Entrepreneurs & professionals
In this week’s news we speak about South African Minister's desire to prioritize rural universities, a collaboration between universities from England and UAE in order to tackle world water shortages and fear of job losses at Kenyan university.
Getting into US universities is a long-term process and can be time-consuming. Compared with other English-speaking countries that follow the British higher education system, admissions to most good American universities will be characterized by much more diverse entrance requirements, which means you have to decide where you wish to go and work hard for that specific goal for at least 3 months in advance. For international students, the language requirements at highly-ranked universities will be a huge barrier, so preparation should logically begin as much as one year earlier.
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?
In early July, the Youth Time International Movement welcomed the global youth community to the ninth edition of the International Youth Summer School. This year the annual event was held in the capital of southwestern China's Sichuan province, Chengdu. Read highlights from the event.
Moved by the deteriorating conditions of the lakes in Bangalore, India’s Silicon Valley and one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country, Anand Malligavad took it upon himself to save them single-handedly. Having saved four lakes so far, and committing himself to reviving 45 lakes by 2025, he is a force to reckon with in his city and is trying to keep the glory of the ‘City of Lakes’ from dying a painful death.
An animal rights law introduced in Switzerland has made it illegal to own just one guinea pig since these are social animals and need a partner. This and many others may amuse you, and yet they are real. Scroll down to read more.
Greetings from Chengdu. I love #YTSummer
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