The Parade of Nations 2018: Celebrating Multiculturalism at KAUST

By | March 13, 2018

On March 1, KAUST hosted the annual Parade of Nations, an event that invites residents to showcase their cultures by dressing up in their national dress, visiting community-hosted stalls with food information about each of the countries, and music/shows from many of the countries too. The Parade of Nations is entirely volunteer-driven. The people who… Read More »

KAUST Voices: Favorite community places

By | February 16, 2018

I recently reached out to community members inviting them to share photos of their favorite places at KAUST here on my blog. Below is what they shared:   People who like to eat:     People who like nice views:             People who like their jobs:     People who… Read More »

Highlights from my time in the Core Labs

By | June 11, 2017

I have news! I’ve recently accepted a new position doing communication and marketing, community engagement, and patient relations at KAUST Health, the healthcare facility that serves the KAUST community. I’m beyond excited about this new opportunity for growth, but of course the feeling is bittersweet as it means I will be leaving the amazing communication… Read More »

Online tools for life at KAUST

By | May 29, 2017

[Update: the below information which was initially published in August 2015, has been refreshed in May 2017. I’ve curated the information to include current and accurate information.] For the second time, I asked our community Facebook page for suggestions for online tools that are invaluable for life at KAUST. Here is a round-up of what I learned: Tools… Read More »

You’re invited! Wednesday Coffee Mornings at KAUST

By | February 16, 2017

[Update February 16, 2017 – the event info below has been refreshed, and the event is still running!] I am a big supporter of community-driven activities – with that in mind, I want to be sure to help support a great community-driven event that happens every week here at KAUST: Wednesday Coffee Mornings at the… Read More »

Activities for Kids Aged 0-3 at KAUST

By | October 12, 2016

KAUST is a brilliant place for families with young children. For one, it’s a small, safe community where people look out for one another. There are also a lot of easily accessible and affordable activities to do with young kids. Recently I reached out to the KAUST Community Facebook Page to encourage parents to share their favorite… Read More »