Sadara, Jubail University College ink agreement to boost academic, research collaboration

Refiningcand Petrochemicals ME
23 Jul 2018

adara Chemical Company (Sadara) and Jubail University College (JUC) signed an MoU solidifying their cooperative relationship and their commitment to growing and developing greater academic and research oriented capabilities in students attending JUC.

The MoU with the University College in Jubail Industrial City forms part of Sadara’s strategic initiative to spearhead the exchange of academic information and scientific research, encouraging the development of qualified engineers, technicians and operators.

This cooperation will help ensure the application of the highest standards of development and industrial training, providing the best training solutions and technical and professional licensing opportunities for students at JUC.

Farhan Al Qahtani, Sadara’s vice president of industrial relations, and Dr Maher Al Ghanim, managing director of JUC, signed the agreement to develop enhanced cooperation mechanisms between the two entities to promote mutual understanding in academic materials, scientific research, training and cultural fields, supporting the vision and objectives of both parties.

The meeting began with a welcome speech from Al Qahtani, in which he noted the company’s drive to promote mutual understanding in academic materials, scientific research and training with the college. “We are pleased to partner with Jubail University College, one of the best learning and development institutions in the region,” said Al Qahtani.

Dr Al Ghanim gave a presentation on the most important activities of Jubail University College to introduce its academic specialties, special training programmes and short courses designed and implemented by the college for the industrial sector.

At the end of the visit, Dr Al Ghanim thanked the officials of Sadara for their warm hospitality and welcome. He also expressed pleasure with what he saw and heard about the company and its achievements and the future of the industry. Sadara’s leaders also expressed their high expectations for this partnership.