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.
Protests in support of a movement demanding government change have halted classes and exams at many universities.
A journalist who is a veteran in covering technology and education offers some research-based advice for those in the early stages of experimenting with online courses.
Students attending Syrian universities in those areas controlled by opposition forces are having to confront the reality that they may not finish their degrees.
As the need for Russian military aid to the Syrian government appears to wind down, Russia remains intertwined in Syrian higher education.
Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.
A local non-profit organization based in Damascus seeks to empower women and young people by providing legal and educational guidance.
A Jesuit charity and university team up to offer a diploma that can be a steppingstone to a bachelor’s degree, fueling the hopes of refugees who want to help others in their communities.
Sudan’s government has closed all of the country’s public and private higher-education institutions, in the wake of protests sparked by economic conditions.
The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.