Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.
The film When You Can’t Go Back follows a young migrant as he completes a master’s degree and learns the ways of a new country, still longing to see his family again.
The country hopes to install more sophisticated teaching and learning systems in its public universities. Advocates see many advantages, but the plan has its critics.
Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.
Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.
Public universities have permission to reopen, but security concerns and academic issues are causing delays. Some private universities are holding classes.
Initiatives in Jordan and Lebanon help high school students find a focus for their university studies that is a good fit for them.
Professors and administrators scramble to catch up on exams and student registrations that were forcibly postponed by a ministerial decree after demonstrations earlier this year.
Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.
Two studies highlight the stresses of student life, both physical and mental.