Higher Education

Egypt's Higher education min.: State interested in executing digital transformation at universities

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 12:54 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar's remarks came during his meeting on Sunday with Chairman of Egypt Post Sherif Farouk to discuss ways of boosting cooperation between the his ministry and the postal authority in this regard.

Egypt says cooperation with India's Serum Institute important

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 03:49 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar gave the remarks during a meeting with the executive director of the international marketing department at the Indian institute and the institute's regional director.

Egyptian Minister of Higher Education, Mauritanian Ambassador to enhance educational cooperation

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 10:11 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, received Monday Sidi Mohamed Abdullah, the Ambassador of Mauritania in Cairo; to discuss ways of cooperation between both countries in the educational and cultural fields.

Egypt's Higher Education, USAID inaugurate Career Centers at Tanta University to prepare students for job market

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 12:19 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the USAID inaugurated two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University to prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs.

Extremism obstructs accomplishment of development programs in many developing countries: Egyptian president at ISESCO forum

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 01:36 GMT

The event is hosted by Egypt in the New Administrative Capital on December 8-10.

Egypt sets to hold World Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 01:11 GMT

Egypt is preparing to hold the World Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al- Sisi in the New Administrative Capital this December.

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.

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