Meet Aliaa Ismail, Egypt’s First Female Egyptologist

Meet Aliaa Ismail, Egypt’s First Female Egyptologist

by Nadine Arab

Aliaa Ismail, a 26-year-old Egyptian Egyptologist, is training locals in Luxor on how to protect their heritage using digital preservation technologies. She’s not just the director at the training center for 3D scanning and documentation, but also the on-site manager of the Theban Necropolis Preservation Initiative. The project is expected to change documentation of history […]

This Egyptian Designer Is Creating Futuristic Heels That Will Blow Your Mind

This Egyptian Designer Is Creating Futuristic Heels That Will Blow Your Mind

  After studying architecture at the American University in Cairo (AUC) in 2012, Jayda Hany decided to take things to the next level, and pursue her original passion for fashion and footwear designing by moving to London.   Five years on, and the Egyptian engineer and shoe designer was invited to events such as New […]

The Only Breakfast Spots That Are Worth Trying in New Cairo

The Only Breakfast Spots That Are Worth Trying in New Cairo

Any logical person who appreciates food would comprehend the idea that you have to head to different districts in Cairo for different kinds of food! You head to Maadi for proper dinner dates, Zamalek for group outings, Mohandeseen for late night cravings, and New Cairo for breakfast dates.   Which is why I have compiled […]

Egypt’s Private Universities Tuition Fees for 2017-2018 Will Make You Think Twice

Egypt’s Private Universities Tuition Fees for 2017-2018 Will Make You Think Twice

  A huge chapter in every high school student has finally come to an end. and it’s time for university. While this should be the most exciting time of their lives, we can’t help but feel like Egypt’s economy has taken its toll on Egyptian parents.   International school fees were skyrocketed this year. Parents […]

VIDEO: AUC Student Gives the Most Inspirational and Realistic Commencement Speech

VIDEO: AUC Student Gives the Most Inspirational and Realistic Commencement Speech

A commencement speech marks your college career’s last and final memory. It is a speech that puts your work for the past four or five years into perspective; those few words have the power to inspire the entirety of a graduating class, and give them hope for a brighter future.   Sometimes a commencement speech […]

Administrative Court Ruled AUC to Only Calculate Its Tuition Fees in EGP

Administrative Court Ruled AUC to Only Calculate Its Tuition Fees in EGP

by Mohamed Rashed

  After months of demonstrations and protesting, AUC students can finally rejoice as they celebrate the victory of their case against the tuition fees that boomed after the flotation of the Egyptian pound, Caravan reports.       The Administrative Court ruled that the American University in Cairo has to calculate its tuition fees entirely […]

Egymoji Is the App Every Egyptian Has Been Waiting For

Egymoji Is the App Every Egyptian Has Been Waiting For

  Emojis aren’t just an accessory to texting, emojis are now a way of life, it’s a lifestyle. What would we do without the cheeky monkey emoji? Or the women in red dancing salsa? We’d be lost of course. One Egyptian understands the struggle and has taken emojis to the next level by creating Egymoji. […]

AUC Students Strike as Fees Increase Following Egyptian Pound Floatation

AUC Students Strike as Fees Increase Following Egyptian Pound Floatation

  This past week, Egyptians have been struck silent by the news of the Egyptian pound floatation that left our currency literally in a free-fall. While citizens have already been noticing that everything is already more expensive especially after the additional rise in fuel prices, parents who chose private education for their children have been exceptionally suffering as well from […]

DMA and CallisonRTKL Join Forces to Take Over Cairo

DMA and CallisonRTKL Join Forces to Take Over Cairo

  If you’re big on designing and engineering, you better mark your calendars. November 2nd will see the award-winning DMA and architectural experts CallisonRTKL join forces with the American University’s School of Business Administration to hold a global forum at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza. The forum will shed light on the most vital international developments […]

Egyptian Nemat Shafik to Lead London School of Economics

Egyptian Nemat Shafik to Lead London School of Economics

  Former Bank of England (BOE) Deputy Governor, Nemat Shafik (also known as Minouche Shafik) has signed off her resignation from the BOE to become the first woman to head the London School of Economics (LSE), her alma mater and one of the leading universities in the UK.   Born in Egypt’s Alexandria, 54-year-old Shafik has […]

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