Why Student Activities Are Not a Waste of Time

Why Student Activities Are Not a Waste of Time

  University days are arguably the best days of anyone’s life. Deadlines, midterms, presentations and finals can make you think otherwise, but you’ll believe me once you’re a graduate; having to actually be an an adult with responsibilities that you can’t just ignore by letting someone make sure they sign the attendance sheet.     […]

INKOMPASS 2017: Philip Morris Initiative Reaches Out to Egyptian University Students with Unique Opportunities

INKOMPASS 2017: Philip Morris Initiative Reaches Out to Egyptian University Students with Unique Opportunities

Most Egyptian students are very intimidated of what their life might be like after they graduate. The actual thought of making it through Egypt’s tough labor market is a big deal to most of the undergraduates. Some might even claim that students can rarely succeed on their own without a “push” of some sort.   Well, you’re […]

Dubai’s Newest Apple Store Might Have the Best View Ever

Dubai’s Newest Apple Store Might Have the Best View Ever

  Apple’s third store in the UAE will not be your ordinary Apple store. It’s unique on so many levels, mostly because of its main theme; “Creativity. Connected.” The theme will focus on linking Apple’s technical expertise with the creative community of Dubai – from startups, local app developers and independent art galleries, to boutiques, […]

The Scoop Behind Egypt’s Most Talked About School: Mavericks

The Scoop Behind Egypt’s Most Talked About School: Mavericks

  Just like thousands of Egyptian parents, I’ve been recently panicking over schools. You have hundreds of choices, yet only two or maybe three actually impress you. The fees are out of this world, the assessments are humiliating, and you feel lost. Then along comes a school with a mission and an out-of-the-box education method. […]

9 Life lessons You Learn From University

9 Life lessons You Learn From University

By Jumana Radwan

  I’ve always heard people claim that you learn the importance of a lot of things – other than the importance of an education –  from university. Yet, I wasn’t really convinced, until I witnessed it myself. I’m currently half way through my university experience and I already feel like it’s been the most dramatic, […]

The Taste of Maadi: Top Restaurants Join Forces to Help Local School

The Taste of Maadi: Top Restaurants Join Forces to Help Local School

By Sarah Sockar

Some days, you don’t necessarily want to believe in humanity, but then people do stuff like The Taste of Maadi and you just can’t help but believe in it. The latest charity event from Maadi’s top restaurants has them all joining forces to create a progressive dinner to help African children in Egypt on Jan. 23. For those […]

11 Types of People You’ll Meet at an International School in Cairo

11 Types of People You’ll Meet at an International School in Cairo

By Laila Gamaleldin

International schools can sometimes feel like a world of their own. There’s a ton of strange rules, but the education you receive is top-notch. With a unique space, however, come unique people. Here are a few of them:     1. The Sha3by Fanatic   Their role models in life are Oka and Ortega. They […]

21 Things Only DEO Students Will Understand

21 Things Only DEO Students Will Understand

By Nouran Samer

There’s no denying that DEO graduates are fortunate enough to get into the best universities from all around the world and you can definitely spot them in a huge crowd. But there are some things that they’ve all learned, experienced or felt that somehow unites them. Growing up in this school, it has become a […]

Major Coporation Announces “INKOMPASS” Student Internship

Major Coporation Announces “INKOMPASS” Student Internship

  Philip Morris Misr (PMM), the Egypt affiliate of the world renowned multinational Philip Morris International (PMI), is launching its global internship program INKOMPASS for second year university students in Egypt this summer. The internship, which is completed in two cycles and is amenable according to participants’ personal goals, allows students a unique insight into […]

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 […]