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…
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.
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.