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Our Life Online So many aspects of daily life happen online these days. Technology has revolutionised the way we meet, communicate, shop, and learn. Online learning has become very popular for people in rural areas, far away from schools and universities, but also in urban settings among professionals and family carers, who wish to study without disrupting their career or family life. In fact, many more people would like to earn a degree in order to improve their employment chances, further their career, increase their earnings, and build their future.


[vc_row][vc_column][dt_quote]British universities are showing an increased interest in developing their online provision in Africa since the UK voted to leave the European Union. That is the view of Nicos Nicolaou, chief executive officer of Unicaf, which partners with Western universities to offer business and professional degrees across sub-Saharan Africa through its mobile-friendly platform. It forms part of the Edex Educational Excellence Corporation, which runs the University of Nicosia, the largest on Cyprus.[/dt_quote][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][dt_button link=”https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/african-online-market-interests-uk-universities-due-brexit” target_blank=”true”]Read the Full Story[/dt_button][/vc_column][/vc_row]…


[vc_row][vc_column][dt_quote]The significant technological advances in sub-Saharan Africa enabled UNICAF and Unicaf University to enhance its online offering and to increase access to quality higher education. Unicaf University received approval by the Malawi government and has established a new campus in the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe. The campus builds on the success of the UNICAF scholarship scheme and the UNICAF online delivery platform whereby courses of study are available through mobile technologies such as tablets, smart phones and laptops. The platform brings programmes of European, British and US Universities for which UNICAF is the online delivery provider to a global audience…


[vc_row][vc_column][dt_quote]UNICAF, an Africa-focused provider of University-level programs, is receiving an $11.5 million equity investment from CDC, the UK’s development finance institution. University Ventures and Savannah Fund also participated in the round. As part of the deal, former CDC Board Member Jonathan Kydd, a development economist and higher education expert, joins UNICAF’s Board of Directors. The capital will be used to support UNICAF’s plans to establish higher education learning centers in several African cities, including the completion of a University campus in Malawi. The company, which was established in 2012, partners with Western universities to offer its own locally-accredited degrees…


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