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Saudi to strip 'terrorist sympathising' students of scholarships
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Saudi to strip 'terrorist sympathising' students of scholarships

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 1:22 PM

Kingdom warns 150,000 students studying abroad they’ll be forced home if they communicate with terrorist organisations or travel to conflict zones

US developer lodges $200m lawsuit against Dubai's GEMS
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US developer lodges $200m lawsuit against Dubai's GEMS

Monday, 14 July 2014 1:52 PM

Representative of unit of Dubai-based school operator dismisses the claims as ‘baseless’

Twitter, Facebook to be taught in Saudi schools
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Twitter, Facebook to be taught in Saudi schools

Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:15 AM

Social media use is restricted in the conservative kingdom but now students will learn how to ‘manage’ such websites

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GEMS Education appoints new group CEO to drive growth
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GEMS Education appoints new group CEO to drive growth

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:47 AM

Former Tatweer senior exec Saeed Al Muntafiq will oversee ops in Middle East, Africa and most of Asia

INJAZ UAE receives private sector donations
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INJAZ UAE receives private sector donations

Thursday, 26 June 2014 4:32 PM

A Dubai-based private business club handed over the first cheque to its charity of choice for 2014 - INJAZ-UAE.

Shoura members brand Saudi unis 'weak' and 'unsystematic'
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Shoura members brand Saudi unis 'weak' and 'unsystematic'

Thursday, 26 June 2014 1:48 PM

They also called for bringing technical and vocational training institutes under the Ministry of Higher Education

Tuition fees set to rise in 60 Sharjah private schools
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Tuition fees set to rise in 60 Sharjah private schools

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 1:48 PM

Schools given official approval to increase the fees by 2-5% for the upcoming 2014-15 academic year

Saudi student sues Californian professor over $88m fraud
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Saudi student sues Californian professor over $88m fraud

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 10:02 AM

Economics student claims the academic used a fake equity fund to swindle him of his father’s money

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The Gates give commencement address at Stanford University

Monday, 16 June 2014 11:34 AM

Microsoft founder and chairman, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda attended the 123rd Stanford commencement ceremony on June 15, 2014 in Stanford, California, and delivered the commencement speech to the university’s graduates.

Saudi to establish 27 new technical colleges
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Saudi to establish 27 new technical colleges

Thursday, 12 June 2014 1:28 PM

Authorities say the colleges will fill skills gaps in the Gulf kingdom's labour market

118 Dubai schools to raise fees in 2014-15
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118 Dubai schools to raise fees in 2014-15

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:06 PM

All but 28 private schools in Dubai have been granted approval to raise fees for the next academic year

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Obama moves to ease student loans burden

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 1:01 PM

US President Barack Obama signed a memorandum on reducing the burden of student loans, making it easier for up to five million people to pay off college tuition debt. The action, which does not take effect until December 2015, will allow more people to limit repayments of federal student loans to 10 percent of their monthly incomes.

Saudi Arabia shuts down schools for charging unauthorised fees
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Saudi Arabia shuts down schools for charging unauthorised fees

Monday, 9 June 2014 1:51 PM

Ministry says 17 international schools closed down, 3 suspended and “punitive measures” imposed on 88 in 2013-14

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Hong Kong's "lost generation"

Sunday, 8 June 2014 12:26 PM

Hong Kong’s ethnic minority children face difficulties in the education system because of the Chinese language requirements.

Kuwait cultural chief laments difficulty securing UK uni places
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Kuwait cultural chief laments difficulty securing UK uni places

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 1:41 PM

Nearly 3,400 Kuwaiti students were studying in UK at about 155 universities, says official


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