Published On 10 Oct 2020

The necessities of Higher Education By Shafkat Chowdhury, Academic & Technology Consultant

Higher Education is one of the most important requirements for an individual who is looking to succeed in his or her career path. Hence, it is imperative for students after the completion of high school or Advanced Level education to choose an education path which aligns with their interest. It can be a difficult process at times but with the right guidance and resources one can effortlessly start their higher education which will eventually build them up for the challenges of the increasingly competitive job-market.

The contemporary business world requires people with sufficient knowledge and expertise to run an enterprise and move it forward but not having the exposure of Higher Education can mean a lack of in-depth understanding and critical analytical skills. Obtaining higher education, especially in an international environment gives important exposure to the students which enables them to learn much important life skills as well as gain a wider understanding of how things work in the real world. Higher education also helps students to put their education more into context and develop problem-solving skills.

Mentioned below are several other indicators which clearly exhibit the necessities of Higher education:

•           Economic Benefits: U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics stats reveal that people with some form of higher education earn more money and have a lower probability of unemployment.

•           Health Benefits: An employed person with a positive cashflow has less stress factors associated with financial insecurity which in turn is likely to make someone live a happier and healthier life.

•           Civic involvement: People with gainful employment and financial resources often give back to the community. When you earn well and your network expands, you are more likely to give to charity and become involved in volunteer work.

•           Personal development: People with a career after higher education tend to lead more structured lives and have a stronger sense of responsibility, traits that serve as strength-builders in other areas of life.

•           Better communication: Most jobs involve some form of written or verbal communication. As such, you will generally improve in both areas during your college and professional career.

•           Realization of passions: As with most people, the more you learn, the likelier you are to find your true passions in life. Through the education process, you can explore the various facets of a prospective field and find your strengths.

•           Greater sense of discipline: The regiments of education can instill you with the discipline required in the professional world. By learning to follow complex instructions and meet strict deadlines, you will be better prepared for the rigors of the marketplace.

•           Sense of accomplishment: The more educated an individual becomes the more accomplished they feel.