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.

A Mexican-Syrian Friendship Sparks a Refugee Program

Riham Alkousaa / 27 Jul 2017 / News

Two men who met in Iraq have begun helping Syrians study in Mexico, showing how middle-income countries can respond to the refugee crisis.

First Refugee Scholarship Program Experiences Rapid Growth

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil / 25 Jul 2017 / News

The DAFI scholarship program administered by the UN Refugee Agency, which provides social and psychological support alongside academic awards, has grown 89 percent since 2015.

New “Education Passport” Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou / 21 Jul 2017 / News

A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.

Zig-Zagging Government Policies Hurt Jordanian Vocational Education

Mohammad Fraij / 18 Jul 2017 / News

Constantly changing government decisions have discouraged students from pursuing vocational and technical professions.

For Students from Darfur, a Bleak Present and Future

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 04 Jul 2017 / News

Darfur students at Sudanese universities face major economic challenges and continuous violence and discrimination.

Diplomatic Crisis Over Qatar Worries Gulf Educators

Eman Kamel / 27 Jun 2017 / News

As boycott persists, students face disruptions and officials warn of longer-term impact.

Tunisian Researchers Probe the Roots of Radicalization

Khaoula Sliti / 19 Jun 2017 / News

With support from the higher education ministry, four collaborative research projects seek to understand how terrorism begins among young people, its impact, and how to stop it.

Arab Students Caught in Regional Conflict With Qatar

Aisha Elgayar / 13 Jun 2017 / News

After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.

Cairo University Fights Sexual Harassment

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader / 05 Jun 2017 / News

Professors have been fired and students disciplined under an anti-harassment policy that male and female students support.