Saudi Studies at The University of the West Indies


Following an extended period of consulting to AIFS, working closely with the internal team and gaining a deep understanding of their requirements, We were engaged for the design, development and migration of the main AIFS website and numerous sub-sites, onto the Wordpress platform.

Module on ‘The Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia: Business, Politics and Culture, in January 2015 – A joint initiative with The Institute of International Relations at UWI, this 5-day module explored the political, economic, cultural and legal features of the KSA, providing in-depth knowledge required to effectively engage the Kingdom and pursue opportunities under the following themes:

  • Understanding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its people
  • The System of Governance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • The Financial & Economic Systems in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • The Legal System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The module welcomed a broad range of participants including foreign service staff, professionals, businessmen, members of international organizations and international relations students operating or interested in the Middle East region. The sessions were facilitated by His Excellency Dr. Fahad Aldawood, a Saudi expert on the Judicial Apparatus and Law Enforcement System of KSA, and Professor Brinsley Samaroo, former member of Cabinet, Parliament and former Senior Research Fellow at The University of Trinidad and Tobago specialising in East Indian Migration to the Caribbean and Constitutional Development.