Programs & Partnerships

Curricular and extra-curricular programs are developed and delivered in partnership with TKS, the university and the community.  Programs are offered during the school day, after-school, at weekends, and during school holidays. The range of programs will continue to grow and develop.

For more information on any of our programs, please contact us.

Work Internship, Student Experience in Research

A year-round internship program – school students can undertake professional and research internships during the school semesters, and/or a four-week full time Summer program.


Students undertake a range of STEM activities in school and at the university.  On completion of the program, students are awarded a joint certification provided by The KAUST School and the university

Core Lab Short Courses

A range of online and short in-person workshops for Grades 10-12 to provide basic lab safety awareness and skills in using a range of lab equipment

Computer Science & AI

Partnering across the university and with external organizations to offer a range of curricular and extra-curricular learning in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Business/Entrepreneurship Credential

A KAUST-accredited program in partnership with the KAUST Entrepreneurship Center and KAUST Smart – offering a range of activities, challenges and competitions for young entrepreneurs

Coaching for Success

A coaching and development program for Grade 9-11 students which will help to focus their minds on potential career paths, and build skills in resume writing, communicating, interviewing, negotiation, conflict resolution and emotional intelligence.

Frontiers for Young Minds

A partnership between KEY, the Office of Sustainability and Frontiers Media. Young students become the reviewers of scientific research papers written by KAUST faculty and researchers.  Students receive an acknowledgement as a reviewer of a published science paper even before they graduate from school!


A fun program of online workshops for Elementary, Middle and High School students to stretch their learning and creativity in math

Tourism & Hospitality

In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, an extra-curricular program to provide students with an overview of the tourism and hospitality industries… to consider as a future career path.

For more information about our current programs and partnerships