Truthfully, German is not one of the obvious choices. It is spoken by relatively fewer people compared to English and French.
However, there has to be a reason why millions of people still opt to study the language. Rifkins College-Mombasa is here to fill you in on why studying German would be a worthy investment on all respects. It will be a valuable initiative in more ways than just linguistic benefits.
English is often described as “the language of opportunity”, and by the time you get to the end of this article, you’ll certainly concur. Whether you want to take English as Second Language (ESL) or want to study English as a Foreign Language (EFL), studying the subject at Rifkins College-Mombasa will be one of the most rewarding decisions you could ever make.
Also, if you have to study an extra language as part of a course, then choose English. Why?
Let’s find out…
1. English is one of the most widely spoken languages
Although it comes second to Mandarin (Chinese) in terms of the total number of speakers, English is the language that you will find handy as it is the most widely spoken language in more countries than any other language. Therefore, your efforts at studying it will not be in vain. Apart form the UK, a significant 60 nations out of the 196 have English as the official language and more have it as one of the national languages. English is spoken in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Are you considering a career in events? Then you are definitely in the right place!
Whether you’re about to complete your secondary education and still weighing in on what you want to do for the rest of your life, or a seasoned professional thinking of changing lanes, a career in Events Management will be a great pick. The industry is rewarding to work in and if you want to know more, come along!
We will first eliminate some misconceptions and fallacies often levelled against the Events Management career. That way, you will be making an informed decision. Let’s begin.
Beauty therapy has always been a successful industry. That is the case given that grooming and beauty are elements that have defined humanity for the longest period now. Worth millions in Kenya and even billions in the international market, the profession is not about to slow down any time soon.
Both men and women invest significant amounts of money and other resources to look their best. To state that the demand of beauty therapy is modest is an understatement, the opportunities are immense! Getting a certificate in beauty therapy could be the kickstart to a very rewarding career.
From offering nail art to facial treatments, and hairdressing, there are many ways people pursue to feel confident as they go about their daily lives. You also get to interact with people from all walks of life when offering beauty therapy services. Talk of variety- a section of your day could involve attending to a bridal team and in the next, you are grooming an artist heading for a concert!
Not quite sure what “logistics” and “supply chain management” mean in the career sense? Well, many people have the same experience until they realize this industry’s impact. Supply chain managementinfluences nearly every facet of themodern life as we know it.
How it that?
The logistics sector ensures that products are available to customers when and where they need them.Imagine a scenario where the pen you buy at the shop or supermarket was not transported to that placeand you have tobuy straight from the manufacturingcompany. What about having to go for food produce direct from the farms and not from the market place?
It is unfortunate that accidents do happen, no matter the industry or environment you work in. your work as a health and safety professional is to prevent accidents, and make people’s time at work as safe and happy as possible. So far, it is evident that health and safety apples in every industry.
Without doubt, a career in health and safety can be very rewarding- you save lives as you get paid. Many accidents happen in workplaces on a daily basis with the degree of injury varying. With this many accidents and organisations having increasing legal responsibility for their employees’ safety; it is unlikely that you will fail to be in demand as a professional in this field.
Without doubt, computing and computer technology are now part of everyday life either directly or indirectly. This spans from the mobile phones we use to the cars on the roads, to the movies you watch, how you interact with family and friends, how businesses are conducted and the government run. Do you see how deep computer technology is entrenched in society?
As the 21st century progresses, it is becoming more apparent that computing is incrementally valuable and essential. Being knowledgeable about the many dimensions of computing is necessary to thrive in the current times. If you are up for creating the next popular app (application) or just want to map your next big idea for a prospective employer, then taking a Diploma in Computer Engineering will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.
You could be the brains behind addressing complex societal problems. Think about it. Yes, you are right! This is a career that will never get saturated- problems are always there to be solved in society. That’s what any professional would yearn for.
Can you imagine the modern life without the improved infrastructure and technology? Or maybe being without the smartphone you might be using to access this post? Well, it is almost impossible to imagine how the world would be without the developments. But did you know that all this has been made possible by international business?
International business is a result of globalization. This is a term we are familiar with but sometimes take for granted. The impact of international business is profound as its expansion has led to the generation of better paying jobs in the export-import sector.
By 2010, the low-income countries reduced poverty by rates 20%- a drop from 65% in 1990 to 45% in 2010. And factually, more developments have been achieved this far. Do you know that you can be part of these developments presented by international trade?
Do you love travelling and experiencing new places? Do you enjoy teamworking and face-to-face interactions? Are you eager to join a career in a fast-moving, and fast-growing, industry?
If the answer to any of these questions is ‘yes’ then studying for a hospitality management diploma will be a decision you will never regret.
The travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors are among the most dynamic and recognised internationally. At Rifkins College, you will get a chance to forge great careers across these and other industries where customer experience is prioritised. Having our name on your CV makes a difference – we are exceptionally proud of all the alumni leading in the hospitality sector both locally and beyond.
Do you like reading, researching, and telling stories? Then a career in journalism is the best fit for you. Get to relay information professionally to your audience and tell them why it matters most. The media forms part and parcel of contemporary life and society cannot do without it. Journalists are on the forefront in setting the agenda of the day and what people talk about.