Cairo University students say university services and facilities are declining. The administration says it is being fiscally responsible.
An ever-widening ban on female professors wearing veils at Cairo University reflects a broader academic controversy.
An independent group is fighting in court a Cairo University practice of asking professors for donations before they can travel. The group says the donations are forced. The university says they are optional.
Students who seek to study on flexible schedules are concerned that their degrees, already discriminated against, may be officially demoted.
Student elections have been a quiet affair this fall as students have begun to shy away from politics.
The annual World Economic Forum places Egypt next to last in education among the countries it ranks. Critics say the report isn’t fair.