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Hello everyone! My name is Deous Kumwenda, a Malawian resident in Ghana.  I qualified as a physics teacher 14 years ago. After working for five years, I tried very hard to find a scholarship for my further studies, but without success. It was in August 2014 that UNICAF granted me a scholarship to study Master of Education degree with the University of Nicosia. This was a dream come true. I am quite happy with the program I am pursuing because of its relevance to my work. The program has helped to understand the theory and practice of educational leadership. The…


Hi my name is REUBEN TWUMASI, I am from GHANA and I study MBA at the Marymount California University through a UNICAF scholarship. Acquiring a scholarship through UNICAF scholarship scheme was the greatest thing that ever happened to me considering my financial background and a strong desire to acquire an MBA. I am able to manage my working hours effectively and have time to study because the course structure is very flexible. The first few weeks of study were so amazing. I learned practical office managerial skills and problem solving technique that every good manager should possess. As the Business Development Manager…


Personal Statements are exactly what they state they are, Personal. But in as much as they are unique they are aimed at serving a common purpose, to convince the selection committee panel that you deserve to be considered for the scholarship. In other words, there are some common ways in which you are expected to ‘package’ your uniqueness.   The list below is not exhaustive, but touches on some key issues that you may need to consider It is a serious document; give it the seriousness it deserves. A Personal Statement is not a high school composition about…


So you’re studying an MBA with a UNICAF Scholarship.  You’re learning all the theory, everything that makes up the meat and potatoes of business.  But what about the practice?  Don’t you need to know the practicalities of business?  We say yes!  Theory will only get you so far.  So how do you solve this problem?  Simple…put yourself out there!  What do we mean?  Go and find local businesses, speak to the owners, learn the reality of things and blend it with knowledge. Ask…


Every student needs access to office suite software right? This software can often cost an arm and a leg in licensing fees.  So what do you do? You’re not in a position to pay out the extortionate amounts wanted by most popular software but you’re in dire need of a word processor or presentation application.  Simple. Use one of the many free online resources!  Free resources we hear you asking? Yes! Absolutely, 100%, no strings attached, free! The most popular (and the best…


Why do you go to school? Why do you choose to further your education? What’s the reason? More importantly what’s the point? To expand your knowledge base, extend and transform your perceptions! Studying is a process by which you grow, learn and expand your mind. The point of study is to become a better person than you are, a person that knows and respects their own limitations and embraces their strengths. This brings us to the matter of ego. We all know how embarrassing it is to admit you don’t understand something. We all know how…


There’s one thing that all students overlook. One thing that is essential to their successful study and of course their health and well-being. DIET! It’s like they say, you are what you eat. bo Food is the body’s petrol; depriving your body of food is like running a car on empty, and what happens when you do that? The car CHOKES! But it’s not just any food. Do you think eating a box of chocolates is the same as eating some nutritious fruit? NO! The body needs healthy, nutritious food that can nourish mind, body…


You know what’s important?  What’s overlooked but is really an essential part of successful study?  Exercise!  How much exercise so you get daily? Be honest! Research shows that a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity is required if the body and mind are to function at an optimum level. You see, any type of moderate to intense physical activity gets the blood pumping around the body and in turn sends vital nutrients to the brain. This ensures the brain is in proper working order that in turn results in highly elevated levels of…


This time with the story of Edington Muchokwani; a UNIC online student currently following a Master in Educational Leadership and Administration. Edington is one of the highest achieving UNICAF students to study with us yet; he has a GPA of 4.0…phenomenal! Edington clearly states that receiving a UNICAF scholarship is one of the best things that has ever happened to him. He loves the way the modules are put together; especially how they are designed to take a global approach to the subject matter. ‘My studies towards Masters in Educational Leadership & Administration has transformed the way…


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