Professor Phil Hart, Director of Energy and Power at Cranfield University will be presenting at the 10th Gulf Education Conference & Exhibition at the University of Business and Technology (UBT) in Jeddah, on the 24th and 25th of February 2019 under the theme of Mega trends in higher education towards green economy. The conference theme is in line with Saudi Government’s Vision 2030. 

Professor Hart will speak on ‘Contributions of university based energy and power research to societal green economy goals’.

Cranfield University is on the Saudi Ministry of Education (MoE) approved university list, enabling Saudi Arabian students wishing to study at Cranfield to fund their study through a Government Scholarship. Cranfield enjoys great business links with Saudi Arabia.  We have been a partner with a wide range of organisations in Saudi for decades and therefore have a large alumni network across the Kingdom; working in academia, public and private organisations.

At the 10th Gulf Education Conference & Exhibition you can:

  • Meet in excess of 20,000 students who will attend the event.
  • Meet more than 200 top global universities and educators.
  • Network directly with key ministries and government officials within the education sector of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) regarding all your institution's offerings.
  • Meet one-on-one with Heads of Scholarship Funds in the GCC & Middle East (Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, and Oman) to establish institutional pathway programs.
  • Attend the program seminars and workshops to learn about the latest GCC visions.
  • Attend and exhibit at the Gala Dinner where you will meet education agents, local universities, education providers, and institutes.
  • Increase awareness of your institution or maintain your brand's position and generate more publicity.
  • Establish new contacts and network with your peers.

According to QS World University Rankings 2017, Cranfield is fourth for mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering education in the UK.

QS Rankings 2017 


Key facts about Water, and Energy and Power at Cranfield

  • We coordinated the University effort and delivered two MScs through the new Muscat Partnership to the satisfaction of our Omani students and partners.
  • We developed a substantive EPSRC-funded UK-China partnership with Harbin Engineering University on the manufacturing, installation, operation and decommissioning of lower carbon energy systems.
  • We secured repeat funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to bring the nanomembrane toilet to market; engaging with them on sensors and cloud-based analytics.
  • We have begun work on a new £2.5m pilot hall for novel potable water treatment technologies and the trialling of innovative water reuse systems.

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