The number of young people entering tertiary education is growing worldwide. In Malaysia, the participation rate in tertiary education is steadily increasing and, according to the national “Blueprint for Higher Education”, will rise from 36% in 2012 to 53% by 2025.
In my position as Dean of the School of Arts at Sunway University, one of the most frequent questions I am asked by prospective students and their families is “What job will I get with this degree?”. My typical answer seems to surprise them: “Don’t train for a job—prepare for your future!”
Cryptocurrencies or digital coins are increasingly used as a primary means of buying goods and services. According to CoinMarketCap.com, there were 1,375 different digital coins as of December 2017. The leading cryptocurrencies are bitcoin, ripple and ethereum.