After five years of activism, Libyan university professors won a government pledge to increase their wages. But they may not see the money soon.
While travel restrictions close some doors, online courses open others. For a student about to complete her B.A., a routine question prompts some serious thinking.
International agencies that provide scholarships hope alumni networks will help make Syrian graduates more employable.
Iraq needs experts to work on its thousands of heritage sites, but with job prospects dim, fewer Iraqi youth are eager to study archaeology.
The university, in the Emirates, wanted students to have some semblance of a normal cap-and-gown experience after a challenging school year.
The wealthy Gulf countries have the education and research facilities to attract Arab talent, but need to take steps to improve the experience of the expat scientists and educators who come.
The wealthy Gulf countries could act as a reservoir for Arab talent in the region, benefiting their own economies and those of the countries that produce the talent they need.
Government support and the absence of pressures felt back home make it easier for many Syrian refugees in Germany to pursue a new field of study or career.
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.
As Lebanon’s economic plight worsens, some universities are cutting faculty and staff positions. Some professors are raising concerns about the future of education.