As the need for Russian military aid to the Syrian government appears to wind down, Russia remains intertwined in Syrian higher education.
A Palestinian student and journalist describes the hard work, persistence and passion it took to reach an educational goal.
The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.
The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
Eqbal Dauqan starts a new research and teaching career in northern Europe after losing hope of returning soon to her war-torn country.
Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.
The school is a stabilizing influence for some of the young refugees who have fled the fighting in Yemen.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
A program in the Netherlands builds bonds between native students and newcomers, and hopes to lower the refugees’ dropout rate.