A survey of Syrian students seeking advanced degrees found that many have broad personal and civic ambitions. But they face many obstacles.
The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.
The “lost generation” may have become a cliché, but the reality is that when it comes to education many Syrian youth are still lost.
Although some scholarship programs for Syrians have ended, some are still expanding.
In many countries surrounding Syria, the needs of Syrian youth for financial help accessing higher education far outweigh the supply of funds available.
An Egyptian academic uses songs to help non-native speakers learn Arabic and help attract foreign students to his country.
New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.
Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.
Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.