Tag: students
Macedonia 20.12.19 | 20:02

Student protest for clean air lasts deep into the evening

High school students are still in downtown Skopje, protesting against the horrific levels of air pollution. A lot of older people have joined them in what is now a loud protest in between the Parliament and the Government building with students carrying posters and chanting for urgent steps to resolve...

Macedonia 10.12.19 | 13:30

Economics Faculty scandal: Witness testifies how Dean Suklev pressured female students into sex or paying bribes

A witness who worked in the cafeteria in the Economics Faculty in Skopje testified how former Dean Bobek Suklev was pressuring female students to have sex with him, or pay him 1.000 EUR, in exchange for a passing grade. Suklev was detained in 2016 along with several other professors and assistants from...

Macedonia 21.03.19 | 10:55

Number of students in elementary and high school education drops by 0.9 and 2.2 percent

The number of elementary school pupils in Macedonia dropped by 0.9 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year, down to a total of 188.517. The drop among high school students was even greater, by 2.2 percent, down to 70.861, reported the DZS State Statistics Bureau. About 120.000 of elementary school...

Macedonia 18.12.18 | 21:47

Students from Tetovo protest against corruption, university fees

Students from Tetovo took to the streets on Tuesday to demand a reduction in university fees, less foreign students being admitted to the Tetovo University and an end to the practice of professors demanding that students buy their books under an inflated price. The protest comes at a time when students...