UKRAINE WAR – Ukraine’s universities gear up for fresh academic year in times of war

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Universities in the Ukrainian front-line cities of Mykolaiv and Kharkiv are gearing up for a fresh academic year despite Russia’s targeted shelling of educational facilities.

During an online discussion organized by the School for Policy Analysis at Kyiv Petro Mohyla University, academics said that damage to their buildings and equipment and a brain drain as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine were the top challenges universities faced ahead of the 2022-23 academic year.