So we can't live in them yet - the student condos are still at least a week from completion - but KAUST boasts to have the nicest student housing of any university in the world. Of course we wanted to judge for ourselves!
My friend is posing at the front entrance of one of the town homes. These accomidations, built for one student, offer plenty of space: living room, multiple closets, and a kitchen downstairs, and a king-sized bedroom, bathroom, and lounge area upstairs.
There is a brilliant white mosque which dominates the roof-line one one side of the development. As with everything else at KAUST, it is big and architecturally beautiful.
This canal, which separates student and faculty (?) housing, adds ambiance and creates a nice water front for strolling in the neighborhood in the evenings.
I think that our four-star hotel cannot compare with a house of my own. I can't wait to move in!
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