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Vibrant Dubai



Vibrant Dubai

What do you think about studying business and feel that the best life can offer? MIB Dubai coming soon. Be among the first, to make your reservation, sign up now! A rich tapestry of interwoven cultures, beliefs and people dominates Dubai. It is a vibrant city that is sure to keep its visitors entertained with […]

Development Could be a Click Away in the Arab World



Development Could be a Click Away in the Arab World

Junaid Kamal Ahmad, World Bank Director of Sustainable Development for the Middle East and North Africa, discusses the immense potential for high speed internet to be an engine of development in the region. This is the focus of the forthcoming report, “Broadband Networks in the Middle East and North Africa: Accelerating High-Speed Internet Access.” [youtube […]

Exploring South Africa’s Export Competitiveness



Exploring South Africa’s Export Competitiveness

South Africa has identified the export sector as an engine for higher, more inclusive and job intensive growth. However despite some successes, South Africa will need to greatly improve its export performance to meet these goals. The 5th edition of the South Africa Economic update explores export competitiveness using export data from 20,000 South African […]

5 very good reasons to do an MBA



5 very good reasons to do an MBA

An MBA, or a Master of Business Administration, is a very hot topic nowadays. Is this just a trend, a trifle, or is there real value in pursuing such a study programme? It is expensive and demanding and it has high entry requirements, so why should you opt for an MBA? We will try to […]

University Applications and Admissions: Expert Advice



University Applications and Admissions: Expert Advice

TopUniversities.com asks admissions staff to share their advice on how to make university applications as painless as possible. So, you’ve done the research, you’ve talked it over with your nearest and dearest, you’re pretty confident that you’re going to get the grades you need, and you’ve finally concluded that studying abroad is right for you. Congratulations: you’ve made one of […]

Inside Tips on University Admissions



Inside Tips on University Admissions

Gaining admission to a top university can be extremely competitive. Tim Rogers – former head of admissions at the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science – offers some advice to help you get ahead of the pack. Following the instructions online or in printed material is certainly one of the best ways of getting into one of the world’s […]

France and Germany Lead Euro Zone to Higher Growth



France and Germany Lead Euro Zone to Higher Growth

PARIS — The euro zone economy grew slightly faster than expected in the last three months of 2013, an official report showed on Friday, bringing welcome news for the global economy amid signs of slowing in the United States and China. Although growth in the 18-nation currency union is still weak, at a 1.1 percent […]

Chinese ‘Diaosi’ May Have More Purchasing Power Than The Nation’s Super-rich



Chinese ‘Diaosi’ May Have More Purchasing Power Than The Nation’s Super-rich

“Diaosi,” or “losers” in Chinese, is one of those words that became popular online virtually overnight. It refers to young men with few prospects who live with their parents and spend most of their free time and what little disposable income they have online, but lately the term has evolved to encompass more of the […]