Students surveyed in refugee camps have said studying empowers them, however a lack of access to materials, inflexibility on the part of overseas professors and insufficiently contextualised curricula are proving challenging.
Scholarships are key in increasing the numbers of mobile students from the Gulf region said educators and providers at the Gulf Conferences scholarship programme meeting this week in London. Stakeholders project huge growth in the region’s education sector.
Kaplan International has scooped an award for its "Exporting Excellence", selected by a panel of judges for UK-based Education Investor magazine and commended in particular for its market impact in sub-Saharan Africa.
Egypt's Arabic language travel market is beginning to recover from an exodus of international students after the Arab Spring and the political turmoil that followed, providers are reporting. A more stable political situation means that enrolments are now on the rise and schools are hopeful more students will be attracted to study in the country.
European universities are making their way up the league table, according to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, as US institutions lose their dominance in the high end of the rankings.