The pressure of being in university is tough enough. But imagine running a business at the same time. Zaara is the living personification of scheduled life, with a few twists along the way. Let's find out a little more about her story shall we?
With the internet serving as the information highway of today, there is so much to learn and little time to really research it. This comes into the next step, and perhaps the most vital: fact checking. With all this information available, we have to be skeptical about what we believe at face value and what
Being yourself isn’t always an easy task. Being authentic with your intentions, ideas and feelings can be difficult, especially if we come from a background where that isn’t encouraged. It all boils down to costs. What do you have to lose from being who you truly think you are? For some people in very unfortunate
Your attention span is the amount of time you can concentrate on a task without becoming distracted. Most educators and psychologists agree that the ability to focus attention on a task is crucial for the achievement of one’s goals. It’s no surprise attention spans have been decreasing over the past decade with the increase in
Shyness is a sense of awkwardness or social uneasiness that some young people can face. Being introverted is a personality trait, however, shyness is a fear based condition where people have issues approaching people or being approached. Alot of social shyness comes from prior experiences or the ways we were raised at home. Being
On this edition of the StudentsEra podcast, we spoke to Airaiba Pareja, a university student pursuing her education at Al-Falah university. After working in the airline industry, the Spain-native chose to pursue a career path in tourism and event management. She spoke about her travels, adapting to the UAE, and how much learning happens outside
FundLearner is currently looking for college essays to be submitted to their platform. Did you write an essay for the upcoming semester that dealt with money, social class or work? You could have your work featured on the FundLearner platform. In the current unpresented times we live in, writing about normality and the context in
Everyday we’re exposed to so much new information. Not only is the internet a great conduit for learning, the people we meet, the experiences we have and the things that we do all lead to our body of knowledge. Learning is a commitment that is made consciously or subconsciously. It is both the acquisition of
This week on the StudentsEra podcast we spoke with Noor, a public relations student at Murdoch University Dubai. She discussed her blog, her collaboration with 6th Street, her plans after university and how she’s finishing her semester from a distance.
Regardless of which education system you’re in, grades are the ultimate test for how a student’s performing. However, as recent research has shown and with the implementation of distance learning, letter grades may not be the best indicator of what a student’s strengths are. There are a lot of indicators that grades don’t account for