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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Plagiarism is, to put it simply, passing off someone else’s text or idea as your own, even if the text has been edited and changed , with the use of synonyms and restructuring of sentences or paragraphs. Much more than just copyright infringement, plagiarism is a serious matter, that many students, intentionally or unintentionally, are confronted with during their studies.[/vc_column_text][ultimate_spacer height=”20″ height_on_tabs=”20″ height_on_tabs_portrait=”20″ height_on_mob_landscape=”20″ height_on_mob=”20″][dt_vc_list] An example of plagiarism: Original text: “John and Julie went for dinner at a beach restaurant on a Sunday afternoon in July” Plagiarised text: “John and Julie strolled to a…


When you are working on your studies, either online, sitting in front of a computer screen, or surrounded by books and papers, it’s important to have in mind some tips, that will not only assist you in learning, but also in retaining the information you learn.


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][ultimate_spacer height=”20″ height_on_tabs=”20″ height_on_tabs_portrait=”20″ height_on_mob_landscape=”20″ height_on_mob=”20″][vc_column_text]The current President of Liberia was born in 1938 in Monrovia, as Ellen Johnson; she grew up in a middle class household, attended the College of West Africa from 1948 to 1955, before settling down and marrying James Sirleaf. The marriage only lasted until the early 60s, but resulted in the birth of four sons. After the divorce Ellen travelled to the United States, to study for an associate degree in accounting, at Madison Business College in Wisconsin; after a few years at her country’s Treasury Department (Ministry of Finance), she went back to the…


Having a sound educational background is vital if you want to be considered a serious candidate for a professional position, in most countries around the world. Furthermore, because of a fast changing work environment, it is no longer enough to simply earn a degree, find a job and then sit back and wait for retirement. Further education is not merely advised; it is very much expected, in most organisations. Although the majority of people realise the importance of continuing education, busy daily schedules, financial limitations, or even the uncertainty of which type of course to choose as most beneficial ,…


Founded at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1908, the Master of Business Administration , widely known as the MBA, has evolved into one of the most popular and respectable degrees globally. An MBA degree is now viewed as an elemental prerequisite for being employed by any self- respecting corporation. And even though there are many people who have left their mark in the business world, or have even established corporate empires, without having studied for a business degree, the possibility of failure increases dramatically for all types of business, when there is no MBA graduate on board,…


With social media on the rise and typed letters nearly extinct, many people may not be fully aware of the correct etiquette, regarding the composition of professional emails. Although not as formal as letters, emails should, however, be treated as professional documents. Even if you know the person you are addressing quite well, your email should not contain jargon language or abbreviations, such as lol, IMHO, etc. You should avoid being too informal, with greetings such as ‘Hi there!’ and ‘How is it going?’ Always keep in mind that, the emails you send today might be viewed and discussed, at…


October 17 saw the start of a series of consultations along the region by CARICOM’s Secretariat, together with the Human Resource Development Commission (HRD). The aim of the consultations, led by CARICOM Secretariat’s Director of Human Development Ms Myrna Bernard, is to finalize a strategy that will shape the future of the region’s education and human resource sectors. Over the course of 3 days, leaders across the region are to discuss current challenges and future strategies concerning the Education and Human Resource sectors in the region. The first consultation will be held in the National Centre for Education Resource Development…


Unicaf University and other local employers fund trip “Australia here we come!” are the words on the lips of Malawi’s award-winning national netball team, ‘The Queens’, thanks to funding from regional businesses, including generous local employer Unicaf University, which will enable them to compete in the Fast5 Netball World Series in Melbourne’s Hisense Arena from October 29-30 2016. Ranked sixth in the world, Malawi’s all-women team will play a modified version of netball, which includes five players-a-side, shortened quarters, multiple point shots and double point power plays. Netball action kicks off with a full day of competition on Saturday before…