Ibtissem Jamel is a Tunisian journalist with 12 years experience. She works at Alchourouk newspaper. She has an MA in media and communication Sciences and is working on her PHD now.
The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.
Tunisian universities attract many international students. The visitors praise the universities, but complain of racism and other obstacles.
A Tunisian writer has a fresh perspective on the British Council’s annual Going Global conference, held this year in South Africa.
Tunisian law is tough on illegal drugs, leaving many young people in prison when they would rather be on university campuses.
Tunisian students say their studies are hampered by the curfews on campuses that have followed recent attacks.
Tunisia is often cited as the only “success story” of the Arab spring. But its universities rarely help Tunisian students find a place in the economy.
The difficulties many Arab students face getting to their universities makes it hard for many to complete their education.
A weak economy and the expense of combatting terrorism are taking away the money that many wish would go to Tunisian universities.
In Tunisia and Jordan, women find it easy to enter university gates, but hard to get past office doors.