Higher Education: Investment or Waste?
Wednesday 22 January
19:00 – 20:30
Open Forum - Swiss Alpine School (SAMD), Auditorium
Benjamin Franklin once said, «An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.» Yet today, the US has a trillion dollar student loan bubble and the graduate unemployment rate has reached a staggering 14%. With over 285,000 university graduates working at minimum wage in the US, many students are faced with buyer's remorse. Is it time to reconsider whether a college degree is worth the investment?
- What is the impact of Massive Open Online Courses on traditional higher education?
- Will Generation Y youth be better or worse off than their parents? What are the implications?