Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — King Abdulaziz College in Jeddah has awarded a grasp’s diploma to a scholar who handed away two years in the past, following the profitable protection of her thesis. Regardless of Khuloud Bitwa’s unlucky demise, the college formally acknowledged her educational achievement.
Dr. Fatima Youssef, the supervisor of Khuloud Bitwa’s grasp’s thesis, supplied insights into the outstanding dedication displayed by the late scholar. Dr. Youssef said, “The grasp’s thesis was efficiently defended by the coed, who was diligent and extremely dedicated. She typically expressed her want for her household to be happy with her success and to meet her life’s dream.”
Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Khuloud persistently met together with her supervisor after Taraweeh prayers to expedite the completion of her thesis, virtually as if she sensed the proximity of her passing.
Dr. Youssef affirmed that Khuloud had reached a sophisticated stage in her research, specializing in the influence of inexperienced espresso bean extract on physique weight and fats ranges in adults in Saudi Arabia. Khuloud even accomplished the presentation used within the protection, which was utilized throughout the examine’s dialogue.
The supervisor famous that indicators of fatigue started to appear in Khuloud, and after medical examinations, she was identified with esophageal most cancers. Sadly, she handed away two weeks after beginning therapy.
Dr. Youssef added, “I nonetheless keep in mind her phrases, her willpower, her fatigue, and the large effort she exerted to finish her thesis. She had achieved all the things, with solely the ultimate step remaining, so I sought to meet her want.”
Dr. Youssef highlighted the help she obtained from the brand new dean of the school, Professor Nahla Qahwaji, and the numerous backing from the Deanship of Graduate Research, led by Dr. Saud Al-Salmi and Dr. Khuloud Al-Saleh. The proposal was additional endorsed by colleague Miada Abu Zaidan and the Dean of Graduate Research, Professor Inas Suroor.
Dr. Youssef concluded by mentioning the completion of the committee formation procedures, together with exterior examiner Dr. Atemad Hawait, and inner examiner Dr. Arwa Turkestani. The protection came about on Wednesday with vital attendance from Khuloud’s household, her fellow undergraduate and graduate college students, and college members. The committee issued its suggestion to award the educational diploma to the late scholar.