When was the Student Consultant Committee for AJYAL Space program established and what are its goals?
The Student Consultant Committee enriches AJYAL Space and aims to spread awareness and motivation.
According to the directives of HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Space Commission (SSC), AJYAL Space Program established the Student Consultant Committee in January of 2020. The committee includes students of varying academic grade-levels and allows them to take part in enriching AJYAL Space program in the following areas:
- Working to spread awareness and motivate other students to participate in specialized programs, exhibitions and forums.
- Identifying obstacles facing students in the field of space sciences and submitting ideas and proposals to resolve these obstacles
Who are the members of the Student Consultant Committee?
The members are gifted and talented students with special interest in Space Sciences.
The members of the first consultant committee for the year (2020) were chosen for AJYAL Space program in cooperation with Mawhiba, based on the memorandum of understanding between Saudi Space Commission (SSC) and Mawhiba. There are twelve members representing students from all academic levels, from primary students up to secondary and university students, all united by their gift and passion for Space Sciences. The formation of this committee has made SSC the first official body to involve gifted youth from various regions of the Kingdom in an official consulting capacity.