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[Video] Soft skills and attitude take the upper hand over good grades, professionals say

Yes, academic performance is important. But good grades are no longer the determining factor in the workplace. This was the common message highlighted by a panel of professionals invited by the Charles Telfair Institute to speak at a conference held during its Career Day held on July 2nd. The speakers hail from different sectors and were invited to address students on how to improve job prospects. Bank and financial services

[Video] Dūcere partners with UoM for an Innovation and Leadership MBA

Online education start-up Dūcere ventures into Mauritius. The Australian organisation, which was launched but two years ago, has chosen the University of Mauritius for its first international partnership. The “‘made in moris’ label should not just be limited to products”, but should open up to include services, and education is the next big thing, asserts Kailesh Gunesh, Managing Director of Dūcere Mauritius. “We have world class companies here. We need to

University of Mauritius aims to be counted among top 10 universities in Africa

In order to fulfil the island economy’s plans to transform itself into a higher education hub, the University of Mauritius (UoM) is currently working on a strategic plan from 2015-2020. UoM Vice-Chancellor Professor Romeela Mohee noted that the institution aims to be counted among the top 10 universities in Africa and is on track to achieve this objective. Moreover, she noted that another major goal the university wants to achieve

[Economy ExpertSpeak] Eric Charoux: Mauritius must not chase “oiseaux de passage” in tertiary education

Professor Eric Charoux, executive director at the Charles Telfair Institute (CTI), spoke to AfricaMoney of how countries with strong human capital experience invariably rapid economic growth and development. Our higher education expert also commented that the government must take note of those institutions that have shown long-term commitment to education in this country, instead of chasing after all sorts of “oiseaux de passage”. What have been the major achievements of

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