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Al-Fanar Media Re-Launches Its Website with a New Visual Identity

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 20 Sep 2022

With a new visual identity, Al-Fanar Media re-launches its website to give readers a better, more-interactive way of experiencing news of higher education in the Arab world.


2 Kuwaiti Researchers Patent Device That Could Improve Efficiency of Power Plants

Amr EL-Tohamy | 12 Sep 2022

Ammar Bahman and Nasser Al-Sayegh’s invention allows scientists to calculate the state of particles suspended in nanofluids, which has applications in thermal systems used in Kuwait.

Policy Research

Kuwait University Speeds Up Patent Process in Step to Improve Research Support

Amr EL-Tohamy | 10 Sep 2022

Researchers welcomed the move, which could improve their ability to market inventions and raise the university’s profile. Still, some say more support is needed.

Policy Social Sciences

Support for Social Sciences Declines as Applied Disciplines Rise at Arab Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Sep 2022

As policy makers focus more on applied sciences, academics worry about the consequences for the social sciences and humanities at Arab universities.

Coronavirus Critical Thinking Faculty Gender Policy Quality Control Research Schools

Kuwaiti Academic’s Book Offers Views on How to Reform a Failing Education System

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Sep 2022

The Kuwaiti academic Esra Aleisa discusses her work on an education-reform initiative and her research into the world’s water scarcity crisis.

Admissions Research Scholarships Students Study Abroad

The Fulbright Scholarship: A Chance to Earn a Master’s Degree in the U.S.

Omar Eldeeb | 23 Aug 2022

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program offers fully paid two-year scholarships for graduate study in the United States. Here is a guide for Arab students who want to apply.

Admissions Employment Students

Arab University Admissions System Is Unfair and Needs Updating, Academics Say

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Aug 2022

The current system’s heavy reliance on high school grades is unfair to students and not in tune with labour market needs, several educators say.

Employment Health & Medicine Students

2 Iraqi Doctors Offer Advice to New Medical Students: ‘Be Patient’

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 14 Aug 2022

As a new generation of young Arabs prepare to enter medical schools, two internationally successful Iraqi doctors remember their own initial anxieties.

Language Students

5 Free Resources for Learning English Online

Omar Eldeeb | 09 Aug 2022

Many websites and YouTube Channels are available for learning English online. We highlight five free options to help you get started.

Accreditation Admissions Employment Policy Students Study Abroad

Kuwaiti Decision to Recognise Fewer Arab Universities Leaves Students in the Lurch, Leader Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 21 Jul 2022

The Kuwaiti Students’ Union in Egypt supports efforts to weed out low-quality universities, its leader says, but “we are facing a real disaster unless alternative places are provided for students.”

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