Plea to universities to alleviate Syria’s brain drain

Originally published by University World News and reprinted with permission.

The Institute of International Education wants every one of the 15,000 universities around the world to offer a tuition-free place to one Syrian student and rescue one Syrian academic displaced by the civil war. IIE president Allan Goodman made the call to help alleviate the brain drain of people needed to rebuild Syria once the conflict is over at the International Higher Education Forum organised by Universities UK in London this week. Read more.