This year’s International Women’s’ Day campaign is a call to action for better gender balance. The race is on for gender-balanced governments and gender-balanced boardrooms, gender balance in media coverage, gender balance in the professional arena, gender balance in business and in the sharing of wealth, gender balance in the class room, gender balance…
Finding your way through the maze of procedures required to complete an application to study at university is not always easy. In fact, it can become an overwhelming experience. Not only do you need to decide which study programme to pursue, you must also check that you satisfy all the requirements for it.
It is no secret that you may experience many obstacles in life. Some may be easier to overcome and some may prove to be real challenges that you have to deal with, whether financial, emotional or physical in nature.
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.