Delegates at a recent conference in Riyadh said science, mathematics, and digital and language skills were the capacities most in demand in the 21st century.
As enthusiasm over successful startups grows, academics call for expanding entrepreneurship programmes at Egyptian universities.
The new campus of the University of Birmingham Dubai has thousands of “smart” sensors that make the building environmentally sensitive.
The higher-education ministry’s decision prompts discussion of the quality of private education in Iraq and what role the sector should play.
Arab students with a talent for creative writing find few opportunities to study the art at universities. The Kuwaiti novelist Taleb Alrefai is trying to fill that gap.
Choosing a university major is an important decision for young people just entering higher education. Here are some guidelines on how to make a good choice.
Mohamed Ould Amar, head of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation, says a failure to update curricula is creating “an army of the unemployed.”
The first Egyptian female paleoradiologist, Sahar Saleem, says her ambition is to train a new generation of scholars.
Marking 60 years of progress in higher education, Algerian academics and policy makers reflect on the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Shahd Alshammari, an assistant professor of English literature and women’s studies, wants to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Change starts from the classroom, she says.