Higher Education

Students who did not receive COVID-19 vaccine will not enter campuses: Higher Education Spox

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 11:55 GMT

Egypt started last week receiving students of university and high institutes to be vaccinated against coronavirus ahead of the new academic year scheduled to begin on 9 October.

12-15 new universities to enter service in Egypt in 2022

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 12:27 GMT

One of the 19 new private universities began operation in 2021.

15K Egyptian candidates apply on admission tests for academic year 2021/2022

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 - 02:01 GMT

Yet, that is not the final number as application on the website is still open until August 19, 2021.

Egypt to establish universities in South Sinai, Sharkia, providing higher education to Bedouins

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 02:57 GMT

Two government-owned universities in South Sinai and Sharkia are set to be established per a Wednesday Cabinet decree.

Sisi urges focusing academic studies in new Egyptian universities on modern sciences

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 08:10 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi highlighted the need that academic studies in the newly built universities be focused on modern sciences and advanced scientific specialties to qualify graduates for job market.

Minister: Investment in Egypt’s higher education reaches LE90M

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 03:15 GMT

Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said that the total volume of investments in the higher education sector in Egypt reached L.E. 90 billion.

Egyptian university students failing exams to pay extra tuition: new bill

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 11:48 GMT

The Egyptian government on Wednesday has approved a bill compelling university students who failed their exams and had to retake the course of a certain year to pay part of the cost the state bears to provide free education.

LE122B allocated for higher education sector: Ma'it

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 10:18 GMT

In addition, a total of LE 3.8 billion has been allocated for establishing and developing technological and private non-profit universities, Ma'it pointed out.

Sisi: Egypt’s coronavirus crisis managed professionally

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 11:48 GMT

This comes while Egypt has seen a striking surge in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, as it has recorded 745 cases on Wednesday — 219 cases more than Monday. This brought the total number of cases in the northeastern African country to 14,229. Also, 21 people

Egypt may start to record no new coronavirus cases in July: Min.

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 10:06 GMT

Egypt’s coronavirus cases is expected to reach around 20,000 by May 28th and to start recording lower number of cases starting June 7th, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday.

Egypt targets to investment LE 24B in higher education during 20/21

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 07:13 GMT

The increased investments allow expansion in the establishment of technological universities by establishing 6 new technological universities.

Higher Education ministry reveals status of remote learning

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 01:27 GMT

The first phase of the digitalization project included remote learning platforms.

Khosht: Niqab ban on teaching staff adheres to university traditions

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 01:28 GMT

President of Cairo University Mohamed el-Khosht said that Monday’s ruling to ban teaching staff from wearing niqab at campus “adheres to the university’s customs.”

USAID Supports Egypt’s Education and Development Priorities in Aswan

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 10:57 GMT

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin visited Aswan Governorate to reaffirm USAID’s strong partnership with the Egyptian people and support for Egypt’s development priorities.

Egypt, Germany mull mechanisms of scientific cooperation

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 10:15 GMT

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar on Wednesday received German Ambassador to Egypt Cyrill Nunn to consider means of promoting scientific, research and educational cooperation between the two countries.

Madbouli attends signing of MoU on environmental awareness

Wed, 01 Jan 2020 - 04:58 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli witnessed on Wednesday the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the Ministry of Environment.

CAPMAS: 5.9% increase in university graduates in 2018

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 10:00 GMT

As many as 569,000 students earned their higher education degrees during 2018, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said on Thursday.

President of Association of African Universities praises cooperation with Egypt

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:37 GMT

All people should participate in developing education and in encouraging creativity, entrepreneurship, dissolving conflicts, and human rights respect, he said.

Sisi to open Global Forum for Higher Education on Thursday

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 08:51 GMT

The forum will take place over three days, during which a large number of scientists, experts, and higher education specialists from Egypt and other countries will exist.

Generation Alpha: focus of Egypt's journey towards developing education

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 09:21 GMT

The minister of higher education held a panel discussion on Thursday in the presence of director of London School of Economics and Political Science.