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The University of Exeter Saudi society (USSE) is a non-profit making organisation originally established by Saudi students at the university. The society organises events for all the students, from Saudi Arabia and elsewhere, and for the wider community as well.

Our main aim is to help our fellow students 'feel at home' at the university by being engaged locally in a wide range of cultural, academic or sports activities. We are also very keen to show a positive image of our country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, by organising cultural events at the university. For instance, we have been very active to promote the Arabic language and have offered free Arabic classes for all students. We have also organised various events at the university and elsewhere on the occasion of the Saudi National Day.

Every year, our programme is revised and adapted to the needs and wishes of our members. Most activities are free of charge and open to the public and usually include the following:

  • Arabic classes
  • Academic English Classes
  • Academic workshops for post-graduate and undergraduate students
  • Regular personal development courses
  • Games and competitions
  • Cultural events and celebrations (e.g. National Day, Eid)
  • Cooperation with other societies

The University of Exeter Saudi Society is open to all students and members of the public, from Saudi Arabia and elsewhere. We are truly an open, international society and we aim to help in creating a positive atmosphere between all students regardless of their differences. We would hope that our activities can help in promoting friendship and understanding accross the univeristy and in the wider community.