An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 09 Jun 2017 / Resources

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Many Scholarships Don’t Meet Syrians’ Needs

Rasha Faek / 30 May 2017 / Resources

Scholarship offerings for refugees are inadequate, both in quantity and quality, says a new British Council report.

Lessons On Providing Higher Education To Refugees

Benjamin Plackett / 05 Apr 2017 / Resources

A recent report focuses on the views of refugee students and their use of technology.

Syrian Children Are Deeply Disturbed By War, Report Says

Benjamin Plackett / 14 Mar 2017 / Resources

Save the Children study shows the scale of the problem and the need for psychological health care for refugee children.

Fact File: Syrians’ Right to Work in Nearby Countries

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / Resources

Restrictions in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey continue to limit Syrians’ ability to work legally.

Collaboration is the Future for Arab University Libraries

Wagdy Sawahel / 09 Jan 2017 / Resources

Academic libraries in the Arab world are discovering the benefits of working together in consortia.

Expanding Higher Education Support for Syrians— A Workshop

/ 29 Nov 2016 / Resources

Almost 100 individuals and organizations dedicated to providing higher-education to Syrian refugees met to discuss ongoing challenges, the need for better coordination, and recommendations to donors, governments, and scholarship providers for improving educational access.

Graphic: Applications Swamp Scholarships for Syrians

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team / 04 Oct 2016 / Resources

Major scholarship programs for Syrian refugees are swamped with applications again this fall.

Fact File: Major Scholarship Programs for Syrians

Burton Bollag / 04 Oct 2016 / Resources

An at-a-glance summary of scholarship programs for Syrian refugee students.

Arab Science Needs More Respect

Benjamin Plackett / 22 Sep 2016 / Resources

Arab countries are exporting their best researchers instead of building up the scientific enterprise locally, say the authors of chapter in a UNESCO report.