A Student’s Primer on Accreditation

Sarah Wachter / 09 Jan 2018 / Resources

Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.

For Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Precarious Lives

Edward Fox / 11 Dec 2017 / Resources

Syrians who have fled the fighting in their homeland feel increasingly insecure in their host country, surveys from a Lebanese university show.

Half of Refugee Children Are Not in School, Report Says

Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 / Resources

The crisis in education for refugee children is getting worse, not better, warns the U.N. refugee agency.

Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free

Edward Fox / 29 Sep 2017 / Resources

A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.

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.

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.

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.