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Kuwait University accepts international students for a fee

Kuwait: Kuwait University will accept 7,953 students, including international students, for a fee at all universities from 2022 to 2023. The Kuwait University Council approves the number proposed by the Dean of Admissions and Registration, and Dr. Murdhi Al-Ayyash, Deputy Secretary-General of Kuwait University and official spokesman, will meet on Monday under the chair of President Yousuf Al-Roumi. Following the meeting, he said.

Ayyash said the council accepted the proposed number of students, but allowed the president to change the number. He said the council also accepted the Vice-President’s Office’s proposal for a plan on rules for accepting international students from various disciplines in exchange for fees.

This is one of the practical efforts aimed at strengthening the ranking of Kuwait University, as it is one of the international ranking indicators required by higher education institutions. Ayyash said the basic rules for acceptance and transfer at Kuwait University were approved in the 2022-2023 academic year, in addition to amending Articles 6 and 8 of its faculty and staff rules. ..

According to official sources, Kuwait University produced a report on measures to improve the rankings of international universities in response to criticisms of the current decline in rankings, which was unacceptable for universities founded in 1966, but later. The established university is ahead. that. According to sources, the shortage of international students is one of the causes of the decline in rankings, so the improvement report includes items to increase the number of international students.

They plan to build a new government university called Abdullah al-Salem University, which will reduce the burden on Kuwait University in accepting students and accept foreign students like other regional and international universities. Said that it could expand in. Universities are unlikely to accept international students for free and are expected to charge them, according to sources, and the amount will be determined later. Sources added to accept international students will not sacrifice Kuwaiti students who meet the admission requirements.

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