Student Letters

Maysa final year of funding

Anne spent time with Maysa and Jane at Bethlehem University in November 2011


Maysa was funded to study BA Education at Bethlehem University

Student Profiles


Rasha in class Al Quds University November 2014
Rasha, Anne and Fadi at Al Quds University November 2014

Rasha is in her final year of a degree in Biology at Al Quds University Bards College. Bard College has partnered with Bard College located in Hudson US.

Degree courses have a similar structure to US degrees, i.e. the students study a major subject and a range of minors.

Rasha has enjoyed being able to broaden her knowledge by studying politics, media and other subjects as minors

After her degree course Rasha plans to study for an MSc in Bio Diversity. Because her country doesn't have much awareness of the importance of environmental issues 


Amal and Anne in IBDAA November 2014
Amal & Anne in class at Al Quds University November 2014

Amal is studying Medical Laboratory Sciences and would like to work in a hospital lab in Bethlehem

Anne joined Amal for two classes organic chemistry and cell biology.

Amal spoke of working very hard to prepare for many exams


Khalil and other students in hospital clinic Al Quds University November
Khalil & Anne in IBDAA

Anne joined Khalil for his practical session in a neonatal ward at Bethlehem Hospital. He and another student were looking after a newly born twin who had been born with a cleft palette

Khalil talked about choosing nursing so he would be able to look after sick people. 

He has had to break his studies a number of times to help his father supplement the family income