Daily Newsletter: A Syrian program to guide young people towards university studies … and Saudi efforts to encourage initiatives to improve the environment

Students at the University of Jordan excel in a robotic competition

Today (Monday), the University of Jordan announced that a team from the Colleges of Engineering and King Abdullah II of Information Technology at the university had achieved advanced university-level positions in the first national competition for the sumo robot.

The competition was held at Al-Hussein Technical University, with the participation of more than 95 teams from various Jordanian universities, schools and institutes. The student team, consisting of four students (Ahmed Kutaish, Ali Al-Riyahi, Abdul Rahman Al-Lubd and Muhammed Abu Al-Adas) won fifth place in the final stage after skipping 12 rounds in which about 300 students participated , with individual. efforts in the robot design process and simple individual financing.

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The Saudi academic strives to encourage initiatives to improve the environment

King Faisal University in Al-Ahsa signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Green Horizons Environmental Association, on the sidelines of the International Fair and Forestry Techniques Forum, which kicked off yesterday (Sunday) at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the agreement aims to spread environmental awareness among members of society, protect the environment, fight desertification, increase the amount of green space and encourage ideas and initiatives aimed at improving the environment and increasing the quality of life. through joint cooperation between the two parties.

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An open day at the Women’s Community College in Tira in Ramallah

The Ramallah Women’s Community College in Tira, affiliated with UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East), organized an activity entitled “Open Day”.

According to a statement from the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education, today (Monday) the event included several exhibitions, including educational aids, in kindergarten departments and college speech therapy, in addition to presentations of creative projects for architecture students. Basri Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry, stressed the importance of vocational and technical education and training in increasing employment opportunities and reducing the unemployment rate among young people and graduates.

Open day activities also included an exhibition for students of the fashion design department of embroidery, heritage and handicrafts, a festival for graduation dresses, an exhibition of serene and facial images, street photography, landscapes and delicate objects.

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Seeks to revive a Yemeni project to classify national universities

Ali Argash, deputy secretary of the Yemeni Ministry of Higher Education for the Scientific Research Sector, called for the revival of a national project to classify the country’s universities.

In a seminar organized by the ministry, on the role of research in the world ranking of universities, the academic official stated that the national classification was a national project that started in early 2018, in collaboration between the ministry and the Al-Awn Foundation. for Development.

He called for reactivation and activation of the project. According to a statement from the ministry, yesterday (Sunday), the symposium, which hosted Faisal Al-Samit, a professor of data science at the British University of Birmingham, witnessed a large presence of Yemeni scholars and academics from around the world. world. , via video link.

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The Libyan University organizes an educational competition for kindergarten

Wadi Al-Shati University, Libya, announced yesterday (Sunday) the organization of the University College of Education, a creative educational competition for kindergarten.

According to a statement from the university, the competition, which was attended by college professors and parents of children, included five aspects: The Noble Qur’an, The Little Narrator, Poetry, Drawing and Storytelling. The organizers of the competition concluded the activities by honoring the participants.

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Lebanese University reviews its experience in empowering women in the library sector

Today (Monday), the Lebanese University announced its participation in the first forum: “Libraries at the forefront – The role of Libraries as an influential force in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”, organized by the National Library of Qatar .

The event, which took place in early May, witnessed the participation of information experts from Arab and Western countries.

Representatives of the Lebanese University presented a research paper entitled “Empowerment of women in the libraries of the Lebanese University”, a paper related to the fifth goal of the Sustainable Development Goals: “Gender Equality”, in which it reviewed the University partnerships and activities Lebanese in the field of achieving strategic plans regarding the empowerment of women and increasing their role in Lebanese society.

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Moroccan Home: The Minister of Higher Education will visit Israel soon

The Moroccan website Hespress reported the intention of Moroccan Minister of Higher Education Abdellatif Merawi to visit Israel soon.

A few days ago, the website reported that Moroccan-Israeli relations have expanded including scientific research, after the minister recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Minister of Science and Technology in the Israeli government, Orit Farkash, who visited Rabat a. a few days ago. The memorandum envisages cooperation between the university institutions of the two parties. Mirawi told the same place, “The visits are not planned yet, but they will start soon.” He added, “I will travel to Israel next July and is expected to expand partnerships with various universities.”

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