"Previously, only 1% of students published papers before graduation, and now that number has risen to 26%."

TBY talks to Dr. Huda Mohammed Al-Ameel, Rector of Princess Nourah University (PNU), on expanding capacity, strategic planning, and expectations for the coming year.

"In 2005 the late King Abdullah took the initiative to expand higher education."

"All visitors, excluding the Hajj and Umrah visitors and diplomats, will have compulsory health insurance."

"57% of cornea transplants in Saudi Arabia are done by US."

"There are faculty members from over 30 nationalities on campus."

"Currently, we have 17,000 students at Bisha University, 80% of whom are female."

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