first- generation

349

Number of women starting a degree

47

Number of first-generation women starting a degree

Reference: Academic Year 2019

PSU’s total number of students for academic year 2019 is 5,442. The number of students starting a degree is 518 while the number of first generation students starting a degree is 76. The number of women starting a degree is 349. The number of first generation women starting a degree is 47, which represents 13.4%.


5.3 - Student access measures

5.3 - Student access measures

PSU systematically tracks and has clear policies for application, acceptance and completion rates for female students. PSU also provides appropriate women’s access schemes and encourages applications in areas where women are under-represented.

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5.3.1. Tracking access measures
5.3.2. Policy for women applications and entry
5.3.3. Women’s access schemes
5.3.4. Women's application in underrepresented subjects

5.4 - Proportion of senior female academics

5.4 - Proportion of senior female academics

In PSU, women hold important senior positions at different levels. PSU has a total number of 803 employees, including 395 academic staff.

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Proportion of senior female academics

92

Number of senior academic staff

43

Number of female senior academic staff

Reference: Academic Year 2019

PSU has a total number of 803 employees, including 395 academic staff. Among the academic staff, 92 members hold senior positions. The number of female senior academic staff is 43, representing 47% of the total of number of academic staff with senior positions.


5.5 - Proportion of women receiving degrees

5.5 - Proportion of women receiving degrees

PSU has a total of 753 graduates in 2018-2019. In STEM, the total number of graduates is 223, among whom 103 are women which represents 46.2%.

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Proportion of female degrees awarded

Number of graduates: Total 826
Number of graduates by subject area (STEM, Medicine, Arts & Humanities / Social Sciences): Total 826
Number of graduates: STEM 219
Number of graduates: Arts & Humanities / Social Sciences 607
Number of female graduates by subject area (STEM, Medicine, Arts & Humanities / Social Sciences): Total 511
Number of female graduates: STEM 93
Number of female graduates: Arts & Humanities / Social Sciences 418

Reference: Academic Year 2019


5.6 - Women’s progress measures

5.6 - Women’s progress measures

PSU has well-established policies for non-discrimination against women, for maternity and paternity and for protecting the rights of those reporting cases of discrimination.

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5.6.1. Policy of non-discrimination vs women
5.6.3. Maternity and paternity policies
5.6.4. Childcare facilities for students
5.6.5. Childcare facilities for staff and faculty
5.6.6. Women’s mentoring schemes
5.6.7. Track women’s graduation rate
5.6.8. Policies protecting those reporting discrimination

Goal in action

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