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Conflict Refugees

Global Partnerships Are Needed to Strengthen Education for 80 Million Refugees

Sonia Ben Jaafar | 20 Jun 2021

On World Refugee Day, the head of the Al Ghurair Foundation calls on organizations to find ways to forge new alliances and partnerships for good.

Conflict Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad

World Refugee Day Reminds Us, There’s Still a Long Way to Go

Rasha Faek | 20 Jun 2021

This is not a day of celebration. It evokes some bittersweet memories, but also serves to remind the world of refugees’ daily increasing needs.

Conflict Mental Health Refugees Scholarships Students

Beyond Scholarships: Providers Tend to Refugees’ Psychological Needs, Too

Burton Bollag | 15 Jun 2021

Organizations that offer scholarships to Syrian refugees find that psychosocial support is also needed to help them thrive.

Democracy Faculty Human Rights Inequality Politics Profiles

Hassan Abbas: Syrian Intellectual and Champion of Citizens’ Rights

Samar Kadi | 01 Jun 2021

With his death in March, the Arab region lost a leading advocate for citizenship, political rights, gender equality and justice.

Admissions Faculty Finances Students Teaching

Syria’s Private Universities Struggle With Costs but Still Grow

Riham Alkousaa | 26 Apr 2021

Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.

Faculty Refugees Students Teaching

Syrian Universities Struggle to Survive After a Decade of War

Samar Kadi | 20 Apr 2021

The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Teaching

Syria Suspends Classes as a Fuel Shortage Paralyzes the Nation

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 06 Apr 2021

Education officials suspended classes at schools and universities for two weeks. They cited coronavirus concerns, but a fuel crisis is also a factor.

Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad Teaching

Syrian Students Find Hope Amid New Challenges in Portugal

Olivia Cuthbert | 30 Mar 2021

The Global Platform for Syrian Students offers young people a valuable opportunity to pursue higher education abroad.




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