Journey from Gaza to Uxbridge

16 March 2018

Alumna Mona Jebril has recently published an article in the Times Higher Education about her experiences as a Gazan student studying in the UK.

Voices of Reason: Learning from Syrian Refugee Students in Jordan

6 March 2018

We are very proud to share this recently published policy paper from Hiba Salem, a Said Foundation student from 2014/2015. Hiba is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Cambridge and her paper focusses on her findings from the research she conducted in 2017.

Alumna presents her thesis at the first international meeting for Scientists for Palestine

8 February 2018

Zayneb Al Shalalfeh, a 2016/17 Said Foundation scholar, recently participated at the first international meeting organised by Scientists for Palestine.

New Rhodes Scholars

16 January 2018

The Said Foundation is very pleased to announce that two new Rhodes Scholars have been selected to receive prestigious Rhodes Scholarships for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

The Foundation says thank you and farewell to its CEO Neville McBain

2 January 2018

After six highly successful years as the CEO of the Said Foundation and the Said Business School Foundation, sadly Neville McBain has decided to move on to a new career challenge. 

Applications for The Rhodes Scholarships for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP) are now open

8 June 2017

We are pleased to announce that applications for The Rhodes Scholarships for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP) have just opened! Scholars are young men and women from diverse background and interests that show potential to be impactful leaders for the world’s future.

Requiem for Aleppo

1 June 2017

“Requiem for Aleppo” was a stunning performance of original music and dance linked by Arabic poetry and the testimonies of Syrians from Aleppo that was performed to an audience of 1500 people at Sadlers Wells theatre in London on 23rd April 2017 and simultaneously live-streamed to audi

BAFTA Award for Said Foundation Student

31 May 2017

The Said Foundation would like to congratulate our alumna Itab Azzam, one of the producers on the BBC’s documentary Exodus: Our Journey to Europe which recently won the BAFTA award for the Best Factual Series.

Alumni Achievement Prize Award

31 May 2017

Mr Khaled Said, Trustee, announced that Mr Tarek Hamam was the winner of the Said Foundation’s Alumni Achievement Prize for 2017 at the annual Student Dinner on 22nd April 2017. 

Student Dinner April 2017

31 May 2017

Mr and Mrs Said hosted the Said Foundation’s annual Student Dinner on Saturday 22 April at the Hurlingham Club in London.

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The Said Foundation is very pleased to announce that two new Rhodes Scholars have been selected to receive prestigious Rhodes Scholarships for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

After a highly competitive selection process, the two Scholars selected were Bahaa Attallah from Palestine and Alexey Youseef from Syria. Bahaa hopes to study for a DPhil in Clinical Neuroscience and Alexey to pursue first an MSc in International Health before completing a Masters in Business Administration. Both Scholars will start their respective postgraduate programmes at the University of Oxford in Autumn 2018.

These outstanding individuals were chosen, amongst other things, for their strong drive and determination, and for their commitment to their respective home countries. You can read more about the Scholars and the Rhodes Trust here (http://createsend.com/t/r-E95ACE9ACA6BDD5A2540EF23F30FEDED).

This is the second year the Said Foundation has partnered with the Rhodes Trust and Oxford University and we look forward to welcoming the new Scholars to the UK soon.