The Wall Street Journal recently reported that obtaining a four-year degree by one’s mid-20s is the most reliable path to a good job by age 30. This comes at a time when people are increasingly questioning the value of traditional university education in today’s fast-paced world.
It’s true that some universities still rely on outdated syllabuses, teaching concepts and practices that may no longer be applicable. However, SEGi University & Colleges stand out as a leader in innovation and adaptability in higher education.
SEGi believes that the key to success lies in staying current with industry trends and preparing students for future challenges. The higher education provider achieve this through its unique “industry into the classroom” initiative and our commitment to providing a global classroom experience.
SEGi University & Colleges’ “Industry in the Classroom” initiative is a pioneering approach to education that bridges the gap between students and the real world. This innovative programme ensures that students receive a well-rounded, relevant, and practical education by collaborating with leading industry partners to develop curriculum content in line with current needs. Students are exposed to the latest trends, technologies, and best practices through guest lectures, workshops, real-world projects, and case studies, allowing them to apply their theoretical knowledge to practical situations and develop essential workplace skills.
Furthermore, SEGi’s strong industry connections enable students to secure internships and work placements with reputable companies, providing invaluable on-the-job experience. The university also offers industry-focused career guidance services, including targeted advice and support in job searches, resume writing, interview preparation, and job placement. By integrating real-world insights and experiences into the curriculum, SEGi’s “Industry in the Classroom” initiative ensures that students are well-prepared to meet the demands of the modern workforce and excel in their chosen careers.
SEGi University & Colleges Managing Director Stella Lau highlights the importance of a relevant degree: “The question isn’t whether a degree or university study is relevant or not. The question is, how relevant and future-proof is the programme? If not, it’s time to switch.”
“Our programmes are designed to be future-proof, equipping students with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in an ever-changing job market. We collaborate closely with industry partners to ensure that our curriculum remains current and reflects employers’ needs. Additionally, our global classroom initiative exposes students to diverse perspectives and international best practices, fostering a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in the global workforce.”
SEGi University & Colleges are dedicated to providing an education that is both current and future-proof. By focusing on industry relevance and global exposure, we ensure that our students are well-prepared to excel in their chosen careers and make a meaningful impact on the world.