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Arab University Admissions System Is Unfair and Needs Updating, Academics Say

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Aug 2022

The current system’s heavy reliance on high school grades is unfair to students and not in tune with labour market needs, several educators say.

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Academic Counseling Can Help Students in a Critical Task: Choosing a Major

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 11 Aug 2022

Universities increasingly provide academic counseling services to help high school graduates choose the university major that best fits their abilities and interests.

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Kuwaiti Decision to Recognise Fewer Arab Universities Leaves Students in the Lurch, Leader Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 21 Jul 2022

The Kuwaiti Students’ Union in Egypt supports efforts to weed out low-quality universities, its leader says, but “we are facing a real disaster unless alternative places are provided for students.”

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Egypt’s Private Universities Face Lack of Teaching Staff and Poor Marketing Policies

Mohammad El Hawary | 27 Feb 2022

Mohamed Helmy El-Ghor, head of Egypt’s Council of Private Universities, talked to Al-Fanar Media about challenges the sector is facing.

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University Rankings: A Look at How Some of the Major Listings Work

Eman Elbedawy | 22 Feb 2022

University rankings are more popular than ever, despite some criticism of their merit. Here’s a look at how some of the major ones work.

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Salim Chahine: A Finance Professor Is Honored for Work Bridging Academia and the Corporate World

Samar Kadi | 12 Jul 2021

Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.

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UNHCR and Duolingo Aim to Help More Refugees Enroll in Higher Education

Riham Alkousaa | 21 Jun 2021

The U.N. refugee agency and the language-learning app are teaming up to make professional university counseling available to refugees worldwide.

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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.

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Changes in Algerian Admission Requirements for Advanced Degrees Draw Sharp Criticism

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Feb 2021

New rules making it easier to be enrolled in graduate studies at Algerian universities have drawn opposition for potentially harming the quality of graduates.

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Egypt’s Private Universities Start Offering Graduate Degrees as Job Prospects Worsen

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 18 Sep 2020

Students who want to seek higher degrees now have more opportunities to find a place. That doesn’t mean they’ll find a job after graduating.




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