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Alexandria Trust receives grant from the Arab Fund

London, 18 April 2018 – The Alexandria Trust has received a $100,000 grant from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development to be used to cover a portion of the costs of upgrading Al-Fanar Media’s scholarship resource.

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Emma Playfair bids farewell to Trust

London, 2 March 2018 – Long-serving Trustee Emma Playfair has bid farewell to the Alexandria Trust.

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Incubation of Jamiya Project comes to an end

London, 4 July 2017– Jamiya is now separated from the Trust and is registered as an independent charitable organisation in the UK, and looking to expand its work to support imaginative education solutions for refugees.

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Frances Guy named new Chair of Board of Trustees

London, 14 October 2016 – Frances Guy has been named new Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Alexandria Trust.

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The Alexandria Trust mourns the loss of Khalil Mahshi

London, 6 January 2017 – With a heavy and sad heart, the Alexandria Trust announces the passing of Khalil Mahshi, a former Trustee and a true inspiration to many in the education field. The Alexandria Trust extends its most sincere condolences to his family.

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Alexandria Trust incubates new refugee education project

London, 16 June 2016 – The Alexandria Trust is pleased to announce the incubation of the Jamiya Project, a new start-up NGO committed to facilitating and supporting higher education for refugees.

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Sigrid Rausing Trust awards Alexandria Trust 1-year grant

London, 16 March 2016 – The Sigrid Rausing Trust has awarded the Alexandria Trust a one-year grant from their Trustees' Small Grants Fund.

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Oman makes major contribution to Trust’s translation venture

London, 18 August 2015 – The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Sultan Qaboos Higher Center for Culture and Science, announced it will contribute $60,000 to the Alexandria Trust to cover the cost of translating 10 books into Arabic.

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BISC launches drive to sponsor Trust’s Arabic translation project

London, 14 April 2015 – The British International School, Cairo (BISC) has launched an appeal to the BISC community to support the work of the Alexandria Trust by sponsoring the translation of seminal academic texts into Arabic.

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Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi launches Alexandria Trust Arabic translation project

London, 25 February 2015 – Emirati scholar and writer Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi has officially launched the Alexandria Trust's translation project by committing to support the Arabic translation of two titles offering analysis and critique of seminal books.

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