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Future of the university

 Change about higher education  I believing changing the system should be a central goal of higher education; for example, we should give more effort to connect our students with real-life problems and practices. This could happen by using simulation as … Continue reading Continue reading

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I came across this resourceful video on YouTube about ethics in publishing in journals. A set of questions are asked and professors from different universities address the questions. Hope you find it helpful.

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Code of Ethics in the Construction Industry

Before starting a career in an industry, I believe, it is critical for everyone to get familiar with the code of ethics of that industry. In my case, I intend to start my career in the construction industry and become a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Engagement of Universities in Society: Graduate Vs. Undergraduate

I am a PhD student in building construction, which is considered as very a practical field. Unlike many other PhD students, I prefer to start my career in the industry rather than the academia. However, every time I spoke with a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Education in Iran

Thanks to our classmates, last week we had a chance to get familiar with different education systems in Egypt, Finland and South Korea. Here I want to share some facts about the education system in Iran: 1) The education in Iran is … Continue reading Continue reading

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International Students: Challenges and Counselling services – M.S. Thesis Survey Included

An on-going study by my wife encouraged me to share this post with you guys! I came to the U.S. in 2011 and started my PhD at VT as an international student. At first, I faced different challenges in the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Establish colleges inside university

Establishing colleges at a university is not easy and requires several stages including building staff, faculty and students to start the class. I remember when I participated in establishing an architecture engineering college at Qassim University; it was not easy … Continue reading Continue reading

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How to Write a Great Mission Statement

Hello, All This video is about writing vision and goal in mission statement. Every business needs a mission statement. To make sure you’ve written a great one, follow these guidelines and answer the three key questions in this article. When you … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mission Statement

King Saud University and Yale University King Saud University Location: Riyadh Country: Saudi Arabia Riyadh Type: public university In their mission statement, The King Saud University claims to provide high-quality education in different disciplines and promote students knowledge in the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mission Statement: UC, Santa Barbara & UC, Riverside

In this post, I would like to reflect the mission statements of two universities located in California; 1) University of California (UC), Santa Barbara is a research and teaching institution. The mission statement of this university can be found here. 2) … Continue reading Continue reading

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