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Africa: Mature Students in Universities Face 3 Kinds of Barriers – Here’s How to Address Them

Since the onset of the pandemic, many colleges and universities have reported record numbers of applications from mature students – adults who return to school on a part- or full-time basis while maintaining responsibilities like employment, family and other adult life responsibilities. Both students and… Read More »Africa: Mature Students in Universities Face 3 Kinds of Barriers – Here’s How to Address Them

Opinion: There is no mystery to success as an entrepreneur: It is a skill that can be learned

Eric Morse is executive director of the Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, Ivey Business School. Neil McLaughlin is group head, personal and commercial banking, Royal Bank of Canada. An entrepreneur’s journey often begins without capital, a team or market. But almost all start their ventures with… Read More »Opinion: There is no mystery to success as an entrepreneur: It is a skill that can be learned

Contrarian Investors See a Recovery for Chinese Stocks Despite the Gloom

Textsize China’s President Xi Jinping presided over the Communist Party’s economic meeting in which policymakers cautioned that massive stimulus wasn’t coming. Justin ChinBloomberg China’s President Xi Jinping issued warnings about US ties with Taiwan. China’s policymakers offered no new plans to stabilize China’s slumping property… Read More »Contrarian Investors See a Recovery for Chinese Stocks Despite the Gloom