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UNICAF, global scholarship association in partnership with European, US and UK universities invites applications for a call centre position in Ghana: Applicants should have the following qualifications / experience/responsibilities/skills: Outstanding organisational and planning skills Dynamic and proactive demeanor Good command of the English language Answer calls and respond to emails Handle student inquiries both telephonically and by email Research required information using available resources Manage and resolve applicant issues Provide students with programme and payment plan information Enter new student information into system Update existing student information Process forms and applications Identify and escalate priority issues Route calls to appropriate…


Do you want to study like a pro? Well you’ve come to the right place.Studying is our business, it’s our livelihood, it’s what makes UNICAF tick. More importantly, you, our students, you are what makes UNICAF tick, so we want to be sure you’re studying to the best of your abilities. In fact, to be completely frank, we believe we can extend those abilities, take them beyond what you know, and what you think you know! So in today’s blog, that’s exactly what we’ll be looking at. Today’s blog is all about hints and tips for effective studying that are tried and tested, known…


UNICAF, global scholarship association in partnership with European, US and UK universities invites applications for a call centre position in Kenya: Applicants should have the following qualifications / experience/responsibilities/skills: Outstanding organisational and planning skills Dynamic and proactive demeanor Good command of the English language Answer calls and respond to emails Handle student inquiries both telephonically and by email Research required information using available resources Manage and resolve applicant issues Provide students with programme and payment plan information Enter new student information into system Update existing student information Process forms and applications Identify and escalate priority issues Route calls to appropriate…


It’s never too late to learn, to study, to excel in your life. Take it from Mr. Costas Georgiades, the oldest student to attend the University of Cyprus. Guess how old he is. Go on, give it a shot, how old do you think he is? 50? 60? 70? 80? Guess again. He’s a whopping 96 years old! Studying political and social science, Costas studies 6 hours a day and hopes to achieve an Masters degree in law. When asked what makes him so young in mind and spirit? He said the the secret to continued youth is never letting…


The Pie News recently interview our CEO Dr. Nicos Nicolaou so we thought it would be great to share this wonderful interview with you…enjoy! Since 2012, UNICAF has provided almost $30m in scholarships to students in sub-Saharan Africa. CEO, Nicos Nicolaou, speaks to The PIE about how the programme is increasing access to higher education through online degrees. The PIE: Can you tell us about UNICAF? NN: UNICAF was set up to increase access in Africa in higher education. We know from data that millions of students in Africa do not have access to higher education, more importantly to qualifications…


When you remember things you’re always convinced that you remember them correctly right? In fact how many times have you found yourself in an argument with someone else because their version of a story differs to yours? How many times have you said your memory is wrong and mine is right? Funnily enough, the truth is much more complex than either of you being right; in fact, it’s most likely that you’re both wrong! How can that be possible? Simple. Your brain only remembers key details and fills in the blanks. In other words your memory is not stored like…


Following on from the Ted Conference sponsored by our partners the University Of Nicosia, we’d like to share a few blogs with you this week regarding some of the speakers’ presentations. First up is Mr. Andreas Papadopoulos. Before we get into specifics about Mr. Papadopoulos Ted presentation, we’d like to give you a random fact about Andreas; did you know he is in actual fact the man who invented the coating you find on M&Ms? Amazing right? With that out of the way, let’s get into the specifics about Mr. Papadopoulos’s immensely, heartfelt presentation. On the surface, the presentation was…


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…