While career challenges can be disheartening, it is important to remember that they are a natural part of the career process and can be overcome with the right strategies and mindset. These challenges could come in the form of rejections, disappointments, lack of opportunities, or even layoffs. In the face of these obstacles, it is easy to feel discouraged and lose motivation, but it is important to understand that setbacks are a natural part of any career journey. The key is to have the right strategies to overcome these obstacles and emerge stronger and more determined. Here are some strategies for [...]
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Technology has had a profound impact on the way we work, and as a result, it has also impacted career development. In today's world, technology is increasingly becoming an integral part of every industry. In this article, we will explore the various ways technology has impacted career development and what it means for the future of work. Career Switching Technology has made it easier for individuals to switch careers. Online courses, certifications, and boot camps have made it possible for individuals to acquire new skills quickly. The industry and freelance work have also provided individuals with more opportunities to switch careers. [...]
The School of International Development is delighted to offer three competitive scholarships of £10,000 to students from Sub-Saharan African Countries. Successful recipients will receive this award in the form of a tuition reduction from our international fee. This award is worth £10,000 – if you meet UEA entry requirements and your final undergraduate grade is equivalent to a high 2:1. Benefits: £10,000 Eligibility: If you meet UEA entry requirements and if your final undergraduate grade is the equivalent of a high 2:1 Deadline: 30th April 2023 Apply here
Apply for the Mastercard University of Cape Town (UCT) Scholarship Programme 2023/2024 for African StudentsToju2023-03-10T09:48:28+00:00
The MasterCard Foundation has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to oversee the implementation of financial, academic, social and post-graduation support to awarded candidates under the scholarship titled The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town. The vision of the Program is to transition promising young people from beneficiaries to benefactors, preparing them with the necessary values, knowledge, skills, and leadership to fuel economic and social progress across Africa. The Program targets academically qualified undergraduate and postgraduate candidates who are economically disadvantaged young people with leadership potential from Sub-Saharan Africa. Benefit: The scholarships will cover the [...]
Changing industries or careers as a young professional can be challenging, but it's definitely possible with the right approach and mindset. Here are some steps you can take to successfully transition to a new industry or career: Assess your skills and interests: Before you start applying for jobs in a new industry or career, it's important to evaluate your skills and interests. Make a list of your strengths and weaknesses, and think about what you enjoy doing. This will help you identify industries or careers that might be a good fit for you. Research potential industries and careers: Once you've identified [...]
The Double degree Master in Global Media and Communications is a unique programme and offers the opportunity to study and gather experience in two cities (London and Los Angeles, Shanghai or Cape Town) with close connections and ties to global media industries. Successful students will attend 2 top ranking educational institutions, the London School of Economics (LSE) in London in your first year, and the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, Fudan University in Shanghai or the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. In our ever-increasing globalized world, international experience gained on one of our Global programmes [...]
The Bartlett Promise represents a long-term commitment to attract and support students from a broader range of backgrounds to study at The Bartlett in order to tackle the lack of diversity in the built environment sector. The scholarships cover fees, living and study costs for scholars, as well as professional and personal support and career advice for the duration of their programme. Now in its second year, the scheme currently supports 21 UK undergraduates, 13 Masters and 4 Ph.D. students with help from our valued donors Jestico + Whiles, Derwent London and the Aziz Foundation. Benefit: Full overseas tuition fees, an [...]
The Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships covers 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded). Benefit: The scholarship will cover 100% of the course fees. Students will be expected to fund their travel and maintenance costs through other sources. Eligibility: The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications: Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a first-class honours degree) Commitment to return to their home country on completion [...]
If you're just getting started in the tech industry, there are a few things you should keep in mind to ensure a successful start. Here's a checklist of items to consider: Choose your area of focus: There are many different areas of technology, from software development to cybersecurity, and it's important to choose the area that you are most interested in and want to specialize in. Learn the basics: Once you have chosen your area of focus, start by learning the basics. This might include programming languages, networking fundamentals, or database management. Build a strong foundation: Make sure you have a [...]
Starting your own business or pursuing freelance work can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it also comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities. Here are some steps you can take to get started: Identify your strengths and passions: Start by identifying what you're good at and what you enjoy doing. This will help you determine what kind of business or freelance work you want to pursue. Conduct market research: Once you have an idea of what you want to do, research the market to see if there's a demand for your product or service. Identify your target [...]