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For Many Universities in Lebanon, Survival May Be at Stake

Samar Kadi | 28 Jun 2021

Many universities may not survive the country’s economic turmoil, economists warn. For those that do, maintaining educational quality could be a challenge.

Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad

Success Stories: How Scholarships Helped 3 Students Launch Careers

Sarah Page | 24 Jun 2021

As SPARK celebrates awarding its 10,000th scholarship, three former students share how the assistance they received helped them thrive.

Scholarships Students Study Abroad

Why Do Arab Students Refrain From Applying to Study Abroad?

Samaa Hosny | 23 Jun 2021

Students need psychological and practical support to get over the doubts and fears that hold them back, says a professor and student counseling expert at Cairo University.

Soapbox Students

“Mishwar Taleb”: A Contest for Arab University Students

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 22 Jun 2021

To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.

Scholarships Soapbox Students Study Abroad

Al-Fanar Media Relaunches Its Scholarships Database for Arab Students

Nasser Zawk | 21 Jun 2021

The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.

Conflict Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad

World Refugee Day Reminds Us, There’s Still a Long Way to Go

Rasha Faek | 20 Jun 2021

This is not a day of celebration. It evokes some bittersweet memories, but also serves to remind the world of refugees’ daily increasing needs.

Conflict Mental Health Refugees Scholarships Students

Beyond Scholarships: Providers Tend to Refugees’ Psychological Needs, Too

Burton Bollag | 15 Jun 2021

Organizations that offer scholarships to Syrian refugees find that psychosocial support is also needed to help them thrive.

Faculty Protests Scholarships Students

Foreign Support Helps Lebanese Students Complete Degrees Amid Crises

Samar Kadi | 14 Jun 2021

With Lebanon facing multiple crises, many students struggle with education costs. French and U.S. government programs are helping some continue their studies.

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Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

Teaching Middle Eastern History Through Games

Jörg Matthias Determann | 09 Jun 2021

Games are well established as teaching tools, says a history professor in Qatar. Instead of resisting them, educators should be trying to develop better ones.




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