University News


The College of Law Announces the Launch of the “Lawyering Practical Skills Program" in Cooperation with the American Bar Association (ABA)

PSU students at 1st GCC Conference in Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

College of Engineering Students Attending Project Management Professional (PMP) Training Course

College of Engineering for both Male and Female is Preparing to Participate in Shell Eco-Marathon 2020 with Two Cars after the Success of the First Attempt with “Vision” Car

The National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment

Engineering Management Students Visited Riyadh Metro Site in Riyadh

"Sultan Law: Excellence and Creativity"

Dubai Design Week trip

The College of Law invites the producer Todd Albert

SABIC Conference

The Applied Linguistics Research Lab Delivers an 8-Hour Training Program on Action Research to English Language Teachers

The Center of Diabetes Technology (CDT) in University of Virginia

Prince Sultan University Organized (Model United Nations) for the First Time, 80 Applicants out of 300 Applicants were Accepted from all over Saudi Arabia

The College of Law is Sending Legal Tips via Email

The College of Law Hosted the Coverage File for the Training Program, Organized by the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration

The Applied Linguistics Research Lab (ALLAB) at King Saud University and AlFaisal University

College of Engineering for both Male and Female is Preparing to Participate in Shell Eco-Marathon 2020 with Two Cars after the Success of the First Attempt with “Vision” Car

PSU Organizes Model United Nations from the 26th until the 28th of September

Under the Patronage of Dr. Ahmed Alyamani, Prince Sultan University Launches the Fourteenth Round of (Fullbridge) Training Program

Under the Patronage of Dr. Ahmed Alyamani, Prince Sultan University Launches the Fourteenth Round of (Fullbridge) Training Program

The Deputy Minister of Private Higher Education Visits PSU, Making it her First Visit since her Appointment

College of Computer & Information Sciences Organized a Training Course for Faculty Members in Collaboration with EC-Council

Prince Sultan University’s Reception for the New Academic Year of 2019- 2020

PSU’s Community Service and Continuing Education Center Organizes a Preparatory Course Concerning Life Skills and Languages for “26” of SABIC Scholarship Students

PSU Community Service Center Announces the Launch of English and Chinese Summer Courses for Teachers

Concluding the 3D Designing and Printing Specialized Course for Female Students

Under the C4C Initiative: 22 Student from Information Systems Major Passed Professional Certification Exams

PSU Computer Science Students Participates in STC Datathon

Concluding the 3D Designing and Printing Specialized Course for Female Students

Prince Sultan University Hosts the Third Meeting for the Social Responsibility Managers and Experts Network

Prince Sultan University Develops Quality Academic Programs

PSU SAP Next Gen Lab

Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA)

Cybersecurity Palo Alto Academy

Rector of Prince Sultan University Visits the New Building of Local Governance Center

Women in Data Science (WiDS)

Rector of Prince Sultan University Visits the New Building of Local Governance Center

"Turning Bold Ideas into Reality with a Purpose-Driven Mindset" PSU SAP Next Gen

The Lawyer Industry Program

Engr. Shabir Hussain Khahro received the best paper presentation

PSU and Pearl Initiative

The CyberSecurity Club Conducted the First Workshop of the Series Entitled "HACK IT. CTF 101"

The College of Law in Collaboration with DLA Piper Organized a Workshop Entitled :(Legal Drafting)

MENA INFORMATION SECURITY CONFERENCE- HACKATHON 2018

To Mark “Year of Zayed’’ with Participation of 300 Exhibitors, University Rector Honors First Place Winners of Light.ication V3.0

To Mark “Year of Zayed’’ with Participation of 300 Exhibitors University Rector Honors First Place Winners of Light.ication V3.0

Registration is Now Open for the Master Program in Commercial Law

Women in Data Science Forum at Prince Sultan University in Collaboration with Stanford University

The Launching of Security Engineering Lab

Prince Sultan University Celebrates its Graduates at the First Annual Graduates Forum

Dr. Al Khayyal Receives University Participants’ Certificates From His Royal Highness Prince of Riyadh Region

Research MOU between University of Sonora (UNISON), Mexico and Prince Sultan University

KAUST-SABB Steam Innovation Challenge

Leaders from Aviation Institutions Presented a Presentation to PYP Students​

Regarding Corporate Governance and the Best Practices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for MBA Students MBA

​His Highness the Chairman of Board of Trustees Honors the Student Almoshwah for Winning the Title of "The Year Reader"

Internal Audit in the Light of COSO Internal Audit Framework

Honoring the Winner of the First Grant of Prince Sultan University Strategic Philanthropic Work Program

Accounting Chair wins IMA Faculty Leadership Award

His Royal Highness Governor of Riyadh: PSU & the Units Associated with Riyadh Charitable Foundation are Extraordinary Achievements

PSU Receives a Delegation of Students from Harvard University

Honoring the Winner of the First Grant of Prince Sultan University Strategic Philanthropic Work Program

Law Pioneers Club Workshops

Wa3ya Program

The Pearl Initiative GCC Wide Student Case Study Competition

Award Ceremony, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 3rd, 2017 Introduction With the support of the Siemens integrity initiative, the Pearl Initiative regularly holds Case Study Competitions for business and law students from the leading universities in the Gulf Region to research, write and submit Case Studies on corporate good practices. This programme has reached approximately 1000 students from over 30 universities across the GCC. This programme is in line with the Pearl Initiative’s mission to grow a knowledge base on regional responsible business practices and to enhance the capabilities of future business leaders. In Fall 2017 the first round of the GCC Wide Student Case Study Competition on Corporate Integrity Good Practices was held across the GCC. The competitions aim to increase knowledge on corporate accountability, engage and inspire students to understand real-life applications of ethical business. In addition, they better equip graduating students to enter the private sector by highlighting key issues in governance, risk management, and compliance. Judging of Case Studies Submissions were assessed by a Judging Panel to determine the top 3 entries. The Judging Panel members: • Patrick Chalhoub, CEO, Chalhoub Group, United Arab Emirates • Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, President, Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC), Bahrain • Hamid Sultan Al-Busaidi, Executive Director Oman Centre for Governance and Sustainability (OCGS), Oman Award Ceremony The Award Ceremony was held at Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 03 May 2017. The Ceremony was attended by over 200 students and faculty members from universities across the GCC and over 15 executives from renowned organizations across the GCC. The event commenced with an opening remark from Dr. Rafed Al-Zawawi, Chair, Aviation and Management Department, Prince Sultan University. The keynote speech was given by Shadi Al Daoud, General Counsel, Head of Legal and Compliance at Siemens in Saudi Arabia who said: “The Siemens Integrity Initiative backs projects that encourage clean business and healthy competition, helping build the right environment for sustainable economic growth. With the Pearl Initiative, we look forward to yet another successful year where students learn about best practices in the private sector. In the future, we hope they will take these examples and apply them in their professional lives, bringing a positive impact on the business environment in their country.” Dr. Rimah Al-Yahya, the Vice-Rector, Prince Sultan University said: “At Prince Sultan University, we are dedicated to teaching our business students how to innovate and build resilient organizations in an evolving and digitizing economy. Corporate governance, integrity and accountability are some of the tools with which we can bring about the desired change not only to workplace culture but its essence.” She also added: “Most of all, I would like to thank all the students who participated so enthusiastically. The issue is not just winning and losing. It is by the sole fact that you participated shows what great corporate citizens of the world you are” The first prize was awarded to a student team from Prince Sultan University: • Wed Hadhrawi • Leah Villahermosa • Waad Alakeel Their case study on Ethical Labor Practices at Arab National Investment Company, supervised by Dr. Alawiya Alwy. The second prize was also awarded to a student team from Prince Sultan University: • AlAnoud Al-Eisa • Dima Shibat Al-Hamd • Sarah Al-Shuwayrikh For their case study on avoiding conflict of interest and anti-money laundering compliance used by Banque Saudi Fransi, supervised by Dr. Alawiya Alwy. The third prize was awarded to a student from Ahlia University: • Salek Muyeen Akbar For this case study on the anti-money laundering measures implemented by Bahrain Financing The company, supervised by Dr. Gagan Kukreja. Future Plans After having successfully held Case Study Competitions in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and most recently across the GCC, the Pearl Initiative is proud to be rolling out the second round of the GCC Wide Student Case Study Competition in Fall 2017. More information about the case study competition The overall aims of the Pearl Initiative Case Study competition are to • Contribute to documenting and increasing knowledge on corporate accountability and transparency • Engage and inspire business students in understanding real-life application of integrity, ethics, responsibility, governance, transparency, and accountability within a business context​ • Improve the links between business students and companies • Reward student capability and performance • Recognise companies with accountable and transparent business practices The Competition Undergraduate and graduate business and law students enrolled at accredited universities across the GCC, in teams of up to 3 students, were eligible to enter the competition. Competition entries had to be in the form of a written Case Study (target 1,500 words) in English or Arabic. The Case Studies had to describe an example of a fully implemented good practice within a company on one of the following integrity-related policies: • Anti-corruption policies • Third party due diligence • Ethical labor practices • Anti-money laundering The Case Study could be on​ any corporate organization based in the GCC, including state-owned entities, listed companies, private companies, family businesses, and small and medium-sized enterprises. Student teams had to collect information for the Case Study through secondary research of data in the public domain. They also had to contact and interview the relevant responsible executives at the company profiled.