Princess Noura Bint AbdulRahman University for Women in Riyadh

Of course Princess Noura Bint AbdulRahman University is a milestone in the Kingdom’s history, particularly in the history of arab women’s education. Campus of the university would include an administration building, a central library, and conference centers, buildings for 15 academic faculties, several laboratories and a 700-bed hospital equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. The university campus, spread over eight million sq. meters, would also include housing for university staff, mosques, a school, a kindergarten and exclusive amusement centers for families and students.

According to Princess Al-Jowhara bint Fahd, the university’s president, the institution is designed to become the world’s largest center of higher learning for arab women. “It would double the admission capacity of women students,” she said in a statement. “The university would have 13 colleges, including those for medicine, dentistry, nursing, naturopathy, information technology, languages, instant translation and pharmacy.” The capacity of the university is around 26,000 students. The construction of the university will complete in first quarter of 2012.

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