Moroccan University Among Top 100 Young Universities in the World

Fez – Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech ranks 59 of the best 100 universities and educational institutions around the world for 2015, according to a study by British magazine “Times Higher Education.“The Moroccan university tops the list of all universities included from the Arab world.The study compares newer universities that are under fifty years old based on thirteen performance indicators about the learning environment, research quality, influence and excellence among its peers, and its ability to help industry with innovations. The report indicates that some of these newer universities have made progress ranking further up the list this year, while others have retreated. The list features sixteen universities from Australia, outnumbering Britain’s fifteen, while East Asian universities continued their progress to compete with the best Anglo-American ones.The “Polytechnic” federal school in Lausanne, Switzerland topped the list at number 1, followed by Pohang University of Science and Technology in Seoul, while Republic of Korea’s Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology ranked third.The USA and Germany each had seven universities on the list, while Spain and France had six and five universities respectively.The report praised the significant and rapid progress that Spanish universities have made. The Autonomous University of Madrid was in fifty-eighth position last year, but now is in forty-sixth place. read more

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Presidents return to Guyana delayed

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedHarmon says President remains in command of State; to return to Cuba on Tuesday for further treatmentNovember 30, 2018In “latest news”Cuban team satisfied with President Granger’s response to medial treatment- MOTPDecember 11, 2018In “latest news”President returns home after spending 3 weeks in CubaNovember 21, 2018In “latest news” ..Will not be back for LGEPresident David Granger and First Lady Sandra GrangerSources have confirmed that President David Granger’s return to Guyana which was scheduled for Sunday was delayed and as such, he will not be in his homeland to vote during the Local Government Election (LGE) on Monday.According to reports, Granger’s health is such that would not allow him to travel at this time. However, it is still unclear whether the President and First Lay, Sandra Granger will vote via proxy.The Head of State in the company of his wife left Guyana’s on October 30 2018 for the Centro de Investigaciones Medico Quirugicas or Centre for Medical, Surgical Research (CIMEQ) in Havana, Cuba to conduct a series of test.It was reported by the President’s Office that he experience unknown symptoms and as such, made the trip to Cuba to investigate same.“Clinical analyses are still incomplete and it is expected that the Guyana Embassy in Havana will issue a statement when enough evidence is available…at this time, there is no clear indication…of what the nature of the investigation is” Granger said via a video.“It’s a question of investigation and I think I can get the best advice in Cuba so I cannot say if there is or what is wrong and the doctors themselves have not specifically pointed to any ailment. It requires, you know, investigation and that’s what I’m going for,” President Granger said.However, it was reported late last week that the Commander-in-Chief responded satisfactorily to medical intervention and was said to be recuperating.Granger had previously assured the Guyanese public that they will be kept abreast of his health when the medical investigation is complete. In May of 2018, the First Couple had travelled to Trinidad and Tobago to undergo their annual check-up and the result indicated that they were both given a clean bill of health. read more

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