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Sirte University plans to Reopen

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that the Directors of Sirte University have held a meeting in Tripoli to look at reopening the university's eleven faculties, which specialise in agriculture, science and engineering. The university was forced to suspend operations when the town was taken over by Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) terrorists in […]

Video: Libya Elects first Student Union since Gaddafi

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. After more than four decades, students in Libya have elected a national student body. Student unions were banned under the rule of Muammar Gaddafi and its leaders were publicly executed. Student representatives are hoping […]

Opening the Door to University Partnerships

A three-day trade mission from British universities has drawn to a close with both Libyan representatives and UK delegates committed to higher education partnerships as the way forward. Jamal Elfardag, Director of Universities Administration for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, told the Libya Herald: “We are very glad to have these university […]

British Universities Delegation in Tripoli

Representatives from 21 British universities arrived in Tripoli on Monday to investigate opportunities for collaboration with Libyan universities and colleges as well as with ministries and related educational and training departments. According to the report from Libya Herald, the 35-person delegation will be Libya until Thursday. Organised with the help of the British Council, the […]