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September 24, 2009
Saudi Arabia opens first co-ed university‎

The recently-opened King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is Saudi Arabia’s first mixed-gender university. Women will also not be required to wear veils at the school.

The institution is designed to promote reform and modernization.

Sabina Castelfranco of Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English reports from Jeddah.


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It appears the university will be productive not just in saudi but on a global perspective it has and enonomic future worldly.

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