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Freshers: 5 ways to get the best out of college

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The   Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service has just selected about 72000 students who are set to join public universities and colleges. While some are satisfied with the courses they have been admitted for, most are disappointed because they did not get the course of their choice or the university they wished to attend. However, all is not lost. ... Read More »

How Picasso has influenced new approach to design at Apple University


The Apple University, a training center for Apple recruits, has initiated a new wave of thinking as they approach the design of products. The University was founded by Joel Podolny, Apple’s VP of human resources and formerly dean of Yale School of Management in 2008. The recruits are taught to design products as simple as possible. As they follow in ... Read More »

Law student sues Facebook on privacy, thousands join case


A law student from Austria has taken Facebook to the European Court of Justice on grounds that the social network has violated European Union law with its data policy. Max Schrems, who is also a data-privacy campaigner, alleges Facebook provided user data to the U.S National Security Agency. Schrems has turned the case into a class action lawsuit inviting other ... Read More »

Kirubi reveals secret of his success to Centum graduate trainees


“I know Forbes and other people have called me a billionaire. But I don’t want to be a billionaire of shillings. I want to be a billionaire of dollars. That is the destination I feel I need to get to because I have the capacity to do it. And therefore I work many hours,” Businessman Chris Kirubi says while welcoming ... Read More »

Demystifying Internships

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As the clock ticks away and the semester almost comes to an end, many think of ways to spend their long holiday. A flurry of crazy thoughts crawls into our minds. Some think of the parties while others plan retreats and get-togethers. However, it is high time we also give some thought about internships. Internships are a key component of ... Read More »

5 places to apply for a job before you graduate

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Waiting for a Diploma or a Degree before you can apply for a job is like waiting for a pot of rice to burn so you can turn off the heat. It can be disastrous. A lot of graduates think that the only time to apply is after you graduate. Some of them have learned that the sooner you apply ... Read More »

How to become a game designer (Infographic)

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With the advent of arcade, home console, computer, and now mobile and tablet games, game design has become an elaborate process. Specialists trained in a variety of disciplines collaborate to create great computer or video games replete with state-of-the-art animation and visual effects. Historically, game design has primarily been male-dominated, but in the past 25 years, more women have been ... Read More »

Kenya’s Okwiri Oduor wins £10,000 Caine Prize for African writing

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Kenya’s Okwiri Oduor has won the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award, for her short story entitled ‘My Father’s Head’ from Feast, Famine and Potluck (Short Story Day Africa, South Africa, 2013). The Chair of Judges, Jackie May MBE, announced Okwiri Oduor as the winner of the £10,000 prize at the Bodleian Library in ... Read More »

This College is offering studies in Marijuana


With more states in the US legalizing medical marijuana, a need has arisen to enrich the body knowledge of the drug. The Northeaster Institute of Cannibis in Massachusetts will soon admit students to study everything about pot. The 12 course program will teach students on the history, classification, medical use of cannabis, and growing techniques among other courses. To enroll, ... Read More »

10 ways to ace your post-college job search

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Gone are the days when college graduates could expect large corporations to come to them with amazing offers simply because of their degrees. Today’s new job seekers must be more aggressive in order to discover and vie for the best opportunities, and be proactive about standing out (in a good way!) in the competitive job market. Here are some often-overlooked ... Read More »

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