From barriers to bridges: An investigation on Saudi student mobility (2006–2009)

  title={From barriers to bridges: An investigation on Saudi student mobility (2006–2009)},
  author={Brian D. Denman and Kholoud T. Hilal},
  journal={International Review of Education},
  • B. Denman, K. Hilal
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Political Science
  • International Review of Education
Globalisation is often thought to advocate for a single set of beliefs and customs and for a rejection of the need to protect regional cultures and traditions. In the aftermath of 9/11, the rift between Western and Arab cultures has deepened, and there is a patent need for cultural bridges to be built. The government of Saudi Arabia has, by increasing funding for higher education through grants and scholarships, enabled Saudi students to study at overseas universities. A number of non-Saudi… 
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