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Education officials want to increase the number of graduates in applied fields that match the kingdom’s labour needs, while reducing enrolments in theoretical disciplines.
Muna Al-Ghuraibi, a professor of social studies at King Saud University, says students of faculties that remain too theoretical don’t acquire the skills employers need.
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and King Abdulaziz University were the best-placed Arab institutions in engineering. The American University of Beirut led in nursing.
Mohamed Ghazala, chair of the Cinematic Arts School at Effat University, says the foreign animated films that Arab countries import contradict Arab culture.