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Curriculum Students

Egyptian Education Takes a Step Backwards

Iman Raslan | 26 May 2013

A recent policy decision in Egypt is heading the country back to more specialized higher education, instead of towards the broader curriculum needed for universities to power the economy and enlighten citizens.

Admissions Students

How University Admissions Distorts Some Arab Societies

Elizabeth Buckner | 11 May 2013

In many Arab countries, university admissions is forcing youth into careers that they have no interest in, derailing economies instead of fueling them, and adding to social resentment.

Gender Human Rights Students

The Fight Against Sexual Harassment on Arab Campuses

Sarah Lynch | 11 May 2013

Women and sympathetic men are organizing against those who sexually harass others in the academic setting.

Politics Students

Student Union Elections Test Democracy in Egypt

Mohamed Mahmoud | 19 Apr 2013

When Egypt student election results were announced they indicated that students could be independent of the political domination of the Muslim Brotherhood. But now the election’s results may get thrown out.

Politics Students

Tunisian Student Board Election Changes the Balance of Power

Fatma Shim | 15 Apr 2013

A leftist, non Islamist party scored a surprise victory in student elections in Tunisia, indicating a slide from power for the moderate Islamist political party “Ennahda” that has dominated national elections.

Employment Gender Students

Helping Women Hurdle Employment Barriers

Daria Solovieva | 02 Apr 2013

Across the Arab region, a few programs focus on helping women get the skills and attitudes they need to find and hold a job.

Conflict Students

Damascus Campus Shelled: Syrian Students Struggle

Rasha Faek | 31 Mar 2013

A mortar attack on the architecture school at the University of Damascus last week was the latest wound to what is left of Syrian higher education. Syrian students, both in Syria and its neighbors, are finding it hard to get an education.

Administration Politics Protests Students

At British University in Egypt, Students End Protests

Mohamed Mahmoud | 19 Mar 2013

Student strikers at the British University of Egypt said it was trying to profit from them, while administrators said they were just trying to pass on real costs. The university president has resigned.

Academic Freedom Refugees Students Study Abroad

Syrian Students: Stranded Outside, Trapped Inside

Janelle Dumalaon, Louise Osborne, Ruby Russel | 04 Mar 2013

Syrian students outside their country are cut off from financial support and pulled into political conflicts. Inside Syria, even students who win scholarships can’t get visas.




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