An award is not given to everyone ... And because it's a real uphill battle. Since they have the results in hand, many young people wonder if they will continue their tertiary education in Mauritius or abroad. Some work to inform students in their choice of studies, and are also a marketing ploy.
Rotary Club of Grand Bay organized this weekend a Career Expo and Job Centre Swami Vivekananda at Pailles. Dinesh Gajeelee, the head of communications, said the Rotary Club for 20 years now organizing this exhibition in order to help as many young people. "We had over 80 participants from universities and training centers, international and Mauritian."
The Malaysia Education Center will also be there. After Malaysia Education Fair at Bagatelle, students will have the opportunity to learn about studies in Malaysia from 23 to 24 February in the town hall of Quatre-Bornes. Moreover, it says, will focus on graduation from prestigious universities in Australia, America, England, among others, while studying in Malaysia for a cheaper cost.
A wide range of courses
Although studies abroad require a certain investment, attract foreign universities. Thus, the Overseas Education Centre (OVEC) guide prospective students accordingly. 23 and 24 February next, the MCB Port-Louis, and Monday, February 25 at Bagatelle, those wishing to continue their studies abroad will meet university representatives of Canada, China and many other in order to do their educational choices.
For advice, companies and institutes are working extra hard. The Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning Management University (EIILM), Ebene, moved, this year, a new formula for those who still drag their feet. Do not lose a year and above have access to a tertiary institute. "We offer this year, the Foundation Program free to those who have a single A level. This will allow the student to not lose a year and easily integrate a university, "said Abdallah Goolamallee responsible for communication and lecturer. He argues that this special program is extended over a period of eight months and four modules.
The side of the Charles Telfair Institute, things are accelerating. Professor Tony Eddison, Director of Business Development, explains that the Institute receives many prospective students. "This is a moment full of emotion, the student must make sure to make the right choice. We provide a lot of progress and we welcome a number of students each year, "says Professor Tony Eddison.
The University of Mauritius (UoM) held its open house from 13 to 15 February. The administration explained that during these three days, the young are oriented on the registration details in relation to the available courses, procedures and fees. The administration also says that the UoM Stand Alone Modules (SAM) will be available from March.
However, aside from the University of Technology (UTM), there is no question of open houses. Administration officials argue that, for the moment, UTM focuses on Education Fairs. "The Education Fairs are events that will make students and their parents to find courses. This is a good opportunity for UTM to join the Education Fairs. In the meantime, we do not envisage any open day or other, "says one at UTM.
Opportunities abound, like the Hotel School, or technical institutions, among others. A wide range of courses for prospective students ...
They tell us what they will do after HSC
Melissa Andy: "I prefer to look elsewhere"
"I went to a specialist company to go start studying abroad. One thing is for sure, I'd go elsewhere to continue my studies, because I think we have more openings and admission criteria are less rigid than in Mauritius. Admittedly, this is more expensive, but I think this is the best thing for me. "
Jonathan Pallany: "I do not continue my studies"
"I do not intend to continue my tertiary education. I have my HSC pocket and as I've always wanted to be a policeman, I will try to register for the next request of a candidate. "
Norhaan Taupus "Work first, study later"
"The problem is that once we have our graduation, it is not easy to find work. All recruiters asking for experience.How to gain experience if you go straight to college? I decided to work before. And as studies are expensive, I would first saving to pay me. And this is a big advantage once you graduate. '
The Embassy of the United States involved
Each year, students choose Mauritian leading universities in the United States, both for the prestige that the quality of tertiary education in this country. However, this has a cost. Thus, for the first time, "Opportunity Fund" will be offered to students for September 2013. The educational system of the United States has a place for each student. However, in the absence of means, some, although brilliant, can not move forward because they need a boost to complete their application.
This year, a student who wants to study in the United States, may receive financial assistance from the university. However, before it reaches this level, he will have a budget to provide for the application and after admission to the University a sum for the trip. Costs may include costs for the implementation, testing, posting, airfare and more. The Opportunity Fund will be reserved for students who make an application for an "undergraduate course." And priority will be given to members of the Advising Center. The Embassy of the United States organized a Career Fair on Wednesday February 20 Townhall of the Municipality of Curepipe. Those who want to continue their studies in this country have the opportunity to talk to representatives from various universities in the United States.