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Mr Saad Al Shehri 

Postgraduate research student

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Mr Saad Al Shehri is Postgraduate research student within Southampton Education School at the University of Southampton.

Sa’ad al-Shehrī is a PhD student at Southampton Education School. His research interests centre on Health Education. He is investigating health risk behaviour among university students in Saudi Arabia.

He worked as a lecturer at the School of Education at King Abdul-Aziz University in Saudi Arabia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree with honours in Science Education

He has 10 years of work experience started with one year as an elementary science teacher before moving to School of Education in 1998 to work as a tutor until 2002. With the aid of a scholarship, He studied at Umm Al-Qura University for his Master’s degree. Following graduation, he returned to the College of Education as a lecturer for another four years.

As a tutor and lecturer, he participated in introducing several scientific seminars and lectures in the Curriculum and Instruction Department (CAID). He prepared and delivered a number of enlightening lectures about the dangers of drugs, smoking and AIDS to the faculty in order to equip them to teach health education to their classes. In addition to his teaching and administrative responsibilities, he was in charge of the "Field Training Unit," which supervised elementary and secondary school science student-teachers. Moreover, he taught Science Education, Elementary Education Curricula, General Curricula, General Teaching Methods, and Scholastic Activity and Methods.

It was important for to him to develop administrative experience. Working as team member with other researchers at CAID, he participated in evaluating several courses for high schools. He worked on a team of field researchers consisting of CAID instructors and researchers. In addition to working as a team member, he has also chaired many "Administration and Registration" committees.

Research interests

1. Health Education
2. Science Education
3. Higher Education

Research topic:

Health Risk Behaviour among University Students in Saudi Arabia


The Ministry of Higher Education, King Abdulaziz University


Dr Marcus Grace
Dr Jenny Byrne


Mr Saad Al Shehri
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