The kingdom signed agreements with two producers of international rankings, Times Higher Education and QS, as part of an effort to raise university standards.
Ibn Tofail University has adopted an ambitious renewable energy project to power its campus and provide spaces for research and teaching too.
Michel Mawad took office as president last fall. Skills he learned in his medical career will help him lead the university through a period of crisis, he says.
As the American University in Cairo reopens classrooms and prepares to install a new president, its provost discusses the changes ahead.
The fire at a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, highlighted inadequate and unsafe conditions in Iraq’s medical training system.
Egyptian universities are increasingly interested in business incubators and in teaching entrepreneurship, but funding is a problem.
Yusra Mouzughi guided Muscat University from an idea to an institution. Now she’s taking on a new challenge as president of Bahrain’s Royal University for Women.
Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.
As president of Effat University, Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail is fulfilling a dream of making a difference in the lives of Saudi women.
Algerian students say unsafe, dilapidated buildings and a lack of services are negatively affecting their health and academic future.