Aisha is an Egyptian journalist, based in Kuwait. She writes about women, children and education at Al-Qabas, an Arabic daily Kuwaiti electronic newspaper.
Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.
The government has not said when or how it will resume an internal scholarship program it suspended two years ago.
Ibtihal Al-Khatib adopts critical thinking as a lifestyle and a teaching method to her students at Kuwait University.
Some Kuwaiti universities are now using software to detect work that is not the student’s own.
After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.
Graduate unemployment rates are rising, but some say the problem isn’t foreign labor.
Scientific research in the Arab region faces a lack of funding, but better exchange of information could help.
The Ministry of Education has summoned the holders of fraudulent degrees to court, opening a debate about how such fakes became so prevalent.
A new project will save the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil a year, revealing the potential of applied science in the region.
Some professors working at Kuwait University are listed internationally as terrorists but continue to teach, sparking controversy.