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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 »

Check before enrolling in foreign universities

UAE Students

The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has urged Omani students aiming abroad for higher studies to verify the institution before enrolling themselves for a course. As part of educating and bringing awareness among the students, the ministry has started a poster campaign at all public places and government institutions recently. “We are conducting a campaign on educating Omani students aspiring ... Read More »

Foreign universities in the Gulf: a solid education in the sun

UAE Universities

According to what some newspapers reported more than a month ago, the private education department at the Ministry of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia was reviewing several requests from foreign and Arab universities for licenses to set up branches in Saudi Arabia. The Ministry of Higher Education has held meetings between its own advisers and advisers at Saudi universities to ... Read More »

FNC wants greater emphasis on research at UAE universities

UAE universities

FNC members will call for a bigger budget for research and a reduction in teaching time for university professors. A report prepared by the council’s education committee found that in 2012, the UAE set aside only 0.2 per cent of its economy for research. The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research allocated 0.15 per cent to research that year, ... Read More »

Student centered education to be introduced in Sri Lankan universities

Sri Lanka Universities

Sri Lanka Ministry of Higher Education announced that a student centered education system would be introduced in the country’s universities from this year. The Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education Dr. Sunil Jayantha Navaratne said the present lecture method would be changed with the introduction of the student centered education. Dr. Navaratne said that the student centered education system ... Read More »

First Catholic university inaugurated in Jordan

American University of Madaba

Four years after Pope Benedict blessed its cornerstone during his apostolic journey to the Holy Land, the first Catholic university in Jordan held its inauguration ceremony. The American University of Madaba, an initiative of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, is legally incorporated in New Hampshire. A Jordanian prince chairs the board of trustees of the university, which opened its doors ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes