GUC Student Dies in Germany in a Hit and Run

GUC Student Dies in Germany in a Hit and Run

  The past few days have been exceptionally difficult for GUC students. News came out on social media two days ago that Engineering student, Shaden Mohamed, has been in an accident in Germany whilst she was preparing for her graduation project.     The Egyptian student was in a hit and run accident that left […]

The German University in Cairo Now Offers Scholarships to Syrian Refugees

The German University in Cairo Now Offers Scholarships to Syrian Refugees

By Leena ElDeeb

  In a very warm and dear gesture, the German University in Cairo (GUC) announced that it will be offering scholarships to 10 young Syrians living in Egypt and registered as refugees through the UNHCR.   The German Federal Foreign Office (AA) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in cooperation with Ulm University are […]

20 Things Only GUCians Will Understand

20 Things Only GUCians Will Understand

I’ve been studying at the GUC for 5 years. However, it took me much less than that to realize that, while there are things university students in Egypt can all relate to, there are specific things only a GUCian could understand. Love it or hate it, the GUC serves as your second home now and […]

GUC Protests and the Culture of Silence

GUC Protests and the Culture of Silence

The past two weeks have marked the most turbulent period of time since the German University in Cairo was established. For those of you who haven’t heard, on Mar. 9, GUC student Yara Tarek Negm was hit by a GUC bus on campus. Now, there is no question about the amount of sadness and grief […]

GUC Student Gets Killed By GUC Bus

GUC Student Gets Killed By GUC Bus

We’ve been putting up with so much tragedy, frustration and things happening in this country, but this is enough. Yesterday, my news feed was flooded with an incident that broke my heart and left me infuriated! A young engineering student studying at the German University in Cairo, Yara Tarek, was killed “by accident” on the […]