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Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Training for Youth Organisations

This online training program provides an introduction to Transnational Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Projects through a learning-by-doing approach. The deadline is on 11 October 2019.

Tiny Living Spaces

It hasn't been a long time since the Japanese made a statement by creating cubicle hotels. What seemed a little bizarre at that point in time seems to be a part of reality today, even for housing. Today, expensive and overcrowded cities around the world are coming to terms and making the obvious choice on keeping up with the growing costs. Tiny they may be but many find it worth it having ones own space than none at all.

Read This Before Your First Job Interview

Getting a corporate job is another tick in the box on the way to an adult life. Once you send out your perfectly polished resume, get ready for the offline part! Here you will need your charm, stress resilience, and preparedness!

How To Apply For The UK Student Visa: Few Tips from a Recent Graduate

The last step in the process of starting your degree in the UK is applying for a student visa. Students who are required to obtain this document are most likely to apply for the General student visa, also known as Tier 4 visa. Here I will be sharing tips on how to avoid a rejection and save time in the process.

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Talent Drain at Scottish Universities

In this week’s news roundup we speak about education loans in Malaysia, talent drain at Scottish universities and student-funding issues in Namibia.

Read This Before Your First Job Interview

Getting a corporate job is another tick in the box on the way to an adult life. Once you send out your perfectly polished resume, get ready for the offline part! Here you will need your charm, stress resilience, and preparedness!

5 Tips You Should Consider Before Travelling with Your Mom

Travelling with your mom is much more challenging than with your friends or partners. Due to the “reversed power”, the one who is usually taking care of others becomes the one being taken care of. You will take the responsibility of not only planning the trip and looking after your mom, but also facing the actual generational gap that is sometimes buried under the separate daily routines. The conflicts may rise 10 times more during the trip than in normal life, are you ready for that?

Usman Iftikhar, 2018 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year: Devotion to Helping Others I...

Thanks to Usman Iftikhar, a young Pakistani engineer living in Australia, more than 100 refugees have started 30 businesses and created hundreds of jobs. Usman joined forces with his colleague Jacob Muller and founded a social venture company, Catalysr, that helps migrants and refugees establish startups in different areas. Our work is truly ‘catalytic’ and the biggest reward for us is to see the difference between the people who join our program compared to the fantastic migrapreneurs who graduate – says Iftikhar. Last year, Usman was awarded a top Commonwealth honor in London for outstanding contributions to the community. This recognition came as a welcome boost to his long-term goal, which is to create 10.000 jobs in the next 10 years!

#YTglobal Expert T. van der Klaauw: Prepare for the Impact of Digital Twins

This year the Youth Global Forum will celebrate its fifth year anniversary. Under the theme of ‘’Industry 5.0 vs Inclusive Development: Where is the future?’’, Theodoor van der Klaauw will join our panel of expert speakers for the first time as he looks to educate and engage participants on ioT (Internet of Things). He has expertise in matters of Industry 4.0 & ioT whilst currently he is a consultant for global powerhouse, IBM. We sat down briefly with Theodoor to get his thoughts on the upcoming Youth Global Forum and to also some advice for the participants ahead of their arrival.

The Era of Podcasts: The True Geordie

The popularity of podcasts has risen to exponential levels in recent times. Whether it be the ease of which they can be accessed or the relaxed, informal yet informative setting they seem to create; several podcasts have become an integral part of our daily lives. Every week, we will take a look at podcasts from the world over to help you find the podcast that is perfect for you. This week, it’s the True Geordie Podcast.

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