Saudi Cuts in Student Aid Leave Some Struggling

Aisha Elgayar / 15 Feb 2018 / News

The government has not said when or how it will resume an internal scholarship program it suspended two years ago.

North Sinai: ‘Studying Here Is Impossible’

Amr EL-Tohamy / 23 Jan 2018 / News

University students in Egypt’s most troubled province, long targeted by terrorist attacks, face extreme difficulties in continuing their studies.

Italian-Style Vocational Education Thrives in Cairo

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 19 Jan 2018 / News

Don Bosco’s Italian Institute for Vocational Education, in Egypt, breaks the stereotype of that form of education as being inferior.

Students’ Lack of Political Engagement Is Cause for Concern, Author Says

Ammar Faris / 15 Dec 2017 / News

A Jordanian academic looks into the reasons for the decline of university students’ political awareness and suggests academic solutions.

The Dutch Learn to Welcome Refugee Students

Gordon Darroch / 22 Nov 2017 / News

A program in the Netherlands builds bonds between native students and newcomers, and hopes to lower the refugees’ dropout rate.

Oxfam Urges Help for Youths Returning to Mosul

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 / News

A new report looks at what services are needed by the Iraqi youth who have survived the conflict in Mosul or who fled and came back.

Drought in Somalia Drives Children from School

Tonny Onyulo / 29 Oct 2017 / News

Where food and water are scarce, children and families forego education to survive.

Jordan’s Decision to Shake Up University Admissions Stirs Controversy

Ammar Faris / 19 Oct 2017 / News

The kingdom is scrapping a high-stakes high-school exit exam, but not everyone is pleased with the process that would replace it.

Studying Medicine in Time of War

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team / 15 Oct 2017 / News

A student who entered medical school in Syria in 2011 persevered through six years of conflict.

A School of Fine Arts Feels the Effects of War

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team / 04 Oct 2017 / News

A well-regarded institution within Damascus University has managed to stay open during Syria’s civil war, but not without changes.