Archive | Education & Training

Applications for Chevening Scholarships Open

The British Embassy in Libya has announce that applications for Chevening Scholarships are now open and will remain so until 2 January 2013. Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. They are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential and are usually for a one-year Master’s […]

Polish Conservation Experts to Aid Libya

Libya Herald reports that conservation experts from Poland are planning to come to Libya next year to help restore Libyan monuments. An exhibition showcasing Polish achievements in conservation will also come to Tripoli in 2013; it will provide an opportunity for Libyan and Polish companies to explore future business links, create international contacts and share best […]

Libyan Students Occupy Embassy in Malaysia

Angry students have occupied the Libyan embassy in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, to protest at government cuts to their scholarship funding. It is reported that some of the students, whose qualifications and future careers are threatened by the cuts, have also begun a hunger strike. The students told Libya Herald their scholarships have been […]

Libyan Public Officials Receive Training in Poland

Twenty-one senior Libyan officials flew to Warsaw on Sunday to take part in a five-day training course geared to administering a country in transition. The officials are from the ministries of foreign affairs, economics, defence and labour, and from other institutions. The programme has been organised by the Polish foreign ministry in cooperation the Polish […]

Libya’s First Electronic Library

A major new project to create Libya’s first electronic library is underway in Benghazi. Attia Saleh Al Ojali, under-secretary at the Ministry of Culture and Civil Society, who is supervising the work, told the Libya Herald: “This library will allow readers to access many scientific periodicals in medicine, sciences and engineering, so that readers can […]

Malta's MCAST to Open Campus in Misrata

The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is to open a new college in Misrata with the aim of offering students vocational training, Malta's Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has announced. The Times of Libya reports that following a meeting with Libyan President Mohamed Magarief, an agreement had been reached in principle on setting […]