After years of construction the beautiful Oasis Apartments neighborhood was officially opened on September 9th, 2018 with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by the President, SVP and Community Life staff. The Oasis Apartments are located across from the Safaa Golf Club and adjacent to the Safaa Gardens. It contains 352 two-bedroom, apartments and features a central landscaped courtyard with seating areas, a community garden, and barbeque grills. All KAUST Residents are welcome to use the community recreation facilities located at the Oasis including a covered playground and football pitch. Community members can also shop at the new Oasis Mini Mart.
The brand new Oasis Mini Mart had its opened on Saturday, September 15th. The store is stocked with a limited selection of staple items typical of a small neighborhood convenience store.
Hours: Daily, 7 am to 11 pm
Phone: 808 7941
Location: The shop is adjacent to the parking lot that is located just south of O-617 building. It is easily visible and accessible from Oasis Lane that runs between the Golf Course and the Oasis apartments.
There is a also a new Oasis bus service in operation. The route makes multiple stops within the Oasis neighborhood as well as GES, Tamimi, KAUST Health, Buildings 16, 14 and 18. To view the bus schedule and route map visit the Campus Bus Service webpage on the Community Life intranet.