Higher education’s key role in sustainable development

Patrick Blessinger, Enakshi Sengupta and Mandla Makhanya, wrote this article for University World News dated September 7, 2018, Issue No:519 on how any sustainable development would be vital because of the increased demands on the environment due to, mainly increased urbanisation and industrialisation as well as the ongoing depletion of non-renewable resources. They advise that […]

Those University Degrees that command High Salaries

This article is written in collaboration with Visual Capitalist by Jeff Desjardins, Founder and editor of Visual Capitalist, dated July 30, 2018, and posted on the World Economic Forum. It is about all those university degrees that command high salaries whether at start or mid-career of professional life, but only in the USA. It would […]

Iran’s labour market failing to generate adequate employment

Nader Habibi and Gholamreza Keshavarz Haddad in the University World News of June 8, 2018,  Issue No:509 elaborate on the lack of employment for university graduates after completing their degrees in Iran. Unlike all its peer countries in the MENA region, and despite all the difficulties, Iran has managed to sustain as normal a life […]

Fascination for taking up University Studies in America

Students and students’ parents in the Middle East have always had this fascination for taking up university studies in America, because in the eyes of many, it has the most prestigious, and possibly the most expensive higher education institutions.  Harvard and Yale are for the Middle East as it is for anywhere else come first […]

The most beautiful and the best for ‘getting a job’ Universities

The Edvocate’s published in November 5th and 6th, 2017, these  Matthew Lynch writings that are reproduced here, on universities or rather on the most beautiful and the best for ‘getting a job’ universities. The reasons behind such articles referring to no methodological framework are surely based on the numerous rankings of world universities are perhaps […]

Algeria has 26 Universities and 65 Institutions of higher education

Algeria has 26 universities and 65 institutions of higher education. These include law and medical schools and technical institutes with the oldest institution operating for over 136 years. With one of the highest rates of education in the region, Algeria has nevertheless problems related to its immediate environment which basically stem from its long-time lack of independence and / or subservience to the country’s highly centralised governance model.  Laeed Zaghlami, elaborates on the main issues on October 6, 2017 in  Issue No:477 of University World News. 
It is to be noted that unlike its neighbouring countries, none of the institutions predating  the country’s fall to the French colonial occupation has been rehabilitated to a modern equivalent status.

International Students in Britain and the English language requirements

In the United Kingdom, all universities state their English language requirements in writing, speaking, listening and reading and have them checked through various tests with the minimum grade overall, and usually the minimum grades required specifically tailored for each course.  International Students in Britain and the English language requirements are a problematic that is recurrent at every start of a new academic year.
The reasons are various.
The affluence of worldwide candidates coupled with the ever-increasing university costs have over the years been the influencing factors of this seeking higher mastery levels of the English language from each and every one.