Construction Products Holding Company (CPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Effat University to provide scholarships for College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design students.
The MoU was signed between Faysal Alaquil, CPC director of business development and head of Binaa Wa Amal, a CSR division, and Haifa Jamal Al-Lail, president of Effat University.
CPC will extend scholarships to students, support students fund, sponsoring the annual career day and arrange field trips to CPC’s factories in Bahra.
The agreement highlights the company’s commitment to continue its support to Effat University and provide a strong platform for its students and give them the opportunity to be creative in their studies.
Commenting after the signing ceremony, Alaquil said: “Signing this MoU reflects our commitment to enhance cooperation with leading national educational institutions for developing students’ competencies and skills and enhancing their creativity.”
He added: “We are excited to partner on this initiative with Effat University, which highlights our commitment to strengthen the talents and academic orientation of its students, enabling them to achieve excellent results, and thus build a strong talent pipeline of future businesswomen leaders.”
Explaining the partnership with Effat University, Alaquil said: “We are proud to support Effat University as it is considered one of Saudi Arabia’s premier universities aiming to qualify tomorrow’s competitive leaders with a world-class education.”
Meanwhile, Haifa Jamal Al-Lail said: “The partnership with CPC is a strong testament to our commitment to foster industry linkages that are committed and supportive to our students. The MoU will cover a number of issues, which will significantly add to the skills of architecture and interior design students and engineering.”
CPC has been supporting education through programs and agreements with different universities such as Effat University, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST), Dar Al-Hekma University, the American University of Sharjah and the American University of Cairo.
Article Source : Arab News