Today, a senior is wondering where his/her next meal is going to come from. Another elder is forced to choose between food and medication because of lack of funds. These are the kinds of everyday problems many of our elders are facing.
Over the past few years, European universities have a much preferred choice for students, to such an extent that up to a third of British students are considering overseas study, reported the British Council earlier this year.
As tuition fees in the UK have seen continuous rise, students have opted for affordable alternatives in mainland Europe.
For EU citizens it is even more lucrative since they can receive a free university degree (taught in English) in many European countries, including Denmark, Austria, Norway and Greece and living costs are also much cheaper. By contrast, Germany is leading at present, having universities ranking in the top 500 world’s best, according to the global QS university rankings.
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We hope that students benefit from this information and make an informed decision on their choice of university once they have considered all the available options.
The following members have been nominated by the president, Dr Asgharali Moledina as Councillors for the term 2014-2017. Below are short biographies of each of the nominees.
Let's take a step back into time by reading this A Personal Reflection on the Genesis of the World Federation by Dr Hasnain Walji