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Cairo University head bans 173 students from taking final exams

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Head of Cairo University Gaber Nassar has banned 173 students from taking their final exams due to alleged links to violent clashes at the university, Al-Ahram’s Arabic news website reported. The 173 students were suspended after an investigation proved their involvement in clashes that have frequently taken place at the university since the start of the academic term last August. ... Read More »

Are female students safe in Egyptian universities?

Egyptian women

By Sonia Farid On April 6, Gaber Nassar, president of Cairo University, is to sign a cooperation protocol with the “Shoft Taharosh” movement (Arabic for “I’ve been a witness to harassment”) which was founded in Cairo in 2012. According to the group’s coordinator Fathi Farid, the protocol would allow members of the movement to be constantly present across Cairo University’s ... Read More »

Cairo University faculty call for removal of security forces from campus

Cairo University Members of Cairo University’s faculty urged the university administration on Sunday to “immediately” remove security forces off campus. The staff meeting was scheduled to look into the implications of the violence that gripped Cairo University last Thursday, leaving one student dead. Professor of the university’s Faculty of Sciences Hany Al-Hosseiny attended the meeting, and said that other attendants ... Read More »

Cairo University allows police on-campus during exams

Egyptian security forces

During its latest staff meeting, Cairo University faculty approved the Supreme Council of Universities’ decision to allow police forces on campus during the mid-year exams. The decision allows armed and uniformed police personnel to be on campus during the examination process, reported state-run news agency MENA. The implementation of the decision was to be coordinated by each university’s president. Cairo ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes