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EGYPT: US decision on Jerusalem fuels student unrest


United States President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem – or Al-Quds in Arabic – as the capital of Israel and transfer the American embassy there from Tel Aviv has led to numerous angry protests by students in Egypt’s universities and beyond. Read more>

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AFRICA: Student dress codes – A delicate balancing act


Citing reasons ranging from safety to educational benefits, culture and values, several African universities have adopted dress codes for students or are tightening up on existing codes. However, despite their popularity among administrators, dress codes are being challenged by students who argue they are an affront to their freedom and …

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Why Jordanian Universities are Embracing eLearning?


Jordan has one of the fastest growing university systems in the world. Currently 4.6% of the population is enrolled in a higher education program. The system serves over 300,000 students, and there is speculation that this rapid growth will continue over the coming decades. Read more>

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