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American University of Beirut to raise fees by 160 per cent because of financial crisis

The National 08 Dec 2020
The American University of Beirut will adopt a new exchange rate, effectively increasing tuition fees by 160 per cent and throwing into doubt the future of thousands of students at one of the Middle East’s top universities ... The university had previously charged term fees at a rate of 1,515 Lebanese pounds, while paying out expenses at other rates.
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Lebanon's American University of Beirut to hike fees 160% due to financial crisis

The National 08 Dec 2020
The American University of Beirut will adopt a new exchange rate, effectively hiking tuition fees by 160 per cent and throwing the future of thousands of students at one of the Middle East’s top universities into doubt ... The university, which opened more than 150 years ago, boasts an alumnus that includes several heads of state.
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Petrofac and the American University of Beirut partner on Master’s program to develop talent

Public Technologies 29 Sep 2020
Petrofac and the American University of Beirut (AUB) have teamed up to offer Petrofac employees a tailored Master's degree in Engineering Management ... 'I'm delighted to announce this exciting initiative with our longstanding partner the American University of Beirut.
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American University of Beirut announces mass layoff amid Lebanon's economic crisis

Xinhua 17 Jul 2020
BEIRUT, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The American University of Beirut (AUB) announced on Friday the layoff of 800 employees, prompting workers of the AUB Medical Center ...
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Lebanese PM sues American University of Beirut over exit package

Arab News 11 Jul 2020
Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab is suing the American University of Beirut (AUB), where he worked for 35 years as an academic, a spokesman for Diab said, in a dispute over his exit package from the financially struggling institution.
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Students, faculty at risk in crisis-hit American University of Beirut

Daily Star Lebanon 25 Jun 2020
Deprived of a crucial student loan because of Lebanon's economic collapse, Ali is struggling to save his seat at the American University of Beirut, itself gripped by the crisis ... .
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The American University of Beirut No Longer Deserves America’s Financial Support

National Review 24 Jun 2020
sends millions of dollars to the American University of Beirut (AUB), a liberal-arts institution founded by Protestant missionaries in 1866 and based in Lebanon’s capital ... From 2007 to 2016, the American University of Beirut allegedly provided material support to Hezbollah in the ...
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No stranger to hardship, the American University of Beirut endures

The National 16 Jun 2020
American University of Beirut forced to let go of up to a quarter of its staff ... Like any great institution, the American University of Beirut (AUB) is a child of its times ... University of Beirut ... The American University of Beirut is a resilient, enduring and impactful institution.
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Lebanon: American University of Beirut forced to let go of up to a quarter of its staff

The National 15 Jun 2020
The American University of Beirut will let go of up to 25 per cent of its staff in the face of its worst economic crisis so far, its President Fadlo Khuri has said ... The university’s revenue for 2020-2021 will be 60 per cent below its target of $249 million.
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Lebanon: American University of Beirut to lay off a quarter of its staff

The National 15 Jun 2020
The American University of Beirut will fire up to 25 per cent of its staff in the face of its worst economic crisis so far, its President Fadlo Khuri has said ... The university’s revenue for 2020-2021 will be 60 per cent below its target of $249 million.
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Lebanon: American University of Beirut to fire up to a quarter of its staff

The National 15 Jun 2020
The American University of Beirut will fire up to 25 per cent of its staff to face its worst-ever economic crisis, its President Fadlo Khuri told local journalists on Saturday ... The university’s revenue for 2020/21 will be 60 per cent below its target of $249 million.
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The American University of Beirut deserves our aid

The Washington Post 10 Jun 2020
The university is struggling. It's in our moral — and strategic — interest to provide aid ... .
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American University of Beirut faces fight of its life as crises hit

Arab News 08 May 2020
The American University of Beirut has graduated leading figures in medicine, law, science and art as well as political leaders and scholars over the decades including prime ministers ... The university and hospital expect real losses of $30 million this year after bleeding revenues.
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