Jubail is a city located in the Eastern province on the Arabian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia. The Eastern Province is the largest province of Saudi Arabia by area and the third most populous after the Riyadh Province and the Makkah Province. Located in the easternmost of the 13 provinces of Saudi Arabia, the province is named for its geographical location relative to the rest of the kingdom. More than half of the province is occupied by the largest sand desert of Rub Al Khali (the Empty Quarter).
The Eastern province is exceptional due to its magnificent sandy coastlines with beautiful public parks, green areas along its coastal lines. Eastern province is sometimes called Al-Ahsa (or Al-Hasa) after the largest oasis and one of the most fertile areas of the country.
Jubail is home to the largest industrial city in the world. It is also home to the Middle East's largest and world's fourth-largest petrochemical company SABIC. It has the world's largest IWPP (Independent Water and Power Project) producing 2743.6 MW of electricity and 800,000 m3 of water daily. Jubail comprises the Old Town of Al Jubail (Jubail Balad), which was a small fishing village until 1975 and the new industrial area. Jubail Industrial City is the largest civil engineering project in the world today.
Saudi Arabia’s education system has gone through an astonishing transformation. The education system includes over fifty public & private universities, with more planned; some 30,000 schools; and a large number of colleges and other institutions. The system is open to all citizens and provides students with free education, books and health services. While the study of Islam remains at its core, the modern Saudi educational system also provides quality instruction in diverse fields of arts and sciences. This diversity helps the Kingdom prepare its citizens for life and work in a global economy.
Jubail has a number of colleges and university that serves both Saudi and non-Saudi residents in the area.
Here are high education colleges and institutes in Jubail.
Established in 2006, Jubail University College is an affiliate of the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu in Saudi Arabia. It seeks to provide Saudi manpower with higher education and training. The college currently offers the following bachelor degrees; Bachelor of Arts in English Language, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science in Interior Design (Female), Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Male), Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Male), and Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems.
Jubail Industrial College is a technical college in Saudi Arabia established in 1989 by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, in Jubail Industrial City on the coast of the Persian Gulf. The college has taken advantage of its special location to forge links with industry and businesses and actively participate in efforts to promote economic and social development in the region. Its quality programs, qualified staff, and state-of-the-art training facilities have enabled it to build on its reputation and to diversify and strengthen its contribution to the community.
Located inside King Abdulaziz Naval Base in Jubail, the King Fahd Naval Academy is the main naval academy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Royal Saudi Navy. It was established in 1986 and is modeled on the Britannia Royal Naval College of the Royal Navy in Dartmouth, United Kingdom. The Academy maintains close relations with the Royal Navy, and on several occasions, British instructors visit to train the Saudi cadets. Saudi naval cadets from the King Fahd Academy also frequently study abroad at the Britannia Royal Naval College. Cadets from other GCC countries, such as Bahrain, also attend the King Fahd Naval Academy.
The Jubail Technical Institute is an educational establishment in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It was inaugurated in 2004, under the umbrella of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu. The main purpose of the institute is to provide education and training in the fields of electrical, information technology, mechanical and manufacturing skills.
Yes. Jubail University College has a female branch where women can enroll. It's located in Fanateer, Al Jubail.
Unfortunately, the visa you receive as a student in Saudi Arabia does not allow you to work there.
Jubail is directly connected with other cities by two major highways; Dhahran-Jubail Highway and Abu Hadriyah Highway. One ongoing project is the Jubail-Qassim (Buraidah) Expressway 500 km (310 mi), which will reduce the distance between Jubail and Qassim (Buraidah) to around 331 km (206 mi) from the current 831 km (516 mi).