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The current outlook in Lebanon, on a security and economic level, has left many students uncertain about the future.
September 4, 2014 - 16:04 GMT
Last year’s strikes over a proposed 6 percent hike in tuition fees dominated headlines as thousands of students occupied the campus in protests. It seems as though this year may be similar.

April 7, 2014

The cost of a fingerprinting system and camera exceeds SR20,000 (5000 USD).
19:42 GMT

The Education Ministry has issued strict directives to education departments to draft a plan to counter absenteeism among students, especially around holiday and examination periods.

Ahmad Abushaikha, who was recently awarded a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London
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Qatar Science Leadership Program (QSLP), a constituent of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has celebrated the graduation of its first PhD scholar.

April 6, 2014

Georgetown University
13:43 GMT

In order to examine attempts at peace and healing from what many still refer to as “the Troubles,” eighteen Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) students recently traveled to Belfast.

April 3, 2014

American University of Cairo
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The American University in Cairo (AUC) will be lighting up the portal in blue as part of a worldwide Light It Up Blue campaign for World Autism Awareness Day, which aims to bring awareness to individuals with autism.

He said Saudi Arabia required at least 10 more universities within the next five years to meet the requirements of its growing population.
03:47 GMT

This brings the total number of public universities in the Kingdom to 28.

April 2, 2014

Georgetown University
13:31 GMT

Three Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) students have been inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the prestigious honor society of Jesuit institutions of higher education.

Qatar Foundation
13:00 GMT

Qatar Computing Research Institute to host student information session showcasing unique summer internship opportunities.

Jim Hagemann-Snabe, Co-CEO and Executive Board Member and Sunny Varkey, Chairman, GEMS Education
09:46 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education has become the first K-12 Institution in MENA to join SAP’s University Alliances Programme (UAP).

April 1, 2014

Wedding ceremony for five orphan brides at AUC New Cairo
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For the ninth year in a row, the Volunteers in Action (VIA) student club at The American University in Cairo (AUC) organized a wedding ceremony for five orphan brides at AUC New Cairo.

Dr. Laith Abu-Raddad, Associate Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, presented his work on HIV
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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) hosted the second in the series of Qatar Foundation Research & Development (QF R&D) seminars in which key findings were revealed into different health-related projects.

March 30, 2014

During the event
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(press release)

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced the winners for ‘Best Paper’ and ‘Best Student Paper’ during the conclusion of the HBMSU Congress held at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai.

March 26, 2014

Panel Members
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Scholars from Northwestern University in Qatar and Northwestern University’s Middle East and North African collaborated to publish an engaging monograph entitled On the Ground: New Directions in Middle East and North African Studies.

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, TAG-Org chairman
05:58 GMT

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) announced the launch of a new center called Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge and Wealth Creation Center (TAG-Creation).

March 25, 2014

During the event
10:35 GMT

More than 700 of Abu Dhabi University’s staff, faculty members and their families flocked to the University’s campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain to celebrate its 4th Annual International Day.

Qatar National Library
05:44 GMT

Qatar National Library (QNL) unveils its innovative brand identity on Tuesday, inspired by the iconic architectural design of its new home that is currently under construction in Education City.