Middle East & Africa

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The boom in African students studying abroad

Home to 16% of the world’s population and spreading over one fifth of the planet, Africa is the world's second largest and second most...
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Technology developments to improve access for disabled students

Technologies being developed in Denmark and Qatar offer an exciting look into how university study could become more accessible for disabled students in the...
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Egyptian students receive ‘love lessons’ from their government

Egypt's government has introduced marriage lessons for university students, as part of an initiative to cut spiralling divorce rates. The scheme is called 'Mawadda',...
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Students accused of being majority of Nigeria’s drug users

A university Vice Chancellor has claimed that the majority of drug addicts in Nigeria are students in higher education. Professor Joshua Ogunwole, VC at Bowen...
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Students in Sierra Leone miss opportunities from year-long results wait

Students in Sierra Leone's east have missed out on career opportunities and further education sponsorship as their exam results are delayed by nearly a...
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High suicide rate of Cape Town’s black students attributed to racism

A commission into suicides at the University of Cape Town has found that black students area high risk of suicide, attributed in part to...
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