Iftar Banquet for EDU-SYRIA Students

Zarqa, Jordan, On Thursday 23 May 2019, EDU-Syria Project organized an Iftar banquet for 250 students affiliated with the Program. The Iftar banquet took place at Zarqa University in the presence of the German Jordanian University President Prof. Manar Fayyad, and representatives of the EU Delegation to Jordan. The Chairman of the University’s Board of Directors and the President of Zarqa University also attended the event. The banquet included a variety of music and cultural activities ...
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“Madad” Fund Deputy manager visit EDU-SYRIA at LTUC

On Sunday 14 April 2019, The Deputy manager of EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis "Madad", Ms.Danielle Keulen, visited EDU SYRIA at Luminus Technical University College and opened the EDU SYRIA corner. The EDU SYRIA corner is a study area designated for the program students (almost 500) at Luminus Technical University University (LTUC) to study and gather, thus the facility is equipped with 16 laptops and a library available for all EDU SYRIA students. During the...
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A Delegation from Reykjavik University in Iceland Visits GJU

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, A delegation from the University of Reykjavik in Iceland visited the German Jordanian University (GJU) to meet EDU SYRIA Team and discuss the possible cooperation. During the meeting, the delegation listened to a presentation about EDU-SYRIA message, goal, and achievements. the delegation was also introduced to "My story" initiative, that aims to give voice to Syrian refugees and vulnerable jordanian students of the program. The President of the University...
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“I believe that the hardest beginnings have the best endings” “I believe that the hardest beginnings have the best endings” I believe that the hardest beginnings have the best endings. I grew up with no father and lived 3 km away from my school. I walked under the rain on many occasions when one day I got into an accident that left me crippled for two years. After three operations, I was able to walk again and resume my studies. I graduated from secondary school with an average of 7...
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“A traditional life was not my goal since I wanted to place an imprint in this world even if it takes time” Ambition, a goal and support are the motivational words that helped me in achieving my dream. In addition, my mother’s ongoing support and encouragement helped me in holding onto my dream. A traditional life was not my goal, since I wanted to place an imprint in this world even if it takes time. I was raised in a simple family where I was the eldest among my sisters. As the el...
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“It is such a beautiful thing to go after your goal” I am a young strong-willed girl who dreams of a prosperous future. My dream during my school years was to attain a university degree in the field of Nursing. I saw Nursing as a humane field but this changed as my vision and dream became bigger. When I completed my Bachelor Degree in Nursing, I reached my dream of working as a responsible nurse caring for patients. After working for two years, I began to aspire to evolve myself. The...
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“It made me regain hope after it was buried with the ruins back in my country” The war has crushed my ambitions and closed all the doors in my face. Therefore, I moved to Jordan to ensure my family lives a safer life. I hold a diploma in Mechatronic Engineering in the field of car mechanics from Damascus University. When I arrived to Jordan I tried to work in my field but failed. As a result, I was forced to work in another field which I am good at. I worked for a gas station where I...
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"Despite all obstacles I never lost hope" The first change in my life was when my family decided to move from Ramtha and live in a village. During my secondary years, I was shocked to learn that my family was unable to pay for my university education. This dream never left my side, I was determined to continue my higher education. After three years I was able to find someone to fund me and therefore I was indebted to this person. To be part of a family where no one has a university d...
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“I am now on the path of achieving one of my dreams” I aspire to further complete my higher education and thus become a university doctor. I hold a Bachelor Degree in nursing which I attained in 2016. After I graduated I searched for a job to fund my higher education but failed to do so and did not find anyone to help me. Thereafter, I was informed about the European Union scholarship. I received a phone call about a meeting at JUST, where students were briefed about how to apply...
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“It felt great to be back at school again" I am a Syrian student. I completed my secondary certificate in 2009 and then completed my diploma in tourism in 2011. After receiving my diploma, I wanted to complete my higher education at a university but could not do so due to the crisis in Syria. Therefore, I decided to travel to Jordan in 2012 where I worked at a factory in Amman. Nonetheless, my desire to complete my higher education lingered in my head. In 2016, I heard through frie...
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