The first-ever Indian Students Mobility Report 2015, released by M.M Advisory Services reveals a renewed growth in the Indian student market, with student outflows surpassing China for the first time. The new report looks into Indian student mobility trends to the main English-speaking countries – the Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and United […]
About Susan Gatuguta-Gitau
Susan is originally from Nairobi, Kenya where she obtained a BSc in Information Systems and Technology from the United States International University – Africa. Having successfully completed her internship at Barclays Bank, Susan went on to work as a Project Manager at a leading consulting firm. During the tenure of her employment, she led several major projects including the official launch of a major Chinese telecommunications giant and setting up the largest Business Process Outsourcing centre in East Africa. Susan also worked as a volunteer at a home for HIV positive babies.
She moved to the UK in the autumn 2005 to pursue an MA in Corporate Strategy and Governance from Nottingham University Business School. Prior to joining QS, Susan worked as an account manager at a leading pharmaceutical company in Islington, London. Her background led her to join, as an analyst, the QS Intelligence Unit in early 2009.
Entries by Susan Gatuguta-Gitau
A recent report published by High fliers Research Limited “The Graduate Market 2015” reveals an increase in graduate recruitment levels; it’s highest for a decade. The annual report, which surveys the country’s top 100 graduate employers, found that that the median starting salary for graduates will reach £30,000 for the first time this year, up […]
The benefits of multi-university research are evident now more than ever. The collaborative efforts of University College London’s institute of neurology and Wroclaw Medical University have birthed a pioneering treatment for spinal injuries. Darek Fidyka, a Bulgarian made paralysed from the waist down following a knife attack, was the first person to receive this treatment. […]
Moderator: Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive, Association of Graduate Recruiters, UK The meeting presentation started off by citing the McKinsey report of Education which can be accessed via the link below: http://mckinseyonsociety.com/downloads/reports/Education/Education-to-Employment_FINAL.pdf The recent AGR graduate vacancy data identified graduate vacancy growth areas in the UK are: IT/Telecoms 40% Public sector 22% Energy 18% Banking/ Financial […]
Discussions surrounding Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have increased with an international momentum attracting both proponents and opponents. Perceived as a response to an ever digital and highly connected world, MOOCS are a platform for thousands of courses offered by world class institutions. This global platform continues to grow in popularity expanding far beyond the […]
The QS Applicant Survey 2014 is one of the largest surveys of its kind. It gives valuable insights about the thoughts and aspirations of applicants pursuing an MBA or postgraduate degree. It is compiled by QS, the world’s leading higher and business education specialists, and distributed globally to over 10,000 potential applicants that register for […]
The recently published QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey 2013 provides a detailed insight into the attitudes, goals and ambitions of MBA applicants. The global motivations for pursing an MBA program vary depending on the age, gender, economic status and the current years of work experience. The main motivations for pursuing an MBA as listed by potential […]
The 2013 World Economic Outlook report table by the IMF indicates that economic growth in the West will significantly lag behind most of the emerging economies and low-income countries. The effects of this trend would without doubt affect the higher education sector. The sector is already witnessing significant changes because of the shift in the […]
The 2012 Applicant Survey attracted more than 4,500 prospective MBA applicants. The results provide detailed insight into the status, attitudes, goals and ambitions of MBA applicants worldwide and how they, and the employment and education markets for young professionals, are changing. This survey allows valuable insight into the changing trends of worldwide MBA applicants. Global […]
by Susan Gatuguta Gitau A recent article featured in University World News highlighted Qatar’s aspiration towards developing a hub of academic excellence in the Arab world through the proliferation of foreign universities in the country. The growth of satellite universities in developing countries attracts arguments, for and against them. Of particular interest is the impact […]