Rising Tuition in Jordan Highlights Flawed University Finances

Mohammad Fraij / 13 Aug 2017 / News

With dwindling government support, Jordanian universities says they have few places to turn but tuition to finance academic programs. Students say are being unfairly sacrificed.

Program in Turkey Uses Cash to Encourage School Attendance

Sabah Hamamou / 31 May 2017 / News

International organizations are supporting a cash-for-school attendance strategy to try to improve the proportion of refugee children in school.

Participation in Student Activities Drops in Egypt

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 23 May 2017 / News

Egyptian universities have witnessed a marked decline in the number of student activities for political and economic reasons, a new report says.

A Country Runs Out of Cash, and Students Suffer

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 02 May 2017 / News

As the power struggles in Libya intensify, Libyan banks are literally without enough paper money, and the challenges Libyan students face increase.

Egyptian Universities Want More Foreign Students

Menna Farouk / 19 Apr 2017 / News

Government plan will boost foreign currency revenues.

AUC’s Fees in Egyptian Pounds: Decision by Egyptian Court

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 21 Mar 2017 / News

The Egyptian judiciary requires the American University in Cairo to charge tuition in Egyptian pounds, not US dollars.

Oman’s Move Toward Personalized Medicine

Benjamin Plackett / 21 Feb 2017 / News

Medical research that uses data from Arab patients results in better treatments for local populations.

Jordanian Student Suspended for Opposing Tuition Hike

Hamad Othman / 14 Feb 2017 / News

Jordanian universities restrain student movements by expelling their leaders.

Shrinking Egyptian Economy Could Cramp Social Sciences

Mai Shams El-Din / 08 Dec 2016 / News

As the Egyptian pound decreases in value against the dollar, academic disciplines that consider themselves the home of critical thinking say they are at risk.

Rising Educational Costs Weigh on Palestinian Students

Asma' Jawabreh / 14 Nov 2016 / News

Students in Palestine are surrounded by a weak economy with high unemployment and dwindling donor support. Rising tuition is the last straw for many.