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Trust seeks support from Arab community in London at Royal Society

London, 13 February 2014 – A fundraising dinner event, generously hosted by Nada Bayoud, Chair of the Lebanese Chapter for the Alexandria Trust, gathered influential members of London's Arab community at the Royal Society.

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Fundraiser for the Trust in Alexandria

Alexandria, 28 January 2014 – At a dinner event generously hosted at the residence of Dayna Bahig, the Trust's honorary representative in Alexandria, Egypt, more than 50 prominent guests were introduced to the Trust's activities.

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First-ever survey of professors' salaries in Arab region released

London, 14 January 2014 – For years, even decades, there has been discussion about Arab public-university professors not getting paid enough, but the actual numbers were often impossible to come by.

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News outlet expands coverage of Arab higher education

London, 5 December 2013 Al-Fanar Media, the online publication founded by the Alexandria Trust that covers higher education in the Arab world, is expanding its readership and journalistic reach, and improving its coverage of research.

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Alexandria Trust appoints Dayna Bahig honorary representative in Alexandria

London, 28 November 2013 – The Alexandria Trust announced this week that Dayna Bahig has joined the organisation's team as honorary representative in Alexandria, Egypt.

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Al-Fanar Media to train Arab journalists to write about education

London, 14 November 2013Al-Fanar Media, a project of the Alexandria Trust, has received a grant from the U.N. Democracy Fund for work that will expand the depth and range of Arab education journalism and spur public discussion of education.

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Alexandria Trust hosts dinner in honour of Ismail Serageldin at the Royal Society

London, 14 November 2013 – At a dinner hosted by the Alexandria Trust at the Royal Society in his honour, Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the Library of Alexandria, delivered remarks on “Education and the Future of the Arab World”.

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Alexandria workshop discusses governance in Egypt's universities

London, 14 October 2013 – The Alexandria Trust convened today a timely roundtable on governance in Egyptian universities, a critical sector for the long-term success of the Egyptian society and economy.

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Al-Fanar Media features articles by Librarian of Alexandria and NASA scientist

London, 18 July 2013 – Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria in Egypt and Farouk El-Baz, Director of Boston University Center for Remote Sensing shared their insights on higher education with readers of Al-Fanar Media.

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Frances Guy presents the vision of the Alexandria Trust at GSx 2013

Leipzig, 6 July 2013 – Frances Guy, Representative for UN Women in Iraq and board member of the Alexandria Trust, presented the vision of the Trust to the Global Skills Exchange (GSx) conference in Leipzig, Germany, alongside WorldSkills 2013.

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