In reality, all university students want the same thing: to know that their chosen institution will prepare them to make a difference in the world. Last week’s Reinventing Higher Education conference, only furthered this conclusion.
I know that I am not alone in this feeling. Many people have situations going on at home that make even the thought of uni unbearable at times. It feels unfair that the people you love are going through something that you can’t help them with.
If you belong to Generation Z or a younger demographic, chances are you have been profoundly impacted by the forces of globalization and digitalization. This means your life has likely been characterized by mobility, multiculturalism, and you have gained a broadened perspective about the world.