Alfaisal University participated as an official sponsor in the Exhibition of Education and Training, organized by Madarat Alaridh Company from 20 to 23 May 2007. The four-day exhibition, designed to introduce students from local high schools to a variety of higher educational programs, was officially opened by Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim Al-Moajil, Deputy Minister of Higher Education.
The exhibition was attended by a large number of academicians, students, parents and other interested persons. During the exhibition, many educational institutions promoted their programs and encouraged students to apply.
Representatives of Alfaisal University including Dr. Naif Al-Otaibi, Mr. Fadi Dahhan, and Mr. Abdurrahman Assuwailim with members of the University Preparatory Program (UPP), including Dr. John Aydelott, Dr. Ala Al-Bakri, Mr. Patrick Bauer, Mr. Maher AlOtaibi, and Mr. Abdulaziz Al Subei attended the exhibition, talked to visitors and provided details about the university and its academic programs. They also provided clarification about the importance of the UPP and how it serves as a bridge from high school to university education. Dr. Aydelott, UPP Director, stressed that the admission process for the UPP is now open, and he asked students and their parents to think seriously about the benefits of attending the UPP in order to prepare for elite universities in the world, including Alfaisal University.