Many students in the Arab region are concerned about losing the chance to continue their higher education abroad because of restrictions related to Covid-19.
Organizations that assist entrepreneurs in the Arab region and seek to improve young people’s job prospects face new challenges from the Covid-19 lockdowns.
The platform MARJ3 helps students in Arabic countries find scholarships and educational programs. Since the Covid-19 crisis began, it has focused on opportunities online.
University leaders have embraced programs that provide language training and social support to migrants as they make the transition from exiles to students.
Syrian refugee students in Lebanon face an even more precarious future than they have in the past as the country’s economic crisis eats away at scholarships and jobs.
Syrian refugee students face obstacles at every level of Lebanese education, and many are dropping out from education altogether.
A poll by an organization that helps refugees apply to German universities found a high satisfaction rate, but also struggles with language and costs.
Britain’s prestigious Chevening scholarship requires recipients to return home so their countries may benefit from their experience. That’s not easy for those from war zones.
International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.