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‘Building Sharjah’: Book Documents the Rise of a Modern Gulf City

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Sep 2021

“Building Sharjah” traces the urbanization of the city through its architecture and explores related social and political contexts before and after the discovery of oil.

Architecture Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

U.A.E. Pavilion Wins Top Award at Venice Architecture Biennale

Melanie Swan | 03 Sep 2021

The Emirates’ pavilion explores an environmentally friendly alternative to cement that could greatly reduce global carbon dioxide emissions.

Accreditation Soapbox

Al-Fanar Media Updates The Arab World’s First Database of Internationally Accredited Universities

Nasser Zawk | 24 Aug 2021

Al-Fanar Media has updated its database of internationally accredited universities and academic programs in the Arab world. This searchable tool now lists nearly 750 programs and institutions.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Employment Faculty Students Study Abroad

International Accreditation Is a Factor in Many Arab Students’ University Choices

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 24 Aug 2021

When it comes to deciding where to enroll, many students say international accreditation matters, an informal poll by Al-Fanar Media found.

Faculty Finances Internationalization Teaching

Are U.S. Branch Campuses Paying Off for Gulf States? Study Says No

Amr EL-Tohamy | 19 Jul 2021

A recent study concluded that American branch campuses cost Gulf countries more than they get in return. But some scholars dispute that finding.

Soapbox Students

“Mishwar Taleb”: A Contest for Arab University Students

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 22 Jun 2021

To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.

Scholarships Soapbox Students Study Abroad

Al-Fanar Media Relaunches Its Scholarships Database for Arab Students

Nasser Zawk | 21 Jun 2021

The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.

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.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Arts & Culture Finances Profiles Students

Manal Ataya: Director of Sharjah’s Museums Embraces an Educational Role

Melanie Swan | 28 May 2021

Manal Ataya, director general of the Sharjah Museums Authority, finds it fulfilling to make museums more accessible and enrich children’s development.




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