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Admissions Employment Students

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.

Employment Health & Medicine Students

2 Iraqi Doctors Offer Advice to New Medical Students: ‘Be Patient’

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 14 Aug 2022

As a new generation of young Arabs prepare to enter medical schools, two internationally successful Iraqi doctors remember their own initial anxieties.

Admissions Employment Students

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.

Curriculum Employment Policy Science Teaching

Saudi Council Links Programme Enrolments to Labour Market Needs

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Aug 2022

Education officials want to increase the number of graduates in applied fields that match the kingdom’s labour needs, while reducing enrolments in theoretical disciplines.

Arts & Culture Employment Students

Egyptian Fashion Design Students Look to Heritage as They Face the Future

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 01 Aug 2022

In graduation projects that signal their transition to a difficult labour market, fashion design students in Benha University’s Faculty of Applied Arts use ideas from 1960s books and movies.

Employment Policy Students

Algeria Asks Graduate Workers to Give Up Degrees to Get Secure Jobs

Riad Mazzouzi | 29 Jul 2022

Algeria sets a new condition for graduate workers to transition from “pre-employment contracts” to permanent jobs: Give up your degree and accept a job at a lower level.

Curriculum Employment Faculty Policy Students Teaching

Engineering Graduates Need Soft Skills, Says Dean at the American University of Sharjah

Mohammad El Hawary | 28 Jul 2022

Fadi Aloul, dean of engineering at the American University of Sharjah, says his college is working in several ways to better prepare graduates for a challenging job market.

Curriculum Employment Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

3 Ways Algerian Universities Can Reform to Help Build a Better Future

Rachid Messaoudi | 26 Jul 2022

A professor suggests three avenues of reform for Algerian universities that can help the nation move toward a more socially secure and economically prosperous future.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Employment Liberal Arts Students Teaching

Arab Interest in Animated Films Isn’t Reflected in University Curricula, Scholar Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 25 Jul 2022

Mohamed Ghazala, chair of the Cinematic Arts School at Effat University, says the foreign animated films that Arab countries import contradict Arab culture.

Accreditation Admissions Employment Policy Students Study Abroad

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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