Prince Sultan University’s measure in governance includes an elected representation on the university’s governing body and recognition of a student’s union. It also includes policies to engage local stakeholders and policies that support academic freedom. The University takes measures to fight corruption and to combat bribery through the principles on organized crime, corruption, and bribery. The university is also transparent in publishing its financial data.
16.2.1: Elected Representation
The University Student Council is an elected representative of the University’s student body which is guided by the Deanship of Student Affairs.
16.2.2. Students' Union
At PSU, student representations are done by the university student council, wherein representatives from the preparatory year level and undergraduate level students are nominated. The University Student Council meets with the higher management regularly to address the student needs.
In addition to that, the university has student clubs where different activities, supported by the Deanship of Student Council and their respective colleges, are done.
For more information please visit: https://www.psu.edu.sa/DSA-student-council
16.2.3: Identify and Engage with Local Stakeholders
The university has a written Policy on Stakeholders Participation which in all colleges and departments assign external stakeholders in their boards. They have regular meetings to discuss challenges and give updates on the current job market.
16.2.4. Participatory Bodies for Stakeholder Engagement
The University engages the stakeholders in the teaching and learning process. Colleges and departments identify the members of the advisory boards. The boards are approved by the University Council and they meet regularly to discuss the academic programs and to give their feedback on the job market needs.
16.2.5. University Principles on Corruption and Bribery
Principles on Corruption and Bribery was drafted which tackles the prevention of corruption and bribery for leadership, faculty members, and students.
16.2.6. Academic Freedom Policy
An Academic Freedom Policy was drafted to address the academic freedom of faculty members. The university also has other policies such as course design policy, curriculum review development policy, code of conduct, integrity policy, IP policy, and student achievement policy to support academic freedom.
At PSU, there are available opportunities for the faculty members where they can develop their research.
For more information please visit: https://www.psu.edu.sa/UNESCO-futures-of-education
16.2.7. Publish Financial Data
The University publishes its financial data.