University of Bedfordshire accused of giving those sponsored by Saudi Arabian government preferential treatment

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The University of Bedfordshire appeared to bend its academic rules to give students sponsored by the Saudi Arabian government preferential treatment over those without sponsorship, Times Higher Education has learned.

Sponsored students were allowed three attempts at an exam before having to retake the year, and were permitted to study units from two different academic stages, apparently flouting the university’s own academic regulations.

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Saudi Students Flood In as U.S. Reopens Door

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WASHINGTON—Dressed in caps and gowns, the college students packing a graduation ceremony in suburban Washington, D.C., acted like excited graduates anywhere in the United States.

Except, perhaps, when the men broke into tribal line dances. Or when the women, wearing headscarves, burst forth with zagareet, soaring trills of their tongues, in celebration.

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