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A Saudi princess has attacked the flagship university set up by her own uncle, the king of Saudi Arabia, as a “disaster” because it does not educate enough local students.Read more: Is KAUST Saudi Enough?
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.Read more: University of Bedfordshire accused of giving those sponsored by Saudi Arabian government...
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King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has ordered the establishment of three universities in the north-eastern city of Hafar al-Batin, the south-western town of Bisha, and the city of Jeddah, the head of the Royal Court said on Wednesday.Read more: Saudi Arabia to establish three new universities
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.Read more: Saudi Students Flood In as U.S. Reopens Door
AMMAN — The Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) has improved its world ranking and topped the Kingdom’s universities in this year’s QS World University Ranking.Read more: JUST standing improves on world university ranking