A KSA university is working with Dell EMC to equip female students for a career in IT.
Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU), the world’s largest university for women, has partnered with external organisations to provide degrees and certificates in IT.
PNU has partnered with Dublin City University to launch the first masters degree in computing with a specialisation in data analytics available in KSA.
PNU’s College of Computer and Information Sciences is offering degrees in computer science, information systems and information technology.
As a member of Dell EMC’s External Research and Academic Alliance Program, the college has trained and certified 57 female data science and Big Data analytics students this semester with an additional 103 students certified in cloud infrastructure.
The university also introduced the VMware Install, Configure and Manage course as an elective training course for senior students.
Auhood Alfaries, Dean College of Computer and Information Sciences, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, said: “We are proud to be a leading university to actively promote the data skilled taskforce in the kingdom through the introduction of industrial relevant certifications and training.”
Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Dell EMC, said: “We congratulate Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University on this wonderful achievement and look forward to continuing to work with them to advance the technical education of women in the region.”