UNICAF is proud to be a supporting sponsor to the upcoming Exsilio Conference at the University of Lagos, on August 9th, 2018. The mentorship conference, designed to prepare students for the challenges awaiting them in the business and career world, once they graduate from university, has invited remarkable personalities, who have excelled in their professional careers, to speak and to mentor participating students. The theme of this year’s Conference is “Success in the 21st century” and 4,000 students are expected to attend.
After earning a university degree, one expects to be able to secure a good job, which can provide a reasonably comfortable life from the first day, yet many graduates struggle for years to pay off their student debt before they can start living the life they want. The main culprit for this is high tuition fees. When one adds to university fees the additional costs of studying, like accommodation away from home, transportation, purchase of books, other living expenses and even the cost of air travel the extend of the problem becomes even more obvious.
Deciding to pursue a university degree is a big step that can change your life. Not only will you earn an academic qualification to help you find a job, or advance in your career, you will also acquire a competitive advantage which can help you stand out to employers and succeed professionally.