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Over 6,000 apply to join Misk Udacity programme in Saudi Arabia

Third round of programme has welcomed almost 2,000 into 14 online courses

Over 6,000 apply to join Misk Udacity programme in Saudi Arabia
The Misk Academy is part of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation (Misk), while the Misk Udacity is run in partnership with Udacity, which aims to develop and build skills in the digital world.

Over 6,000 people applied to join the third round of the Misk Udacity programme in Saudi Arabia.

In total, 1,966 have been accepted to 14 online courses in programming, data, digital marketing and artificial intelligence.

The Misk Academy is part of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation (Misk), while the Misk Udacity is run in partnership with Udacity, which aims to develop and build skills in the digital world.

In addition to the online course, students based in Riyadh and Makkah will attend a weekly session with their trainer, with seminars also being held at other locations across the country, in other areas, in order to initiate debates about the subjects and review contents and ideas raised.

The programme offers the most up-to-date content in technology aimed to help learners gain practical knowledge and skills. The goal is to have a real impact on the employability of young Saudis who want to contribute to the kingdom’s advancement in digital skills.

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