Scholarships at three American universities in the Middle East … and the first-ever Theater Festival at a Saudi university

Scholarships at three American universities in the Middle East

The U.S. Department of State announced the opening of admissions to a fully funded study program for students from Middle Eastern countries to complete their undergraduate studies at three American universities: the American University in Cairo, the Lebanese American University and the American University of Beirut.

The program offers the opportunity to spend one semester at an American university. The scholarship covers tuition fees for a maximum of four years, health insurance, housing, a monthly living allowance, and two round-trip tickets, annually, to and from the student’s home country.

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For the first time .. a theater festival for Saudi university students

Today, Monday, Jazan University is hosting the first Saudi University Theater Festival with the participation of more than 100 students representing 11 Saudi universities.

Marie bin Hussein al-Qahtani, president of the university and general supervisor of the festival, said the goal of the five-day event was to “stimulate talent and support producers’ advances in enriching Saudi theater, with the support of the Ministry of Education.” To enhance integration with culture and arts programs and pathways, and the efforts of the Ministry of Education. “Culture aims to achieve the 2030 Vision of the Nation.”

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Strict measures against violence at Palestinian universities

Palestinian Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister Mahmoud Abu Mowais has issued a package of decisions to increase security on campus in the wake of recent violence at multiple Palestinian universities.

The decisions include activating psychological and social counseling departments in universities, tightening penalties for violators of laws and regulations, and barring higher education institutions from accepting students who have been expelled from their universities for attacking others.

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Twenty scholarships at Jordan University for local administration staff

Yesterday (Sunday), the University of Jordan and the Ministry of the Interior signed a memorandum of understanding, according to which a group of employees of local administration will study a master’s program in local development and administration at the university funded by the European Union.

The program provides approximately 20 grants to government employees and representatives of non-governmental organizations for qualification based on decentralization and implementation of local development projects.

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An initiative to eradicate illiteracy among the staff of the University of Mosul

The Iraqi University of Mosul has launched an initiative under the slogan: “There is no place for illiteracy within the walls of the university,” targeting university employees and contractors who cannot read or write.

The project, which in its first phase is extended for three months, is subject to expansion, providing an educational program to impart language skills to the beneficiaries and enable them to read and write, if these teaching materials are provided by several Arabic language experts. At the university.

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One of the students of Sankalp is the President of the Student Parliament of Beni Suef University

An official report highlights the significant participation of determined people in student selection marathons at the level of Egyptian universities.

According to a report released by the Ministry of Higher Education, for the first time in the history of student union elections, a determined student, Khaled El-Saeed Mohammad Amin, has won the post of president of the Beni Suef University Student Union. The report also mentions the positive participation of students and their many achievements, as student Aya Hisham Ain was the president of Shams University Student Union and the head of student Azza Ahmed Fat Al-Bab. Galala University Student Union.

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The annual conference of the Public Policy Association in the Middle East has begun

Today (Monday), the annual conference of the Association for Public Policy and Public Administration in the Middle East, organized by Hamad Bin Khalifa University, will begin in Qatar, with the participation of academics, experts and graduate students.

According to the university’s website, the conference is “a major forum for public policy and administrative science in the Middle East and North Africa, as it attracts researchers and scholars in the basics of public policy, public administration and public sector management, as well as political science, development studies and economics in the Middle East.” . ” North Africa and around the world.

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A plan to strengthen university cooperation between Tunisia and Algeria

Algerian Minister of Higher Education Abdelbaki Benjian agreed with his Tunisian counterpart Monsef Bukathar at a virtual meeting between the two countries to boost university cooperation.

The agreement aims to reactivate the “Algerian-Tunisian Symposium on Universities” as an institution for reflecting and exchanging key issues of mutual interest in higher education and scientific research.

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The Emirates Publishers Association is looking for ways to develop the publishing industry

The board of directors of the Emirates Publishers Association has convened a meeting to discuss projects that will contribute to the development and progress of the publishing sector.

The meeting discussed: “Cooperation with a number of emirate and Arab publishers and distributors, and cooperation in finding improved methods for distribution, and development and modernization of training courses organized by the Association for Publishers through the Publishers Training Program. Achieve the highest level of success in serving the publishing and distribution sector. “

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