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Kuwait

Fraud

In Kuwait, a War Against Fake University Degrees

Aisha Elgayar | 29 Mar 2016

The Ministry of Education has summoned the holders of fraudulent degrees to court, opening a debate about how such fakes became so prevalent.

Studying Gulf Countries, their Influence and Divides

Ursula Lindsey | 09 Nov 2015

A new academic publication at the University of Oxford is taking an interdisciplinary look at the countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Research

Kuwait Takes a Practical Step Forward in Solar Energy

Aisha Elgayar | 26 Oct 2015

A new project will save the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil a year, revealing the potential of applied science in the region.

Accreditation Fraud

It’s Time to Shut Down Fake Universities

Dean Hoke | 31 May 2015

Education authorities should fight bogus-degree programs and create real, accredited online alternatives, says Dean Hoke.

Democracy Research Students

Arab Youth Doubt Democracy Will Be Delivered

Benjamin Plackett | 28 Apr 2015

Findings from a region-wide survey reveal the hopes and concerns of university-age adults.

Academic Freedom Faculty Terrorism

Should Terrorists Be Professors? A Kuwaiti Debate

Aisha Elgayar | 31 Mar 2015

Some professors working at Kuwait University are listed internationally as terrorists but continue to teach, sparking controversy.

Scholarships Technology & Online Learning

How to Avoid Getting Cheated by Phony Scholarships

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

Fraudulent universities use fake scholarships as bait to lure unsuspecting students to part with their money. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Finances

Qatar’s Private Universities Are the Most Expensive in the Region

David Wheeler | 28 Jan 2015

An Al-Fanar Media survey of private higher-education costs in 13 Arab countries makes it possible to compare average prices.

Employment Finances

Private Universities Thriving as Public Ones Weaken

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 22 Jan 2015

Arab students looking for contemporary fields of study, coeducation, and an employment-oriented education are increasingly turning to private universities. The downside: cost.

Human Rights Inequality Minorities

Kuwait’s Stateless Residents Struggle for Education

Aisha Elgayar | 24 Nov 2014

A government decision has barred many “Bedoon” children from the Gulf country’s classrooms.




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