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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.

Admissions Employment Health & Medicine Students

Majoring in Physical Therapy: What Students Need to Know, from School to a Job

Rana Nasser | 01 Sep 2022

Physical therapy is a popular major in Arab countries. Al-Fanar Media looks at what undergraduates going into this field can expect in school and after graduation.

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.

Curriculum Employment Teaching

Arab Universities Introduce New Majors Geared Toward Jobs in Demand

Amr EL-Tohamy | 16 Aug 2022

Many Arab universities are introducing new degrees and training programmes to prepare students for careers in high-demand fields. Here is a sampling of 10 new programmes around the region.

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.

Curriculum Employment Policy Science Teaching

Saudi Council Links Programme Enrolments to Labour Market Needs

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Aug 2022

Education officials want to increase the number of graduates in applied fields that match the kingdom’s labour needs, while reducing enrolments in theoretical disciplines.

Curriculum Faculty Policy Social Sciences

Saudi Scholar Muna Al-Ghuraibi Wants Social Science Faculties to Update Methods

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 Aug 2022

Muna Al-Ghuraibi, a professor of social studies at King Saud University, says students of faculties that remain too theoretical don’t acquire the skills employers need.

ranking Rankings

Saudi Institutions Lead in Shanghai List of Engineering Programmes

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 30 Jul 2022

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and King Abdulaziz University were the best-placed Arab institutions in engineering. The American University of Beirut led in nursing.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Employment Liberal Arts Students Teaching

Arab Interest in Animated Films Isn’t Reflected in University Curricula, Scholar Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 25 Jul 2022

Mohamed Ghazala, chair of the Cinematic Arts School at Effat University, says the foreign animated films that Arab countries import contradict Arab culture.




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