Al-Fanar Media explores some of the major Arabic and non-Arabic online learning platforms that offer university-level courses at low cost or free.
An electronics expert offers advice on features students should look for in a smartphone and recommends five mid-priced options.
The new campus of the University of Birmingham Dubai has thousands of "smart" sensors that make the building environmentally sensitive.
Returning students complain that Morocco has been slow to integrate them into programmes at home. They also object to having to pass placement tests.